October 29 Birthday Personality: The Chess Master

The Chess Master

Your greatest challenge is…

letting others know where they stand

The way forward is…

to understand that although secrecy can be an extremely effective strategy for professional success, the same is not true in your personal life.

You’re drawn to people born on…

July 23 to August 22

If you can both be as emotionally aware and intuitive as you are passionate, this can be a creative and fulfilling union.

Luck maker

Show your eagerness

When you show your eagerness, people like to help. We like those who are excited about what they do; it means they are alive and vibrant, and helping them makes us feel that way too.

People born on October 29 are highly accomplished tacticians and strate gists prepared for any scenario, but this is not to say they are predictable in any way. They are in fact extremely independent and innovative individuals, bursting with new ideas and energy. It’s just that one of the reasons they invest so much energy in preparing and planning for potential outcomes is that, like a chess master, they appreciate the element of surprise and the benefits of keeping others in the dark about their true intentions.

Secrecy and surprise are recurring themes in the lives of these people. They are secretive in both their professional and personal lives, so others never really understand what makes them tick, and are surprised by their sudden changes of direction. For example, they can be caring and considerate one moment, then cold and self-absorbed the next; or needy and insecure in one situation, and confident and dynamic in another.

All of this only makes sense when the bigger picture of their lives is taken into account, and in this bigger picture is a pronounced desire to organize and direct others toward their personal goals or ideals. To some this may appear manipulative but to people born on this day unpredictability is an empowering tactic to strengthen their personal and strategic position; when applied to their professional life it can be extremely useful. Problems arise, however, when they use the same tactic in their personal life as it can make others feel excluded or mistrusted.

Before the age of twenty-three, people born on this day may be shy or reserved and it may take a lot to draw them out of themselves. After the age of twenty-four, however, there is a turning point when they become more optimistic and adventurous, and this may lead them to open up and take more chances emotionally. Whatever age they are, they should make a huge effort to reveal more to others because, although outstanding professional success is assured, personal success is more elusive until they can connect more honestly and openly.

On the dark side

Devious, secretive, detached

At your best

Innovative, masterful, thorough

Love Checkmate

Although highly attractive and charismatic, when it comes to affairs of the heart people born on October 29 are not as well prepared as they are in other areas of their lives. It may take them a while to be emotionally mature enough to connect fully with a partner. After the age of thirty, however, they will begin to understand that finding a loving, supportive partner is the checkmate they need to win in the game of life, and with their charisma and magnetic charm they should have no problem finding this mate.

Health Home is your castle

Home is very important to the emotional health of people born on this day. They thrive in environments that are tidy and orderly, and if their homes are disorderly they feel stressed. Clearing away clutter will help clear their mind. Plants in their home or office can also lift their mood, as can playing uplifting music as they work or do their chores. As far as diet is concerned, they are advised to stay away from any fad dieting regime, as it is important for their body to find its natural weight. Sticking to a healthy, balanced diet, drinking lots of water and getting plenty of non-competitive exercise are the best ways for them to manage their weight, and boost their mood and concentration. Wearing the color orange will encourage them to be more open and spontaneous, as will carrying a turquoise crystal.

Career Born criminologists

These people are multi-talented and are likely to thrive in whatever career they choose, although they may find themselves drawn to military, political, legal, or commercial careers. Other work options include psychology, publishing, writing, science, music, healing, social reform, and charity work.

Destiny To formulate visionary and innovative plans of action

The life path of people born on this day is to be more open and honest with themselves and others. Once they are able to let go and trust their intuition more, their destiny is to formulate visionary and innovative plans of action.

Power Thought

“I am amazing and I have nothing to hide”

October 29

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Scorpio

Ruling planet: Mars, the warrior

Symbol: The Scorpion

Birth date ruler: Moon, the intuitive

Tarot card: The High Priestess (intuition)

Favorable numbers: 2, 3

Lucky days: Tuesday and Thursday, especially when these days fall on 2 and 3 of the month

Lucky colors: Red, silver, pure white

Birthstone: Topaz


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