Leo is the fixed fire sign. It qualities are like its ruler The Sun and has energy that is vibrant, embodying confidence, generosity and a relaxed sense of its rightful place in the scheme of things. It also has associations with heat including being hot-headed, hot-blooded, and hot-tempered. Leo likes to be the boss. It is a monarchical energy, full of directness that requires self -control for positive expression.
Ruler: The Sun - symbol of awareness. The Sun represents our conscious self- our capacities, the will to live, vitality, spirit and organisation. Associated qualities are power, confidence and generosity.
Virgo an energy is paradoxical. It is an earth sign which is materialist and full of stability, yet it is also it is mutable. Governed by Mercury people born under this sign have a unique ability to be equally at home with both change and order. The Virgoan influence is calm, rational. Virgo has a perceptive energy that is highly discriminating.
Ruler: Mercury - symbol of communication In ancient times Mercury was believed to be the messenger of the gods. This planet governs intellect, communication, wit, writing and diplomacy. In a horoscope it shows the way you think and express yourself.
Libra is the sign of the scales and like its symbol it is always in pursuit of balance. In its ideal state Libran energy is smooth, airy and unemotional - almost invisible. However if the balance is upset by difficult circumstances Librans can swing between emotional extremes. The sign itself stands halfway through the Zodiac, and its first day is the autumnal equinox when night and day are equal. We find balance again in its ruling planet, harmonious Venus, and Libran energy tends to seek good relations with the energy of all other signs.
Ruler: Venus - symbol of love and harmony Venus was ancient goddess of Love and after the Moon is the feminine principle. This planet governs love, affection, art, creativity and physical beauty.
Scorpios can be vengeful, intense and unsettling. They are considered to be bad boys and girls! Despite being a water sign, it is also fixed, suggesting stagnant pools and murky depths rather than babbling brooks or rolling oceans. Scorpion energy is about deep truths, penetration of surface and hypocrisy. For this reason it can be an uncomfortable experience.
Ruler: Mars and Pluto. Pluto is the symbol of unconsciousness Pluto was the god of the Underworld is associated with the problems of its time of discovery in 1930- authoritarian governments, war, gangsters and unstable economics. It also governs death, hidden truths, secrets and great power.