Earth Signs take care of practicalities
The Earth Signs: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn represent energy that is directly concerned with practical issues, physical substance, financial matters, and the "business" of living. This energy supports, nourishes, stabilizes, and promotes growth - especially growth on investments. These signs are conservative, solid, pragmatic, constructive, and interested in administering "real circumstances" in the material world.
They themselves are physical and sensation-oriented. They make things solid, secure, and grounded in reality. They are sensible, logical, business-like, and matter-of-fact. They are committed to living well in a material and physical sense. Money and luxuries appeal to them for the sensation, comfort, and security these provide.
Earth Signs handle the natural world
They are also dedicated to earning what they get through work, skill, and enterprise. They can, in fairness, be considered materialistic, but they are also productive, stable, realistic, organized, methodical, patient, and discriminating with regard to where they invest themselves and their energy.
They are looking to refine, increase, organize, use ... and enjoy the pleasures and finer things they have in life. They are business people, salt-of-the-earth, pillars of the community, managers and administrators ... concerned with security now and into the future. They can be exacting, critical, detail-oriented, hedonistic, persistent, dependable, and enduring. They are survivors - with tangible accomplishments and contributions they can point to with pride ... and do!!
Under stress, Earth signs can be extravagant, wasteful, impractical, unproductive, inflexible, critical, and lazy.
Here are the Earth Signs
Taurus stabilizes, promotes the growth of new physical life, deals patiently and routinely with the practical business of living, and likes to accumulate money and possessions. It can be involved with "things" as status symbols, is known for being loyal and kind, is placid and "laid-back," and likes to conserve energy - especially its own. It can also be stubborn and hard to motivate - especially with ideas that are not its own.
Virgo refines and perfects, applies its ideas and learned skills in work - mostly for the benefit of others. It looks to use knowledge productively, analytically, logically. It is detail-conscious, practical, efficient, and discriminating. It is concerned with effective use of physical resources, including the body, and so is health-conscious and maintenance-oriented. It works hard at routine matters - but can be workaholic, critical, fussy, picky, and "never satisfied."
Capricorn consolidates, incorporates, creates hierarchy and structure, and works for large-scale, tangible results that will "justify its existence" and help it achieve social position. It is concerned with professional accomplishments and community standing. It assumes responsibility, acts with persistence, claims authority, establishes order, administers its concerns in a practical and business-like manner, and builds itself a solid reputation - often amounting to fame. It manages life on a broad scale and for the long-term, but it can be intransigent, unsympathetic, status-conscious, and concerned only with "the bottom line."
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