December 31 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Serious yet charismatic, you have a strong sense of presence and individuality that marks you out as someone special. With your audacious charm, you like to be the center of attention and are extremely persistent in obtaining your objectives. Sometimes melancholy or pessimistic, but always self-aware, you organize your life along practical lines to get the maximum returns from any situation. Through self-discipline you are able to make the most of your many talents and remarkable potential.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Capricorn, indicates that you are keen on timing and structure. Consequently, you may experience considerable anxiety during periods of change and instability. A desire to be impeccably reliable also suggests that you like to take charge or be in control. Your pragmatism and strong awareness of material considerations, however, can sometimes cause you to vacillate between being mercenary and being capable of profound insight.
Striving to be independent, you are aware of image and first impressions. Being hardworking and organized, once committed to a project or cause you are capable of remarkable output. Usually dramatic, with powerful projection and strong opinions, you need to find some form of self-expression through which you can obtain the respect you desire. Often you are blessed with strong intuitive gifts and an ability to fight difficult situations and be self-regenerating.
Before the age of twenty, you are inclined to have a need for practical order and structure in your life. After the age of twenty-one, when your progressed Sun moves into Aquarius, you become less influenced by tradition and more independent. New opportunities to present your own unique perspective may encourage you to take an interest in group affairs or humanitarian issues. Another turning point occurs at the age of fifty-one, when your progressed Sun enters Pisces. From this time, there is more of an emphasis on developing sensitivity, imagination, and a strong inner life. This can be reflected through your visions, dreams, and emotional ideals.
DEGREE: 8°30’-9°30’ CAPRICORN
Star’s name: Facies
Degree position: 7° 12’-8°24’ Capricorn between the years J 930 and 2000
Orb: 1 °
Constellation: M22 Sagittarius
Applicable days: December 29, 30, 31
Star qualities: Sun/Mars
Description: a bright open star cluster and nebula located in the bow of the Archer
Your Secret Self
A wonderful childlike innocence will stay with you throughout your life. Not only can this give you a youthful quality, but it also enables you to be imaginative and creative. Although you are usually positive and optimistic, there are times when you may succumb to anxieties or imaginary fears.
At your best you can be amazingly strong and possess an almost transcendent humility. You are willing to make sacrifices and share your deep compassion in helping or being of service to others. Obstacles to realizing your profound potential are a selfish and dramatic streak or an oversensitivity that can cause you to exaggerate every failure into a tragedy. Although some of the lessons in your youth may have been uncomfortable, as you get older and wiser you benefit from these experiences. An increase in self-discipline is often needed in order to achieve fulfillment and happiness.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Facies imparts assertiveness, a fighting spirit, and a fearless nature; you are full of vitality and vigor Usually you wish to exercise power and have the necessary leadership qualities. Facies grants the ability to make decisions quickly, and you are a good strategist who can enjoy competitive activities and win.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows success in business and dealing with the public. Facies bestows strong willpower, inner drive, and a competitive spirit. This star also warns that the constant need to be number one may involve some risks, and suggests avoiding underhanded dealings and dangerous situations.
• Positive: will to live, active life, power of attainment, decisiveness
• Negative: overstrain, obstinacy, inclination to quarrel
Work & Vocation
Usually enterprising and multitalented, you have a wide choice of options at your disposal. Ambitious and goal-oriented, with excellent business skills, you are willing to work hard, especially when inspired by a project or interested in a special subject. Since you want to excel at what you do, having a vocation, rather than just a career, is likely to take you to the top of your profession. Independent, with a pragmatic approach and executive skills, you enjoy organizing big events. Dramatic, sensitive, and creative, you are highly suitable for the theater or the opera. A talent for words and writing can inspire you to put pen to paper. With an engaging voice and a knack for conversation, you are an excellent orator, teacher, or lecturer.
Famous people who share your birthday include artist Henri Matisse, beauty entrepreneur Elizabeth Arden, astrologer Noel Tyl, singers John Denver, Donna Summer, and Odetta, and actors Ben Kingsley and Anthony Hopkins.
Strong willpower, determination, and an emphasis on self-expression are indicated by the number 31 birthday. Usually you are tireless and determined, with a desire to make material progress. You may have to learn, however, to accept the limitations of life and build a solid foundation. Good fortune and lucky opportunities also suggest that you can be successful in turning your leisure-time pursuits into profitable ventures. Having fun is crucial to you, as you are very hardworking. You may have to guard against tendencies to be selfish or overly optimistic. The subinfluence of the number 12 month indicates that you are creative and multitalented. Although you are sociable and friendly, you are an independent thinker and therefore a law unto yourself. Adventurous and enterprising, you seek fulfillment through personal expression. Your inner growth occurs through overcoming obstacles and challenges. If you want to gain true wisdom, you should turn away from the material world or from occupations that provide only financial benefits.
• Positive: lucky, creative, original, builder, constructive, persistent, practical, good conversationalist, responsible
• Negative: insecure, impatient, suspicious, easily discouraged, lack of ambition, selfish, stubborn
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find emotional fulfillment and that special someone among those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, 15, 18, 19, Feb. 7, 25, 28, 29, Man 1, 2, 4, 6, 11, 13, Apr. 21, 24, 25, May 2, 7, 9, 19, 22, June 21, 27, 28, 29, July 3, 5, 18, 19, Aug. 23, 24, 25, Sept. 1, 11, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, Dec. 8, 16, 17, 27, 28, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 20, 31, Feb, 6, 18, 29, Mar. 4, 16, 27, Apr. 2, 14, 25, May 12, 23, 29, June 10, 21, 27, July 8, 19, 25, Aug. 6, 17, 23, Sept. 4, 15, 21, Oct. 2, 3, 13, 19, 30, Nov. 11, 17, 28, Dec. 9, 15, 26
Fatal attractions: July 1, 2, 3, 4
Challenging: Jan. 12, 25, 27, Feb. 9, 10, 23, 25, Mar. 7, 8, 23, Apr. 5, 6, 21, May 3, 4, 19, 30, June 1, 2, 17, 28, July 15, 26, Aug. 13, 24, Sept. 11, 22, Oct. 9, 20, 29, Nov. 7, 18, 27, Dec. 5, 16, 25
Soul mates: Jan. 25, 26, Feb. 23, 24, Mar. 22, Apr. 20, May 18, June 16, July 14, Aug. 12, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 5, 6, 30, Dec. 4, 28, 30
Love & Relationships
With your charm, charisma, and natural dramatic sense, you can easily attract friends and admirers. Although very protective of those you love or those in your care, you can also at times be quite demanding. Hospitable and attentive, you can be an excellent host and show a genuine concern for others. While you may occasionally suffer from down moods, you can be a warm, responsible, and affectionate lover and a loyal companion.