July 1 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Profound determination, sensitivity, and insight indicate that although you are shy and retiring, there is an unyielding nature behind your gentle smile. As a Cancerian, you are impressionable, intuitive, yet hardworking. Caring and protective, you are often a devoted parent and a loyal friend; nevertheless, at times you are likely to be moody or commanding, troubled by conflicting emotions. This indicates that inclinations toward depression or self-torment should be avoided. Nevertheless, your composed and unwavering nature gives you the impetus to overcome great challenges. This power to begin again by initiating new projects and ideas is one of your greatest assets.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Cancer, suggests that although you are ambitious and independent, you need privacy, and a peaceful life is much desired. Although sociable, you attempt to hide some of your movements and resent any interference from others.
Leadership abilities and the need to be active suggest that you do not procrastinate for long periods of time. By developing your natural insight, you grow to learn the value of wisdom gained from life’s experiences. If restrictions are imposed on you, you stand your ground by displaying a rebellious streak. An idealist, you can be a force to be reckoned with once you are inspired.
After the age of twenty-one, when your progressed Sun moves into Leo, there are likely to be many opportunities to develop strength, creativity, and self-expression. The emphasis on your growing confidence is likely to continue until around fifty-one, when your progressed Sun moves into Virgo and your focus changes to a more pragmatic and rational desire to be of service.
DEGREE: 9°-10° CANCER
Star’s name: Alhena or Al-Hena, also called the Bright Foot of Gemini
Degree position: 8°7’-9°7’ Cancer between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Gamma Gemini
Applicable days: June 28, 29, 30, July 1, 2
Star qualities: Mercury/Venus or Moon/Venus with Jupiter
Description: a brilliant white star in the left foot of the southern Twin
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Alhena’s influence can bestow prominence in the art world and denotes a refined, lovable, and affable nature. You may be interested in spirituality or art and science. This star also indicates that you take pride in achievement, whether great or small. A love of ease and luxury is also suggested.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star denotes artistic inclinations, interest in the sciences, and prominence in the study of astrology or metaphysics. You have a charismatic personality and can prosper through social affairs and all dealings with the public. You are motivated by a desire for pleasure and luxury. This star is also associated with Achilles’ heel and therefore warns against foot injuries.
• Positive: tactful, the joy of living, sociability, stylish with film-star mannerisms
• Negative: lazy, overindulgent, wasteful, conceited, proud
Your Secret Self
A need for personal or intimate relationships is a vital key to your happiness. You have good communicative skills, and by avoiding suspicion and jealousy you can have many good friends. Learning to stand on your own two feet gives a great boost to your confidence and indicates that you can overcome the fear of being alone or abandoned.
Your leadership ability and capacity for hard work mark you out for advancement in any field of endeavor. A perfectionist with highly idealistic and romantic notions, you have a strong need for love and affection. Since you often set high standards for yourself and others, at times these high expectations are hard to achieve. By having a meaningful cause to support, you are able to successfully channel your high ideals, quick insight, and compassion to help others.
Work & Vocation
With an innate understanding of the general public, you can succeed in people-related careers. You like to be in control rather than subservient to others, so you often excel in management and executive positions or may prefer to work for yourself. You can be sympathetic and intuitive, and yet when necessary be strong and authoritarian—an excellent combination for a career in politics. Certainly others will value your ability to take charge and your approach to new and original ideas. If drawn to the theater or film, you can be a good actor and director, or your strong individuality and imagination may seek expression in art, music, or dance. Alternatively, your humanitarian inclinations may attract you to the caring professions or working with children.
Famous people who share your birthday include Princess Diana, sportsman Carl Lewis, actors Dan Aykroyd and Charles Laughton, singer Deborah Harry, actresses Pamela Anderson Lee, Leslie Caron, and Olivia de Havilland, choreographer Twyla Tharp, and cosmetics tycoon Estée Lauder.
As a number 1, you are more inclined to be individual, innovative, and courageous, with plenty of energy. Often there is a need to establish a strong identity and develop self- confidence or assertiveness. The pioneering spirit indicated here encourages you to make your own decisions or strike out alone. Full of enthusiasm and original ideas, you often show others the way forward. With a number 1 birthday, you may also need to learn that the world does not revolve around you; avoid an inclination to be self-centered or dictatorial. Winning is important, and initiating new ideas can lead to success. The subinfluence of the number 7 month indicates that you are highly sensitive, with strong intuition and inner wisdom. You need to learn to trust your own instincts and develop faith and understanding. As an individual with strong values and sound judgment, you aspire to great accomplishment. Your ambitious nature and power to heal others suggest that you can work for the betterment of humankind.
• Positive: leadership, creative, progressive, forceful, optimistic, strong convictions, competitive, independent, gregarious
• Negative: overbearing, jealous, egotistical, too proud, selfish, weak, vacillating, impatient
Love & Relationships
Your desire for security and financial stability often plays an important role in your choice of partners. You may be sympathetic and supportive of those in your care, but often you like to be in charge and take control by making your own decisions. You may prefer a few close friends to many acquaintances, and loyalty and trust play an important role in close friendships. Family life and taking care of your responsibilities may at times clash with your own personal desire for freedom and independence.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You may come closer to finding your true partner with people born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 11, 20, 25, 27, 29, Feb. 9, 18, 23, 25, 27, Mar. 7, 16, 21, 23, 25, Apr. 5, 14, 19, 21, 23, May 3, 12, 17, 19, 21, June 1, 10, 15, 17, 19, July 8, 13, 15, 17, Aug. 6, 11, 13, 15, Sept. 4, 9, 11, 13, Oct. 2, 7, 9, 11, Nov. 5, 7, 9, Dec. 3, 5, 7
Beneficial: Jan. 9, 26, Feb. 7, 24, Mar. 5, 22, Apr. 3, 20, May 1, 18, 29, June 16, 27, July 14, 25, 29, 30, Aug. 12, 23, 27, 28, 31, Sept. 10, 21, 25, 26, 29, Oct. 8, 19, 23, 24, 27, Nov. 6, 17, 21, 22, 25, Dec. 4, 15, 19, 20, 23
Fatal attractions: Jan. 1, 2, 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, Aug. 2, Dec. 30, 31
Challenging: Jan. 8, 29, 31, Feb. 6, 27, 29, Mar. 4, 25, 27, 28, Apr. 2, 23, 25, 26, May 21, 23, 24, June 19, 21, 22, July 17, 19, 20, Aug. 15, 17, 18, Sept. 13, 15, 16, Oct. 11, 13, 14, 30, Nov. 9, 11, 12, 28, Dec. 7, 9, 10, 26
Soul mates: May 30, June 28, July 26, Aug. 24, Sept. 22, 30, Oct. 20, 28, Nov. 18, 26, Dec. 16, 24