Your sun sign is determined by your date of birth and represents your core personality, sense of self, basic preferences, and ways in which you move through the world. This astrological placement sheds light on your intrinsic gifts, as well as your blind spots.
Joys, wishes, flaws, and fears are what make a sun sign special and unique. When combined with the other planets in your chart , it creates the distinctive profile that serves as your astrological fingerprint. Ready to take your astrological knowledge to the next level? There are four triplicities and quadruplicities that further categorize the twelve signs. Triplicities is astrospeak for elements, which include fire the fire signs are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius ; earth the earth signs are Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn ; air the air signs are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius ; and water the water signs are Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.
Generally speaking, fire signs are passionate and exuberant , earth signs are practical and grounded , air signs are intellectual and curious , and water signs are intuitive and emotional. Cardinal signs, which include Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn, kick off new seasons. They are excellent at taking action and starting initiatives.
Fixed signs, which include Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius, occur in the middle of seasons.
They are the steady, consistent forces that maintain movement. Each season concludes with a mutable sign — Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, or Pisces — that possesses effortless fluidity well-suited to change and transformation. As we continue layering astrological concepts, we uncover a rich and complex practice that delivers insight into our truest selves.
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Read your sign's full profile here. Taurus is an earth sign represented by the bull.
Like their celestial spirit animal, Taureans enjoy relaxing in serene, bucolic environments surrounded by soft sounds, soothing aromas, and succulent flavors. Have you ever been so busy that you wished you could clone yourself just to get everything done? Appropriately symbolized by the celestial twins, this air sign was interested in so many pursuits that it had to double itself. Allow astrologer Aliza Faragher to explain which signs yours is most compatible with:.
Cancer is a cardinal water sign. Cancers are highly intuitive and their psychic abilities manifest in tangible spaces: For instance, Cancers can effortlessly pick up the energies in a room. Roll out the red carpet because Leo has arrived.
Leo is represented by the lion and these spirited fire signs are the kings and queens of the celestial jungle. Virgos are logical, practical, and systematic in their approach to life. At the beginning of the year, your financial life is stable and prosperous. However, be careful because the wind is turning and you might need to change your plans. This means you will have more financial discussions. You need to find the right balance between work and personal life. Be careful not to break this cobweb because your partner is very jealous, which will make you smile, and, again, here is your charm at work.
You would like to be able to start new activities, but the fear to try new adventures will hold you back, which has nothing to do with the fear of losing, but with the fear of having to make sacrifices. Contrary to your usual habit of standing your ground in any circumstances, you are diplomatic and, when necessary, you are an excellent mediator. You have an exuberant imagination in love, especially when it comes to your partner. You spice things up in the bedroom, and you take the initiative more often this year, which is something that will make your partner happy.
However, once the cuddles under the blanket are over, you are not one of those who take pleasure in tender gestures, an attitude that will disappoint your partner. But as time goes by, you will agree to prolong these intimate moments. The dangerous thing about gazing into the mirror is possibly falling in love with the image looking back at you.
Remember, this is a good thing and necessary for change. Happy New Year! Or, depending on how cheap you are, you may just go for a quick poke in the whiskers to try and make points with an authority figure. You may find yourself filling your time by having meaningless sex with some nubile young thing, or grabbing your teenage kid when he least expects it to drag him in for his court-ordered drug test—you know, the usual. Those of you born during the last part of Aries will be enchanting to everyone around you.
Happy Birthday! If there was ever a time when you could fall into a pile of Doo-doo and come up smelling like a rose, this is it! You are also full of bright ideas and you could really move ahead and make a lot of breakthroughs with your ambitions. Look for some unexpected help from a man, or a manly woman. Your dreams and imagination run wild.
This should be a pretty quiet month, but knowing you, no month is really all that quiet! Anyway, things should be interesting, albeit a little dangerous, for those who get in your way. Some of you will probably find that your imagination is running wild, especially during the last half of the month.
Sometime after the middle of the month, you could be in the mood for something romantic, so grab the Mazola Oil and freak out! Pisces cuspers will be assertive and able to get all their ideas across to others. Bulletproof panties are a must for those around you. Accomplishing anything may be difficult changing out of your pajamas before 4pm might help.
Not to worry! Things start out fine for most of you. But by mid month that old Aries temper could get out of control and some of you, especially Taurus cuspers, could go off on a rant of maniacal proportions. Nobody wants to see that. You may start the month on the wrong foot!
Some Taurus cuspers may have may have trouble making progress in life and have issues with self-image. Pisces cuspers may be in a good mood for a few days, but relationship problems should snap you out of it. You need to negotiate, especially if you want a good divorce settlement!
Those born on the 12th of January see the world differently than other Capricorns , aware that there is a lot more heart to people than meets the. The January 12th birthday horoscope predicts that you especially need to take care of You are not compatible with people born under Aries: This contentious .
Pisces cuspers can change things for the better, but they may have to take some big risks to do it. Taurus cuspers may have some ugly family issues that are ongoing and long lasting. Deal with them now or see your image carved into their jack-o-lanterns again this year! Things will be better this month for most of you. You may still have problems relating to people and those around you might not appreciate your attitude.