August 2 Birthday Horoscope 2016-2017
If Today is Your Birthday: August 2
The Year Ahead
Forecast for August 2016 to August 2017
If You Were Born Today, August 2:
You are witty, charming, creative, and independent, although you thrive when in partnership and love the security of a long-term relationship. You are especially talented at the art of persuasion. This is a good birthday for entertainers and salespeople, although there is always a need or craving for down time – a simpler life. Your ability to get what you want can lead some of you down the wrong path, but rarely for long, as you are also good-hearted and prefer not to take advantage of others. You are both materially and spiritually inclined and will do what it takes to live as free from restriction and control as possible. Famous people born today: Peter O’Toole, Carrol O’Connor, James Baldwin, Edward Furlong, Mary-Louise Parker.
Your Birthday Year Forecast:
The New Moon in your Solar Return chart suggests that you will instinctively begin a new phase of your life this year. A decisively new direction has come about in your life. This can be an emotionally stimulating time in which you feel the urge to initiate and project, even if you are not quite clear about what you are projecting. Much of the energy in your life can have a magical quality to it as things are just automatically going in a certain direction. It is important to be intuitive at this time and allow the natural course to show you the way to the next step. Surprises (mostly very pleasant) pepper your year. New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as the year unfolds.
This can be a year in which you experience important turning points, or you could begin new projects or goals that have a long-term impact on your life.
Certain relationships are strengthened this year. The period ahead is strong for getting your life on track concerning fulfilling responsibilities and goals. Your concern for your future this year is stronger than usual, and you may find that projects you start, or investments you make, will benefit you for years to come.
You are more emotionally invested in relating well with others this year, and you can be especially reasonable in your dealings. Conversations can be supportive and genuinely two-way. Negotiations are fair and clear.
Even so, there can be some fireworks in key relationships this year. Feelings can sometimes run hot and cold in love. Your affections are strongly stimulated, and you are more acutely aware of your powers of attraction. You can enjoy an increase in personal magnetism, but timing can be off and you should be wary of competitiveness or tension in existing love relationships, as your passions run high, whether they‘re feelings of love or anger.
Marketing and promotional activities can thrive. Business revolving around the home, nutrition, cooking, and real estate may be particularly fruitful.
You may win respect and recognition for your work or craft this year. There is a good balance between learning from tradition and seeing things progressively. Timing is strong, and you tend to make firm, favorable decisions related to work or long-term projects.
A subject or even a person can be especially inspiring, prompting you to explore new perspectives. New or improved friendships are very likely. This can be a good year for dabbling in the arts, furthering a creative hobby or craft, and exploring new artistic interests.
You are likely to have great energy for debate or mental work. It’s possible that you may be argumentative and irritable, and particularly impatient with vagueness or slowness. You may be involved in frequent lectures, debates, and discussions during the year. You can convey your ideas more powerfully. You are quick to take the initiative and to put your thoughts into action. Watch for impatience that trips you up. Consider your responses more often before communicating. Avoid pushing people and projects.
Your thought process comes alive with energy this year. Learning may be exciting, although you may not always stick to the task.
Certainly, spontaneity is an essential ingredient in your personal relationships this year. You quite readily embrace all that is new, unusual, and out-of-the-ordinary with regards to romantic involvements as well as financial undertakings. You have a taste for the offbeat this year, and there can be sudden or unexpected romance in your life. Renewing old ties in a new way is another strong possibility.
The year ahead is one of new beginnings. You are curious and seek out mental stimulation and new interests or experiences this year. This is a strong year for enjoying exciting ideas and for connecting with others with similar interests. New or enhanced social relationships are likely. However, you may be too quick to speak or act out at times during this period, and it would be wise to look for ways to reduce stress and slow yourself down. Friendships can improve with more communication. Old friendships might be renewed.
2016 is a Number One year for you. Ruled by the Sun. This is a year of action. The seeds you plant now, you will reap later. Others might find you less sociable, as you are busier than ever and you focus on your activities and your needs. Still, you are outgoing and your initiative is stronger than ever. Advice – Stand alone, take action, start fresh, express independence.
2017 will be a Number Two year for you. Ruled by the Moon. This is a year of potential companionship. It is a quiet, gentle, and mostly harmonious year that is less active than other years. Instead, you are more responsive to the needs of others. If you are patient and open yourself up in a gentle manner, you will attract both things and people. This is an excellent year in which to build and develop for the future. Advice – be patient, be receptive, enjoy the peace, collect.
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These interpretations are partially based on the Solar Return chart in astrology. Of course, the Solar Return chart is most accurate, personalized, and descriptive, when the birth time and place (in addition to the birth date) are known.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by Annie Heese and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.