Horoscope for August 19, 2012

Today’s Birthday (08/19/12).

Friends and groups are the conduits to grow your dreams this year. Indulge the birthday ritual of setting an intention for the year, and then tell everyone what you want. They help make it come true.

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 an 8 — Work smartly. Resting well before a busy day tomorrow is a good idea. Your health comes first. Listen graciously. Somebody would like to share your load.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Children help you find the answer. Play to win, but also to have fun. Focus on doing what you love for the day, and help others do the same. What will you create?

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 7 — Nothing wrong with staying at home and fixing up your nest. Cleaning up clears your head, and uncovers a treasure. You’re smarter now. Don’t fall for a trick.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — Get the message across, the best way possible. Your social media campaign could get even smarter. You’ll see what to do. Your family plays an important role.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Give away the things that you don’t need, and make room for new opportunities. Making money is becoming easier. Read everything you can.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — You can make anything happen that you set your mind to. Appreciate what you have and what you don’t. Be grateful for your health. Share the knowledge.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 5 — Hang in there just a bit longer. After the storm, there will be rainbows. Keep your eyes open or you may miss the opportunities. Remember what’s really important.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Traveling isn’t as easy now. Stay close to friends who support you for who you are. Working together brings rewards. Finish up old projects.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 6 — You’re looking good. Accepting more responsibility brings more rewards, and it’s worth it. Express your talents to the world. You get there through your efforts.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Discuss esoteric subjects with a friend. Work out philosophical differences, but leave financial discussions for later. Escape from the usual traps, and have fun.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 5 — Out of the ashes, the phoenix rises. Take flight and reinvent who you are going to be. Use the surprises to your advantage. Don’t spend your money or that of others.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 6 — Opposites attract even more so now. Forge a new partnership or strengthen one you already have. Together you’re unstoppable. Don’t necessarily trust everyone.