Leo (July 23–August 22)
Leo is the fifth sign of the Zodiac and is associated with the keywords magnanimous, generous, hospitable, caring, warm, authoritative, active, and open. Leos are typically pictured as very dignified and regal. They are hard-working, ambitious, and enthusiastic, however, they are supposedly prone to laziness, often choosing to take "the easy way out." They are known to be exuberant, extroverted, and generous. They have a natural dramatic flair and are very creative. They are typically very self-assured and love taking center-stage in whatever arena they are in. Fiery and self-assured, it can be near impossible to resist the Leo’s charm. Whether it’s time spent with family and friends, or efforts on the job scene, a Leo is going to bring much to the table. But if you want to really dig deep into this bombastic sign, we’ve got everything you need right here.
- Generous and warmhearted
- Creative and enthusiastic
- Broad-minded and expansive
- Faithful and loving
- Pompous and patronizing
- Bossy and interfering
- Dogmatic and intolerant
Career and Money
Leos are doers. “I will” is the key phrase for this sign. They’re always going to be busy, regardless of whatever else is happening around them. They are ambitious, creative, and optimistic. It’s not enough to just do the job for a Leo. It must be done to the absolute best of their ability. Once committed to an employer, they will go all out, but the best situation for the Leo is to be their own boss.Careers that allow for the Leo’s dramatic flair are ideal. Such positions give the Lion free rein. Other occupations such as management, teaching, and politics are well suited, too. Anything that puts a Leo in a leadership position will give this sign the opportunity to do what comes naturally to them.Leos love to surround themselves with the things they fancy. Since money usually comes readily to the Leo, there’s always more where that came from. “Money is meant to be spent” as far as this sign is concerned, and spend they will. Generous in spirit, a Leo will give away their last dollar to help a friend out. They’re always confident that there will be more, and there usually is. There’s never a lack of work for a Leo. In fact, there’s generally more work available to them than they can keep up with.
Love and Sex
This fiery sign is passionate and forthright with their affections. When it comes to romance, you can expect the Leo to be adventurous, fun, and highly energetic. There is a definite line of division between sex and love for Leos. Mates are chosen for their willingness to allow the Leo to take the lead, shine brightly, and be independent. They look for uninhibited lovers who aren’t self-conscious. As accepting as the Leo is, a mate needs to be an intellectual equal to cut the mustard. Leos are very giving to those in their personal life.
Each sign has a part of the anatomy attached to it, making this the area of the body that is most sensitive to stimulation. The anatomical areas for Leo are the heart, spine, and upper back.
The ruling planet for Leo is the sun. Considered the masculine principal of the horoscope, the sun rules men in general, health, leadership, rank, authority, progress, energy, dignity, the capacity for experience, and the sense of identity.
Leo’s lucky numbers are 1, 4, and 6.
The color of choice for Leo is gold.
Leo’s star stone is the ruby.
As a sign of the fifth house—one that focuses on sports, children, creativity, amusements, love that you give, love affairs, speculations, romance—Leo naturally embodies a fun, artistic vibe.
Leos are most compatible with Sagittarius and Aries.The opposite sign of Leo is Aquarius.
One of the best gifts for a Leo is a status symbol item or a family related collection such as a keepsake album.
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