Aquarius the Water Bearer
Aquarius the Water Bearer: January 20 – February 18
- Symbol: The Water Bearer
- Element: Air
- Planet: Uranus, Saturn
- Color: Light Blue
- Compatibility: Leo
- House: 11th
- Birthstone: Amethyst
Personality: Those born in Aquarius tend to have one of two personality types that are complete opposites in some ways but also have many similarities. The first type of Aquarius-born tend to be shyer and reserved while the second type is more outgoing and energetic. No matter which type they are they have a strong mind and get bored easily if they’re not being intellectually stimulated. Aquarius is one of the most successful of all the zodiac signs because of their cutting-edge attitudes and their ability to see both sides of an argument without prejudice. This allows them to take a step back and find the best way to solve any problem that comes their way. With these great personality traits those born to Aquarius the Water Bearer are destined to be the top of their fields and make a difference in this world.
Strengths: There are many strengths associated with this sign. They are forward thinkers that are always looking for the next best thing. Aquarians are also very independent which means that they don’t need the attention of others but also get along very well with the other signs, so their independence doesn’t hurt them.
Weaknesses: Though there are many positive traits of Aquarians there are also negative traits as with all the zodiac signs. They can be standoffish and unfeeling at times. This can lead to strain in a relationship sometimes but is easily overcome by making an effort to be more understanding and let their emotions show.
Symbol: The water Bearer. This symbol represents the philanthropic nature of the Aquarius-born and the water that washes away the past to make room for the future. It is a good symbol for how those born in this sign wish to erase the mistakes of the past and leave a more opportunistic future for those that come after.
Element: The element of Air is the most intellectual of all the elements. Those born to this element also have a need to be free to make their own choices and follow their own path. Just as air must be free to flow as it chooses so must those who are born to it.
Planet: The modern planet for this sign is Uranus. This planet symbolizes the freedom to follow our dreams and to be innovative. It is the opposite of the traditional planet of this sigh, Saturn. Where Saturn keeps us grounded and reminds us of our restrictions, Uranus pushes us to go beyond what we can see and towards progress.
Color: The color associated with this sign is light-blue. This color symbolizes truth, intelligence, loyalty, and confidence. It’s no mystery why this is the color to represent Aquarius-born as it matches so perfectly with their personality.
Compatibility: The strongest compatibility for Aquarius is Leo. Though both signs are strong and independent they are also opposites in all the right ways. Leos are the kings/queens of the zodiac signs. They tend to be very strong willed and need someone who can challenge them and inspire creativity to push them forward just as they will with the Water Bearer.
House This sign rules the 11th House. This house rules our relationships with friends and acquaintances. It also rules over ourselves and our true sense of being and purpose.
Birthstone The birthstone of the Water Bearer is amethyst. This stone represents relationships, courage, and healing. This is the perfect stone for this sign to help Aquarius-born with their weakness and to bring out the best in them.