Astrology sign traits offer intriguing glimpses into a person’s personality, point of view, and lifestyle. Considered a weird and unusual spiritual science, Astrology has been with humankind for thousands of years. In today’s modern era, we often ignore the potential impact Astrology can have on our daily lives to our detriment. Read through the below to gain a stronger understanding of astrology sign traits.
Understanding your astrological (zodiac) sign offers several benefits. If you study the signs long enough, you’ll begin to see a pattern. And remember, if you don’t see the trait in yourself, be sure to compare it to friends and family of the same sign. Only then will you start to see the astrology sign traits.
The goal of Astrology is to bring you closer to your higher self and closer to ascension (a meeting with our Creator, Source Energy). Astrology teaches us not only about our gifts, but also our faults. Once we learn our flaws, we can learn from them and grow into a more advanced soul.
Star Sign Dates
|Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 19)||Cancer (June 21 – July 20)||Libra (Sept 22 – Oct 20)||Capricorn (Dec 21 – Jan 20)|
|Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)||Leo (July 21 – Aug 22)||Scorpio (Oct 21- Nov 20)||Aquarius (Jan 21 – Feb 20)|
|Gemini (May 21 – June 20)||Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 21)||Sagittarius (Nov 21 – Dec 20)||Pisces (Feb 21 – Mar 19)|
*Note: The beginning and ending date of each Sun Sign will vary slightly from year-to-year. For a more accurate reading of your Sun sign, enter your full birth details.
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Astrology Signs Traits
Aries (Mar 20 – April 19)
Positive Traits: High energy, Extremely competitive. Loves to win. Hates to lose. Great catalysts and good at getting things started. Very direct approach to life. Doesn’t mince words. Likes to keep moving. Prefer everything fast. Likes hot, spicy foods.
Negative Traits: Contentious, hot tempered, loses their cool easily, loves using expletives, loves to incite battles and conflict (verbal or physical). Feels most alive when at war (fighting). Holds grudges.
James Woods, Liz Phair, Charlie Chaplin, Emma Thompson, Russell Crowe, Steven Seagal, Martin Lawrence, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Silverstone, Conan O’Brien, J. P. Morgan, Leonardo da Vinci
Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)
Positive Traits: Highly pragmatic, sensible, and predictable. You can set your watch by them. Once they find a rhythm (or pattern), they are able to ‘lock in’ easily and stay the course. Talented in the arts; very fair-minded and appreciates the ugly truth even if it hurts.
Negative Traits: Considered a boring earth sign. If health is not a priority, easily gains weight because of a gluttonous love of food and a sedentary lifestyle.
Tucker Carlson, Janet Jackson, Iggy Pop, Tina Fey, Eva Perón, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Craig Ferguson, Jay Leno, Gabriel Byrne, Daniel Day-Lewis, Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, Stephen Baldwin, Al Pacino, Bono, Robert Smith, Kevin Shields (MBV), David Byrne, Brian Eno, Niccolò Machiavelli, Saddam Hussein
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Positive Traits: Natural multi-taskers, Jack of all Trades, loquacious, talkative, charismatic, excels at expression through words: writing, teaching (primary school ages), languages, adaptable, flexible. Carries a child-like “innocent” approach to life.
Negative Traits: Flighty, hates responsibility, unreliable, superficial. Loves to talk. Hates to listen. Suffers from perpetual Peter Pan syndrome and never wants to grow up and “attend to adult duties “be an adult.” Gets bored easily. Dreads the idea of anyone disliking them. Refuses to end bad relationships, even if they’re unhealthy or destructive. As an example, Geminis often remain friends with their “exes” or ex-lovers to keep relationships alive with people even if those relationships are damaging, just to keep up appearances and preserve the peace.
Kanye West, Lenny Kravitz, Rudi Guiliani, Prince, Lauryn Hill, Morgan Freeman, Mark Wahlberg, Russell Brand, Morrissey, Noel Gallagher, Ty Segall, George Orwell, Dean Martin
Cancer (June 21 – July 20)
Positive Traits: Nurturers, Family-focused, service-oriented. Make great chefs, servers
(waiters) , policemen, military. Highly intuitive. Able to completely immerse themselves in their work roles.
