Signs represent energy fields that correlate to the universe’s processes of creation. They show the universe’s basic formative principles at work. The twelve primary signs of the zodiac are created by combining the four elements with the three modalities.
Associated with enthusiasm, quickness, independence, action-oriented, high level of energy, drive, assertion; energy that needs a challenge. Aries naturally assumes responsibility and authority. Its enthusiasm inspires others. It exemplifies the combination of “positive”ness, “fire”iness and cardinality – it is directed energy personified.
If unimpeded, it’s very adventurous, pioneering.
If impeded, it can be impatient, selfish, feisty or aggressive.
Associated with stability, solidity, reliability, permanence. It exemplifies the combination of receptivity of yin or negative energy with the “grounded”-ness of earth energy and the stability of fixed energy.
If unimpeded, is very practical, constructive, strong sense of values and aesthetics, strong-willed, trustworthy.
If impeded, can be stubborn, possessive, lazy, uninspired, stuck in a rut.
Associated with talking, communicating ideas, changeability, and the ability to see many sides of issues; also nervous energy, worrying. Quick thinking on the feet due to a lot of energy and an aptitude for language. It exemplifies the combination of “assertive, changing thought”.
If unimpeded, it is adaptable, intellectual, versatile and logical.
If impeded, it is changeable, unreliable, inconsistent, superficial, and often gossipy.
Associated with kindness, sensitivity, sympathy, parental instincts, home-loving, cautious, thrifty, tenacious, patriotic. It exemplifies the combination of receptive, active feelings.
If unimpeded, it is kind, thoughtful, supportive, protective.
If impeded, it is overly emotional, moody, snappy, untidy, self-pitying.
Associated with leadership and organizational abilities, dramatic characteristics, and extravagance, sensitive without showing it, charming. It exemplifies the combination of direct, fixed enthusiastic energy.
If unimpeded, it is magnanimous, creative, enthusiastic, organized.
If impeded, it is pompous, interfering, dogmatic, demanding and self-centered.
Associated with hard work, with an aptitude for detail and a lot of nervous energy; perfectionist tendencies, looking for the opportunity to be of service to others. It exemplifies the combination of receptive, adaptive practical energy.
If unimpeded, it is discriminating, analytical and meticulous.
If impeded, it is worried, hypercritical, fussy, extremely conventional, standoffish.
Associated with a strong need to have balanced relationships and a desire for harmony; strong sense of fairness based on weighing pros and cons. It exemplifies active, intellectual energy, acting through communication with others.
If unimpeded, it is diplomatic, idealistic, charming, sociable and cooperative.
If impeded, it is indecisive, resentful, changeable, easily influenced.
Associated with passion (in many areas), powerful, long-lasting feelings, emotional intensity. It exemplifies the combination of receptive, persistent feeling energy.
If unimpeded, it is discerning, subtle, imaginative, intuitive, ambitious, resourceful.
If impeded, it is jealous, possessive, resentful, stubborn and vindictive.
Associated with love of freedom, enthusiastic pursuit of ideals and exploration. It exemplifies active, adaptable, enthusiastic energy.
If unimpeded, it is jovial, optimistic, sincere, adaptable, dependable, scrupulous.
If impeded, it is extreme, tactless, blindly optimistic, irresponsible, dictatorial.
Associated with practicable ambition, self-contained energy, serious nature, strong self-discipline. It exemplifies receptive, but active practical energy.
If unimpeded, it is practicable, determined, responsible, patient, persevering.
If impeded, it is rigid in outlook, pessimistic, miserly, conventional, suspicious, intolerant.
Associated with detached humanitarianism, friendly but distant, progressive thinking but reluctant to change opinion. It exemplifies active, determined intellectual energy.
If unimpeded, it is humanitarian, intellectually inclined, independent, original, inventive.
If impeded, it is eccentric, unpredictable, rebellious, contrary, tactless, stubborn
Associated with sensitivity, unworldliness, compassion, insecure and unsure, lack of strong will. It exemplifies combination of receptive, adaptable feeling energy.
If unimpeded, it is compassionate, sympathetic, sensitive, intuitive, impressionable.
If impeded, it is vague, easily confused, secretive, inability to be practicable, weak-willed, indecisive, escapist