October 20 Birthday Personality: The Double Life

The Double Life

Your greatest challenge is…

admitting mistakes

The way forward is…

to understand that the person who can admit they have made a mistake is not someone people disapprove of, but someone people can identify with and respect.

You’re drawn to people born on…

June 21 to July 22

You are both giving and creative individuals, with much to learn from each other about expressing and controlling yourselves.

Luck maker

Keep moving

When you hear the word “no,” think of it as a temporary setback not a permanent problem. To get what you want in life you must keep moving, generating action and new opportunities.

People born on October 20 are something of a paradox, with two distinctively different sides to their personality. One side is the quintessential professional who spreads a message of harmony and collaboration. The other side is one of unpredictability, but also great artistry and an appreciation of sensuality, beauty and creativity.

Generally, people born on this day find a way to accommodate both sides of their personality, perhaps by pursuing conventional careers and indulging their artistic tastes as a hobby, or by placing an emphasis on matters of personal style. Indeed, their appearance is rarely a trivial concern for them and, however conventional their career choice, they will always find a way to express their individuality through their clothes, hairstyle or fashion sense.

The double life that they tend to lead also shows up in the way that they interact with others. They like to think they put the focus on others and are born democrats, but it is only a matter of time before they take center stage or a leadership role—this is the place they were born to be. This isn’t to say they are scheming or insincere. Quite the opposite, they are extremely giving and caring individuals. It is just that their creativity and originality are so powerful it is impossible for them to contain or subordinate them for long.

In their twenties they may experience a growing emphasis on emotional change, personal power and regeneration, and they may struggle to find a way to express themselves creatively in their professional life. In their mid to late thirties there is, however, a turning point when they will become more adventurous. These are the years when it is absolutely crucial for them to find ways to reconcile their rational capacity with their creative, often artistic impulses. If they are able to find this delicate balance they will continue to lead a double life; the difference is that it will no longer feel conflicting and complicated, but completely natural and fulfilling.

On the dark side

Unfulfilled, confused, egocentric

At your best

Creative, fair minded, enthusiastic

Love Never underestimate these people

People born on October 20 are charming and stylish individuals who rarely lack admirers. They can come across as fun loving and occasionally lightweight on first acquaintance, but underneath they are forceful and independent. Anyone who enters into a relationship with them will underestimate them at their peril. Their ideal mate will be someone gentle enough to handle them during their sensitive moments, but strong enough to stand up to their forceful personality.

Health Your health should always come first

People born on this day may find that their desire to please or impress others sometimes takes a higher priority in their lives than their health and wellbeing. As a result they may push themselves too hard and increase the risk of stress, or focus too much on their appearance at the expense of emotional fulfillment. It is important for them to get their priorities right and to remember that their health should always come before anything. Allergies could be a problem for them, as they are often sensitive to their environment. As far as diet is concerned, certain foods may trigger digestive upsets, and an elimination diet will help them determine the cause. Regular exercise is highly recommended to boost their immune systems and also to help them feel more connected to their bodies. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color green will help them find greater balance in their lives and inspire harmony in others.

Career Born publishers

These people are multi-talented and suited to a variety of professions from science to politics, business, art and entertainment. Possible careers include writing, sales, public relations, education, publishing, journalism, counseling, therapy, medicine, commerce, and management.

Destiny To produce independent, original and progressive results

The life path of people born on this day is to find a balance between the opposing sides of their nature, so that both are fulfilled. Once they define a role for themselves in life or devote themselves to a worthwhile vocation, their destiny is to produce independent, original and progressive work.

Power Thought

“I am capable of more than I can possibly dream”

October 20

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Libra

Ruling planet: Venus, the lover

Symbol: The Scales

Birth date ruler: Moon, the intuitive

Tarot card: Judgment (responsibility)

Favorable numbers: 2, 3

Lucky days: Friday and Monday, especially when these days fall on 2 and 3 of the month

Lucky colors: Pink, silver, white

Birthstone: Opal


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