Your stars August 5
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep busy, live up to your promises and don't stop until you have taken care of your responsibilities. Let your actions speak for you, and you will gain respect and the assistance you need to reach your target. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't fight the inevitable. Size up what you will have to do, and formulate a strategy that will ensure your success. Your actions will have the most significant impact. Stubbornness will work against you. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep an open mind and a sharp eye on what transpires. Don't let distancing shove you out of the loop. Stay in touch with your associates and on top of what's going on within the industry you work. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take the edge off by doing something that pleases you. Anger won't help you get your way, but channeling your energy into doing the best job possible will bring good results. Choose your battles and associates wisely. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Touch base with past associates or peers through social media, and the information you receive will help you make a progressive move. Put your energy into using your skills diversely and achieving your goals. Personal improvement will pay off. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Assess how you feel and what you want to happen, and you will gain insight into what you need to do to reach your objective. Research rules and regulations that you'll need to abide by to proceed. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Patience will be required when dealing with seniors or youngsters. Find a way to keep others occupied and out of your way. Anger and frustration will stand between you and what you plan to accomplish. Self-improvement will motivate you. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stick to your game plan. Don't let what others do influence how you go about your business. A positive change at home will bring you peace of mind and encourage you to hone a skill that will help you get ahead. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't let outsiders interfere in your business. Handle your investments, documents and contracts yourself. Someone will take advantage of you if given a chance. Honesty will be vital to maintaining good connections with those you love. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You'll encounter competition if you try to start something new. Look at what you are up against, make adjustments and rethink your strategy before moving forward. A change at home won't please everyone. Joint ventures will fall short. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do something to boost your morale. Physical activity will motivate you to make changes to the way you look. Make fitness, proper diet, health and emotional well-being your priorities. Honesty will play a role when dealing with relationship issues. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't believe everything you hear. Reach out to an organization you believe in, and do your part to make a difference. Someone from your past will have an impact on the changes you make. Think twice before you make a move. 3 stars
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