August 4 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Generous and broad-minded, you have a universal perspective, though a preoccupation with material concerns frequently limits your humanitarian inclinations. As a Leo, you are creative and magnanimous, with practical skills and powers of attainment. Friendly and cheerful, you attract people and can be popular. This also indicates strong leadership potential and suggests that you do not like to be in a subservient position.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Sagittarius, encourages you to expand and, in combination with your optimistic outlook, inspires you to courageously take chances. When you fear the unknown, this influence can also work adversely and undermine your capability to perform record achievements. By trying to resist an inclination to be impatient and bossy, you can develop tolerance. Detachment and a balanced attitude to life will enable you to avoid many frustrations and disappointments.
Adopting a responsible outlook may inspire you to explore your true potential and become a leading specialist in your chosen field. Although you prefer to deal with the larger pic* ture, in your enthusiasm you may forget about the small but vital details. By learning to be thorough or methodical, you can enhance your prospects of success.
From childhood, you are likely to be interested in social activities and being at the center of things. From the age of eighteen onward, as your progressed Sun moves into Virgo for a thirty-year period, you gradually become more conscientious, thoughtful, reserved, and discriminating. You may be interested in becoming more efficient in your working environment. As your progressed Sun enters Libra, when you are age forty-eight, you reach a turning point. This brings a strong emphasis on your social relationships and partnerships. Your creative abilities are enhanced, and you may wish to develop any latent musical, artistic, or literary interests.
DEGREE: 11°-12°30’ LEO
Star’s name: Kochab
Degree position: 11°56’-12°45’ Leo
between the years 1930 and
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Beta Ursa Minor
Applicable days: August 4, 5, 6, 7
Star qualities: Saturn/Mercury
Description: a giant orange star located
in the Small Bear; also called the
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Kochab’s influence bestows logic, concentration, and an ability to come straight to the point in discussion. Often you have a love of tidiness and good organizational skills. This star imparts stamina and opportunities to rise to a position of authority.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star indicates that much can be achieved through determination. You have the ability to fight with energy and courage till the end, and you possess a never- give-up attitude. This star also warns against deceit and malicious or underhanded activities.
• Positive: determination, persistence, courage to overcome obstacles
•Negative: rashness, mischief, pessimism
Your Secret Self
You usually possess a youthful quality, and being happy and relaxed brings out your original sense of humor. Part of your clever, satirical wit may come from your natural psychological skills and ability to quickly evaluate people. A need for material security at all costs may cause a conflict between your ideals or desires and the limitations of your reality. By incorporating adventures, variety, and travel into your life, you can transform an inner restlessness into attainment of new goals.
By learning how to manage your assets and budget, you may avoid alternating periods of being well-off, generous, or extravagant with periods of being insecure due to a lack of funds. This will also help you overcome a fear of financial instability.
Work & Vocation
Since you are very independent and prefer to give orders rather than accept them, you are usually better in some position of authority or, if working within a group, where you have the freedom to operate in your own way. You are liable to succeed in teaching, lecturing, the theater, or running your own business. You are a good evaluator, and so the more pragmatic side of your nature may be drawn to real estate, banking, and the stock market. Alternatively, a humanitarian streak may find expression through the healing professions or in some form of social or community work.
Famous people who share your birthday include England’s Queen Mother, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, baseball player Roger Clemens, and Olympic athlete Mary Decker Slaney.
The solid structure and orderly power suggested by the number 4 birthday indicate that you need stability and like to establish order. Endowed with energy, practical skills, and strong determination, you can achieve success through hard work. Security-conscious, you like to build a strong foundation for yourself and your family. A pragmatic approach to life confers a good business sense and an ability to achieve material success in life. As a number 4 individual, you are usually honest, frank, and fair. The challenges for a number 4 individual may include overcoming periods of instability or financial worry. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that the way you manage your finances can make a great deal of difference to your life, and you may have to learn to be practical and economical. You like to think in a creative way and often lead and inspire others. Usually you have good reasoning powers and are a good planner or designer.
• Positive: well organized, self-discipline, steady, hardworking, organized, craftsmanship, good with your hands, pragmatism, trusting, exact
• Negative: uncommunicative, rigid, lazy, unfeeling, procrastination, bossy, hidden affections, resentful, strict
Love & Relationships
Although you are warm and loving, at times emotional inhibitions can make you seem cool and detached. Partnerships are very important in your life, even if you do not always express your feelings. Generally you are attracted to people who are mentally stimulating or with whom you share some type of intellectual activity. Although you are usually a good partner, if you have a stubborn streak, it may cause quarrels in relationships. Luckily, this does not last long, since, being understanding and caring, you are a good friend, host, and protective family member.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
Success in finding the right partner may be more easily achieved with those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 6, 7, 16, Feb. 4, 5, 14, Mar. 2, 12, 28, 30, Apr. 10, 26, 28, May 8, 24, 26, 30, June 6, 22, 24, 28, July 4, 20, 22, 26, 31, Aug. 2, 18, 20, 24, 29, Sept. 16, 18, 22, 27, Oct. 14, 16, 20, 25, Nov. 12, 14, 18, 23, Dec. 10, 12, 16, 21
Beneficial: Jan. 9, 14, 16, Feb. 7, 12, 14, Mar. 5, 10, 12, Apr. 3, 8, 10, May 1, 6, 8, June 4, 6, July 2, 4, Aug. 2, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 26, 30, Dec. 24, 28, 29
Fatal attractions: Jan. 21, Feb. 19, Mar. 17, Apr. 15, May 13, June 11, July 9, Aug. 7, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 1
Challenging: Jan. 4, 13, 28, Feb. 2, 11, 26, Mar. 9, 24, Apr. 7, 22, May 5, 20, June 3, 18, July 1, 16, Aug. 14; Sept. 12, Oct. 10, 31, Nov. 8, 29, Dec. 6, 27
Soul mates: Jan. 15, 22, Feb. 13, 20, Mar. 11, 18, Apr. 9, 16, May 7, 14, June 5, 12, July 3, 10, Aug. I, 8, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 2