August 28 Birthday Personality: The Debater

The Debater

Your greatest challenge is…

becoming more flexible

The way forward is…

to understand that those who are inflexible and stubborn don’t tend to grow psychologically or progress as fast as those who understand the importance of compromise.

You’re drawn to people born on…

September 23 to October 22

You both have a strong intellect and a love of knowledge, and this can create a progressive and exciting relationship.

Luck maker

Consider other perspectives

Keep your mind open and listen to alternative points of view because an open mind is a prerequisite for attracting and keeping luck.

People born on August 28 are blessed with superb communication skills. They are extremely convincing speakers and know how to get others to listen to them and, even if they don’t agree with them, to admire them. Although they are also skilled crafts workers with excellent organizational skills, one of their greatest strengths is their debating skill.

Their informed comments on a huge range of subjects are likely to have the backing and validation of detailed research or personal experience. This is why others don’t just trust and rely upon their pronouncements, but also expect them to have a word or two to say about anything. They are highly principled, and the word dishonesty simply isn’t in their impressive vocabulary. Although their knowledge is extensive and they can back it up with facts, they possess a tendency to become so convinced of the truth of their arguments that they start to believe that they alone have the answer. It is vital for their psychological growth that they don’t abuse their superior intellect by shutting out alternative viewpoints or by manipulating others with the strength of their convictions.

When they reach the age of twenty-five they will enter a thirty-year period of increased emphasis on partnerships, both personally and professionally. This is the time when they may also develop a greater sense of esthetic beauty and may want to develop their latent creativity. It is important during these years for them to keep themselves motivated and their minds stimulated with constant challenges; settling into a mundane routine in which no questions are asked is damaging for them. After the age of fifty-five there is another turning point when they are likely to seek deeper meaning in their lives, becoming more reflective and thoughtful.

Whatever age they are, as soon as they can accept that there should always be more questions than answers, they have the potential not just to become convincing and influential debaters, but to be brilliant advisors with original, imaginative and innovative contributions to offer the world.

On the dark side

Inflexible, strict, blinkered

At your best

Articulate, respected, knowledgeable

Love Independent streak

People born on August 28 tend to have an independent streak but their charisma tends to draw others to them. People love to hear them talk but they need to remember that a conversation is a two-way process. They are usually generous, with a charming personality that always has something interesting to say. A close relationship is extremely beneficial to them as it will help them express the side that loves all things sensuous and fun.

Health Quality relationships

People born on this day will often be well informed about health but they may need reminding that an often overlooked component of good health is the quality of relationships with friends and family. People who enjoy good, strong relationships are healthier because they feel less stress generally and tend to deal with stressful situations better; cherishing and strengthening their ties to others are as important to their health as good nutrition and exercise. A healthy, balanced diet is highly recommended, as is sitting down with friends and loved ones to a meal to discuss the day’s events. Walking is an ideal form of exercise for them so they can enjoy the freedom it offers to think. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color orange encourage feelings of warmth, physical enjoyment and security.

Career Born literary artists

These people are well suited to careers in science or the literary arts where they can combine their creative and analytical skills, as well as using their impressive articulacy. Their gift for communication may also draw them to sales, education and editing, as well as show business or the music industry. Other careers that might suit include spokesperson, public relations, promotions, and interior design.

Destiny To inform, benefit and inspire others with their articulacy

The life path of people born on this day is to learn to listen more and speak a little less. Once they have learned to listen to other points of view, their destiny is to inform, benefit and inspire others with their articulacy.

Power Thought

“I open the doors to the wonder and discovery of my spirit”

August 28

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Virgo

Ruling planet: Mercury, the communicator

Symbol: The Virgin

Birth date ruler: Sun, the individual

Tarot card: The Magician (will-power)

Favorable numbers: 1, 9

Lucky days: Wednesday and Sunday, especially when these days fall on 1 and 9 of the month

Lucky colors: Blue, yellow, amber

Birthstone: Sapphire


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