August 13 Birthday Personality: The Sharpshooter

The Sharpshooter

Your greatest challenge is…

coping with your anger and impatience

The way forward is…

to step outside yourself when your emotions reach boiling point. This will remind you that you alone are in charge of your feelings.

You’re drawn to people born on…

January 20 to February 28

You may appear different on the surface but you will discover surprising compatibilities.

Luck maker

Give luck room to breathe

Sometimes luck happens when you are not trying to make it happen, so stop forcing things and stop worrying. Inspiration tends to come when you are feeling relaxed.

People born on August 13 are no strangers to conflict and controversy. They are sharpshooters who always aim true, and their urge to break with convention compels them to take on challenges or make waves, whatever situation they are in.

The unconventional vision, resilience and tenacity of purpose that are key characteristics of these people can earn both the admiration and the disapproval of others. This is because despite the wounding criticism of those who regard their rebellious notions as ridiculous or fanciful, they always remain faithful to their beliefs. If life doesn’t go their way, they refuse to be crushed by disappointment. And as their unusual imagination is supported by solid analytical skills, more often than not those who start out disagreeing with or disapproving of them will end up admiring their bravery, even if not agreeing with their standpoint.

Until the age of thirty-nine there is an emphasis in their lives on practical order and efficiency. It is important during these years that they keep their authoritarian tendencies and their temper in check. After the age of forty there is a significant turning point when they are likely to become more amiable and collaborative, placing greater emphasis on personal relationships. Whatever age they are, it is important for them to understand that although aiming true and flouting convention will guarantee that they are a force to be reckoned with, they will not guarantee that they always triumph.

As risk takers, they have all the courage, discipline and energy to attract success; what they sometimes lack is perfect timing. They need to learn when to cut their losses and move on, when to be patient, and when to pounce. The only way for them to learn this skill is to develop their intuition. Once they are able to recognize and connect with their intuition, they will not only be able to identify their target and take aim, they will finally be able to shoot and, by so doing, make progressive and characteristically unconventional contributions to society.

On the dark side

Brash, insensitive, unrealistic

At your best

Ambitious, resilient, courageous

Love Zest for life

Dynamic and sociable, people born on August 13 often have a wide circle of friends, and their deeply felt passions and zest for life are incredibly attractive to romantic partners. However, deep insecurities underneath the bravado may block their dreams of intimacy and true love. Spending more time alone so that they can get in touch with their feelings and understand themselves better will be of enormous benefit.

Health Give yourself time

People born on this day often feel that there isn’t enough time, rushing from one thing to the next and not stopping until the day is over. Time out for themselves is advised, however, because they need to understand that time spent quietly alone is not a luxury but essential for their health and wellbeing. They need to ensure they give themselves time to sit, think and feel every single day, even if only for a few minutes. Sleep is incredibly important for them as dreams are often a way to connect with their hidden potential or intuition. As far as diet is concerned, they need to make sure they eat little and often to keep their energy levels high. Regular exercise is also advised, in particular competitive sports as they love to win, regardless of the odds. Carrying a titanium quartz crystal with them will help them find their true path in life, as will wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color blue.

Career Born lawyers

These people long to make a substantial contribution to society and may therefore be drawn to careers in law, politics, science, technology, or art that give them this opportunity. They might also be particularly interested in education, writing, publishing, advertising, and all areas of social reform. Whatever career they choose, their sharp intellect and perseverance will help them rise to positions of authority.

Destiny To make a tangible contribution to society

The life path of people born on this day is to learn to trust themselves more. Once they are able to find a cause that is worthy of them, their destiny is to make a tangible contribution to society.

Power Thought

“My intuition is always readily available. I just need to listen”

August 13

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Leo

Ruling planet: Sun, the individual

Symbol: The Lion

Birth date ruler: Uranus, the visionary

Tarot card: Death (change)

Favorable numbers: 3, 4

Lucky day: Sunday, especially when it falls on 3 and 4 of the month

Lucky colors: Yellow, purple, green

Birthstone: Ruby


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