Sunday, August 28, 2016 - Page updated at 02:08 a.m.

Astrological Forecasts for 08/28/2016

Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is a 5 -- A family project may not go as expected. Surrender to sweet words from someone you trust. An intensely creative moment flowers naturally. Love blossoms through communication.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is a 7 -- Come to a new understanding. Listen carefully to a loved one, especially a child. Create an attractive package. Learn by doing. Practice makes perfect. You're making a good impression.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is an 8 -- The truth is revealed. Don't be distracted by a heckler or react without thinking. Disagree respectfully. You see dollar signs. Use what you gain to benefit your family.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is an 8 -- You're in charge. Take frequent short breaks to reduce stress. Figure ways to make the job easier. Your experience makes you attractive. Practice your skills to advance.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 5 -- Balance work with pleasure. Remember the good old days. Reaffirm a commitment. New data threatens old assumptions; and now it's really getting interesting. Share a treat with family.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 6 -- Discipline is required with a rowdy crew. Deduct points (or treats) for tantrums. Reward great behavior. Carry a first aid kit. Handle a potentially tense situation gracefully.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 6 -- Apply your education in a new way. Make a professional discovery. Show step-by-step logic. Persuade yourself first. You've been doing a job the hard way. Enlist expert assistance.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 7 -- Travels and adventures entice. Not everyone you meet has your best interests at heart. The trickster is at work now. Friends keep you headed in the right direction.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 6 -- If money's tight, cut frills and focus on basics. You have more resources than you think. Sell what you don't need. Invest in your business, and provide great service.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 7 -- Make domestic improvements. It could get chaotic, with sparks flying. Abandon an assumption to avoid arguments. Your way is not the only way. Ensure that everyone gets heard, and adapt.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is an 8 -- New ideas don't always work. Discover discrepancies. Get terms in writing. Stand up for what's right. Challenge the majority opinion. Find agreement on some tough issues.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 6 -- You're confronting a difficult puzzle. Accept all the help you can get without stepping on toes. Take extra care with sharp tools. Enjoy domestic comforts and relax.