Watch out for that heat, though, because just like the Sun, Leo could burn you with its occasional self-centeredness and hot temper. Let the Lion loose! As the fifth sign of the zodiac, warm-hearted Leo rules over the 5th House of Pleasure. Leo is a Fire sign that shines as the center of attention wherever it goes. All it takes is one little spark to set Leo ablaze with with bold expression, brave choices, and powerful confidence.
Regal and bright, gold is the color for Leo the Lion. Glistening with royalty and class, gold has always been a symbol of power and prestige. In the scorching light of the mid-summer Sun, Leo lets its rugged side surface in order to move through the season.
People born on the Cancer-Leo cusp could deal with extreme ups and downs! The lion is king of the animal kingdom, and an appropriate symbol for Leo who tends to dominate his environment.
Ambitious, courageous, strong willed, positive, independent, self-confident are all words that describe the Leo traits. Leos were born to lead and are most effective when in a position of command. Leos are straightforward and uncomplicated individuals who know what they want and pursue it with enthusiasm and a creative spirit.
They are not easily daunted, and will persist through the most formidable of circumstances. They tend to be stubborn, and will hold onto a belief, or stick to a course of action through thick or thin.
Because of their positive nature, they tend to expect the best, and when things don't turn out as they had expected, they react immediately and badly. Although, they may suffer from short bouts of depression when life doesn't meet their expectations, they bounce back quickly and move on with their normal cheerful and demonstrative nature. Leos walks forward always, head held proudly and face turned towards the sun.
Leos possess a strong positive nature and don't shrink from any adverse circumstances. Leos like to live on a grand scale. First class is the only way to go and luxury is comfort.
The Personality of a Leo, Explained
In personal relationships, Leo is open, sincere, genuine, trusting and generous. They are direct and to the point and lead with their emotions. Leos are proud people, with an idealistic and humane nature. They are basically outgoing, happy, kind and generous. Self expressive, intelligent and broad minded, they are philosophically inclined.
Main positive traits: Dignity, will-power, generosity, loyalty, confidence, ambitious. Negative Traits.
Although outgoing, spontaneous, warm- hearted and straight forward, a tragic flaw in Leo is gullibility. They are too trusting and generous to people they like and love. They are not good judges of character and are inclined to treat those close to them as if they were perfect beings incapable of wrongdoing. Because no one can possibly live up to this kind of expectation, Leos are often disappointed. They do recover quickly however, and may have numerous love affairs.
Their love of pleasure and beauty, and their expectation of perfection drives them from one attractive partner to another. Quick tempered, blunt and nasty when they have been affronted, they are deeply hurt by malice or hostility. Leos can be too sensitive to personal criticism, and when their dominance is threatened they can go into a sudden rage. In professional life, they do well in a career where there is room at the top. In the political arena, they keep going until they reach a powerful position in government.
They always strive for a position of leadership. They also inspire others easily as they seem to naturally motivate themselves — their charisma and accomplishments are infectious. Geminians are very supportive, and are especially good at promotions, sales, and driving hard bargains.
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See symbolic meanings for Twins here. They are traditionalists, and enjoy operating on a fundamental level. They love history, and are fascinated with the beginnings of things heraldry, ancestry, etc. The moon is their ruler, so they can be a bit of a contradiction and sometimes moody.
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Cancerians make loyal, sympathetic friends. However Cancerians need alone time, and when they retreat, let them do so on their terms. See symbolic meanings for the Crab here. It comes from being a leader. They are brave, intuitive, and also head-strong and willful. Beneath their dynamic persona lies a generous, loving, sensitive nature that they do not easily share with others.
They might be a bit bossy, but those who know them understand this comes from a source need to do good, not usually from an inflated ego. See symbolic meanings for the Lion here. This trait also makes them naturally intuitive. Combine this with their remarkable memories, and we see an advanced, analytical personality. However the Virgo needs balance in their lives otherwise they may become short-tempered, impatient and self-serving. They work well with others, although they freely express their opinions even when unwarranted.
They easily surround themselves with harmony and beauty, but sometimes go to extremes to do so if their goals are unreasonable or unhealthy. They can be quiet and shy if not persuaded to come out of their shell. Ironically and in spite of their introverted nature they make excellent debaters, often proving a point from out of seemingly nowhere. These personalities are bold and are capable of executing massive enterprises with cool control and confidence. They can surmount seemingly all obstacles when they put their mind to the task, and they have unshakable focus when the situation calls for it.
Regardless of their bold nature, they are often secretive, but they are always observing behind their withdrawn manner. See more about Scorpion Symbolic Meanings here. Sagittarius The Centaur November 22 — December 21 Here we have the philosopher among the zodiac signs and meanings. Like the Scorpio, they have great ability for focus, and can be very intense. However, they must channel their energy or they will waste time and wear themselves out going in too many directions at once.
They are not very patient and expect quick results. They make loyal friends and lovers, but they do not handle commitment well as they refuse to be tied down while chasing philosophical pursuits. See symbolic meanings for the Centaur here. They apply their knowledge to practical matters, and strive to maintain stability and order. They are good organizers, and they achieve their goals by purposeful, systematic means. They do not deal well with opposition or criticism but a healthy Capricorn will often shrug off negative comments towards their character.
They are patient and persevering — they know they can accomplish any task as long as they follow a their plan step-by-step. Ironically, they rarely share their own problems and tend to go through bouts of inner gloom after a spell of dwelling on these problems. See symbolic meanings for the Goat here. Aquarius The Water Bearer January 20 — February 18 Often simple and unassuming, the Aquarian goes about accomplishing goals in quiet, often unorthodox ways.
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Although their methods may be unorthodox, the results for achievement are surprisingly effective. They are honest, loyal and highly intelligent.
They are also easy going and make natural friendships.