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August 11 in the stars: The moon is in Gemini. What’s it mean for you? Find out below in our daily horoscopes for Friday August 11.
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Your daily horoscopes for Friday August 11, 2023
Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Today’s talkative Gemini moon has you going a mile a minute. With all this frenetic cosmic energy, you’re challenged to streamline your focus and even to sit still. One thing at a time, Aries, but don’t rein in your impulses TOO much. If you suddenly feel compelled to chat with a perfect stranger, some scintillating dialogue could ensue. Follow your instincts if you feel that synergy. You could also partner with someone whose skills complement yours, so stay attuned for kindred spirits.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Hold your own today, Taurus, especially if others challenge your views. You’ll also want to stick to your guns. For example, if you promised yourself you’d avoid alcohol for a month but feel pressured to have “just one drink” with friends, ask yourself if it’s really worth it. Get out in nature to clear your head, settle your mind and ground yourself, especially when you feel the urge to self-soothe by reaching for a vice. Immersing yourself in a quiet, beautiful place will soothe your restless soul and rejuvenate your body and mind.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
With the moon soaring through your sign today, you’re in live-out-loud mode—bubbling over with originality and heightened charisma. Pay attention to flashes of inspiration. Those fleeting aha moments could mark the beginning of something major—especially if you feel a tingle of excitement. Just don’t try to tackle everything all at once or your enthusiasm will quickly fizzle. Keep a notebook handy or record your insights in a voice memo, then revisit in a couple days with a clear head.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Lay low today, Cancer. With the moon asleep in your hazy twelfth house, you’re in the mood to hibernate. Dive into a good book (or under the covers) and set your phone to Do Not Disturb. If you can’t skip out of plans, try shifting into observer mode. Watch other people’s demeanor and gestures, and pay attention to how you respond to certain situations. A little mindfulness put into action goes a long way to changing the tone of the day. Bonus: Taking notes of your reflections could provide some great material for a creative project, such as an improv sketch or a character in a short story.
Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Know the rules so you can break them strategically, Leo. Today, the moon in your avant-garde eleventh house awakens the rebel within. But don’t burn bridges in your quest to “do you.” Remember, the goal is mutual respect, not thumbing your nose at protocol. That said, if you’ve put aside what you truly value just to get along, la luna sounds the call for fierce authenticity now. Stay true to yourself, and you’ll avoid harboring resentment down the line.
Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Quality over quantity? Your fastidious sign doesn’t usually need to be reminded of that mantra. But today’s starmap tempts you to cut corners just to speed things along. Rushing could leave you with a messy cleanup job later on, so take your time and don’t skimp on the details. While the mundane “busywork” may seem to be interfering with your lofty aims, think again. Your small, strategic moves will add up to a big win. Patience, Virgo!
Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Rock those rose-colored specs with pride today, Libra. The optimistic Gemini moon tints your world fuchsia, helping you see the best in everyone you encounter. Just don’t forget to do a background check on that exuberant person who comes on a little TOO strong. Sure, they’re talking a big game, but can they back it up with action? Don’t be gullible, even as you stay open to possibilities. Invest in people you’re confident will make good on their promises.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Privacy, please! With the moon lurking in your secretive eighth house, you’re feeling extra protective of your personal affairs. Proceed with caution about your ventures and plans, keeping your lips sealed with even your closest ties. Today’s introspective starmap invites you to turn inward and mull things over as you iron out the kinks. There’s nothing wrong with being a recluse for a day, Scorpio. Besides, you’ll be back to your usual charismatic self by the end of the week.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Obsessing over an issue or decision won’t get you any closer to resolution. Confide in someone who will give you an honest critique. Make sure your sounding board is judicious, not judgmental— and don’t let harsh feedback burst your bubble. An outside perspective or two can only make your end result stronger. This idea of yours has a lot of promise, Sagittarius—all you need is some quality feedback before you get things up and running.
Capricorn (December 22-January 18) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Today’s moon in your wellness sector reminds you to put your health first. Sure, you’ve got deadlines looming, but all work and no self-care makes for one burnt-out Capricorn. Revitalize by carving out time for fitness and filling your plate with dark leafy greens. Swap coffee for a matcha smoothie and drink plenty of H2O. Unchain yourself from your desk to get up and move around often. You’ll return to your workday feeling recharged and ready for anything. If you’ve been ignoring a chronic health issue, seek out alternative care: acupuncture, cupping or abdominal massage if and as appropriate.
Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Your heart is proudly on your sleeve today, Aquarius, so don’t be afraid to flaunt it. You’ve got a rainbows-and-unicorns air about you that lifts people up, so spread those idealistic sunbeams. Use this optimism to your advantage and mobilize your inner circle around a grand plan. Your enthusiasm is infectious and your squad will be up for just about anything you suggest, no matter how eccentric. And if YOUR mood needs a boost, step outside as often as possible. A breath of fresh air is just what the cosmos ordered.
Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Friday August 11
Today’s nostalgic moon inspires a trip down memory lane. If fond recollections of an old friend or flame float through your mind, why not extend a friendly hello? Just be careful not to open a door that was closed for good. Reconnect with people who inspired you to be who you are today. As for that old toxic tie? It’s probably better off severed. Enjoy some sensual comforts, especially food. Linger over lunch or savor an almond milk latte with a croissant this morning. Let yourself enjoy a treat today.