Western Zodiac

Aquarius (1/20 -- 2/18)

There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.” - Charles Darwin (2/12/1809 -The day of the Unifier)

As a fixed air sign, Aquarians are avid thinkers who maintain firm beliefs. Known as trendsetters with a hard to define personality, the Water Bearers gravitate toward the groundbreaking and detest the ordinary. Aquarians are quick- witted crusaders with philanthropic visions. They are forward thinking advocates for progressive pursuits and border on extremes.

Key Descriptions: Eccentric, Inventive and Intellectual.

Complementary Atmatypes: The Wounded, The Seeker, The Channel, The Enlightened

  • Friends: Aries, Gemini, Libra
  • Polarity: Leo
  • Flower: Orchid
  • Color: Turquoise
  • Gem: Amethyst


Pisces (2/19 – 3/20)

“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” ~ Dr. Seuss (3/2/1904, The Day of Undying Loyalty)

As a mutable water sign, Pisceans are deeply emotional souls who are receptive to new ideas. Known as dreamers with an alluring personality, the Two Fish crave spiritual knowledge and go to great lengths to explore dualities.  Focused on the inner journey, Pisceans’ keen intuition often leads to impressive creations for all to see.

Key Descriptions: Creative, Cosmic and Sensitive

Complementary Atmatypes: The Wounded, The Artist, The Diviner, The Healer

  • Friends: Cancer, Taurus, Scorpio
  • Polarity: Virgo
  • Flower: Lotus
  • Gem: Aquamarine
  • Color: Sage Green

Aries (3/21 – 4/19)

“The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl (3/26/1905, The Day of Integrity)

As a cardinal fire sign, Arians are outgoing enthusiasts who make things happen! Known as energetic leaders with assertive personalities, the Rams take action and welcome challenges of all sorts. Arians are driven to succeed at any cost and employ bold measures to achieve their goals.

Key Description: Brave, Straightforward, Active, Outgoing

Complementary Atmatypes: The Practitioner, The Warrior, The Secular Self

  • Friends: Leo, Gemini, Aquarius & Sagittarius
  • Polarity: Libra
  • Flower: Tulips
  • Gem: Diamond
  • Color: Red

Taurus, (4/20—5/20)

“This is the gospel of Rolfing: when the body gets working appropriately, the forces of gravity can flow through.  Then, spontaneously, the body heals itself. The fixation of the flesh interferes with the energy flow that is the essence of life.” ~ ~Ida P. Rolf, Ph.D. (5/19/1896, The Day of Heart Felt Persuasion)

As a fixed earth sign, Taureans are grounded stalwarts who vehemently defend their belongings. Highly practical with an affable personality, the Bulls work hard to build material abundance and a feeling of security. Taureans live through their senses and seek comfort and pleasures in the fruits of their labors.

Key Descriptions: Stubborn, Loyal, Magnetic, Strong Willed

Complementary Atmatypes: The Practitioner, The Shaman, The Observologist

  • Friends: Capricorn, Virgo, Libra, Gemini
  • Polarity: Scorpio
  • Flower: Daffodil
  • Gem: Emerald
  • Color: Russe

Gemini (5/21-- 6/20)

“Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?” ~ M.C. Escher (June 17, 1898 The Day of Artful Force)

As a mutable air sign, Geminians are animated free-spirits who easily adapt to the demands of an environment. Insatiably curious with a garrulous personality, the Twins communicate effectively and love to play. To keep up with their ever-changing moods, Geminians maintain many interests and require a lot of stimulation.

Key Descriptions: Talkative, Bright, Child-Like

Complementary Atmatypes: The Observologist, The Seeker, The Agent, The Student

  • Friends: Libra, Aries, Leo, Aquarius
  • Polarity: Sagittarius
  • Flower: Lilac
  • Gem: Agate
  • Color: Yellow

Cancer (6/21--7/22)

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama (7/6/1935 The Day of Magnetic Desire)

As a cardinal water sign, Cancerians are methodical decision makers/soulful transcendentalists who assert change by appealing to other’s emotions. Deeply sensitive with an unpredictable personality, the Crabs loathe criticism and will retreat within when they feel hurt. They honor family above all else and need the comfort of a positive home life to feel safe in the world.

Key Descriptions: Nurturing, Contemplative, Sentimental

Complementary Atmatypes: The Philosopher, The Wounded, The Teacher, The Liaison

  • Friends: Scorpio, Virgo, Cancer
  • Polarity: Capricorn
  • Flower: Delphiniums
  • Gem: Pearl
  • Color: Silver

Leo (7/23 – 8/22)

“Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.” ~Amelia Earhart (7/24/1897, The Day of Exciting Instability)

As a fixed fire sign, Leos are fiery individuals who defend their position as the “King of the Jungle”. Highly esteemed with an extroverted personality, the Lions make their presence known in grand gestures. Leos are very generous and loyal friends who enjoy a good celebration. They require lots of strokes and covet titles of “favorite and best” to satisfy their pride.

