Aries (March 21-April 19): You’ll want to connect with a person who is beyond shouting distance, and your choice of how to do so will determine the effectiveness.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): You might not think you are on a winning streak, but those around you notice, are envious and will find it all difficult to deal with.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): You will set the routine, and others will stick to it. Thinking ahead is key.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): It’s moving to you just how well a loved one knows you. This person understands when you need extra care and when to leave you alone.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): You will once again use your imagination to create ideal scenarios in your mind that will eventually play out in real time.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll be reminded today: The thing you’ve chosen to do is just about impossible. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): You want the best for others, but you can shy away from the best yourself. There’s no reason you should!
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): If manners are about making others feel comfortable, being overly polite is actually rude. Read your social situation and go with the flow.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your beliefs shine through in all you do. Your actions help you pinpoint an underlying belief. If you find it unsuitable, change it.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): What appears to be a waste of time could lead to a valuable piece of information and start you on an interesting path.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Go ahead, ask for help. Because you are tactful and considerate of other people’s needs, you will succeed.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): What if the value of your life is counted exclusively in the feelings you produce in others? Centering your actions on this will produce a shift in your approach.
Today’s birthday (Aug. 5): The support for your dreams starts close to home. Invest in October. A windfall comes in June. Scorpio and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are 6, 21, 43, 39 and 18.
Holiday Mathis writes for Creators Syndicate Inc.