Look to the stars!
It's really about understanding the earth's positions in relation to the sun, and the Moon, and the planets and bodies of the solar system and how they energetically impact eachother. Western Astrology is a form of divination based on a horoscope for a specific point in time. The day of birth can often predict life traits, events, struggles, passions, etc. across an entire lifespan. The current positions and movements of the planets in the moment can basically tell you how you may be feeling or how your day may be going to go.
Planet Sun in Astrology represents the soul, masculinity, authority or government, power, and how other people are felt with.
The Moon represents our our intuition, basic habits and reactions, our deepest personal needs, and our unconscious shadow selves.
Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the closest to the Sun. Mercury represents communication, mentality, thoughts, reasoning, adaptability and variability.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is sometimes called Earth's "sister" or "twin" planet as it is almost as large and has a similar composition. The planet of romance, love, beauty, art and money. Venus in a birth chat speaks to the way you express your desires, your passions, what you value, and how you relate to and experience pleasure. It also influences how you socialize, relate to, and attract others.
The Earth represents your physical location and sense is purpose. It's the mirror image of the sun, in the same degree but the opposite sign. If your sun sign is in Aquarius, your Earth sign is in Leo, and vice versa. If your sun sign is in Pisces, your Earth sign is in Virgo, and vice versa
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System, being larger than only Mercury. The planet of action, energy, and desire. It represents the survival instinct and can be thought of as primal in nature. Mars rules our animal instincts for aggression, anger, and survival.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet in the Solar System. It is a gas giant with a mass more than two and a half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined, but slightly less than one-thousandth the mass of the Sun. The planet of expansion, healing, growth, good fortune and miracles. Jupiter governs long distance and foreign travel, big business and wealth, higher education, religion, and the law.
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. It is a gas giant with an average radius of about nine and a half times that of Earth. The planet of authority and moral obligations. It comes up in the way you handle responsibility, create boundaries, and do other mature activities in life.
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius and fourth-largest planetary mass in the Solar System. The owner of looking forward. It reaists tradition and celebrates originality and individuality. Uranus is associated with technology, innovation, discovery, and all that is progressive. On the upside, Uranus is associated with enlightenment, progressiveness, objectivity, novelty, and ingenuity.
Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and the farthest known solar planet. In the Solar System, it is the fourth-largest planet by diameter, the third-most-massive planet, and the densest giant planet. The psychic planet of intuition, ideals, spirituality, compassion, and is the domain of dreams and delusions. Within the birth chart, the influence of Neptune is determined by the zodiac sign in which it falls, as well as the astrological house it occupies
Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune. It is the ninth-largest and tenth-most-massive known object to directly orbit the Sun. The planet of transformative rebirth and regeneration. A new approach and a new perspective is what Pluto is all about. It helps an individual look at things differently, transform or evolve their views and emerge with new outlooks in life.
Chiron is a comet with a unique and erratic orbit. Chiron represents our inner wounds and how we can overcome them.
Each of the twelve houses of a chart rule certain areas of life, types of people and relationships, ideas, and life circumstances. Both time and location of birth are needed in order to determine the first house. This is because the first house of a birth chart is determined by the zodiac constellation that was rising on the horizon at the moment of birth. Once the first house is determined, the other houses line up in order of the number of the house one through twelve as described below:
The cusp of the first house is a special angle, the Ascendant (also known as the rising sign).
The first house is an angular house. Its natural sign ruler is Aries and its natural planetary ruler is Mars.
The image we project to others, the first impression we make, how we start things, our defense mechanisms, our relationship with our immediate environment, our general outlook on life, and our physical appearance.
The second house is a succedent house. Its natural sign ruler is Taurus and its natural planetary ruler is Venus.
Money and personal finances, sense of self-worth and basic values, personal possessions.
The third house is a cadent house. Its natural sign ruler is Gemini and its natural planetary ruler is Mercury.
The lower mind, communication, interactions in our immediate environment, siblings and early environment, neighbors, thoughts, short trips, writing and speaking, how we formulate our thoughts, language skills, media and communications.
The cusp of the fourth house is a special angle called the Immum Coeli and is also known as the nadir.
The fourth house is an angular house. Its natural sign ruler is Cancer and its natural planetary ruler is the Moon.
Our psychological foundations and roots, family, home life, instinctive behavior, the mother or the more “maternal” parent/caregiver, ancestry, our connection with our past, our sense of security, domestic life, real estate.
The fifth house is a succedent house. Its natural sign ruler is Leo and its natural planetary ruler is the Sun.
Creative self-expression, pleasure and entertainment, all forms of “play”, speculation and gambling, pastimes, hobbies, attitude towards romance, romantic relationships, lovers as opposed to partners, attitude towards having fun, drama, adornments and costumes.
The sixth house is a cadent house. Its natural sign ruler is Virgo and its natural planetary ruler is Mercury.
Work and job (as opposed to career), techniques and methods, daily life, order, self-improvement, health, nutrition, attitude towards food, service, attitude towards service and co-workers, helpfulness, pets, attitude towards routine and organization, how we refine and perfect ourselves, aptitudes.
The cusp of the seventh house is a special angle called the Descendant (DSC).
The seventh house is an angular house. Its natural sign ruler is Libra and its natural planetary ruler is Venus.
Companionship, the alter ego, partnerships, one-to-one relationships, marriage, the first marriage, the “significant other”, business partnerships, competitors, our “shadow self”, lawyers, mediators, counselors, contracts.
The eighth house is a succedent house. Its natural sign ruler is Scorpio and its natural planetary ruler is Pluto.
Transformation and crisis, our attitude towards crisis and change, sexuality, sex, death and rebirth, personal growth and transformation, regeneration, our partner’s resources, addictions, psychology, others’ money, taxes, divorce/alimony, inheritance.
The ninth house is a cadent house. Its natural sign ruler is Sagittarius and its natural planetary ruler is Jupiter.
Our personal belief system, our sense of adventure, exploration, religious beliefs and personal philosophy, higher education, long-distance travel, morals, foreign languages and cultures, personal truths, publishing, commerce.
The cusp of the tenth house is a special angle called the Midheaven.
The tenth house is an angular house. Its natural sign ruler is Capricorn and its natural planetary ruler is Saturn.
Career and profession, contribution to society, position in society, social standing, reputation, material success and position, how we carve out an identity for ourselves, achievement, authority figures, paternal figures, the father or most “paternal” parent/caregiver, bosses, governments, attitude towards responsibility, attitude towards abiding by the law, desire for achievement.
The eleventh house is a succedent house. Its natural sign ruler is Aquarius and its natural planetary ruler is Uranus.
Acquaintances and friends, groups, organizations, hopes, wishes, aspirations, personal goals, our sense of our true inner purpose, our sense of the group, humanity.
The twelfth house is a cadent house. Its natural sign ruler is Pisces and its natural planetary ruler is Neptune.
That which is hidden or below the surface, karma, self-undoing, soul growth, hidden strengths and hidden weaknesses, dreams, private affairs, lost items, hospitals and prisons, spiritual studies.
In astrology, a sign of the zodiac refers to one of 12 specific constellations of the zodiac that the sun appears to be going through at different times of the year, from the perspective from watching the skies on the surface of the earth. A person's particular sign of the zodiac is the one that the sun was in when they were born. It is a belief in astrology that a person's personality can be predicted using their sign of the zodiac. Understanding the energies of each and energetic impact of other heavenly bodies mentioned above.