The Daily Horoscopes for Sunday, August 5

We need to finish old business today and prepare for an active week because messenger Mercury is ending its retrograde phase to turn direct on Wednesday. Meanwhile, dreaming is more natural than taking action as the Moon floats through surreal Pisces until 4:58 pm EDT. However, there’s no time to waste on this transition day; the Moon’s shift into enterprising Aries pushes us into high gear and sets the energetic tone for the days ahead.


Aries Horoscope
Aries Horoscope (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

You are buzzed by the Moon’s afternoon entry into your sign, prompting you to feel more aggressive than usual. Your desires, whether expressed or not, may be the source of a minor dispute even if your intentions are good. Fortunately, if you consciously relinquish power, instead of attempting to accumulate more of it, others will honor your wisdom and you’ll be able to avoid unnecessary conflict.

Taurus Horoscope
Taurus Horoscope (Apr 20 – May 20)

Although one cycle is coming to an end, the new one has not yet begun to unfold. Nevertheless, there is still a lot going on, even though it may feel as if you are between two major events. There’s no need to rush into initiating a new project. Although time seems to be in short supply, you actually have more of it than you think. Give yourself permission to relax while you have the chance.

Gemini Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 – Jun 20)

You may be at the end of your rope today, yet you still are unable to put your feet on the ground. You probably know exactly what you should be doing now, but compassion for someone close to you might influence you to take a different course of action. Remember, there isn’t any one correct solution to your dilemma. In fact, there isn’t only one question. It’s time to do what you Twins do best: enjoy the exquisitely delicious paradox of life.

Cancer Horoscope
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 – Jul 22)

Your feelings rise to the surface today, even if you try to keep them hidden. Consciously withholding your emotions won’t work and you can’t push them away just because they are difficult to integrate. Instead of resisting the inevitable, let your inner process flow outward. Although it may be scary at first, ironically you will feel more secure once others see what’s going on in your heart.

Leo Horoscope
Leo Horoscope (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

You’re in a rather feisty mood today, yet your confidence might not be up to par. Still, you’re willing to put yourself on the line and tell it like it is — even if you’re not sure about what’s going on now. There’s no need to overcompensate by pretending that everything is fine. Instead, acknowledge your uncertainty and see what lessons you can learn about yourself.

Virgo Horoscope
Virgo Horoscope (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

You may be facing some of your own fears and insecurities today, even if they appear to be coming from someone else. It feels as if your friends aren’t telling you everything that they know, but it could just be their lack of clarity. Nevertheless, it seems like you’re missing something significant. Don’t dig too deeply now, unless you are willing to deal with the can of worms you might open as you gain new insight about your relationships.

Libra Horoscope
Libra Horoscope (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

You may not handle emotional uncertainty very well but, paradoxically, you don’t mind your own ambivalence. You just don’t like it when it comes from someone else. You’re tempted to take out your frustration on others today, but it’s only because you aren’t sure about what’s going on. Don’t worry about what to do; concentrate instead on how you feel. Keep in touch with your heart, no matter what comes into awareness.

Scorpio Horoscope
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You’re energized to do something new and different before the imaginative Pisces Moon leaves your 5th House of Fun. You feel more carefree now and you’re prepared to blast through the restraints that have prevented your spontaneous creativity. Don’t spend too much time in deep analysis today. It may be healthier in the long run to just write yourself a permission slip to play.

Sagittarius Horoscope
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

You may have inadvertently fallen prey to your own desires, and now there are no quick escape routes. Your way out of this self-made trap is by heading directly for the center of the building storm. Recognize that you and your loved ones are not in jeopardy, unless, that is, you try to avoid facing the truth. Happily, your willingness to let go of your expectations might be all that’s required to free yourself from disappointment.

Capricorn Horoscope
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

It’s challenging to get a handle on the day because every situation seems to take its own course without regard to your preferences. The uncertainty of how to respond to the twists and turns of events makes the day an unsolvable riddle. You might feel as if time is speeding up, but this quickening may just be a result of your own sense of urgency. Clarity begins to return later in the day as your routine settles down over the next few days.

Aquarius Horoscope
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Your personal finances may be confusing today and it’s difficult to decide on a sensible course of action. Nevertheless, it’s valuable to make an extra effort toward taking care of money matters, even if it’s just paying a few bills. Your intuition is a better source of guidance than you realize, so don’t waste energy second-guessing yourself. Just get as much done as possible now because you won’t have as much time during the week.

Pisces Horoscope
Pisces Horoscope (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

Those closest to you might think that you aren’t very dependable today, but they may have unrealistic expectations. You don’t necessarily want to spend your entire day in service to everyone else’s needs; you want some time to do a few of your favorite things. Fortunately, you won’t have to fight to get your way if you calmly inform others of your priorities right from the start. You could be pleasantly surprised when you receive more support than you expect.