Creation is often a slow process; destruction is often quick. You may think long and hard to come up with an idea about how to take your life to the next level. It takes no time at all for reality to shoot down those ideas. But don’t let that stop you. The Leo sun encourages you to keep creating, and the moon in Aquarius lends social support.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your efficacy depends on having an open mind. Remain flexible and ready to adjust your expectations. When you let go of what you think will happen, what really does happen will wow you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Organizational experts will tell you that the best place to keep items you don’t use or love is out the window. It’s a fine day to lighten up by throwing or giving away meaningless possessions.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Mental time travel will be a pleasing pastime. Project yourself into a wondrous future. The best part about this flight of fancy is that you return with an enhanced sense of purpose.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some problems you can ignore, and they simply go away. Today’s issues are not going anywhere, neither are they easily neglected. It’s best to deal with them now while they are still manageable.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You quickly tire of passionless work. Let your heart lead the way, and you’ll accomplish much more. Your attention span will be remarkable when you love what you’re doing.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Security and excitement usually don’t come in the same package, but you could find that rare combination all wrapped up in the arms of someone you know and love.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your inner dialogue probably won’t match your outer experience now, as the world inside your head is particularly colorful, whimsical and attention grabbing. Go where you can express yourself freely.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It’s always smart to test out ideas in a small way before taking them to a large scale. Today it’s more than smart; it’s imperative to keeping an organization or relationship on good terms.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You like the person who asks a question that makes you think, especially when the question is based on a keen observation about you. It means the person is paying close attention to you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll predict what someone will do, and when that person behaves as expected, you’ll find comfort in it. When a person behaves in a consistent manner, you start to feel you can trust that person.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You feel there’s a change in you. However subtle the change may be, it will land you in a completely different place from where you would be if you had remained the same.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll stand for something. Your message is likely to spread far and wide. So before you tell a single soul, think for a while about what exactly you would like that message to be.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (August 2). You’ll be a constant source of inspiration to your people this year. What’s your secret? You make sure to get the inspiration you need to stay creative. Next month features a financial exchange. Partnerships grow more beneficial in September. You’ll travel with friends in October. New talent emerges in March. Aries and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 30, 25, 41 and 15.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I would ask her to marry me today if I thought she’d say yes, but the Pisces woman I love is proving extremely difficult to pin down. How can I move her past this hot-and-cold stage into something more committed? I’m a Virgo.”
For Pisces women, every aspect of the relationship has to feel right, or she’s going to be uncomfortable. Discomfort sends her running. Note that I stated things have to “feel” right; they don’t have to actually be ideal. So the key to attracting her lies in your ability to be extremely comfortable in her presence: comfortable with who you are, with your approach, with her response to you, with who she is, comfortable and having fun with all of it. If you’re stressed about impressing her or wanting her to be yours, you’ve lost.
Also, it may help you to note that where she is in the relationship may have more to do with where she is in her life than anything else. So you don’t have to take her interest as a gauge of your success or attractiveness. She’ll be particularly receptive in October when Venus will be in your sign.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Writer, director and entertainment personality Kevin Smith shares his creative Leo spirit in many ways, including live tours, podcasts and now a bestselling tell-all Hollywood memoir. With his sun, moon and Mars all in the sign of show business, he will never tire of generating new and surprising cross-genre entertainment masterpieces.
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