Horoscope for August 11, 2012

Today’s Birthday (08/11/12).

Community ties lead to new opportunities this year, so expand social participation. Home, family and roots take the focus after autumn. A healthy lifestyle supports you to fulfill your dreams. Play with your favorite people.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19) —

Today is a 7 — Gather information through the grapevine. Concentrate on serving others, and your own needs will be met. Something unusual is going on behind the scenes. Meditate now, and gain insight.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Keep to your schedule. Friends help you advance to ‘Go’ and collect $200. Pay back a debt. Love is abundant; soak it up. Consider new ideas … they may be brilliant.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is an 8 — This weekend you can get accomplish more than usual. It will require getting out of your head and into action. You have more than you need. Spend time on research.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 5 — Your curiosity is stimulated. Listen carefully and don’t jump to conclusions. You’re surrounded by love, even if you fail to see it. Take off in a new direction on a sentimental journey.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Stash away the treasure. You don’t have to explain it yet. Keep digging, as new ideas enter the mix. Consider all the possibilities, and ask questions to clarify.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Keep digging and find the clue for an amazing development. You’re experiencing a philosophical shift. Finish up a job, stop to congratulate yourself and rest. Give thanks.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — This weekend is good for exploration and insight. Reinvent your priorities at home, or travel to an exotic land. Creativity is its own reward. Let yours loose.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 5 — A short walk provides a meditation … create your own way to access peace. You have plenty of friends with expertise, and you’re gaining wisdom. Allow yourself this time.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Recycle the old and make something new. Projects are easier when you do them together. You know such interesting people. Share good food. Then take time for yourself.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Set your goals high for the weekend. Be both productive and leisurely. Be there for others, and others will be there for you. Read instructions first.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is an 8 — You’re very popular now. Get a special treat for yourself and your family. Provide creative guidance to a child, and discover that you’re the one who learns something.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — It’s a perfect weekend to tackle home improvement. Don’t be afraid to ask for help from someone who thinks the job is easy. Others are there for you. They admire your imagination.