August 14 Zodiac Birthday Signs – As you are pragmatic and hardworking, your birthday implies that your good judgment and creative mind will ensure your success and prosperity. As a Leo, you are naturally gifted and sociable, with a charming and attractive personality. Secure in your knowledge and highly intuitive, you are also receptive to your environment and happiest when active and productive.
The subinfluence of your decanate planet, Mars, adds to your vitality and enables you to achieve success. Nevertheless, you may need to overcome a tendency to be emotionally unsure or overly sensitive in order to realize your true potential.
Hardworking, honest, and direct is how others usually describe you. Although usually generous and sympathetic, you can be intolerant of ignorance or stupidity and display impatience. Since you are an independent thinker, you generally do not appreciate interference from others, which can bring out your stubborn streak.
The combination of your insight and logic is apt to lead you to positions of authority, and when it comes to communication, you can retaliate in just the right manner with your impressive speech. It is through developing trust in and receptivity to your inner voice that you gain the edge over others. With your power of resolution and determination, you like to put thought into action, while your natural curiosity inspires you to explore new territories.
When you are around the age of eight, your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, commencing a thirty-year period of increasing emphasis on practicality, order, and being more discriminating with your time and energy. Another turning point occurs at the age of thirty-eight, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, stimulating you to develop any latent musical, artistic, or literary talents and to place more emphasis on your relationships. At the age of sixty-eight, when your progressed Sun enters Scorpio, there is another turning point that emphasizes the importance of emotional transformation and personal power.
DEGREE: 21°-22° LEO
Merak; Al Genubi, also called Asad Australis
Star’s name: Merak
Degree position: 18°29-19°34’ Leo
between the years 1930 and
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Alpha Ursa Major
Applicable days: August 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Star qualities: Mars
Description: a white giant star located
on the side of the Great Bear
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Merak imparts a love of command and leadership abilities, although it may also indicate an inclination to be overly dominant Your determination means that you are likely to achieve much in life and succeed where others may fail.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows courage, assertiveness, and hot-blooded vitality. The power of attainment that is associated with this star ensures that your life will be full of activity. Merak’s influence carries opportunities and possible fame and honors.
• Positive: love of life, active and creative, ambition, courage
• Negative: hastiness, stubbornness, overstrain
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
You have high standards for yourself and want to succeed in a big way. Just remember that pure money or business success without a heart or creative element is not likely to bring you the happiness you seek. You respond to people and have a wonderful way of uplifting their spirits through your positive ideas and actions. Your strong dramatic side wants to inform as well as entertain, which makes an ideal combination for being a connector or link-up person for people from all different social groups.
You need success in order to prove your own faith in yourself. You may constantly be giving yourself challenges in order to show that you can overcome them and boost your confidence in the process. This can conquer a sense of doubt or distrust that can occasionally appear to threaten your peace of mind. Once things start moving for you, however, your strong sense of purpose ensures that nothing can stop you from achieving your tremendous potential.
Work & Vocation
Your natural dramatic gifts and sharp mind ensure that with self-discipline you can be at the forefront of your profession. You may have to be careful that an inner restlessness does not stop you from fully developing your abilities. A need for variety usually points to your tendency to become bored if your work does not offer enough opportunity for change. With a natural business sense and organizational skills, you can succeed in commerce, banking, or law, or you may use your dramatic gifts in writing, music, or the theater. The caring or humanitarian side of your nature could provide you with the impetus to excel as a teacher, counselor, or social worker, or in a job that requires speaking up for others, such as union leader or politician. Alternatively, you may be drawn to the world of sport, where your ability to think big can take you to the top.
Famous people who share your birthday include actor Steve Martin, cartoonist Gary Larson, writer Danielle Steel, musician David Crosby, singer Sarah Brightman, and basketball player Magic Johnson.
Intellectual potential, pragmatism, and determination are some of the qualities associated with the number 14 birthday. Indeed, as a number 14 individual, you frequently put your work first and judge yourself and others on the basis of career achievements. Although you need stability, the restlessness indicated by the number 14 urges you to forge ahead or take on new challenges in a constant attempt to improve your lot. This innate restlessness and constant lack of satisfaction may also inspire you to make a great many changes in your life, especially if you are not happy with your working conditions or financial status. With your perceptive mind, you respond quickly to problems and enjoy solving them. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you realize your own power and aspirations through hard work. Often practical, with a strong desire for prosperity, you have an original and innovative approach to problem solving, with new and exciting ideas that impress others.
• Positive: decisive actions, hardworking, lucky, creative, pragmatic, imaginative, industrious
•Negative: overly cautious or overly impulsive, thoughtless, stubborn
Love & Relationships
With your creativity and intelligence, you can mix business and pleasure. Friendly and sociable, you usually have many opportunities for love and romance. You may be particularly drawn to the company of those who are active and mentally stimulating. You need people who can appreciate your fast wit and sense of humor. Because of your ability to be sympathetic and understanding, others may come to you for support and advice.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To find the partner or lover who will keep you interested and appreciate your sensitivity, you might start by looking for someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 9, 12, 16, 25, Feb. 7, 10, 14, 23, 24, Mar. 8, 12, 22, 31, Apr. 3, 6, 10, 20, 21, 29, May 4, 8, 18, 27, June 2, 6, 16, 25, 30, July 4, 14, 23, 28, Aug. 2, 12, 21, 26, 30, Sept. 10, 19, 24, 28, Oct. 8, 17, 22, 26, Nov. 6, 15, 20, 24, 30, Dec. 4, 5, 13, 18, 22, 28
Beneficial: Jan. 2, 13, 22, 24, Feb. 11, 17, 20, 22, Mar. 9, 15, 18, 20, 28, Apr. 7, 13, 16, 18, 26, May 5, 11, 16, 18, 26, June 3, 9, 12, 14, 22, July 1, 7, 10, 12, 20, Aug. 5, 8, 10, 18, Sept. 3, 6, 8, 16, Oct. 1, 4, 6, 14, Nov. 2, 4, 12, Dec. 2, 10
Fatal attractions: Jan. 25, Feb. 11, 12, 13, 23, Mar. 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 5, Dec. 3
Challenging: Jan. 7, 23, Feb. 5, 21, Mar. 3, 19, 29, Apr. 1, 17, 27, May 15, 25, June 13, 23, July 11, 21, 31, Aug. 9, 19, 29, Sept. 7, 17, 27, 30, Nov. 3, 13, 23, 26, Dec. 1, 11, 21, 24
Soul mates: Jan. 17. Feb. 15, Mar. 13, Apr. 11, May 9, June 7, July 5, Aug. 3, Sept. 1, Nov. 30, Dec. 28