April 29 Zodiac Birthday Signs – The keen intellect and mental quickness available to you ensure that your mind never stops working. Being very instinctive and capable of deep thought, you form instant opinions of people, which are usually right. It may be necessary for you to find an interest and specialize so that you can focus all your mental energy on something worthwhile.
The influence of your Taurus decanate points to a love of beauty and the arts as well as creative self-expression. It indicates a sensual nature that at times can be quite material and security-conscious. The natural business sense that this influence suggests can blend well with your interest in people and helps you make contacts from all different walks of life. Often you are interested in foreign places or meeting new people and are likely to have opportunities to work abroad. Alternatively, in order to avoid boredom you may need to seek new experiences and learn as you earn.
To evade pessimism or cynicism, it may be necessary to give yourself a positive goal that you feel is just within your reach. This stimulates your spirit of enterprise and brings out your optimism and sense of good fortune. Often mentally quick and curious, you are good company and can be very entertaining, with a unique sense of humor.
After the age of twenty-two, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, the tempo of your life increases and there is more of an emphasis on writing, speech, and communication. This continues until around age fifty-two, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. This is a turning point for you, which will highlight the growing importance of emotional intimacy and security.
DEGREE: 8°-9° TAURUS
Hamal, also called Al Hamal or the Sheep; Schedir, also called Sader
Star’s name: Hamal, also called Al Hamal or the Sheep
Degree position: 6°43’-7°38’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Alpha Arietis
Applicable dates: April 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Star qualities: combined influences of Mars and Saturn
Description: an orange-yellow star located in the forehead of the Ram
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Hamal endows restlessness and a drive to excel, together with an influence of rebelliousness. This star suggests that competitiveness and drive for success may at times challenge you to use unorthodox methods in order to achieve your goals.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows the power to overcome obstacles with concentration and persistence but warns against being inconsiderate to others or using force to get your own way. Only through patience can you develop your skills, talents, and abilities. Hamal may also suggest a danger of putting money at the top of your priorities.
• Positive: patience, discipline, hard work, concentrated energy, leadership
• Negative: use of force, unscrupulousness, keeping unsuitable company
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Although an inner restlessness drives you to seek variety in your life, you also have within you a need for order, dependability, and security. With your ingenuity and pragmatic approach, you can skillfully organize your life plans and solve problems. Extremely strong-willed and stubborn when you have made up your mind, you are a force to be reckoned with.
Despite being very practical on the surface, you also possess within you a desire for something deep and meaningful. This may bring secrecy into your relationships or can lead to an interest in subjects of a more profound nature. You also possess emotional sensitivity and can be instinctive or psychic, which enables you to have a good understanding of people. Although you can be loving and caring, guard against a tendency toward fluctuating moods. Nevertheless, when positive, you creatively channel your thoughts and practical skills to achieve your objectives.
Work & Vocation
Your need for mental stimulation and your quick intelligence indicate that you are able to assimilate information very quickly. This gives you a plethora of career choices, though you may have to guard against boredom. Although variety is a key to your success, avoid scattering your energies by having too many irons in the fire. Occupations in the public sphere could well be of interest, as a sense of purpose often comes from people-oriented activities. Those of you who are artistically gifted could perhaps succeed as writers or in journalism, commercial art, advertising, or fashion. Leadership qualities could bring success in the business world or the political arena. Acting or music are also excellent outlets for your imagination and drive.
Famous people who share your birthday include actresses Michelle Pfeiffer and Uma Thurman, musician/composer Duke Ellington, tennis star Andre Agassi, conductors Sir Thomas Beecham and Sir Malcolm Sargent, publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, and comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
With a number 29 birthday, you are often highly intuitive, sensitive, and emotional. Your compassionate and understanding nature inspires humanitarianism and can encourage others to fulfill their hopes and aspirations. Although you are a true dreamer, often the extreme sides of your nature indicate that you may have to guard against alternating moods. Having a number 29 birthdate, you need to be popular and may care what others think about you. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you need stability and security. Although you can be idealistic and generous, you may benefit from being more aware of others’ needs. If restless and unsettled, you can become tactless or disruptive. A need to find a balance among your high ideals, love for freedom, and realism is often achieved through self-discipline and hard work. Accepting limitations and keeping your feet on firm ground help you to achieve some of your goals.
• Positive: inspiration, balance, inner peace, generosity, successful, creative, intuitive, mystical, powerful dreams, worldiness, faith
• Negative: lack of focus, insecurity, nervousness, moodiness, difficult, extreme, inconsiderate, isolation, oversensitivity
Love & Relationships
Although you are often outspoken and alert, you are emotionally rather secretive about your personal relationships. You may have to overcome a tendency to become overly suspicious about those you love and learn to take each relationship as an enlightening experience. You make a good friend and confidante, however, and your entertaining ways ensure your social success.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To find long-lasting happiness and security, you might begin by looking for someone born on one of the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 4, 13, 19, 23, Feb. 11, 17, 21, Mar. 9, 15, 19, 28; 29, 30, Apr. 7, 13, 17, 26, 27, May 5, 11, 15, 24, 25, 26, June 3, 9, 13, 22, 23, 24, July 1, 7, 11, 20, 21, 22, Aug. 5, 9, 18, 19, 20, Sept. 3, 7; 16, 17, 18, Oct. 1, 5, 14, 15, 16, 29, 31, Nov. 3, 12, 13, 14, 27, 29, Dec. 1, 10, 11, 12, 25, 27, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 7, 15, 20, 31, Feb. 5, 13, 18, 29, Mar. 3, 11, 16, 27, Apr. 1, 9, 14, 25, May 7, 12, 23, June 5, 10, 21, July 3, 8, 19, Aug. 1, 6, 17, 30, Sept. 4, 15, 28, Oct. 2, 13, 26, Nov. 11, 24, Dec. 9, 22
Fatal attractions: Nov. 1, 2, 3
Challenging: Jan. 6, 14, 30, Feb. 4, 12, 28, Mar. 2, 10, 26, Apr. 8, 24, May 6, 22, June 4, 20, July 2, 18, Aug. 16, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 10, Dec. 8
Soul mates: Apr. 30, May 28, June 26, July 24, Aug. 22, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, 30, Nov. 16, 28, Dec. 14, 26