Gibraltar captured by BritainDuring the War of the Spanish Succession, Britain took control of Gibraltar on this day in 1704 after Spain surrendered, and “the Rock” subsequently became a British colony and a symbol of British naval strength.
|Aug 2, 2020: You might have to regain some headway you lost over the past few days. It wasn't your fault that you fell behind, but it will do you no good to focus on punishing the real culprit. They'll get the punishment they deserve in the way they deserve it. You need to get out of the subliminal business of revenge! Do the work you need to do and move on to lighter, happier thoughts. Get together with one of your favorite people, online or off, and have a silly, giggle-filled evening.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Put the task of addressing your relationships at the top of your priority list today. There is a lot going on with one of your friends or co-workers, and you have a good idea what it is. It might be tempting to wait for them to come to you, but you really need to be the proactive one in this partnership. Show them you care about their welfare as much as they care about yours. Don't ever let yourself get so caught up in your own issues that you forget that other people matter.|
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|Aug 2, 2020: You could get an objective confirmation of how attractive you really are today when a total stranger gives you a compliment that makes your day. This confidence boost will do wonders for your physical health as well as your mental state because it will encourage you to take your health regimen up a notch. You're so close to what you want to achieve, why not push a little harder to get all the way there? Prove to yourself that you can do it. The universe is sending you the support you need.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Any career transition you're going through right now could be very exciting, but be careful not to equate career change with career improvement! This new routine will still become an old routine eventually, no matter how thrilling your new responsibilities are initially. This isn't to say that things won't be exciting for a while. Just make sure that you don't commit yourself to anything too permanent too soon. You have to give yourself time to settle into your new role first.|
|Aug 2, 2020: If you like what someone is doing or saying today, show them how much you admire them. Your ego will get a boost from the act of praising someone else, so go ahead and do it. Not only will you make their day, you will also give them some much-needed support. Just because you see that someone is talented doesn't mean that everyone else does. Don't hide how you feel. Wouldn't you like to know if someone thought you were incredibly cool? There's no point in not being totally open.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Stick to your own agenda first, even if it requires you to cause some conflict in a group. Getting along well with others might be an unrealistic goal today. After all, you can't always sacrifice what is best for you in order to be everyone's best friend. Don't compromise what you believe just to get along with other people. In the end, people will have to respect you for sticking to your principles and not succumbing to the pressure of the majority.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Your generous, caring nature may tempt you to jump into the fray today. You hope to make peace! But you should try hard to resist this urge even if you think resisting will make people think that you're selfish. You can do more good for everyone (including you) if you avoid controversy or conflict right now. It's not stingy to want to keep the energy you have to yourself. In fact, it's a very wise strategy.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Once you understand that a certain someone has disappointed you over and over again, you'll finally see them for who they are. It could now become clear that they're simply not the person you thought they were, and it's time for you to admit it. When you accept them for who they are (warts and all), you'll immediately feel less annoyed by their antics. Being held to a high standard doesn't work for everyone. Some folks simply can't rise to the challenge.|
|Aug 2, 2020: There is a lot of heavy emotional energy around you, and it could make you start feeling moody and slow. Don't worry about it. So what if you take a little longer to get going in the morning, or you're not quite as talkative as usual? The people who know and respect you aren't going to get upset about it, so why should you? Drink all the extra cups of coffee you want, but your situation probably won't change. It will be over in a few days.|
|Aug 2, 2020: A surprise encounter with someone from your past could stir up a lot of difficult emotions today. You've got to organize these emotions if you want to get past them. Put things in perspective. Don't let your feelings get the better of you. Remember that they're just feelings. Even the bad ones like jealousy, regret, or anger are natural. You can't fight them. Make a list of each negative feeling as it comes over you, and before you know it, you won't be feeling them anymore.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Someone you've known for a very long time could suddenly be seeing you in a brand-new light, and they could have an unusual question for you. This exchange might stir up some deep feelings for both of you, and it could create a temporary distance between you. Try to see this as a growth opportunity, not an obstacle in your relationship. Despite how you may be feeling about them, there is an extremely bright future ahead of you both.|
|Aug 2, 2020: Ambition could get in your way now because you're using it too much! You're all hot and heavy about a new plan or idea that you think will get you one step higher on the career ladder, but have you taken the time to really learn all the facts? Don't get involved with stuff you're unsure of, because it could turn out to be a huge waste of time. Instead, wait things out a bit longer. Don't act in haste. If this is a great opportunity, it will still be great a few days from now.|