Negative Traits: Wild mood swings, usually stemming from loneliness and despondence. An inability to control their deep-seated emotions. Heavily influenced by the moon and the relationship they have with their mothers. Bad relationship with Mom, means overall bad relationships in life.
Bill Cosby, OJ Simpson, Mike Tyson, Kevin Bacon, Sylvester Stallone, Harrison Ford, Kevin Hart, Lindsay Lohan, Missy Elliott, M.I.A., Chris Cornell, Lou Barlow, George Michael, Nikola Tesla, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Bourdain, Julian Assange
Leo (July 21 – Aug 22)
Positive Traits: Showstopper Leos are great performers and enjoy being centerstage. Highly creative, great storytellers. Known for big hair (like a lion’s mane). Loves animal prints and skins as clothing (alligator, leopard, leather, snakeskin). Extremely loyal to those that are loyal to them. In Hollywood, Leos tend to dominate in front of the camera lens.
Negative Traits: Leos are very easy to manipulate through flattery. They tend to attract sycophants and people-pleasers as mates or friends. Many relationships are based on constant fawning, adulation, obsequiousness. Leo women tend to exhaust many marriages because of an ego power struggle, particularly an inability to be “2nd place” in their relationships. Leo men are the epitome of arrogance and hubris. Also, there is a tendency to develop addictions, particularly vices like gambling and recreational drugs.
Whitney Houston, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Laurence Fishburne, Joe Rogan, Layne Staley, William Goldman, Coco Chanel, Kate Bush, Carl Jung, Henry Ford
Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 21)
Positive Traits: An uncanny ability to organize anything and pick up on finer details. Enjoys routine and pragmatism. Sharp and intellectually inclined.
Negative Traits: They are sneaky and often leave out facts which will make them appear in a bad light. Although, they do this for self-preservation, they often do this at the expense of their relationships. Virgo Men are often vain and spend a great deal of energy on their appearance. You can catch them checking themselves out the in mirror pretty easily. There’s a reliance on recreational drugs like Marijuana to tame their many thoughts.
Keanu Reeves, Oliver Stone, Michael Keaton, Amy Poehler, Idris Elba, Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Macaulay Culkin, Michael Jackson, Jay Mohr, Gene Kelly, Florence Welch
Libra (Sept 22 – Oct 20)
Positive Traits: Charming and elegant, armed with all the social graces. Makes a great host at parties and events. Highly talented in the arts. Most have great singing voices. Great at being impartial, seeing both sides of the issue, and making solid, grounded decisions for others, but not for themselves. Prefers their to take their coffee black. They like alcohol, preferring wine or hard liquor over beer.
Negative Traits: Indecisive. Libra women can be cold, aloof, and highly self-focused, self-satisfied, and self-centered placing their problems above everyone else’s. A highly luxuriant sign, Libra women tend to live above their means and often rely on those around them (spouses, family) to make ends meet. Libra men love to play devil’s advocate and will counter you in any argument even if they secretly agree with you. It’s their method of ‘keeping balance’, by always acting as a contrarian. The men also have addictive personalities and are prone to substance abuse.
Cardi B, Will Smith, Ryan Reynolds, Sting, Al Jourgensen, John Lennon, Greg Proops, Mike Judge, Spike Jonze, Carrie Fisher, Kate Winslet, Margaret Thatcher, Eminem, Thom Yorke, PJ Harvey, Flea (RHCP bassist), Ani DiFranco, Oscar Wilde
Scorpio (Oct 21 – Nov 20)
Positive Traits: A keen ability to see through to the core of a person. Highly intuitive. Big on secrets and privacy: creating them and keeping them. High threshold for pain.
Negative Traits: Scorpios are here to complete karmic work from living lifetimes of unforgiveable acts. Pig-headed, emotionally destructive, easily angered, begrudging, manipulative, possessive and controlling of their friends/partners. Carry a negative view of the world and hence they experience more negativity (like attracts like). The biggest lesson Scorpio has to learn in this lifetime is to choose happiness and be more positive, especially in the face of adversity. Smile early and often and spread love (not anger) to have more enjoyable lifetime.
