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Horoscope for Thursday, August 5, 2021

Moon Alert

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Cancer.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is the perfect day to cocoon at home or relax with family members. A discussion with a female family member might be significant for both of you. However, you might want to “hide” in comfortable, familiar surroundings. Your choice.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

In discussion with others today, you want a genuine connection with whomever you are talking to. This means you will be disappointed if the conversation remains at a superficial, chitchat level. You want a real exchange. Something meaningful.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Financial matters are on your mind, which is why this could be a tricky day if you are shopping. You might make purchases based on emotional decisions rather than practical decisions. The best way to protect yourself is to save your receipts — and the box.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today the moon is still in your sign, which makes you more emotional than usual. However, it also increases your good luck just a tiny bit. (And as we all know, every little bit helps!) Therefore, ask the universe for a favor today. See what happens?

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

With the sun and Mercury in your sign now, you are powerful and busy relating to others. However, today you have a chance to seek some solitude and escape from the busyness around you, if you choose to do so. Welcome any opportunity to take time to replenish and restore yourself — even briefly.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

This is a good day to have a heart-to-heart talk with someone, perhaps a female acquaintance. It might benefit you to share your hopes and dreams for the future with this person, because, quite possibly, their feedback will help you. Who knows? Try it.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Once again, today the moon is sitting at the very top of your chart, which seems to put you in the public eye. In other words, at some point, people will notice you more than usual and they will be talking about you. (You might need to do some damage control.)

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Because you feel a bit restless today and eager for adventure, give yourself a chance to explore something new. Do something different! Go someplace you have never been before. Obviously, travel will appeal. But you will also be interested to learn new things and meet unusual people.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Although you have a desire to travel and “get away from all this,” today you cannot ignore certain details regarding shared property, taxes, debt, insurance matters or something to do with inheritances. Whatever calls to you — address it and get some of this done.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Because the moon is in the sign that is 180 degrees opposite from your sign, this means the best way for you to handle this is to be ready to go more than halfway when dealing with others. In other words, you have to cooperate and be supportive. No biggie.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Very possibly, you will have to perform a service for someone else or help them in some way. You might also be more involved than usual with a pet. At work, you might find that a coworker wants to confide in you or that they need your help.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

You’re in a playful frame of mind today, which is why you will enjoy fun activities with children, the arts or any kind of mental, intellectual games. You will also be attracted to sports events and the entertainment world. “Bring it on!”

If Your Birthday Is Today

Director, writer, actor James Gunn (1966) shares your birthday. You are a natural leader and excellent at managing and directing others. Ever adventurous, you are self-assured and diplomatic, which is why others listen to you. You have humanitarian values at heart. In a nine-year cycle, this is your ninth year, which means it is a time of endings and letting go of what is no longer really relevant in your life.