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Sun in Aries


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The Dates:

March 21st through April 20th


courageous, pioneering, brilliant, adventurous, dynamic, straight-foward

The Shadow Side:

willful, dominating, selfish, ruthless, insensitive, impatient

Quality and Element:

Cardinal and Fire

People with Sun in Aries:

Russell Crowe, Emma Thompson, Bette Davis, Alec Baldwin, Harry Houdini, Elton John, Kiera Knightley, Ewan MacGregor, David Letterman, Vincent van Gogh, Diana Ross

Personality Profile:

Those with the Sun in Aries are gifted with a direct, fiery nature that makes them one step ahead of the crowd. They take charge of a situation, and their sense of certainty usually makes others fall in line. This makes the Sun in Aries a born leader.

Often larger-than-life, they can light up a room with their charisma. If a gathering is dull, they’ll quickly move on – and they’re among the ones with the stamina to party ‘til dawn. The Sun in Aries craves excitement and their restless spirits seek out the next big thing.

Aries is the sign of the Warrior, and the Aries Sun can rise to the challenge of any battle. Sometimes they go too far and scorch those they love with hurtful words said in the heat of the moment. They quickly forgive and forget, but often deal with the fall out of their brusque demeanor.

Most of all, the Aries wants to achieve great things, and is propelled by an inner drive that is a force to be reckoned with. Their bright minds and ability to initiate can make them trailblazers in their careers.  Aries is cardinal fire -- action is her middle name.

At times, the rush to action can cause them to take unnecessary risks, or forge ahead without planning out crucial details. Some say the Sun in Aries learns the hard way, by leaping before looking. But being an active sign, the Aries learns through best through experience.

The Sun in Aries has a mind that filters out the non-essentials, and this clear sight helps them make speedy progress in life.

Once fixed on a goal, they’ll blast forward with a power that leaves others in the dust.  They're not as good at tying up loose ends, and have been accused of ramming into situations without a lot of subtlety.  Very often they speak with outside voices and are aggressive about what they want. 

Sensitive souls can become traction under their boots or spiked heels.  Some might consider them teachers -- they teach about will, self-defense and direct confrontation.  Their style for some is too blunt, even brutal.  It all depends on the maturity of the Ram in question. But if you’re a match for such an amped up spirit, you’ll never forget being pulled along by the power of this dynamic lifeforce.


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