Roseanne Barr, Björk, Karen O, Tom Petty, Scott Weiland, Marie Antoinette, Richard Burton
Sagittarius (Nov 21 – Dec 20)
Positive Traits: Great at imitations and impressions, mimicry. Natural salesman. Natural athleticism. Long distance runners. Loves long distance travel to foreign lands. Loves foreigners and foreign languages. Highly optimistic and lucky. Great at manifesting. Life tends to go their way.
Negative Traits: Moral compass is for sale. Opportunists. Exaggerates the truth to the point of lying. Not concerned with others feelings and cannot hold down long-term friendships or relationships because of an inability to emotionally invest in their friends or mates. Prefers to run from problems, rather than deal with them head on, especially in personal relationships. Sagittarian relationships don’t last long. Rarely will you meet a Sag who can maintain a solid relationship or friendship over several years.
Andrew Carnegie, Nostradamus, Sinéad O’Connor, Sia (singer), Jeff Bridges, Jon Stewart, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Ted Nugent, Maria Callas, David Mamet, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison (Rush Limbaugh)
Capricorn (Dec 21 – Jan 20)
Positive Traits: Quiet, with great business acumen. Slow, but methodical thinkers. Cap men love fatherhood and will often have many children.
Negative Traits: Following the reputation of earth signs, Capricorns can be considered a ‘boring’ sign. Slow to move on anything that requires a quick decision or action and hence will miss beneficial opportunities. Tight-fisted and cheap to an extreme, often putting low prices ahead of quality or meaning.
Howie Carr, Sean Hannity, David Bowie, Mark Hollis, Beth Gibbons, Sade, Kid Rock, Kirstie Alley, Howard Stern, Sir Isaac Newton, Kevin Costner, Val Kilmer, Mel Gibson, Eddie Vedder, Zack de la Rocha, Janis Joplin, Joseph Smith (Mormonism), Benjamin Franklin
Aquarius (Jan 21 – Feb 20)
Positive Traits: Highly intelligent, non-conformist, prefers to go against the grain and “be different” often for the sake of disrupting the equilibrium or status quo. Has an affinity for water. House boats, living on the coast line, or living by a large body of water is calming to them. Can be spiritual, but always seems to be missing a piece to the spirituality puzzle. They aim for humanitarian causes, but can fall short. Good with large groups of people. Bad one-on-one.
Negative Traits: Loves, loves, loves to disagree. They have a ‘know-it-all’ arrogance that can shutdown and end relationships. They tend to be loners and are often better suited living solo without a long-term partner. Aquarians have addictive personalities and will often have many vices like recreational drugs, especially Marijuana, but also smoking, drinking and any repetitive activity that can be morphed into addiction (sex/porn, gambling, video games).
Christian Bale, Gene Hackman, Paul Newman, Ronald Regan, Abraham Lincoln, Sheryl Crow, Leslie Feist, Tom Selleck, Bob Marley, Rick James, Johnny Rotten, Henry Rollins, Axl Rose, Peter Gabriel, Matt Berninger, Stephin Merritt, Gordon Downie, James Murphy, Thomas Edison
Pisces (Feb 21 – Mar 19)
Positive Traits: Being the third water sign, Pisces is highly intuitive and has a knack for the psychic and spiritual. Pisceans can very easily connect with Source and “God”. Very good with seeing the big picture. They make good composers, film & theatre directors, writers, photographers. Strong to connection to water and the ocean.
Negative Traits: Pisces tend to be needy and clingy. They often suffer from a low self-esteem and need to find a way to stand on their own two feet (or fins, as they are fish). Tend to carry a dark cloud over their heads as a result of lifetimes (several incarnations) of nursing old wounds.
Steve Jobs, Daniel Craig, Luc Besson, Edgar Cayce, George Washington, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, George Harrison, Nina Simone, Kurt Cobain, Steve Irwin (Crocodile Hunter), Tony Robbins
Astrology Sign Traits
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