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Zodiac sign of Aries : traits & relationships explained

Aries horoscope

21 March and 19 April

The zodiac sign of Aries denotes the spring equinox, and you are the first sign of the Zodiac. With new beginnings in mind, the Aries horoscope shows people that are ambitious and enthusiastic, sometimes a little impulsive, but always full of energy and nearly always generous. You like to think outside the box and you are open to new ideas in order to drive new projects or ideas that you have. You like challenges and you are not easily distracted unless your lose patience or concentration.

Personal traits

As the star sign of Aries you are responsible and like to lead. You usually treat others fairly, but do not like to be dictated to - tending to want to take control at the first opportunity.

You are concerned with your self image both from a positive and negative way. You can be self reliant and self centred, self controlling and self motivated to better yourself. You have unbounded energy that channels through your headstrong and relentless drive to become a better person.

Your key traits

The good traits The not so good traits

Personal relationships :

Having been described as direct with the inference being that you have may have a candid streak, you are an enthusiastic energy-abound friend. You may have a high sex drive and be a very passionate lover who likes to dominate.

Because you are impatient you may easily tire of partners or close friends and show irritation by being less than sensitive to their needs. Your drive and impetience could mean you are promiscuous in the early days untli you have found the right partner. Arians are usually devoted to their children and you are probably the most loving parent of all the zodiac signs.

You like You dislike
Being first
Spontaneous things
All out action
Championing causes
Standing waiting
Having to admit defeat
Weak willed people
Advice from others

Aries Health :

For the sign of Aries the head and the brain are the most important parts where health is concerned and these areas of the body should therefore be afforded greater protection. Being primarily quick and detailed thinkers they put a constant strain on their minds and thus Aries is often afflicted with head-aches, sometimes migraines. Aries also traditionally suffers from problems with the sinuses and with the gums. Aries should beware of taking on too much stress as this is the fastest way to cause their health to deteriorate. In order to combat these dangers those of the sign of Aries are best advised to ensure that they eat well and make the attempt to get enough time to relax each day and that they take regular, restful holidays.

Meditation is one of the best recreational activities for the sign of Aries so if you're of this sign and have never tried this it may be worth looking into. Meditation relieves strain, reduces irritability and returns one to one's natural, balanced self is just what Aries needs on occasion.

For those born under the sign of Aries the particular food stuffs it would be best for them to avoid in order to keep their bodies and minds as healthy as possible are junk food, coffee (stimulants of any kind, in fact) and too much sugar.

Dehydration is something to look out for as this can easily lead to headaches, one of the ailments to which Aries people are particularly susceptible. Aries can cancel out this danger by ensuring that their intake of pure water remains high.

Aries Money/Career :

The Aries personality tends to prefer to control things and therefore Aries makes an excellent candidate for self-employment or of being management material. Although good at management of others Aries paradoxically seems often to have trouble in managing their own money and saving is not one of their strengths. Aries tends to spend first but not think it through until later and this can clearly cause problems. Learning to budget properly can take an enormous amount of strain and upset out of their lives.

Due to their wealth of skills, however, the Aries character is generally good at earning big money when willing to put in the mental effort. Those born under the sign of Aries who try hard to combat their money difficulties by saving carefully will generally end up being quite wealthy. A person born under the sign of Aries needs a challenging job in order to be satisfied in the work place.

The Aries character is a competitive one and this can serve them well in the cut-throat world of business. Self-assertive with excellent communication skills they can be excellent at interviews whether they are attending one or interviewing potential employees.

An Aries is happiest in a job that demands more of their mental skills. If they become interested in a project they are willing to spend the extra hours putting the work in. However, if they become bored in their employment there is little chance of them staying around. Aries will be off looking for more engaging employment if they feel that this is happening.

Aries in Astrology :

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and is symbolised by the Ram. This, according to some sources, arises from the Greek legend in which the Golden Ram rescues Phrixos and carries him off to the land of Colchis. This is the Ram of the Golden Fleece legend.

Just like Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius and Aquarius, we find that Aries is positive in polarity which makes them extrovert in personality and outgoing in general rather than being withdrawn or highly sensitive.

Aries is one of the three fire signs, the others being Leo and Sagittarius. Aries is ruled by Mars, the God of War in Greek mythology.

Being the first sign Aries is often seen as the zodiac sign of new beginnings. In this way Aries is associated with first things: dawn, spring and new birth.

Like Leo and Sagittarius, the other two fire signs in the heavenly zodiac, Aries is generally considered to have a masculine, outgoing and assertive nature.

The opposite sign to Aries is the sign of Libra. The House of Libra is also known as the House of Self and the House of Libra is governed by the planet Mars, the god of war in Roman mythology. This martial flavour is reflected in the Aries personality by the traits of boldness and the urge to win and to be first in almost everything that they do.

Ruling planet: Mars Element: Fire Colour: Red Polar or opposite zodiac sign: Libra

Useful other Aries facts :

Element Fire
Ruling planet Mars
Ruling animal Ram
Your colour Red
Star Stone Diamond
Favourite foods beef, tomatoes, apples, red peppers

Finally some famous (and infamous) Arians :

Date Name What they did?
22 March 1923 Marcel Marceau Mime
25 March 1942 Aretha Franklin Singer
27 March 1947 Elton John Musician
30 March 1853 Vincent Van Gogh Artist
4 April 1928 Maya Angelou Writer
6 April 1874 Harry Houdini Magician
8 April 1918 Betty Ford First Lady
13 April 1743 Thomas Jefferson US President
16 April 1924 Henry Mancini Composer
20 April 1889 Adolf Hitler Dictator


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