January 2 Zodiac Birthday Signs – The influence of your birthday shows you to be ambitious and persistent, a serious and hardworking Capricorn. As a practical and down-to-earth individual with sharp mental abilities, you show an excellent capacity for learning. Education is particularly helpful for bringing out the best of your potential. One of your major lessons, however, is mastering a positive attitude toward money and relationships.
With the subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Taurus, there is a strong need for love and affection and harmonious working relationships. A lover of beauty and the arts, you can be creative but like to put your talents to a useful purpose. You have an innate understanding of the value of things and are practical enough to get the best out of situations. Due to your love of quality and luxury, however, you may not stop to consider whether you are spending more than you can afford.
Your original ideas and ability to be a shrewd judge of human nature suggest that you have excellent opportunities for success. Your date of birth does imply, however, a need for a certain amount of hard work and self-discipline in order to achieve your goals. Fortunately, you are born with the endurance to accomplish your ambitions, as long as you avoid tension in your relationships. One of your major challenges is to acknowledge and believe in your abilities. If you cannot manage this, you will find that you are taking positions well beneath your capabilities.
Before the age of eighteen you are likely to have a strong need for practical order and structure in your life. After the age of nineteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Aquarius, you desire more independence and freedom, with friendship becoming more important in your life. You may have an interest in more unusual subjects or want to express your own unique ideas. Another turning point occurs at the age of forty-nine, when your progressed Sun enters Pisces. From this time there is more of an emphasis on developing your sensitivity and a strong inner life. This can be reflected through your visions, dreams, and emotional ideals.
DEGREE: 10°-12° CAPRICORN
Star’s name: Pelagus, also called Nunki
Degree position: 11°15’-12°21’ Capricorn between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Sigma Sagittarius
Applicable days: January 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Star qualities: Mercury/Jupiter
Description: a star located on the vane of the arrow at the Archer’s hand
Your Secret Self
An innate ability to turn anything into a business must not be confused with the success that comes from doing something you believe is of real value. Although you possess an excellent capacity for earning wealth, pursuing activities for mere financial gain is liable to leave you outwardly successful but not always inwardly content. It is therefore important to learn to translate your money skills into worthy projects that in turn leave you feeling happier.
Being determined, you always aim for the top. You enjoy power and find strength in dedicating yourself to a specific goal or purpose. Without this control, you may become insecure and stubborn or you may even experience extremes of mood, from passion to indifference. Nevertheless, being sensitive provides the protection of intuitive insight that in turn can help solve many of life’s dilemmas for yourself or others.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Pelagus’s influence bestows a love of truthfulness, strong character, and a direct and assertive manner This star imparts determination to achieve success and sound common sense. Pelagus urges you toward education and higher learning, especially science, philosophy, history, and spirituality. This star also indicates an outspoken personality and strong convictions.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Pelagus bestows creativity and a wealth of ideas, a rise to influential public position, and favorable conditions at home and with family matters. You can make a name for yourself, and even though you sometimes become involved in complex situations, you usually come out unscathed.
• Positive: higher learning, sound common sense, love of truth
• Negative: controversial, failure through dishonesty
Work & Vocation
Ambitious and creative, with success in mind, you often collaborate with others in business. Usually you are highly intuitive and have a strong intellectual potential. When these are combined with your sensitivity, you do well in healing, teaching, or scientific research. Authoritative and hardworking, you often act as a media and public relations person, arbitrator, or manager for other people. A good psychologist, you have a natural disposition for writing that may be developed later on in life. Alternatively, you may choose to explore your creativity through art, photography, music, or the theater. Since you need to express yourself and gain wisdom, pure business is not satisfactory in the long run. The best field may be education or service to the community as a social worker and educator.
Famous people who share your birthday include writer Isaac Asimov, opera singer Renata Tebaldi, dancer Vera Zorina, French saint Thérèse de Lisieux, and photographer David Bailey.
Sensitivity and a strong need to be part of a group are suggested by your number 2 birthday. Often you are adaptable and understanding, and you enjoy cooperative activities. A love of harmony and a desire to interact with others may inspire you to act as a mediator or become a peacemaker. In your attempt to please, you may run the risk of becoming overdependent. The subinfluence of the number 1 month indicates that you are highly intuitive and imaginative. The initiatory spirit indicated here encourages you to make your own decisions or strike out alone. You are inclined to be independent, innovative, and courageous, with plenty of energy. Usually you are broad-minded and liberal, though at times you may have fixed ideas. As a humanitarian who is sympathetic, you seek wisdom and justice. A need to explore the mysteries of life may inspire you to study and teach metaphysics and philosophy. Avoid being hasty and overemotional, reacting in an extreme manner to situations. You may find that you are happiest when serving the public and bringing about reforms or enlightment.
• Positive: considerate, good partner, gentle, tactful, receptive, intuitive, harmonious, agreeable, ambassador of goodwill
• Negative: suspicious, lack of confidence, timid, oversensitive, selfish, easily hurt, deceitful
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For that special person you might try someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 4, 18, 21, 31, Feb. 2, 16, 19, 29, Man 14, 17, 27, Apr. 12, 15, 25, 27, May 10, 13, 23, 25, June 8, 11, 21, July 6, 9, 19, 31, Aug. 4, 7, 17, 29, Sept. 2, 15, 17, 27, 30, Oct. 3, 13, 25, 28, Nov. 1, 11, 13, 23, Dec. 9, 21, 24, 30
Beneficial: Jan. 6, Feb. 4, Mar. 2, May 30, June 28, July 26, Aug. 24, Sept. 22, 30, Oct. 20, 28, Nov. 18, 26, Dec. 16, 24
Fatal attractions: June 30, July 3, 4, 5, 6, 28, Aug. 26, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 20, Dec. 18
Challenging: Jan. 27, Feb. 25, Mar. 23, Apr. 21, May 19, June 17, July 15, Aug. 13, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 7, Dec. 5
Soul mates: Jan. 17, 19, Feb. 15, 17, Mar. 13, 15, Apr. 11, 13, May 9, 11, June 7, 9, July 5, 7, Aug. 3, 5, Sept. 1, 3, Oct. 1
Love & Relationships
Sensual and with strong attractions, you desire love and affection. With your need for companionship, it is important to have friendship in your love relationships. You must avoid getting petty or frustrated in your daily affairs, as this can be a source of discontent in relationships. Usually you are loyal to and supportive of your partner. You can be generous with the people you love, although there may be conflict in relationships or marriage around issues of money. You may possibly find that later in life others will turn to you for advice and guidance.