Horoscope 101: What Are The Zodiac Signs?

March 11, 2019 2:40 pm

Astrology is something which people have followed and believed in for thousands of years, and it is something which can still be used today to show us how different people behave during the year. Astrology is all about the stars and the moon, and we follow the movement of the moon, planet and stars to predict behaviour and see what kind of person we are meant to be.

When we think about astrology the most well known thing we can take from it is the Zodiac signs, and many people use websites such as ask astrology to check their fortune based on their Zodiac sign each and every day. Today we are going to take a nosedive into the Zodiac signs and see what they mean.

There are 12 Zodiac signs, and each of these corresponds to a constellation which fills up our night sky at different times of the year. Each Zodiac sign has different characteristics, and today are going to take a quick rundown of these.

Aries: The Ram

(Mar 21-Apr 19)

The first sign which shows up on the Zodiac wheel is Aries, and although this isn’t at the first month of the year, it is universally seen as the pioneer zodiac sign. In a person, an Aries is often an outgoing person with a lot of great ideas, and they are people who follow their beliefs and fight for what they think is right in the world. They are confident souls and ones who usually find success.

Taurus: The Bull

(Apr 20-May 20)

The Taurus sign is that of the bull, and they are the kind of people who like to get things done and make sure that their family are looked after. A Taurus is fearless and brave and they are practical at seeking safety and security in all aspects of life. They act as a protector and will always work to protect those they love.

Gemini: The Twins

(May 21-Jun 20)

Geminis are represented by twins for a reason, and this is often because they can change their minds and change their personality when they are in different situations. Geminis are vibrant and happy people and they are incredibly passionate about the things they love. They are great at communicating and often work well to bring a team together to find success.

Cancer: The Crab

(June 21-July 22)

When it comes to zodiac signs, the most nurturing and caring of all is Cancer. Those who have this star sign are often empathetic individuals and they are integral parts of a good family unit. They work hard to bring people together and make sure that they are happy and looked after.

Leo: The Lion

(July 23-Aug 22)

The most brave and fearless animal in the jungle, there is a good reason why Leo is marked by a Lion on the zodiac calendar. Leos are fearless, brave and outspoken people. They are incredibly dramatic and love to express themselves with emotions and actions. They make great performers and wear their heart on their sleeve.

Virgo: The Virgin

(Aug 23-Sep 22)

Virgos are balanced beings and they are often the people who keep order in the world. Virgos understand the importance of rules and usually help others to stay on the straight and narrow. They are masters of wellbeing and happiness and can make great listeners and counsellors,.

Libra: The Scales

(Sep 23-Oct 22)

Libra is represented by scales and they are incredibly important in our world, as they encourage us to stay peaceful and happy, and allow us to cooperate with people in a more effective way. They are often the moderators and the peacekeepers in a friendship group and never fail to see things from other people’s point of view.  

Scorpio: The Scorpion

(Oct 23-Nov 21)

Scorpios are often seen as the evil cousins in the zodiac wheel, and this is likely because they are strong individuals who say what they mean and are never afraid to take on a challenge. Scorpios are powerful people who are able to make tough decisions and boost other people to achieve their goals.

Sagittarius: The Archer

(Nov 22-Dec 21)

Sagittarius is the adventurer of the zodiac world and they are often the kind of people who love to dream big in their personal and professional lives. Think about the potential of being an entrepreneur, travelling the world and being a free spirit.

Capricorn: The Goat

(Dec 22-Jan 19)

The most measured and sensible person on the scale has to be the Capricorn. Capricorns are people who are always smart and assured in their lives and will plan things out in a smart way to make sure that they are able to achieve their goals in life.

Aquarius: The Water Bearer

(Jan 20-Feb 18)

The Aquarius is a sign which is often associated with the hippy era of the 70’s and there is a good reason for this. The most eccentric and carefree of the signs, an Aquarius is always a great person to have at a party and will never fail to make you smile.

Pisces: The Fish

(Feb 19-Mar 20)

Pisces are compassionate people always open up their heart to everyone around them. A Pisces is always a great shoulder to cry on and someone who can offer some great advice.

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