Intro to Zodiac Signs

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What's your Zodiac Sign?  

You can find out for sure here with a free birth chart.  

If your Zodiac sign is on the cusp (between two signs), you'll want to look closely at that year's exact dates.  

ARIES  - March 21st to April 21st 

Fire Sign: Courageous, creative, spontaneous, a catalyst, forceful, an agitator, confrontational, a do-er, restless, lover of challenge, ardent, a fighter, dynamic, a leader.

 The Ram is brusque, aggressive and lacks subtlety.

TAURUS - April 21st to May 21st 

Earth Sign: Goal-oriented, lover of possessions, sensuous, takes sweet time, patient, bull-headed (stubborn), skilled artisan, resonant voice, builder, beautifier, lover of creature comforts.  The Bull is stubborn, stingy and prone to packing on the pounds.  

GEMINI - May 21st to June 21st 

Air Sign: Curious, quick intellect, seeker of novelty, erratic, trendy, many sided, lackadaisical, scattered focus, adaptable, friendly, fun, a learner.  The Twins is a sign of mercurial flip-flopping and tricksterish behavior.  

CANCER - June 21st to July 21st 

Water Sign: Emotional, absorbed in moods, cautious around new people, clingy, senses undercurrents, nurturing, keeper of family story, sensitive, hidden strength, pioneer of feeling.

 The Crab is irritable and throws temper tantrums.  

LEO - July 21st to August 21st 

Fire Sign: Smiley, proud, dignified, expressive, big-hearted, glamorous, regal air, ambitious, passionate, demands respect, lover of adventure and risk.  The Lion is an egomaniac who steals the show.

VIRGO - August 21st to September 21st 

Earth Sign: Fastidious, always seeking to purify, lover of routine, mechanical, sincere, conscientious, critical of self and others, kind, natural, skilled, precise, articulate.  The Virgin watches over your shoulder, and is a relentless critic.

LIBRA - September 21st to October 21st 

Air Sign: Stylish, lover of beauty and art, cultural, sophisticated, intellectual, social grace, talkative, diplomatic, a natural in relationship.  The Scales is a sign of evading confrontation, and codependency.

  • Libra in Love is a natural sounding board, with striking clarity.

SCORPIO - October 21st to November 21st 

Water Sign: Soulful, probing, driven, mesmerizing, secretive, profound, deep healer, drawn to what's occulted (hidden), lover of mysteries, at home in underworld, intensely bonded in relationships, no stranger to dark emotions.  The Scorpion has a sting, so watch out!  

SAGITTARIUS - November 21st to December 21st 

Fire Sign: Cheerful, athletic, a seeker, adventurer, world traveler, philosopher (lover of wisdom), refreshingly honest, dot connector, friend to all, enlivening.

 The Archer hits its mark, and is frank like that, to the point of hurting others.  

CAPRICORN - December 21st to January 21st 

Earth Sign: Resourceful, hard-working, master of material realm, persistent, pillar of society, seeks place in establishment, fixed on tangible results, strategizer, private (though with polished public image), a leader, authority, desires to leave enduring legacy.

AQUARIUS - January 21st to February 21st 

Air Sign: Trendsetter, flaunts convention, quirky, accepting of all, detached friendliness, otherworldly glamour, humanitarian, tuned in, visionary.

PISCES - February 21st to March 21st 

Water Sign: Enchanting, mystical, devoted, unreachable (lost child), undefined, lacking direction, slips away from anything 'real,' artistic, ethereal, victim, overwhelmed, sublime, expressing divine in art, music or dance.

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