October 12 Birthday Personality: Effusive Complexity

Effusive Complexity

Your greatest challenge is…

getting over yourself

The way forward is…

to understand that although you may be at the center of your world, this does not mean that you are at the center of everyone else’s.

You’re drawn to people born on…

November 22 to December 21

You are both gregarious and adventurous individuals, and when the two of you are together sparks can fly.

Luck maker

Turn the spotlight on someone else

When you turn the spotlight on someone else you make them feel terrific, and when they feel terrific they are more likely to want to help you.

Heads turn when the larger-than-life personalities of people born on October 12 enter a room. They are determined to have their opinions heard and, if speaking loudly won’t do the trick, they are not above resorting to outrageous tactics to get the attention they feel they deserve. Although they are attention seekers, they have a heart as expansive as their head, and their tantrums are just as likely to be on behalf of others as themselves. It is this curious mixture of wholehearted generosity and extreme self-indulgence that makes them such complex individuals.

This combination of characteristics can manifest itself in a number of different ways for people born on this day. Some may subordinate their pleasure-loving and sensation-seeking side in their dedication to serving others in an imaginative way, while others may be more non-conformist individuals with their own inimitable and expansive way of engaging with life. Common to them all, however, will be their infectious appetite for life, and their desire to inspire and invigorate others by their own passionate example.

Until the age of forty-one there will be an emphasis in their lives on emotional change, power and transformation. During these years their chances of success and happiness will improve significantly if they can learn to become less addicted to attention or the desire to seek a reaction from others, and become more focused on their personal ideals and goals in life. After the age of forty-two there is a significant turning point which will stimulate them to expand their perspective; they may, for example, have more contact with foreign people or places, or take up a new interest.

Whatever age they are, however, the key to their psychological growth and fulfillment will be their ability to take the feelings of others into account. Once they have found a balance between giving and taking, they will find that the reaction they provoke in others moves beyond surprise to respect, and in some cases awe.

On the dark side

Selfish, attentionseeking, outrageous

At your best

Dramatic, warmhearted, exciting

Love Expressive romantic

People born on October 12 are passionate and expressive lovers capable of complete devotion to their partners. However, they expect the same if not more devotion and passion from their partners and, if they feel they aren’t getting enough attention, they can become moody and aggressive. Indeed their tendency to be selfish when it comes to affairs of the heart can damage their chances of happiness, so they need to rein in their jealous and controlling nature, and learn to give and take more.

Health Less is more

People born on this day love life, and their appetite for the pleasures it can offer is huge. Therefore they need to beware of excess when it comes to food, drink and sex, because this can lead to weight problems and poor health. When it comes to their health their mantra should always be “less is more.” As far as diet is concerned, they need to avoid rich and exotic food and focus more on simple foods. Taking time to chew their food and savor the taste will help them see that they don’t really need to pour creamy, fatty sauces over their food to enhance its flavor. Regular exercise on a daily basis is an absolute essential, and if they aren’t exercising already the sooner they start the better; leaving it too late could lead to weight and health problems, such as osteoporosis, later in life. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color purple will encourage them to be more disciplined, and to think less of themselves and more about higher things.

Career Born performers

Whatever career these people choose, they will want to make a contribution in some way to progress or advancement. They may excel as teachers, visionary researchers or academics. Other career choices include psychology, law, business, politics, journalism, architecture, design, media, entertainment, publishing, acting, music, opera, and songwriting.

Destiny To be a pioneer in their chosen field

The life path of people born on this day is to learn that they are not the only person that matters. Once they are more mindful of the feelings of others, their destiny is to be a pioneering and flamboyant innovator.

Power Thought

“I choose to show that I care, rather than just saying I care”

October 12

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Libra

Ruling planet: Venus, the lover

Symbol: The Scales

Birth date ruler: Jupiter, the speculator

Tarot card: The Hanged Man (reflection)

Favorable numbers: 3, 4

Lucky days: Friday and Thursday, especially when these days fall on 3 and 4 of the month

Lucky colors: Pink, purple, silver

Birthstone: Opal


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