Key Description: Confident, Strong, Entertaining

Complementary Atmatypes: The Secular Self, The Student, The Diviner, The Artist

  • Friends: Aries, Sagittarius
  • Polarity: Aquarius
  • Flower: Sunflowers
  • Gem: Ruby
  • Color: Orange

Virgo (8/23 – 9/23)

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” ~Mother Teresa (8/27/1910, The Day of Social Ideals)

As a mutable earth sign, Virgoans are persevering perfectionists who relinquish the old to make room for new opportunities. Deconstructionists with a finicky personality, the Virgin Maidens analyze aesthetics in the most detailed manner. Virgoans may appear delicate by nature but they are actually very intense individuals. Sticklers for efficiency, they are robust thinkers who practice precision as a way of life.

Key Description: Meticulous, Intelligent, Reserved

Complementary Atmatypes: The Observologist, The Philosopher, The Practitioner, The Renunciate, The Enlightened

  • Friends: Capricorn, Taurus
  • Polarity: Pisces
  • Flower: Daisies
  • Gem: Sapphire
  • Color: Brown

Libra (10/23 – 11/21)

“There is divine beauty in learning... To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you.” ~Elie Wiesel (9/30/1928, The Day of Glaring Truth)

As a cardinal air sign, Librans are rational egalitarians who aptly express ideas and inspire transformation. Diplomats with an empathic personality, the Scales seek truth, balance, peace and harmony in their relationships. Weaving logic and idealism in all their affairs they exude the beauty of an enlightened mind. Avid readers who require a lot of intellectual stimulation, Librans are gifted communicators with expansive knowledge and an innate sense of justice.

Key Descriptions: Peacemaker, Charming, Truthful

Complementary Atmatypes: The Philosopher, The Enlightened, The Secular Self, The Observologist, The Liaison

  • Friends: Gemini, Sagittarius
  • Polarity: Aries
  • Flower: Rose
  • Gem: Opal
  • Color: Pastels

Scorpio (10/23 – 11/20)

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun” ~Pablo Picasso (10/25/1881 The Day of The Substantive Form)

As a fixed water sign, Scorpios are resourceful strategists who calculate shifts with the stealth exactness of a Ninja. Possessive by nature with an intense personality, the Eagles present a cool exterior that often belies their passionate drive. Magnetic and almost magical, Scorpios penetrate other’s facades while remaining hidden behind their own. When it comes to desired conquests, Scorpios exercise tremendous stamina and fierce determination.

Key Description: Mysterious, Powerful, Talented, Loyal

Complementary Atmatypes: The Agent, The Shaman, The Enlightened, The Channel, The Diviner

  • Friends: Cancer, Pisces, Scorpio
  • Polarity: Taurus
  • Flower: Peonies
  • Gem: Topaz
  • Color: Burgund

Saggitarius (11/21 – 12/21)

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~C.S. Lewis (11/29/1898, The Day of the Instigator)

As a mutable fire sign, Sagittarians are enthusiastic explorers who chase after their dreams.  Growth-oriented seekers with an inquisitive personality, the Archers value personal freedom and enjoy a variety of endeavors. Sagittarians search for the deeper meaning in life and along the way become very knowledgeable about many subjects. Their flirty nature and child-like sense of humor can come across as shallow, but in truth, Sagittarians make deep commitments to life, love and the pursuit of truth.

Key Descriptions: Exuberant, Positive, Spontaneous, Independent

Complementary Atmatypes: The Seeker, The Student, The Shaman

  • Friends: Leo, Aries, Libra
  • Polarity: Gemini
  • Flower: Purple Blazing Stars
  • Gem: Turquoise
  • Color: Indigo

Capricorn (12/22 – 1/19)

"If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning." ~ Carl Rogers (1/8/1902, The Day of the Big Bang)

As a cardinal earth sign, Capricorns are hard working practitioners who exercise supreme discretion and make informed decisions. Ambitious go- getters with an aloof personality, the Goats execute step-by-step plans to accomplish their goals. Extremely organized and at times controlling, Capricorns are meticulous thinkers who value success. Just like a mountain goat, Capricorns are well suited to climb mountains and will do what it takes reach the top.

Key Descriptions: Determined, Pragmatic, Self-contained, Down to earth

Complementary Atmatype: The Practitioner, The Secular Self, The Teacher, The Liaison

  • Friends: Taurus, Virgo
  • Polarity: Cancer
  • Flower: African Violet
  • Gem: Garnet
  • Color: Black