Zodiac Star Signs and What They Mean
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TAURUSApril 20 - May 20Strengths: Reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stableWeaknesses: Stubborn, possessive, uncompromisingTaurus likes: Gardening, cooking, music, romance, high quality clothes, working with handsTaurus dislikes: Sudden changes, complications, insecurity of any kind, synthetic fabricsPractical and well-grounded, Taurus is the sign that harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.Taurus is an Earth sign, just like Virgo and Capricorn, and has the ability to see things from a grounded, practical and realistic perspective. They find it easy to make money and stay on same projects for years, or until they are completed. What we often see as stubbornness can be interpreted as commitment, and their ability to complete tasks whatever it takes is uncanny. This makes them excellent employees, great long-term friends and partners, always being there for people they love. Earthly note makes them overprotective, conservative, or materialistic at times, with views of the world founded on their love of money and wealth.The ruler of Taurus is Venus, the planet of love, attraction, beauty, satisfaction, creativity and gratitude. This tender nature will make Taurus an excellent cook, gardener, lover, and artist. They are loyal and don't like sudden changes, criticism or the chase of guilt people are often prone to, being somewhat dependable on other people and emotions they seem to be unable to let go of. Still, no matter their potential emotional challenge, these individuals have the ability to bring a practical voice of reason in any chaotic and unhealthy situation.
GEMINI(May 21-June 20)Strengths: Gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, ability to learn quickly and exchange ideasWeaknesses: Nervous, inconsistent, indecisiveGemini likes: Music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips around the townGemini dislikes: Being alone, being confined, repetition and routineExpressive and quick-witted, Gemini represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.The sign of Gemini belongs to the element of Air, accompanying Libra and Aquarius, and this connects it to all aspects of the mind. It is ruled by Mercury, the planet that represents communication, writing, and movement. People born under this Sun sign often have a feeling that their other half is missing, so they are forever seeking new friends, mentors, colleagues and people to talk to.Gemini's changeable and open mind makes them excellent artists, especially writers and journalists, and their skills and flexibility make them shine in trade, driving and team sports. This is a versatile, inquisitive, fun loving sign, born with a wish to experience everything there is out there, in the world. This makes their character inspiring, and never boring.Gemini belongs to a group of signs which astrologers call air signs. By this they mean that Gemini people have a sparkling, changeable, light quality which makes them think of the light and refreshing breeze of a spring day. Libra and Aquarius are also air signs.If you are a Gemini think about how good you feel when you are right in the middle of exciting things and can tell your friends your own story of what happened. You can brighten up a whole room full of people, and teach them something new at the same time.
VIRGO(Aug 23 - Sept 22)Strengths: Loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practicalWeaknesses: Shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no playVirgo likes: Animals, healthy food, books, nature, cleanlinessVirgo dislikes: Rudeness, asking for help, taking center stageVirgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.Virgo is an Earth sign, fitting perfectly between Taurus and Capricorn. This will lead to a strong character, but one that prefers conservative, well-organized things and a lot of practicality in their everyday life. These individuals have an organized life, and even when they let go to chaos, their goals and dreams still have strictly defined borders in their mind. Constantly worried that they missed a detail that will be impossible to fix, they can get stuck in details, becoming overly critical and concerned about matters that nobody else seems to care much about.Since Mercury is the ruling planet of this sign, its representatives have a well-developed sense of speech and writing, as well as all other forms of communication. Many Virgos may choose to pursue a career as writers, journalists, and typists, but their need to serve others makes them feel good as caregivers, on a clear mission to help.
ARIES(March 21 - April 19)Strengths: Courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionateWeaknesses: Impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive, aggressiveAries likes: Comfortable clothes, taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sportsAries dislikes: Inactivity, delays, work that does not use one's talentsAs the first sign in the zodiac, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.The Sun in such high dignity gives them excellent organizational skills, so you'll rarely meet an Aries who isn't capable of finishing several things at once, often before lunch break! Their challenges show when they get impatient, aggressive and vent anger pointing it to other people. Strong personalities born under this sign have a task to fight for their goals, embracing togetherness and teamwork through this incarnation.Aries rules the head and leads with the head, often literally walking head first, leaning forwards for speed and focus. Its representatives are naturally brave and rarely afraid of trial and risk. They possess youthful strength and energy, regardless of their age and quickly perform any given tasks.Aries belongs to a group of Zodiac signs which astrologers call fire signs. By this they mean that people born under these signs remind them of a warm, bright, crackling fire. They have a fiery, impulsive quality. They tend to be outgoing and sometimes have hot tempers, but they forgive easily as well. They are optimistic and rarely remain sad for long. Leo and Sagittarius are also fire signs.If you are an Aries think how good you feel when you are first at something, and when you can invent new ideas or activities which your friends enjoy.
