Horoscope/Jacqueline Bigar

Happy birthday for Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011: This year, many people feel very positively about you, and you feel the same way about them. With the good vibes flowing, people will become more their authentic selves. Be careful about sitting on anger, as it could come out in strange ways. Try to clear your mind and center yourself. ARIES makes you smile.

ARIES (March 21-April 19)★★★★★You have abundant energy. Remain direct and optimistic. Tonight: Put your feet up.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)★★★★★Your instincts need to guide you with an investment. Tonight: Go for solitude.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)★★★★★Zero in on what is important to you. Tonight: Add to your wardrobe.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)★★★★ Be aware of the needs and requests of others. Tonight: In the limelight.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)★★★★★You tend to be adventurous anyway, but those instincts are emphasized when dealing with news and others. Tonight: Decide to go with a different idea.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)★★★★ A partner or several close associates demand your time and attention. Tonight: Dinner for two.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)★★★★★Others might seem to be abrupt, as they have so many ideas and want to do certain projects their way. Tonight: Start planning your weekend.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)★★★Though someone might want to socialize, even at work, you want to complete certain tasks. Tonight: Get some much-needed zzz's.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)★★★★ You might not be aware of it, but you have the solution needed to clear an obstacle. Tonight: Start the weekend early. Romp away.

CAPRICORN (Dec 22-. Jan 19)★★★★ Right now you do your best work in solitude. Tonight: Make it easy, at home.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb 18)★★★★★Keep conversations moving. Refuse to get stuck on any one point. Tonight: Visit with friends.

PISCES (Feb 19-March 20)★★★★ Listen to what is being said with care. Tonight: First treat yourself well. Then treat another person well.