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Aries: Learn All About the First Sign of the Zodiac (The Good, the Bad, and the Fire)

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Aries is the first sign of the zodiac leading the cosmic parade through the night sky.

A true leader, Aries is also the first of three fire signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius), and is known to be fearless and courageous. Represented by the ram, Aries is a vibrant, talkative, and active individual.

Aries charges through life with a confidence and a vigor that is unique and powerful. An open heart and a desire for the best of the best fuels this fire sign to create great things in life, and to inspire greatness in others.

Permission slips of potential are handed out by Aries to less confident souls who lack the enthusiasm to self-start. A supreme quality of optimism surrounds Aries and things seem to just fall into place effortlessly.

Permission slips of potential are handed out by Aries to less confident souls who lack the enthusiasm to self-start.

All of this starting potential, however, can also mean that many things go left undone or half baked. Ideas flow and come with ease, and while there surely is initial motivation to do, many projects are started and abandoned for the next shiny object.


Anyone born between March 21st and April 19th has their sun in Aries and can deeply relate to these characteristics.

Here’s a Snapshot of the Aries Zodiac Sign:

Let’s take a look at what makes this fire sign so magnetic.

Dates: March 21 – April 19
Duality: Masculine
Element: Fire
Quality (Cardinal, Fixed, Mutable): Cardinal
Ruling Planet: Mars
Zodiac Symbol: The Ram
Dominant Keyword: I Am
Polarity: Libra
Body Part: The head
Birthstone: Diamond
Color: Red
Most Compatible With: Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius, Aquarius
Wondering which zodiac signs are compatible with different types of yoga? This Is The Best Type of Yoga For You Based On Your Zodiac Sign

These Are the Defining Characteristics of the Aries Zodiac Sign:


Strengths of the Aries Sign

Aries is a true fearless leader. They don’t overthink before action and march to the beat of their own drum. The dynamic restlessness of Aries inspires a lot of action and doing that can create wonderful waves of change, abundance, and recognition.

Being able to lead fearlessly and with radical confidence, Aries is a natural born starter.

With Mars as a ruling planet, Aries can also be quite impulsive which has positive and negative aspects. Aries is fiesty, fun, flamboyant, and fast-paced.

This energy can lead to great success and also great demise if not properly controlled . . .

Weaknesses of the Aries Sign

Vanity and impatience are a weakness of Aries. With all the energy coursing through their fiery veins, impulsive action can sometimes be self-destructive or harmful to others.

Aries can also tend to be overly self-involved. Unless a conscious effort is made to look outward at others, and slow down long enough to listen, Aries can easily become a lone wolf.

The first fire sign and the youngest sing in the zodiac, Aries has a naivete that can seem ignorant and careless.

We all have a shadow side. Read: Embrace Your Shadow Side! These Are the Shadow Energies Associated With Your Zodiac Sign

Love and Intimacy for the Aries Sign

As you can imagine, Aries is a fiery passionate lover. Aries will never lack excitement but can also be drawn to drama.

A lover of attention and adoration, Aries craves both commitment from others and freedom. Generally irresistible and forward, romance with an Aries will surely be passionate.

Expect to have tons of fun with Aries, but watch out for those fireballs.

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Career for the Aries Sign

Aries is best served in a career that is fast-paced where they have complete autonomy. A job where Aries can communicate a lot, see many people, move about (either the city or travel for business), and be creative is going to bring the most success.

This includes life coach, Public Relations, Real Estate, sales, managerial roles, and entrepreneurship.

Embrace the Fiery Aries Zodiac Sign

Fire both creates and destroys. It is necessary to our plant and to our souls to burn, but there is a fine line between constructive fire and total destruction.

The gift of Aries is magnetism and confidence, as they lead the zodiac with their unique perspective and the fearless nature of Mars.

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Morgan is a modern mystic in every sense of the word. As a published author of the book Soul Magic, she lives by the ancient wisdom she teaches about in her book and in workshops around the world. In addition to being an author and teacher, Morgan is also an entrepreneur and community leader. Her mission is to empower you to become your own guru.

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