CANCER(June 21 - July 22)Strengths: Tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasiveWeaknesses: Moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative, insecureCancer likes: Art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, a good meal with friendsCancer dislikes: Strangers, any criticism of Mom, revealing of personal lifeDeeply intuitive and sentimental, Cancer can be one of the most challenging zodiac signs to get to know. They are very emotional and sensitive, and care deeply about matters of the family and their home. Cancer is sympathetic and attached to people they keep close. Those born with their Sun in Cancer are very loyal and able to empathize with other people's pain and suffering.The sign of Cancer belongs to theelement of Water, just likeScorpio andPisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by theMoon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.Lack of patience or even love will manifest through mood swings later in life, and even selfishness, self-pity or manipulation. They are quick to help others, just as they are quick to avoid conflict, and rarely benefit from close combat of any kind, always choosing to hit someone stronger, bigger, or more powerful than they imagined. When at peace with their life choices, Cancer representatives will be happy and content to be surrounded by a loving family and harmony in their home.
SAGITARIUS(Nov 22 - Dec 21)Strengths: Generous, idealistic, great sense of humorWeaknesses: Promises more than can deliver, very impatient, will say anything no matter how undiplomaticSagittarius likes: Freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoorsSagittarius dislikes: Clingy people, being constrained, off-the-wall theories, detailsCurious and energetic, Sagittarius is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life.Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.Like the other fire signs, Sagittarius needs to be constantly in touch with the world to experience as much as possible. The ruling planet of Sagittarius is Jupiter, the largest planet of the zodiac. Their enthusiasm has no bounds, and therefore people born under the Sagittarius sign possess a great sense of humor and an intense curiosity.Freedom is their greatest treasure, because only then they can freely travel and explore different cultures and philosophies. Because of their honesty, Sagittarius-born are often impatient and tactless when they need to say or do something, so it's important to learn to express themselves in a tolerant and socially acceptable way.
AQUARIUS(Jan 20 - Feb 18)Strengths: Progressive, original, independent, humanitarianWeaknesses: Runs from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloofAquarius likes: Fun with friends, helping others, fighting for causes, intellectual conversation, a good listenerAquarius dislikes: Limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, people who disagree with themThe man who carries the pitcher of water freely shares his water with all those who are thirsty. Astrologers think this is a good symbol for people born under the sign of Aquarius, because they are generous in sharing their gifts with other people. Aquarians are often humanitarians. This means that they are interested in people and will feel concern for people as a group. They believe that everyone is their friend, whether they are black or white, rich or poor, beautiful or ugly. Aquarius is a friendly sign.Many Aquarians have excellent minds. They are very clever at science and are especially interested in anything which can help people. They are often fascinated by gadgets and inventions, and some Aquarians become great inventors themselves. Others may support political movements concerned with questions of freedom and justice. Aquarius people, are often not very emotional, because they are more interested in exchanging ideas and helping others.Aquarius is an air sign, like Gemini and Libra.If you are an Aquarian, your special and unique gift is your tolerance and understanding of other people. You have the gift of being able to perceive what people really think and feel, no matter how they are dressed, or what walk of life they come from, and people feel you are their friend because you are truly interested in them. With this gift you can help people to make the best out of their own lives.
LIBRA(Sept 23 - Oct 22)Strengths: Cooperative,diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, socialWeaknesses: Indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge, self-pityLibra likes: Harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoorsLibra dislikes: Violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformityPeople born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible The sign of Libra is an Air sign, set between Gemini and Aquarius, giving these individuals constant mental stimuli, strong intellect and a keen mind. They will be inspired by good books, insurmountable discussions and people who have a lot to say. Each Libra representative has to be careful when talking to other people, for when they are forced to decide about something that is coming their way, or to choose sides, they suddenly realize that they might be in the wrong place and surrounded by wrong people. No partner should make them forget that they have their own opinion.Planet ruling the sign of Libra is Venus, making these people great lovers but also fond of expensive, material things. Their lives need to be enriched by music, art, and beautiful places they get a chance to visit.
