Leo Information for August 12

You should embrace: New horizons, persistence, details

You should avoid: Stubbornness, lack of humility, being defensive

Leos born on August 12 generally know what they want out of life and don't know the meaning of the word "quit." They go after their personal and professional aspirations with everything they've got. They also know how to bring out the best in others and act as an emotional bulwark to shy or insecure individuals.

Friends and Lovers

August 12 natives take friendship as seriously as they take romantic love, and they seek to create emotional empathy with the people they care about. When they meet someone who appeals to them physically and spiritually, they create a magical emotional environment to protect their love and sense of togetherness.

Children and Family

If these folks enjoyed a particularly happy childhood, they will return to it in their mind during times of trouble. They have a real affinity for parenthood. They connect to their children on an amazing level. Despite their tenderness, they are strict disciplinarians who want their children to learn useful life-lessons.

Health

August 12 people enjoy living well, and this includes sampling life's pleasures that aren't healthful. While a regular exercise routine can help to offset some of their bad habits, they need to drink plenty of purified water.

Career and Finances

August 12 people have a great deal of artistic talent. They need to be proud of their craft and will hone it to perfection. Because of their determined approach, they usually find financial success, though it doesn't really matter to them. They are more concerned with producing a worthwhile life than in capturing rewards.

Dreams and Goals

These individuals have a very personal view of success, with goals directed more at process than product. They see their work as a pathway to a spiritual destination that cannot be accomplished through compromise of any sort. Their personal goals have the same level of integrity. They want a shared closeness, but it must be real, not imagined.

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