Horoscope for Friday, August 20, 2021

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Moon Alert

After 4 a.m. Chicago time, there are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Aquarius.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Although you might feel temporarily discouraged by a friend or someone older or more experienced, don’t take this to heart. Basically, this is a warm and friendly day for dealing with others, especially close friends and partners. (Today has a few speed bumps.) Relax. You’ve got this.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Someone in a position of authority might rain on your parade. Don’t let this get you down. Actually, you look good to coworkers and others. Furthermore, this year your reputation shines! Remember this. (For a brief time today, you will encounter a temporary dark cloud on your horizon.)

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Your desire to travel and expand your world is strong today. You might be attracted to someone who is “different.” Nevertheless, some kind of rules or regulations might limit you or be a challenge for what you want to do. Fear not — this is temporary.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Financial news or something to do with debt or shared property might discourage you. Nevertheless, issues related to home, family and real estate are positive and this will carry the day for you. Ultimately, you stand to benefit from the wealth of others this year.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

A close friend or partner might throw some shade on you, which could discourage you because you thrive on compliments — not criticism. (That’s an understatement.) Fortunately, relations with neighbors, siblings and relatives will be excellent.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Increased work obligations or a tough conversation with a boss or someone older or more experienced might discourage you. Don’t let this happen. Something is going to boost your income or make you feel happier today. (Plus, this is your year to improve your job or get a better job!)

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Children might be an increased responsibility today. You might also encounter restrictions or criticisms regarding sports or a creative project or something to do with a vacation. Nevertheless, this is a fun-loving, social day. It’s also a romantic day for you!

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Be courteous with a parent or an older family member today to reduce tension. Restrictions regarding real estate might be a concern. Nevertheless, family discussions will go well. You might explore a redecorating project or wish to entertain.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Optimism is important for you, which is why you have to resist giving in to worry. Remember: “Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but gets you nowhere.” You might make money from your words today. At least, you will enjoy conversing with someone.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

It’s a mixed bag when it comes to money issues today. In one way, you might encounter restrictions from an issue or a person. However, in another way, something will encourage you in terms of your earnings or perhaps buying something beautiful.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

The moon is in your sign lined up with Saturn, which can make you feel cut off from others or diminished or discouraged by someone. This can be worrisome. However, the moon is also dancing with Venus, which is a very pleasant influence. This is why today will have changing aspects for you.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

In one way, you will enjoy your own solitude today and feel pleasantly pleased with some peace and quiet. Don’t worry if you fleetingly feel lonely or cut off from others. This is a brief dark cloud on your horizon — nothing to worry about.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actress Amy Adams (1974) shares your birthday. You are warm-hearted, charming, sensitive and graceful. You enjoy warm interactions with others; and you avoid confrontation. You are insightful and capable of overcoming obstacles. This year it’s important to take care of yourself because you will be more involved in being of service to others. You will help family members and friends. (You might also do a personal makeover.)

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