Happy Birthday Aquarius!
You, Aquarius, have the mind of a highbrow intellectual and the heart of a peaceful free-spirit. You’re worst nightmare? Being seen as ordinary, or heaven forbid, commonplace or boring! You happily follow the beat of your own drummer, a unique—some would say “eccentric”--freedom-loving rebel, who’s often ahead of their time. Indeed some of your most notary sign-mates are: Oprah, Yoko Ono, Ellen DeGeneres and Virginia Woolf!
Your planetary ruler is Uranus—often referred to as the “earthquake planet"—and you do love to shake things up! You’re a visionary and humanitarian, and resent limitations in any form, especially in regards to the old guard or status quo. If this means breaking the rules—so be it. You’re here to make a difference and awaken the planet to a greater good.
Part of your Karma, Aquarius, is being born into the “Age of Aquarius”—a new paradigm of one planet/one god, a coming together of greater humanity. Part of your dharma is your ability to see the Big/Future picture and be an inspiration to others.
Your Achilles’ heel can be dealing with your emotions. Although you are called the “Water-Bearer”, you’re actually an air sign. The current vogue astrologically is to say “energy bearer”, because Aquarius is the vessel for cosmic energy, the collective unconscious. And with your airy, independent nature, you do not like to be tied down—or swim in emotional waters too deep. You can have a detached, aloof nature, apart of avoiding annoying intimacy. (There’s a funny saying for Aquarius: Get married but live in different houses!) Sometimes you can be better friend than lover. But give you lots of room and you can be a loyal partner!
At the end of the day, you’re happiest doing your own thang, exploring the big picture, and grooving with like minded friends and community. Your North Star is inspiration—never, ever hesitate to follow it!
Your Sunny Side: Intuitive, original, truth-seeker, brilliant, visionary
Your Shadow Side: Critical, aloof, outlandish, rebellious, commitment-adverse