Your greatest challenge is…
surrendering your stubbornness
The way forward is…
to understand that stubbornness is very different from conviction; conviction is defending your principles, stubbornness is obstinately refusing to see another person’s point of view.
You’re drawn to people born on…
September 23 to October 22
Although there is a tendency for you both to be indecisive, you have much to learn from each other.
Walk in someone else’s shoes
Take a look at the world from the point of you of someone you think of as different. Lucky people understand that, however strong their convictions, there are always different viewpoints to consider.
October 7 people tend to be energetic and strong-minded individuals. They often have a reputation for speaking with deep-seated certainty and commitment to their set of beliefs. Indeed, reactions to them can be extreme—others either love them or hate them—but whether people agree or disagree with them they rarely fail to be impressed by their determination and strong will.
Although they could be described as an acquired taste, these people are rarely concerned about their impact on others since they believe that progress or improvements can’t be made without someone rocking the boat or challenging the status quo. They would certainly prefer to win followers rather than enemies, but so strong is their belief in their ideals and their urge to pioneer progress that they have all the courage necessary to survive any opposition or criticism along the way.
From the age of sixteen there is a turning point for people born on this day that emphasizes for the next thirty years of their lives a growing need for emotional change, power and regeneration. During these years the key to their success is their ability to unite their ambition and drive with their awareness of the importance of diplomacy and cooperation. Another turning point occurs at the age of forty-six when they are likely to become more idealistic and optimistic, perhaps wishing to take more risks in their life or challenge their mind through study, travel or retraining. Whatever age they are, they need to keep their minds open, their rebelliousness under control and, most importantly, they need to understand that their way is not the only way.
Above all, people born on this day are strong-minded individuals. Once they are able to internalize their tremendous will-power so that it can improve their focus and effectiveness, rather than externalizing it in confrontational behavior, they have the potential to be among the world’s truly brilliant innovators.
On the dark side
Stubborn, isolated, blinkered
At your best
Committed, resilient, fascinating
Love Powerful and intelligent
People born on October 7 are not people pleasers but they do have a lot of grace and charm. They may often feel that they want to be on their own but it is important for them to seek out the company of those who can offer a sense of security and acceptance. They are drawn to powerful, intelligent people like themselves, and can be a loyal and stimulating partner.
Health Stable lifestyle recommended
People born on this day may find it hard to stick to a stable diet or exercise routine if they don’t see results immediately. It’s important for them to understand that they need to keep trying. They can be prone to comfort eating, and regular meals and snacks will help them deal with food cravings, as will spending more time with friends and loved ones. As far as exercise is concerned, moderate to vigorous activities are recommended, such as jogging, dancing and team sports, because they can help them release pent-up tension and aggression. Back and kidney problems as well as bladder infections may be a chronic problem, while headaches and digestive problems could flare up during times of stress. The key to their health is to avoid isolation from friends and loved ones, and to establish stable dietary, exercise and sleep patterns. A relaxing rose or jasmine oil aromatherapy bath works well as an anti-depressant, and wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color blue will encourage them to be more open-minded.
Career Born promoters
People born on this day may choose to work independently or they may prefer to be of service to others as an agent, spokesperson or promoter. They also have a gift for music, art and writing; journalism might be a meaningful occupation for them, as might education, lecturing, publishing, advertising, counseling, negotiation, business, and financial advice.
Destiny To set into motion the advances they believe in
The life path of people born on this day is to open their minds to alternative viewpoints. Once they have rediscovered their curiosity, their destiny is to set into motion the advances they believe in and to move others with their strong sense of commitment.
“What I don’t want to change is probably what I need to change the most”
Signs & symbols
Sun sign: Libra
Ruling planet: Venus, the lover
Symbol: The Scales
Birth date ruler: Neptune, the speculator
Tarot card: The Chariot (resilience)
Favorable numbers: 7, 8
Lucky days: Friday and Monday, especially when these days fall on 7 and 8 of the month
Lucky colors: Lavender, ocean blue, green