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Friday, August 3

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ryan Lochte, 28; Evangeline Lilly, 33; Tom Brady, 35; Martin Sheen, 72.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Branch out and explore new people, places and activities that will help you expand your mind and awareness. Opportunities that arise through new experiences will lead to fresh plans. Personal and professional partnerships will be at an all-time high and will help you develop a unique and prosperous future. Your numbers are 8, 11, 17, 22, 28, 37, 41.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Follow your dreams. You're in the driver's seat, and as long as you aren't afraid to take action, positive results will be yours. Put time aside for the one you love; if single, socialize and you will meet someone special.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can be nice, but don't let someone make you look bad or hurt your chance to get ahead. Protect your heart and your assets. Your ability to say no will make the difference in the way people treat you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't let emotional blackmail make you feel guilty. If someone is giving you ultimatums, walk away. Make decisions based on your needs. A change in lifestyle will improve your health and wellness. Put what you want and need first.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Changes at home will add to your comfort and make you feel better about your life. Doing things a little differently will add to your charm and surprise and impress loved ones. A responsibility you take on will result in greater opportunities.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of money matters. Pay down debt, collect money owed to you and enforce a new budget that will get you back on track. Keeping life simple will be the key to a better future. Romance is heading your way.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Look at whatever situation you face from a practical standpoint and you will find a suitable solution. Stick to work projects until you are happy with the results and you will bypass criticism and personal disappointment. Avoid excess.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Traveling, visiting a friend or socializing with people who share the same interest or hobby will lift your spirits and bring you in contact with someone special. A romantic gesture will bring a positive response and a chance to build a better future.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't push your plans onto others. If someone doesn't want to participate, move along. You will have to be more accommodating to keep your personal life running smoothly. Home improvements marked by creativity and compromise will be successful.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You'll attract attention and compliments if you are honest and realistic about what you have to offer. You don't have to play games to win; you just have to be yourself. Your fun-loving approach to life will win favors.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Focus on your responsibilities before you decide to relax. Keep things simple and within your means. Don't feel obligated to say yes to someone who doesn't deserve your help.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Re-evaluate your current personal and professional partnerships. Discuss your intentions while offering equality and you will find common grounds that will ensure a long-term commitment. Love is in the stars, and greater opportunity is apparent.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Ease into any situation, getting as much information as possible to avoid upsetting anyone unintentionally. Indulgence and aggressive behavior will lead to deception and emotional problems. Honesty and moderation will be key to bypassing trouble.

Birthday Baby: You are astute and charismatic. You are creative, caring and popular.