Aries -- in real life
Aries souls are enterprising, dynamic and able to make things happen. They are also headstrong and spontaneous ... impetuous and impulsive. With Aries in change of life, there's little lag-time between an inspiration and the action to make it happen. Sometimes this works out really well for them; sometimes it doesn't.
They are able to seize the initiative and get things started. In fact, they're famous for that. But they develop their renowned resourcefulness because they get themselves into unnecessary trouble by leaping before they look ... jumping in without thinking things through ... and then they have to scramble and hustle to get themselves back out again -- and onto solid ground.
Once there, the same process often starts all over again. From this, you could make a case that Aries doesn't learn from experience. Actually they do. They just don't stick with the lesson very well.
Horoscopes for the Season of Aries
Born with the Sun in Aries
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The New Moon in Aries -- Aries Energy in the Creative Process ---> We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T.S.Elliot Four Quartets -- The place of new beginnings -- With the arrival of Aries we have indeed arrived again at the place of our beginnings, having traveled another cycle on the spiral of the creative process.
Making the Most of the Sun in Aries ---> The spiral begins ... again -- The energy of The Sun in Aries is confident, brave, and assertive. Aries brings an energy full of initiative and self-assurance to the climate of everyday life. It is associated with new beginnings, making things happen and upsetting the status quo. Aries is the first step on a new spiral of creation and experience ... and it is eager to get underway.
Understanding The Sun in Aries ---> Connect with your initiative -- The Sun travels through the Astrology sign Aries once a year, a trip that lasts about a month. The Sun is in Aries from late March until late April. The energy of the Sun in Aries is dynamic, assertive and competitive -- and accompanies a rise in these attitudes in everyone.
The Virtues and the Downside of the Sun in Aries ---> Were you born with the Sun in Aries? -- As someone born with the Sun in Aries, you were endowed from birth with the energy of the warrior, the pioneer, the entrepreneur and the trailblazer. You examine the world around you and see possibilities and potentials everywhere, for one of your strongest talents is your ability to shake up the status quo and bring new things to life.
When the Sun is in Aries ---> Welcome to Spring!! -- When the Sun is in Aries, people are aggressive, direct, and competitive. Attitudes are forceful and energetic. It's time to shake off the meditative moods that prevailed during Pisces, and kick some ... um ... aspirations. With the Sun in Aries, people are candid, blunt, emphatic and concerned with winning. They are assertive and ambitious.
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Under the Aries Sun ---> Under the Aries Sun, there is an emphasis on speed, quick results, fast responses ... even at the expense of quality or efficiency. Something that can be done right away is often considered more valuable or more desirable than "the best answer" to a problem, or the most cost effective solution, or even the most informed choice.
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