Throughout the ages people have gazed upward at the celestial abode and charted the stars to find guidance for human affairs. Astrology is based on the belief that the celestial heavens govern earthly affairs. As the people of long ago looked to the stars for guidance even now people still turn to the newspaper or astrology books to read their daily horoscope.
Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign ruled by the Moon. People born under the sign of Cancer are family oriented and love home life. They are quite protective of those they love even to the point of being possessive. Those born under Cancer are both creative and artistic. They have a keen sense of intuition and are often natural born psychics. Cancers have a sensitive nature and may be prone to mood swings or even depression.
Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign ruled by Pluto. People born under the sign of Scorpio are passionate, strong-willed and determined. Scorpions can be tenacious and independent. Their emotions often drive their passion. The downside to such a determined, passionate nature is that Scorpions can become jealous, stubborn and competitive. If their energy is directed in a positive manner Scorpions can accomplish great things.
Pisces is the twelfth sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign ruled by Jupiter. People born under the sign of Pisces are often idealists. They are creative and artistic. Those born under the sign of Pisces have an emotional and sensitive nature. They are intuitive and tend to follow their instinct. The downside of the Piscean nature is that they may be manipulative and can be prone to addictions.
Aries is the first sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign that is governed by Mars. People born under the sign of Aries are good speakers that may develop positions of leadership. They are confident although if not careful they can become overly confident. They are courageous and determined. People born under the sign of Aries are energetic but can lack patience if others do not keep up with their energetic pace.
Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign ruled by the Sun. People born under the sign of Leo are generous, determined, loyal and energetic. Their determined nature is often viewed as being stubborn. Those born under the sign of Leo are usually confident and outgoing. They often love to be the center of attention. Although the Leo personality can make good company and be fun to be around their confident nature can often lead to overconfidence and a big ego.
Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign ruled by Jupiter. People born under the sign of Sagittarius are social, independent and energetic. They are friendly individuals that are usually well-liked. Sagittarians are natural born idealists and philosophers. They love to travel and often have a passion for gambling. Those born under the sign of Sagittarius adapt well to change since they tend to have a restless spirit and become bored easily.
Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign ruled by Venus. People born under the sign of Taurus are determined, strong willed and reliable. They can be so determined that they are often referred to as stubborn. Taurus people are nature lovers who enjoy being outdoors. Taureans must be vigilant in their efforts as they have a tendency to overindulge and may be possessive in relationships as well as with material possessions.
Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign ruled by Mercury. People born under the sign of Virgo are often idealists. They are intellectual and many are perfectionists. Although Virgos are often shy they have a good sense of humor that endears them to those who love them. Virgos are often athletic and talented in the area of sports. Virgos often have a skeptical and even cynical nature that may leave them prone to depression.
Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac. It is a feminine sign ruled by Saturn. Capricorns are strong-willed, loyal and logical people. They are analytical and methodical. Capricorns are usually quite organized. Their logical and methodical nature has them analyzing every detail and their logic often causes them to overlook the emotional side of their nature. Capricorns can be industrious and fiercely loyal although this may also lead them to be a bit possessive.
Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign ruled by Mercury. People born under the sign of Gemini are witty, intellectual individuals that are usually quite popular. They often have a large circle of friends and associates. Those born under Gemini are talkative and energetic. They love to travel. People born under the sign of Gemini often lack patience as they get bored easily and swiftly pursue other options.
Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign that is ruled by Venus. People born under the sign of Libra are strong-willed, determined and energetic. They are creative, artistic and intellectual. As the sign suggests, Librans are usually well-balanced having both a responsible and playful nature. They can be energetic, family oriented and good providers although they are prone to have their lazy days.
Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac. It is a masculine sign ruled by Saturn and Uranus. People born under the sign of Aquarius are intellectual, dependable and stable. They are often creative and even artistic. Aquarians are passionate, determined, organized and energetic but they can also be stubborn, unpredictable and skeptical.