August 11 Birthday Personality: The Commentator

The Commentator

Your greatest challenge is…

being considered in your words and behavior

The way forward is…

to understand that just because you feel or think something does not mean you have to act on it.

You’re drawn to people born on…

October 23 to November 21

This relationship has explosive potential but it can also be incredible fun.

Luck maker

Consider your impact on others

Lucky people always consider the impact their words or actions will have on others because putting yourself in someone else’s shoes shows you are prepared and less likely to attract bad luck.

People born on August 11 are astute observers and communicators with a powerful desire to uncover the truth or hidden but essential knowledge or insight. In any situation they are in, both at home and at work, they have the ability to go directly to the root causes of the issues.

These people seek clarity and are always quick to detect manipulative behavior in those around them. They aren’t shy about confronting others with their version of the truth either, even it if hurts. In fact, they like nothing more than to reveal to others the insights they have uncovered and are often at their happiest and their best in front of an audience. Not surprisingly, they can be harsh and judgmental at times and their sharp criticism can distance them from others; but they are also quick to point out the good in people and are as lavish in their praise as they are with their criticism, winning themselves many admirers in the process.

The clear-sighted observation with which they are blessed, when combined with their resourcefulness, courage and determination, augurs well for success, but their love of exposing hypocrisy, although refreshing, can lead them into confrontation with those who seek to maintain the status quo. In addition, their inability to accept others at face value can lead to relationship problems. Until the age of forty-one there is an emphasis in their lives on practicality and efficiency, and they need to be careful that they don’t become too discriminating or critical of those around them. After the age of forty-two, however, there is a turning point when they may want to become more involved in personal matters and may move from concentrating on practical considerations to more creative, esthetic ones.

Throughout their lives if they can learn to moderate their tendency toward brutal honesty and develop greater tolerance of others’ imperfections, they will not only retain the affection of those closest to them, they will also gain the attention, affection, approval, and respect of the wider audience that they crave.

On the dark side

Argumentative, hurtful, attention seeking

At your best

Insightful, powerful, intelligent

Love Powerful and intelligent

People born on August 11 can be reluctant to open up emotionally to others, but once they find someone they feel comfortable with they can be loyal, generous and romantic partners. They are especially drawn toward powerful and intelligent individuals like themselves, but they need to make sure that they don’t get involved in too many conflicts or arguments with loved ones.

Health It’s never too late

People born on this day tend to think that their habits are set, and even if they could change them it would make little difference. They need to understand that improving their habits can improve their health at any age. There is no point lamenting what they did not do for themselves in the past, but there is tremendous value in thinking about what they can do for themselves in the future. Because their nature is impulsive and they are attracted to conflict, they tend to be accident prone, so they need to learn to think before they act, rather than after. As far as diet is concerned, they could have problems with red meat and dairy products; a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and lean meat is recommended. Regular exercise is also essential, as it will encourage them to release pent-up tension and boost their body image. Carrying a green agate crystal with them will help resolve conflicts, as will wearing or meditating on the color green.

Career Born critics

These people may be drawn toward careers within such academic disciplines as science and philosophy, or they may be found working as journalists, critics and law enforcement agents. In business they have a flair for sales, promotion and negotiation, and can also excel as financial and business leaders or advisors. They could also do well in the entertainment world, in writing or in music.

Destiny To uncover and present essential truths to others

The life path of people born on this day is to learn to think before they speak and act. Once they have learned to manage their impulses positively, their destiny is to uncover and present to others essential truths.

Power Thought

“I can pause and reflect before I speak”

August 11

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Leo

Ruling planet: Sun, the individual

Symbol: The Lion

Birth date ruler: Moon, the intuitive

Tarot card: Justice (discernment)

Favorable numbers: 1, 2

Lucky days: Sunday and Monday, especially when these days fall on 1 and 2 of the month

Lucky colors: Yellow, silver, white

Birthstone: Ruby


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