August 10 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday reveals you to be intuitive, inventive, and original, an ambitious individual with great potential and leadership abilities. As a Leo, you are creative and talented, with an independent and unusual approach and a strong need for self-expression.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Sagittarius, encourages you to travel and explore different experiences. Since you are versatile, with many interests, you may have to guard against dispersing your energies. By learning to focus and not wasting your time, you can obtain your heart’s desire.
Your true showmanship indicates that you have the potential or mental capabilities for record achievements. Inspirational ideas and objective thinking will often assist you to overcome a tendency to be disappointed, indecisive, or worried. In your enthusiasm to take on life’s challenges, however, guard against taking reckless chances by believing that new beginnings will solve all your past problems.
Although you rely on your common sense, an ability to see the numerous sides of every situation can at times bring about doubts and confusion. Nevertheless, you are a born strategist, with insight and strong instincts, and if faced with a problem, you can find a quick and inventive answer. Industrious and methodical, you have a pragmatic approach and openness that imply that you are frank and to the point.
When you are around the age of twelve, your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, commencing a thirty-year period of increasing emphasis on order, work, and efficiency as well as mental awareness of practical problem solving. Your progressed Sun moves into Libra when you are age forty-two. It marks a turning point, stimulating you to cooperate more with others, be diplomatic, and place more emphasis on your relationships. When you are age seventy- two, your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, highlighting issues of personal power and transformation.
Your Secret Self
When you substitute your creative spirit for material security, then you are achieving in the real sense of the word. At times, though, the fear of losing what you have already achieved may mean that you prefer to take the less interesting but safer option. This may deny you the opportunities to make dramatic changes, which involve taking some kind of risk. You can overcome this insecurity by recognizing that accomplishment is linked to doing what truly makes you happy.
You possess a strong inner desire for peace and harmony, which can be expressed through the arts or reflected in your love of home and family. You have a strong sense of responsibility and need to express yourself. Often idealistic, you can be very dedicated, especially if you support a cause that is near to your heart. Your capacity to love can be particularly expanded through the arts, drama, or music.
DEGREE: 17°-18° LEO
Star’s name: Dubhe
Degree position: 14°9’-15°2’ Leo
between the years 1930 and
Constellation: Alpha Ursa Major
Applicable days: August 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Star qualities: varied interpretations:
Mercury/Venus or Mars
Description: a yellow binary main star
located on the back of the
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Dubhe endows idealism, self-confidence, boldness, and pride. This star grants intelligence, articulate speech, and persuasive expression. Although you are probably adventurous, at times you may feel insecure, and let suspicious and mistrustful thoughts cause you worry.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Dubhe bestows determination to succeed and to overcome obstacles. Love of learning and a desire to achieve may direct you toward higher studies, astrology, law, or the military. In turn, this may also reveal a flair for writing and philosophy. This star warns against becoming overly materialistic and suggests channeling your power positively lest it become destructive.
• Positive: higher learning, artistic talents, beautiful voice
• Negative: worry, insecurity, lack of imagination, inclination to materialism
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Creativity, sharp intelligence, and a capacity for hard work indicate that you have the potential to rise to the top of your chosen profession. You possess dramatic gifts that you can utilize in the theater, writing, or politics. However, with your natural business sense, you also possess a talent for merchandising and production. You may fare best in your own business, but whatever career you choose, you will always be looking to improve the way you work. Alternatively, a philosophical or humanitarian leaning may be satisfied through occupations such as the clergy, charity work, or philanthropy.
Famous people who share your birthday include U.S. president Herbert Hoover, singer Eddie Fisher, actress Norma Shearer, scientist Wolfgang Paul, actress Jane Wyatt, jazz singer Patti Austin, and actress Rosanna Arquette.
Like those with a number 1 birthday, you usually strive to accomplish great endeavors. Nevertheless, you may have to overcome many obstacles before you achieve your goals. Energetic and original, you stand by your own beliefs even when they differ from others’. Your ability to be a self-starter with a pioneering spirit encourages you to travel far afield or strike out on your own. You may also learn that the world does not revolve around you, and should guard against selfishness and being dictatorial. Success and accomplishment are important to all individuals with number 10 birthdays, and frequently you find your way to the top of your profession. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you are a powerful character with strong convictions and an independent spirit. You are likely to be innovative, self- assured, and ambitious, though being multitalented suggests that you can try to accomplish too much, leading you to scatter your energies in too many directions.
• Positive: leadership, creative, progressive, forceful, optimistic, strong convictions, competitive, independent, gregarious
• Negative: overbearing, jealous, egotistical, too proud, antagonistic, lack of restraint, selfish, vacillating, impatient
Love & Relationships
You admire those who can accomplish much. You may be looking for such a high, idealistic love that it can sometimes be difficult for anyone to live up to your high hopes. As you may alternate between being loving, spontaneous, and affectionate and appearing cold or withdrawn, it is vital that you have space for yourself to balance your sensitivities. Your naturally friendly personality ensures that you have many friends, and being hospitable suggests that you are a good host or hostess.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To improve on your chances of finding love and happiness, look out for those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 8, 22, 23, 26, Feb. 6, 20, 24, Mar. 4, 18, 22, Apr. 2, 16, 17, 20, 30, May 14, 18, 28, 30, June 12, 16, 26, 28, July 10, 14, 24, 26, Aug. 8, 12, 22, 24, Sept. 6, 10, 20, 22, 30, Oct. 4, 8, 18, 20, 28, Nov. 2, 6, 16, 18, 26, Dec. 4, 14, 16, 24
Beneficial: Jan. 9, 20, Feb. 7, 18, Mar. 5, 16, 29, Apr. 3, 14, 27, May 1, 12, 25, June 10, 23, July 8, 21, Aug. 6, 19, Sept. 4, 17, Oct. 2, 15, 30, Nov. 13, 28, Dec. 11, 26, 30
Fatal attractions: Jan. 27, Feb. 7, 8, 9, 25, Mar. 23, Apr. 21, May 19, June 17, July 15, Aug. 13, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 7, Dec. 5
Challenging: Jan. 2, 10, 19, Feb. 8, 17, Mar. 6, 15, Apr. 4, 13, May 2, 11, June 9, July 7, 30, Aug. 5, 28, Sept. 3, 26, Oct. 1, 24, Nov. 22, Dec. 20, 30
Soul mates: Jan. 15, Feb. 13, Mar. 11, Apr. 9, May 7, June 5, July 3, Aug. 1, Oct. 29, Nov. 27, Dec. 25