August 14 Birthday Personality: Reflection


Your greatest challenge is…

attaining self-awareness

The way forward is…

to understand that you will never fully understand other people until you understand yourself first.

You’re drawn to people born on…

September 23 to October 22

You share a love of humor and fun, and this can create a stimulating and rewarding relationship.

Luck maker

Get to know yourself

Lucky people understand that self-knowledge is the beginning of wisdom. This is because only when you are able to recognize what makes you happy or unhappy can you start to make positive changes.

Those born on August 14 are among the most perceptive individuals of the year. Their primary focus is on what is going on around them and, because they blessed with clarity of vision, they have a gift for assessing the motivations of others and the impulses that govern their behavior. Nothing escapes their penetrating gaze. They never hesitate to say what others may be reluctant to say and in many ways become a mirror for others; through them, others see themselves as they really are.

These people are inspired by a desire to get to the truth of a situation and because they like to express their thoughts in a direct, sometimes brutally honest manner, it is not surprising that they often end up in deep water. Fortunately they understand the importance of humor, and this considerably softens the impact of their judgments, but it is important to understand the powerful influence they can have on others and to use it wisely.

Although their insights and perceptions often stimulate others to think more deeply about themselves, when it comes to their own personality they are surprisingly unaware. Instead of reflecting the views of others they would benefit enormously from some quiet reflection of their own so as to discover their own strengths and weaknesses. If they are able to do this, they will realize that they have a talent for entertaining and informing the world with the biting accuracy of their comments. They will also find out, however, that their tendency to observe rather than participate in human dramas often leaves them feeling emotionally isolated and is the cause of much of their unhappiness and confusion.

Fortunately, around the age of thirty-eight there is a turning point which places more emphasis on relationships and creativity; but throughout their lives, if they can remember that communication is not just about words, language and behavior but also about connection, their strong sense of purpose and undoubted creativity ensure that nothing can stop them from achieving their tremendous potential.

On the dark side

Critical, unaware, distant

At your best

Perceptive, honest, amusing

Love Fast wit and humor

People born on August 14 are charming and likely to attract admirers, but their passion for observation and analysis can alienate others. If they remember that people are not lab specimens, they can be passionate and communicative lovers always willing to offer advice and support. They thrive with people who appreciate their fast wit and humor.

Health Choose your comparisons wisely

Most of the feelings of uncertainty that people born on this day possess are caused by their tendency to compare themselves negatively with others. It is important for them to understand that their feelings about life can vary depending on whom they compare themselves with. To boost their selfesteem and their health and well-being, they should try to compare themselves with people who are meaningful to them and who make them feel comfortable. As far as diet is concerned, they will often be aware of the latest trends and should use their knowledge to improve their health. They may be prone to weight problems but can guard against this by eating less refined and processed food and more natural produce, and increasing the amount of exercise they do. Around 30 to 40 minutes of moderate to mild aerobic exercise, such as swimming, running and cycling, is recommended every day. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color blue will encourage them to become more self-aware.

Career Born educators

These people yearn to comment on society, so they may be attracted to journalism and politics. Other careers of interest include commerce, banking, law, writing, music, and the theater. The humanitarian side of their nature may draw them toward teaching, counseling, social work, or labor leadership. Alternatively they might be drawn toward sport.

Destiny To influence, inform and enlighten others

The life path of people born on this day is to get to know themselves better. Once they are able to turn their perception inward, their destiny is to influence, inform and enlighten others with their commentary or by their example.

Power Thought

“When I connect with my inner wisdom, solutions come quickly to me”

August 14

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Leo

Ruling planet: Sun, the individual

Symbol: The Lion

Birth date ruler: Mercury, the communicator

Tarot card: Temperance (moderation)

Favorable numbers: 4, 5

Lucky days: Sunday and Wednesday, especially when these days fall on 4 and 5 of the month

Lucky colors: Yellow, blue, green

Birthstone: Ruby


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