September 26 Birthday Personality: The Perfection Seeker

The Perfection Seeker

Your greatest challenge is…

coping when mistakes are made

The way forward is…

to understand that sometimes mistakes are important, even necessary, because they point you in a different, sometimes better direction.

You’re drawn to people born on…

December 22 to January 19

If you can open up to each other emotionally, this can be an excellent and long-lasting partnership.

Luck maker

Relax your standards a little

Lucky people don’t chase perfection because they know it is not human and is unattainable. Instead they work toward what they understand to be realistic and achievable.

Tenacity is the first name of people born on September 26 and discipline the second, but their last name is perfectionist. They demand nothing short of excellence from themselves and others, and simply cannot understand those with less drive.

The careers of these goal-orientated people are of supreme importance to them and, as a result, they often take on far too much. They possess, nevertheless, the ability to thrive under pressure and to inspire the admiration of others when they achieve what seemed to have been impossible. Not surprisingly, with such inspired ambition, determination, self-discipline, and focus, their career potential is of the highest order and more often than not they can and do rise to the very top. The downside is that their absorption in their work can become obsessive and compulsive; this is damaging to their psychological growth because it makes them ignore not only their own emotional needs, but those of their loved ones.

Before the age of twenty-six they are likely to be concerned with issues regarding money, but there will also be opportunities for them to develop strong relationships with others. They should take advantage of these opportunities because the support and company of others will help them keep a much-needed sense of perspective. After the age of twenty-seven the focus shifts to emotional change and intensity, and these are the years when they are most likely to become devoted or committed to their careers. During these years their potential for success is outstanding but for their psychological growth they need to make sure they take regular time out to ensure they nurture their relationships and find time for outside interests.

These people will always be driven, focused and occasionally bossy, but once they are able to moderate their obsession with work their tenacity and superior powers of concentration will yield results that can not only benefit others considerably but are also the subject of awed, if somewhat bemused, admiration.

On the dark side

Compulsive, workaholic, controlling

At your best

Disciplined, driven, influential

Love Struggle for power

Although they are attractive and popular, people born on September 26 don’t tend to fall in love easily, and anyone who tries to win them over quickly will be in for a struggle. This is because they like to be in charge of a situation. They need a partner who is as tough and uncompromising as they are, because the struggle for power that will result will keep them enthralled.

Health Chill out more

It’s no surprise, given their perfectionist and workaholic tendencies, that people born on this day are prone to stress-related disorders such as aches and pains, headaches, fatigue, and anxiety. To counteract this they need to relax their expectations of perfection slightly and stop beating themselves up when they make mistakes. Taking time to relax a little more and ensuring that they have regular vacations are essential, as is spending time with loved ones and cultivating a hobby or interest outside work, however bizarre or unusual that interest might be. As far as diet is concerned, shopping for and cooking food from scratch will boost their nutrient intake, while chewing their food carefully before they swallow will boost their digestive health. Regular exercise is important, especially long walks in the fresh air where they can organize their thoughts and take their mind off work. Chamomile tea is extremely good for easing stress at the end of a busy day, as is relaxing in a rose oil aromatherapy bath. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color green will encourage them to relax.

Career Born academics

These people may be attracted to careers in science, research or academia, but the arts, in particular drama, literature, media, and music, may also appeal to their creativity. Other career options include sales, public relations, catering, education, and corporate business.

Destiny To benefit others with the products of their efforts

The life path of people born on this day is to learn that perfection is neither attainable nor desirable. Once they have learned to moderate their compulsion to work, their destiny is to benefit and inspire others with the products of their efforts.

Power Thought

“Whenever I stop and sit in silence, my intuition is nourished and energized”

September 26

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Libra

Ruling planet: Venus, the lover

Symbol: The Scales

Birth date ruler: Saturn, the teacher

Tarot card: Strength (passion)

Favorable number: 8

Lucky days: Friday and Saturday, especially when these days fall on 8 and 17 of the month

Lucky colors: Lavender, burgundy, dark pink

Birthstone: Opal


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