Qualities, elements & polarities

The 12 zodiac signs can be divided in smaller groups according to the 3 qualities, the 4 elements or the 2 polarities. Each one of these components has different characteristics associated to them, as explained below.

☆ THE 2 POLARITIES:  POSITIVE, NEGATIVE ☆ 

Positive Signs are ACTIVE (YANG)
Aggressive, direct, extroverted, giving.
-> Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Aquarius

Negative Signs are REFLECTIVE (YIN)
Passive, indirect, introverted, receptive.
-> Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces


☆ THE 3 QUALITIES: CARDINAL, FIXED, MUTABLE   ☆

Cardinal Signs are DYNAMIC LEADERS
Initiators, assertive, influential, go-getters.
-> Aries, Libra, Cancer, Capricorn.

Fixed Signs are STRATEGIC ORGANIZERS
Steady, consistent, stubborn, persistent.
-> Taurus, Scorpio, Leo, Aquarius

Mutable Signs are FLEXIBLE COMMUNICATORS
Adaptable, restless, intellectual, social.
-> Gemini, Sagittarius, Virgo, Pisces


☆ THE 4 ELEMENTS: FIRE, EARTH, AIR, WATER  ☆

Fire Signs are ENERGETIC 
Inspirational, explosive, enthusiastic.
-> Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Earth Signs are PRACTICAL
Efficient, grounded, reliable.
-> Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

Air Signs are INTELLECTUAL
Communicative, knowledgeable, flighty.
-> Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

Water Signs are SENSITIVE
Perceptive, imaginative, compassionate.
-> Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

☆ SUMMARY OF HOW THESE MANIFEST IN EACH SIGN ☆

Aries  Dynamic, Active, Energetic ♈ The Pioneer
Taurus ♉ Strategic, Reflective, Practical ♉ The Owner
Gemini  Flexible, Active, Intellectual ♊ The Student 
Cancer  ♋ Dynamic, Reflective, Sensitive ♋ The Healer
Leo ♌ Strategic, Active, Energetic ♌ The Warrior
Virgo ♍ Flexible, Reflective, Practical ♍ The Assistant 
Libra Dynamic, Active, Intellectual ♎  The Mediator
Scorpio  Strategic, Reflective, Sensitive ♏ The Investigator 
Sagittarius  Flexible, Active, Energetic ♐ The Wanderer
Capricorn  Dynamic, Reflective, Practical ♑ The Manager
Aquarius ♒ Strategic, Active, Intellectual ♒ The Visionary 
Pisces ♓ Flexible, Reflective, Sensitive ♓ The Dreamer

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