Horoscope for Aug. 11, 2018
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Avoid shopping or important decisions from 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Chicago time. Please note: the solar eclipse and New Moon in Leo occur at 4:58 a.m.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
This is the best day of the year to give thought to your creative urges. Do you value your creativity? You are the artisan of the zodiac. You love trying new arts and crafts. You might also want to rethink your romantic relationship or your relationship with your kids.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Today’s solar eclipse is your chance to think how to improve your home and your relations with family members. Set aside five minutes to think about this. There’s always room for improvement, especially for dealing with a parent.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
You are the wordsmith of the zodiac, and today’s New Moon is the best day all year to think about how you communicate, especially with siblings and relatives. Are you clear in what you say? Do you listen to others? How can you improve?
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
By nature, you have a healthy respect for money. Today’s New Moon is the best day of the year to think about how you can better handle what you own and what you earn. Do you see areas where you can improve?
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
Today the only New Moon in your sign all year is taking place. Primarily this is an opportunity for you to do two things: Take a look in the mirror and ask yourself how you can improve your image in the world. Secondly, ask yourself how you can improve your closest relationships?
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
The solar eclipse today takes place in a hidden part of your chart, which means this is a great opportunity for you to contemplate your belief system in your spiritual world. Yes, this sounds touchy-feely — but you do believe in something, don’t you?
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
You are a social sign and today’s solar eclipse occurs in the part of your chart regarding friendships clubs and organizations. This is a fabulous opportunity for you to think about how to improve your friendships as well as improve your relationship with an organization. Ideas?
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
You might have an epiphany with today’s solar eclipse regarding how you relate to parents, bosses and authority figures. However, this is also a wonderful opportunity to give serious thought to your life direction. This is the best day of the year to do this.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
What further education or training can you get to improve your job or your chances for a better job? Likewise, what further travel can you do (you adore travel) to enrich your life? These are the questions to ponder during today’s solar eclipse.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
This is the best day of the year to think how to improve how you handle shared property with others. You might see ways to improve your approach to an inheritance or something to do with insurance? You might also come to terms with someone else’s values that differ from yours.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Today the solar eclipse is opposite your sign, which offers you an opportunity to think about how you can improve your closest partnerships and relationships. This is important to you. How can you make improvements in these areas?
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Today’s solar eclipse is your chance to think how to improve your health. Ideas? Not only that, it’s your best day all year to think about how to improve your job. Some of you might even need to focus on how you deal with a pet.
If Your Birthday Is Today
Actor Chris Hemsworth (1983) shares your birthday today. You are spirited and charming. You are also both imaginative and practical. It’s time to live life fully! This is because you are entering a fun-loving, social year. Begin by appreciating the happiness and beauty around you. Be grateful for who you are and what you have. Count on enjoying the blessing of heightened popularity and warm friendships this year.