Last Word in Astrology by Eugenia Last

Last Word In Astrology For August 23, 2019

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jeremy Lin, 31; Kobe Bryant, 41; Scott Caan, 43; Shelley Long, 70.

Happy Birthday: Take care of business. Put everything in its place, and prepare to make substantial improvements to your life emotionally, mentally and physically. It's time to follow through with your plans and to make your dreams come true. Stop procrastinating, and start the process of eliminating what's not working for you anymore and implementing what will. Romance is highlighted. Your numbers are 3, 13, 18, 25, 33, 37, 40.

Birthday Baby: You are steady, dependable and self-sufficient. You are dedicated and loyal.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider what you are doing and what you want to be doing with your time. Address your skills, qualifications and what you need to achieve educationally or personally to maneuver yourself into a meaningful position. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can finally put your plans in motion and get positive results. Hard work, dedication and discipline will encourage others to offer significant support and hands-on help. A change in a meaningful relationship looks promising. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look for opportunities that will enhance your living conditions and help you overcome any adversity you face at home or due to external influences. Clean up personal paperwork that is causing stress or stopping you from doing something you want to do. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Offer your assistance to a cause you believe in or someone you love. Working alongside people you have a connection to will make your job easier and bring you closer. Romance is on the rise, and personal improvements are within reach. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be careful what you wish for. If you make too many changes, you will have difficulty adjusting. Slow down and figure out what's important before you make a move. Change only what isn't working for you. Discuss your plans with someone you trust. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be secretive about what you are planning to do. Choose to take a direction that pleases you instead of doing what others want. It's time to put yourself first and regain ownership of who you are and what you want. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of unfinished business. Make changes at home that will keep your costs down. Deal with someone trying to push his or her beliefs or lifestyle on you. Be open about the way you feel and what you want. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Apply your skills and physically follow through to get things done on time and to your specifications. Planning a gathering with friends or relatives you haven't seen for some time will spark your imagination. Romance is highlighted. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Question what appears to be suspicious. Rely on facts and figures when faced with a discrepancy. Keep your emotions under control and your thoughts to yourself. Protect against insult, injury and loss when met with discord or opposition. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Trust in results, not speculation. Not everyone will offer valid information. A change in your financial standing or with a pending settlement looks promising. Do the legwork required to seal a deal. Pay close attention to detail. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Spend time rearranging and improving your surroundings. Make adjustments that will free you of any dealings with people who are aggressive or demanding. Strive for peace of mind, fair play and overall happiness. Be true to yourself. 5 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't get caught up in trying to match what others have; you'll never be happy. Consider what you want and how best to go about getting your way. Personal change and spiritual growth will bring the highest returns. 2 stars

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