Friday, August 26, 2016 - Page updated at 03:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 08/26/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 6 -- Stick close to home today and tomorrow. Harmony requires effort; don't rely on others now. Forgive misunderstandings. Get into household projects. Discard extreme ideas and compromise for peace.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is an 8 -- Write your story over the next two days. Allow extra time for unexpected distractions. Study and practice your craft. New methods slow you down, at first. Business interferes with romance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is an 8 -- Don't gamble with the rent money. More income is possible today and tomorrow. Stick to your budget and profit. Postpone expansion. Unforeseen expenses could arise. Set aside funds.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is a 5 -- Take time for yourself today and tomorrow. Don't provoke jealousies; enjoy private indulgences. Someone who wants quick action may disturb your tranquility. Help them see the big picture. Schedule peace.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 5 -- Retire into your cave today and tomorrow. It's not a good time to gamble. False hopes shatter. Sensitivities abound. There could be disappointment. Talk is cheap. Slow for reflection.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 6 -- Friends are a big help today and tomorrow. Release a preconception. Avoid traffic and expense. Reconsider a favorite belief. Misunderstandings are likely. Keep your patience and humor.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 7 -- Plan for two days in the spotlight. Don't get cocky or caustic; others can get triggered, wasting time and goodwill. Avoid confrontation or controversy. Postpone travel. Don't flash your money around.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 6 -- The next two days are good for expanding your territory. Enjoy an adventurous phase. Postpone meetings and proceed with caution. Conditions are unsettled. Practice restraint. Stay in communication.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 7 -- A lack of funds threatens your plans today and tomorrow. Handle finances. Restraint serves you well. There's a possible conflict with a loved one. Show patience and compassion.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is an 8 -- Today and tomorrow favor negotiations and compromise. You don't need to control every step of the process. A partner may do things differently. Stay objective, prioritize family and adapt.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 6 -- Take it easy today and tomorrow, despite your busy schedule. Balance activity and stimulation with peaceful moments. It's not a good time to discuss relationship issues. Don't rock the boat.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 5 -- Focus on what's best for your heart today and tomorrow. Confrontation sparks without kindling. Listen more than you speak. Ignore gossip and trash talk. Acknowledge participation. Give appreciation. Relax.