Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Aug. 17, 2016

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Moon Alert

We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Aquarius.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Relations with co-workers will be warm and friendly today because you truly appreciate others. Likewise, you might find that bosses and others appreciate you. This might bring not only welcome praise your way but even more welcome — a raise! Yes!

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today romance is the stuff of movies. Pounding hearts, intense emotions, a passion where everything is at stake — oh yes. New love that begins now will be memorable and intense. Enjoy all social situations with abandon! Your reaction to art will also be emotional and visceral.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Many of you have been redecorating and renovating where you live. Today you have strong opinions about whatever you’re doing, especially if it relates to bathrooms, plumbing and laundry areas. Nevertheless, whatever you do will be an improvement. It will also bring you future wealth. Ka-ching!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You are skilled in all of your communications with others today, especially when talking to siblings, neighbors and relatives. In part, this is because you are focused about what you want to say. You can also make money with your words, which is good news for those of you who sell, market, teach, act or write.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

“There’s money in them thar hills!” This is a good day for business and commerce, and it’s a good day for making money in any way that you can. You might see new ways of making money, and similarly you might see new uses for something you already own. Clever you!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You might love someone quite strongly today. In fact, your desire nature is definitely aroused. This is why you could be drawn to someone or find somebody particularly attractive. It’s as if magical spores are in the air making you feel turned on and desirable. (A good beginning for something interesting.)

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Passionate, sexy, secret affairs are taking place for some of you. Even if you’re not having a sexy, secret affair, for some reason, you are involved with secrets and behind-the-scenes activities today. It could be cloak-and-dagger stuff, or it just might be you’re feeling very private.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You feel a strong appreciation for a friend today. In fact, you have an awareness of how much you care for this person. It’s good to know this. As strange as it sounds, sometimes we can really care for a friend and not quite realize it.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You might have a crush on a boss or someone who is older, richer or in a position of power. For others, this same influence will attract people to you who want your input and advice about how to make something look more attractive.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Your strong feelings about politics, religion and race today make you want to convince others to agree with you. Hmmm, easy does it. Instead, try to grab every opportunity to travel for pleasure because this will truly please you.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is a sexy day! (Those of you who are in intimate relationships will be aware of this.) However, you might feel just as passionate about financial issues, especially issues related to the wealth of someone else, like your partner or a close friend.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today you might get a better understanding about the inner workings of your relationship with someone. You might get a profound or useful psychological insight into how you relate to this person and vice versa how they relate to you.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Robert De Niro (1943) shares your birthday today. You energize others. You have scruples and you are compassionate. You have mental discipline and are extremely versatile. Even when times are tense you can remain calm, A new nine-year cycle is beginning for you. This opens up many possibilities. You might start a new business activity or change residences. Open any door because your future is in your hands.

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