PISCES(Feb. 12- March 20)Strengths: Compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musicalWeaknesses: Fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyrPisces likes: Being alone, sleeping, music, romance, visual media, swimming, spiritual themesPisces dislikes: Know-it-all, being criticized, the past coming back to haunt, cruelty of any kindLife under the sea is very different from life on land, and the fishes live in a world where there are many secret and hidden things, mysteries and strange beauties. They are also graceful creatures who swim and glide through the gentle currents of water. Astrologers think that fishes are a good symbol for Pisces people. They often seem to flow through life in a graceful way.They love music and poetry and frequently daydream. They often have a private inner world which is a very special and precious place to them, but they can be deeply compassionate towards other people who are unhappy. Other people sometimes find Pisces hard to understand, because they feel so deeply and see many things in life which they cannot share with more practical types. They love the magic and mystery of the ocean, and wild, unspoilt scenery. They often need to be on their own, but always return to the company of others, for they are happiest when they have someone or something to be devoted to.There is a great deal of love in Pisces people. Many Pisces people become writers, artists and musicians. In addition, Pisces people are often deeply religious.Pisces is a water sign, like Cancer and Scorpio. If you are a Pisces, you may find that it becomes important as you grow older to find some kind of spiritual belief or faith. You may have a vivid imagination, and others who do not share this gift may think you daydream too much. But these daydreams are important to you, and you should never be afraid to have special times when you can withdraw into your private world.
Leo(July 23 - Aug 22)Strengths:Creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorousWeaknesses: Arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy, inflexibleLeo likes: Theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors, fun with friendsLeo dislikes: Being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queenPeople born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.Leo belongs to the element of Fire, just like Aries and Sagittarius. This makes them warmhearted, in love with life, trying to laugh and have a good time. Able to use their mind to solve even the most difficult problems, they will easily take initiative in resolving various complicated situations. Ruled by the Sun, Leo worships this fiery entity in the sky, quite literally as well as metaphorically.They are in search for self-awareness and in constant growth of ego. Aware of their desires and personality, they can easily ask for everything they need, but could just as easily unconsciously neglect the needs of other people in their chase for personal gain or status. When a Leo representative becomes too fond and attached to their achievements and the way other people see them, they become an easy target, ready to be taken down.
CAPRICORN(Dec 22 - Jan 19)Strengths: Responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managersWeaknesses: Know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending, expecting the worstCapricorn likes: Family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanshipCapricorn dislikes: Almost everything at some pointCapricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.Belonging to the element of Earth, like Taurus and Virgo, this is the last sign in the trio of practicality and grounding. Not only do they focus on the material world, but they have the ability to use the most out of it. Unfortunately, this element also makes them stiff and sometimes too stubborn to move from one perspective or point in a relationship. They have a hard time accepting differences of other people that are too far from their character, and out of fear might try to impose their traditional values aggressively.Saturn is the ruling planet of Capricorn, and this planet represents restrictions of all kinds. Its influence makes these people practical and responsible, but also cold, distant and unforgiving, prone to the feeling of guilt and turned to the past. They need to learn to forgive in order to make their own life lighter and more positive.
SCORPIO(Oct 23 - Nov 21)Strengths: Resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friendWeaknesses: Distrusting, jealous, secretive, violentScorpio likes: Truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passionScorpio dislikes: Dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive peopleScorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.Pluto is the planet of transformation and regeneration, and also the ruler of this zodiac sign. Scorpios are known by their calm and cool behavior, and by their mysterious appearance. People often say that Scorpio-born are fierce, probably because they understand very well the rules of the universe. Some Scorpio-born can look older than they actually are. They are excellent leaders because they are very dedicated to what they do. Scorpios hate dishonesty and they can be very jealous and suspicious, so they need to learn how to adapt more easily to different human behaviors. Scorpios are brave and therefore they have a lot of friends.