Your greatest challenge is…
avoiding dangerous thrill-seeking
The way forward is…
to understand that you don’t need to put yourself at risk to feel alive. The journey within is the most exciting and fulfilling exploration you will ever undertake.
You’re drawn to people born on…
November 23 to December 21
You both share a passion for adventure and excitement, and this relationship will be full of creative fire and passion.
Slow down and be yourself
Concentrate on your sense of existing rather than throwing yourself into the action. You will then experience your true self, where all wisdom and good fortune lie.
People born on August 3 are fiercely energetic people primarily driven by their constant need for excitement, the stimulation from testing themselves against a variety of challenges, their desire to receive the admiration and respect of others, and last, but by no means least, their wish to cast themselves in the role of the heroic rescuer.
Their adventurous compulsion and heroic instinct to protect and rescue others can lead them to act impulsively and dangerously, but can also help them seize opportunities while others stand back and hesitate. They tend to believe that their ability to overcome risk and uncertainty gives them the right to get involved in other people’s problems and offer their help, support and judgments. This is not always the case. Although friends and colleagues value their loyalty, and their willingness to throw themselves in and help out, they may tire of their constant need to give advice. These people need to learn to back off, allowing others the freedom to make and learn from their own mistakes.
Another danger for people born on this day is their susceptibility to flattery and praise, as this can lead them to an over-inflated sense of their own worth, isolating them both from others and from reality. From the age of nineteen there is an increasing desire for practical order, analysis and efficiency in their lives, and some may find that their urge to seek out danger for danger’s sake eases somewhat over the years. From the age of forty-nine there is a change of emphasis in their lives when relationships and creativity are likely to take center stage.
Whatever age they are, however, they will always fantasize about rescuing or inspiring others with their heroics; if they can learn to seek a balance between their fantasies and reality—so that they don’t endanger themselves for no reason or rescue others who don’t actually want rescuing—their sudden flashes of insight and outstanding displays of courage can, like the heroes that they are, both impress and inspire others.
On the dark side
Interfering, self-important, reckless
At your best
Loyal, adventurous, idealistic
Love Purposeful and high minded
People born on August 3 have passionate, strong desires and their love of risk-taking makes them appear popular and attractive to others, although they can become too domineering. Loyal and loving, they prefer relationships that give them the space to feel independent and are attracted to people with the same purposeful, high-minded and direct approach to life.
Health Love of danger
It’s no surprise that people born on this day are prone to accidents, injuries and stress-related illness of all kinds. It’s important for them to be more cautious with their body, especially as the one thing they hate is being limited by poor health. Dedicating time to calm their mind and center themselves will be particularly beneficial; meditation techniques are highly recommended. As far as diet is concerned, they have a tendency to bolt down their food and not to think about its quality, so putting their knife and fork down between mouthfuls and reading food labels will boost their digestion and increase their intake of nutrients. Mild exercise to calm their mind and tone their body, such as walking, swimming and trampoline, is recommended, as are yoga and tai chi. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color blue will encourage them to be more calm, cool and objective.
Career Born lifeguards
The personal bravery and single-minded determination with which these people are blessed suggest that they may make great commercial entrepreneurs. They may also excel in careers where courage is essential, such as the emergency services. Other careers that might appeal include sales, promotion, negotiation, acting, directing, and scriptwriting. Their personal ambition and energetic personality will, however, take them to the top in almost any career, where they are likely to assume management positions.
Destiny To be courageous, selfless and inspiring pioneers
The life path of people born on this day is to learn to subordinate their ego to the real needs of the situation or person they are dealing with. Once they have found a balance between their own desires and those of others, their destiny is to be courageous, selfless and inspiring pioneers.
“Perhaps the person most in need of rescuing is me”
Signs & symbols
Sun sign: Leo
Ruling planet: Sun, the individual
Symbol: The Lion
Birth date ruler: Jupiter, the speculator
Tarot card: The Empress (creativity)
Favorable numbers: 2, 3
Lucky days: Sunday and Thursday, especially when these days fall on 2 and 3 of the month
Lucky colors: Gold, pale green and blue