May 23 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Friendly and intelligent, you like to communicate your ideas and share your knowledge. You are likely to be young at heart, with an agile mind that allows you to grasp ideas very quickly. Although versatile, you may have to be careful that your desire for speed does not turn into restlessness and impatience.

With the double influence of Mercury in the first decanate of Gemini, you are interested in worldly affairs and may enjoy being on the move. Your general mental outlook is broad-minded, kind, universal, and sincere. You consider it important to tell the truth and be direct and honest with others.

Occasionally you can be prone to disturbing anxieties that can depress or discourage you. At these times it is essential to detach yourself and not become overly sensitive to ordinary misfortunes. Concentrate on your usual bright and optimistic future plans. With your charitable and altruistic approach to life, you are often in the position of supporting the underdog or helping and advising others. Although you can be thrifty and economical, you will be extremely generous with those you care for.

With your innate desire for harmony, your home base is extra important as a foundation for your security, and you may be willing to make sacrifices to keep everything safe. You may, however, also be liable to spiritual or psychic exploration’s and may have vivid dreams through your close contact with the subconscious. You need clever people around you from whom you can get mental stimulation, as you are interested in a wide range of subjects. As a clever conversationalist, you can talk about your pet subject with great enthusiasm. You may be particularly interested in philosophy, religion, literature, travel, or law.

After the age of twenty-nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Cancer, you are likely to become more sensitive and security-conscious, with a strong accent on your home life. When your progressed Sun moves into Leo, around age fifty-nine, there is a strong need for self-expression and assertiveness, which may inspire you to become more sociable and adventurous.

SUN: GEMINI
DECANATE: GEMINI/MERCURY
DEGREE: 1°-2°’ GEMINI
MODE: MUTABLE
ELEMENT: AIR

 

FIXED STARS

 

Although your Sun’s degree is not linked to a fixed star, some of your other planets’ degrees certainly will be. By having an astrological chart calculated, you can find the exact position of the planets on your date of birth. This will tell you which of the fixed stars listed in this book are relevant to you.

Your Secret Self

 

An inner sense of the dramatic points to a strong need to express your creativity and ideas. If this need is not fulfilled, you may become frustrated or disappointed. Having a positive philosophy in life or something to believe in ensures that you do not drift and enables you to be very focused. Discipline of your mind and abilities is a must; education, whether conventional or independent, gives you confidence, encourages you to make the most of your potential, and is a key to your success.

You find it important to be fair, to act responsibly, and to pay your debts, mainly because you have a strong sense of justice and want your surroundings to be as harmonious as possible. Just be careful that in the process of not wanting to rock the boat you do not allow situations to become too much of a predictable routine. Fortunately, you have the capacity to always want to improve yourself.

Work & Vocation

 

A natural inclination for business combined with good organizational skills is likely to aid you in any career. With your love of knowledge and talent for communication, you could excel in teaching or be drawn to linguistics, science, or journalism. You are likely to be skilled with your hands, especially in creative and artistic pursuits. Alternatively, occupations connected with matters abroad or mixing with people could satisfy your love of variety and keep you from becoming bored. Law, counseling, or psychology could possibly provide an outlet for your talent in offering advice and information. People with this birthday may also succeed in show business or music.

Famous people who share your birthday include actress Joan Collins, hypnotist Anton Mesmer, and actor Douglas Fairbanks.

Numerology

 

Intuition, emotional sensitivity, and creativity are some of the attributes of a person with a number 23 birthday. Usually you are versatile, passionate, and a quick thinker, with a professional attitude and a mind full of creative ideas. With the number 23 influence, you can learn new subjects easily, but may prefer practice to theory. Fond of travel, adventure, and meeting new people, you may find that restlessness implied by the number 23 urges you to try many different kinds of experiences, and you are apt to make the most of any situation. Generally friendly and fun-loving, with courage and drive, you may need an active life in order to actualize your true potential. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you are multitalented, with an ambitious and restless nature. You may need to develop your assertiveness and determination by learning to focus on a particular objective. Find your individuality through work and achievement and make your dreams a reality by converting your creative thoughts into decisive action. You need recognition and like to be appreciated for your efforts.

Positive: loyal, responsible, love of travel, communicative, intuitive, creative, versatile, trustworthy, fame

Negative: selfish, insecure, stubborn, uncompromising, fault finding, withdrawn, prejudiced

Love & Relationships

 

Your home life and finding a partner or soul mate are of prime importance. However, you may have to watch out for becoming overly dependent in your relationships. Although you can be loyal and affectionate, love unions may not always go according to plan. You may need to learn to adapt to changing circumstances. By developing patience, self-discipline, and detachment, you will be able to take on life’s challenges and overcome a tendency to give up too easily. If you find your true love early in life, you are likely to settle down and be more content, as you do not like to be on your own.

YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE

 

You might find emotional fulfillment and that special someone among those born on the following days.

Love & friendship: Jan. 1, 5, 6, 15, 26, 29, 30, Feb. 13, 24, 27, 28, Mar. 11, 22, 25, 26, 29, Apr. 9, 20, 23, 24, May 7, 18, 21, 22, June 5, 16, 19, 20, July 3, 14, 17, 18, 31, Aug. 1, 12, 15, 16, 29, 31, Sept. 10, 13, 14, 17, 27, 29, Oct. 8, 11, 12, 25, 27, Nov. 6, 9, 10, 23, 25, Dec. 4, 7, 8, 21, 23, 29

Beneficial: Jan. 1, 2, 10, 14, 27, Feb. 8, 12, 25, Mar. 6, 23, Apr. 4, 8, 21, May 2, 6, 19, 30, June 4, 17, 28, July 2, 15, 26, Aug. 13, 24, Sept. 11, 22, Oct. 9, 20, Nov. 7, 18, Dec. 5, 16

Fatal attractions: Nov. 24, 25, 26

Challenging: Jan. 17, 26, Feb. 15, 24, Mar. 13, 22, ?pr. 11, 20, May 9, 18, June 7, 16, July 5, 14, Aug. 3, 12, 30, Sept. 1, 10, 28, Oct. 8, 26, 29, Nov. 6, 24, 27, Dec. 4, 22, 25

Soul mates: Jan. 21, Feb. 19, Mar. 17, Apr. 15, May 13, June 11, July 9, 29, Aug. 7, 27, Sept. 5, 25, Oct. 3, 23, Nov. 1, 21, Dec. 19