Positive and Dark Side of the Zodiac
Astrology is an ancient science that is based upon the study of the planets interpreted in terms of human personality characteristics, activities and future events.
An individual’s birth, ascending signs and moon combine to create unique readings for each person.
Depending on someone’s current spiritual path, characteristics may change but every Zodiac sign has a positive and dark side or shadow.
- Aquarius – Positive side:
Aquarians are outside of the box thinkers who seek out to benefit humanity as a whole. They are also known as the technical expert in the office, intelligent, quick, fun, and unforgettable.
- Aquarius – Dark side:
Because Aquarians are such outside the box thinkers, they can also be known as impersonal, too radical, rebellious, impracticable, and at times unsympathetic.
- Pisces – Positive side:
These imaginative souls lean toward creativity. Compassionate, kind and sensitive to the needs of others.
- Pisces – Dark side:
Easily influenced, weak-willed and escapism remain more dark side characteristics of the sign.
- Aries – Positive side:
Favorable traits include adventurous, confidence and courageous along with determination, enthusiastic and quick-witted.
- Aries – Dark side:
Less popular characteristics include arrogance, cruel and impulsive in addition to intolerant, quick-tempered and selfish.
- Taurus – Positive side:
The many favorable traits include loving, patient and stable. These people also tend to be determined and reliable.
- Taurus – Dark side:
Less popular aspects of their personality include jealous, possessive and resentful plus greedy, materialistic and self-indulgent.
- Gemini – Positive side:
The many popular facets of the personality include adaptability, communicative and eloquence. These social creatures also possess intellect, a quick wit and youthfulness.
- Gemini – Dark side:
Watch out for a lack of concentration, inconsistence, indecision and silliness, which often materialize as being scatter brained.
- Cancer – Positive side:
Loving homebodies aptly describes individuals. Protective and sympathetic accompany cautious, imaginative, intuitive and shrewd.
- Cancer – Dark side:
Overly emotional and overly sensitive traits give the impression of a self-centered person. Devotion often resembles clinginess. Cancers also often display irritability and moodiness.
- Leo – Positive side:
Depending on upbringing Leos may mature into extroverted, flamboyant souls. Broad-minded, creative, generous and warmhearted remain additional personality traits.
- Leo – Dark side:
Under tyranny, the Leo evolves into a dominating, overly dramatic and vain individual. Other Dark side characteristics include prideful and intolerance.
- Virgo – Positive side:
Analytical, intelligent and meticulous are some of the qualities of these people. Virgos are also known as conservative, modest and shy perfectionists.
- Virgo – Dark side:
Less desirable behaviors expressed include overly critical and superficial along with moments of hypochondriasis.
- Libra – Positive side:
These balanced individuals have charming and flirtatious personalities and bring diplomacy and peacemaking skills to the table. Though seemingly easygoing, Libras have a strong sense of ethics.
- Libra – Dark side:
Unfortunately, these individuals may easily succumb to influence and become indecisive. Libras may also appear self-indulgent at times.
- Scorpio – Positive side:
Determined, focused and passionate are some of the characteristics that make Scorpios great employees. These intuitive individuals also lean toward having introverted, reclusive personalities.
- Scorpio – Dark side:
On the flip side, Scorpios are also direct to the point of being destructively sarcastic. Other less popular traits include intolerant and intense.
- Sagittarius – Positive side:
These people display good-humored optimism along with honesty and love for humans and the divine. Having a free-spirited personality and an inquisitive nature, many see the Sagittarius as child-like or the class clown.
- Sagittarius – Dark side:
These people often appear restless, irresponsible and posses a procrastinating nature. At times seeming tactless, individuals might also become judgmental, hotheaded dictators.
- Capricorn – Positive side:
These people love discipline and practicality along with exhibiting ambition, inner strength and perseverance.
- Capricorn – Dark side:
The down side includes pessimism and miserly and overly cautious and very rigid.
About the Author
Derek is a Pisces who is currently blogging for Aligned Signs, a site based around astrology to help you know the positive and dark side of yourself and find like-minded people.