Leo The Lion: The Fixer (July 24 – August 23)

The Lion is the most dominating, opinionated and flamboyant celestial sign. They are natural born leaders who need and give great recognition. They are very proud, arrogant, ardent creatures. Most of all, they are extremely loyal to those they have put to the test and trust. Leo is a “fix it” sign and are able to move mountains.

Leos have a fiery determination and the desire to be important often rules their lives. They usually pursue their goals and use their charisma to sway others to their cause. Open and honest, Leos tend towards the philosophical and tend to hold great idealisms about how things should be. They are often lovers of the finer things in life.

Leo governs will and authority. They are the nobility of the zodiac. Charismatic, magnetic and the golden child of the sun signs, Leo has a sense of humor, a loving spirit and they radiate power, which attracts people to them.

Who You Are

Greatest Gift: Confidence, Passion
Birthstone: Peridot, Ruby
Gemstone: Peridot
Colors: Gold, Orange, Yellow
Metal: Gold
Flower: Gladiolus, Lily, Rose
Zodiac Symbol: Lion
Zodiac Element: Fire
Zodiac Quality: Fixed Signs
Planet: Sun
Astro Medical: Heart
House: 5th House
Chakra Energies: For Today
Yin-Yang Quality: Yang Energy
Chinese equivalent is the Monkey

Sub-divisions of Leo

Decanate is a subdivision of a sun sign. Every sun sign in divided into three parts. Your decanate individualizes the characteristics of your particular time of birth.

First Subdivision / Decanate of Leo (0 degrees to 10 degrees)
From July 21st to July 31st :
Ruler: Sun
Attributes: Artistic, social flair, charming, people magnet, impulsive lover, stubborn

Second Subdivision / Decanate of Leo (10 degrees to 20 degrees)
From August 1st to August 11th:
Ruler: Sun
Sub Ruler: Jupiter
Attributes: Proud, temperamental, good problem solver, good-humored, passion for knowledge

Third Subdivision / Decanate of Leo (20 degrees to 30 degrees)
From August 12th to August 21st:
Ruler: Sun
Sub Ruler: Mars
Attributes: Determined, pioneer, creative thinker, impulsive, energetic, open lover, impatient

Fire Element

(Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius) exhibit righteousness. These people conform to the standard of moral law. They do what is right and are known for their sense of fair play. They are truthful, straight-forward, just, upright and virtuous in their dealings with other men. The Fire signs are the true warriors.

Fixed Sign

Fixed signs like stability. They want to own things. They want to be the boss and let the cardinal signs run things for them. Fixed Signs are stubborn, fixed in position. They frequently take longer to start, but they never seem to stop.

Astrological House

The houses of the horoscope represent different areas of life, described in terms of physical surroundings as well as personal life experiences. The placement of a planet or zodiac sign in a house will determine, to a large degree, the area of life in which it acts, and the goals and activities on which its drive or impulse will be focused.   

The Sun

To ancient astrologers, the planets represented the will of the Gods and their influence on human affairs. To modern astrologers, the planets represent basic drives and impulses within the human psyche. These drives express themselves as different qualities throughout the twelve signs of the zodiac and in different circles of life through the twelve houses.

Medical Astrology

Medical astrology, traditionally known as Iatromathematics, is an ancient medical system of healing connecting the body and disease with the twelve astrological signs. Each astrological sign, along with the sun, moon, and planets are associated with different parts of the human body that correlate to disorders of its associated muscles, nerve systems and organs.

The system of medical astrology has been used to codify the associations of the signs of the zodiac with the parts of the body as follows: Leo – heart, chest, spine, spinal column, upper back.

The planets are also associated with certain portions and functions within the body:

Sun – heart, spine, and general vitality. With a robust love for life and accomplishments, you cannot do anything half-heartedly. It is within your nature to push yourself and go all the way.

The king of the jungle has integrity, reputation and your pride is strongest among the zodiac signs. Your inate weakness centers around your heart, chest and circulatory system. You also have a connection to the back and spinal column, so caution should be taken when lifting heavy objects, working out in the gym or overdoing it at work. You must exercise smart, eat regularly and sensibly and seek fresh air and sunshine as much as possible.

Your healing color is orange.

Leo is ruled by the arms, lungs, shoulders, hands, nervous system, brain.

You are constantly running, both mind and body, so the best advise for you is to make time for a balanced lifestyle. Your nervous, restless energy needs exercise as an outlet, more sleep than most of the signs of the zodiac and time to sit down to enjoy a meal.

Your arms and shoulders are your inherent weakness. Keeping them strong and not overworking them, will make a great difference.

If you work with your hands, it is important to take care of them, as they are also your tools of the trade.

Keep your mind sharp and keep it rested. It is important to turn off that Gemini mind in order to rest and recharge the battery.

Your healing color is yellow.

Leo is yang in natureYang energy is more masculine, is related to light, sun, brightness, heaven, time, south, east and left. Yang signs are the odd numbered ones. Those belonging to yang energy have a tendency to be more assertive and self-expressive.

Crystals that help Leo

Ruby

This stone brings wealth, joy, love, sexual energy and power. Warms, energizes after exhaustion. Strengthens physical and emotional heart (Heart Chakra), love, courage, confidence, vitality, stamina, strength, leadership, success over challenges.

Peridot

A Leo birthstone, this stone is traditionally used for health, wealth, and protection. Helps understand relationships and other realities. Alleviates depression, anger, fear, jealousy, anxiety. A visionary stone. Helps connect us to our destinies and to an understanding of the purpose of existence.

Citrine

This stone is very versatile and is used for mental and emotional clarity, problem solving, memory issues, will power, optimism, confidence and self-discipline. It reduces anxiety, fear and depression. Absorbs, transmutes, grounds and dissolves negative energy. Citrine is invigorating and positive.

Garnet

This stone symbolizes faith, love, devotion and trust. Garnet is most famous for balancing our emotional states. Therefore, garnet is one of the best stones for soothing emotional stress and balancing out anger that is held in and not expressed. Garnet strengthens Leo’s endurance and will power.

Malachite

This stone stimulates physical and psychic vision. Helps with concentration. Used for Heart Chakra and Solar Plexus Chakra. Powerful healing stone for mental, physical blocks. Protects well by powerfully cleaning the auric field, rapidly absorbing undesirable energies.

Clear Quartz

This gem is thought to amplify both body energy and thoughts. It can assist in the creation of power, clarity of thinking, meditation, cleansing, clearing the aura, spiritual development and healing. Clear Quartz is considered the “stone of power”.  Works well on the Crown Chakra.

Chrysoberl

Sunny yellow Cat’s Eye benefits Leo the Lion and reminds them of tolerance and harmony.  It helps them to improve their relationships with subordinates and partners.  It assists us in recovering our optimism during difficult and trying times.  It encourages gentler behavior.

Onyx

This black stone keeps the mind free and flexible. Balances and grounds thoughts, emotions and helps with stabilizing sex drive. Onyx is believed to promote fidelity. Controls emotional intensity. This androgynous stone is excellent for centering/aligning total person with higher powers.

The Lucky Leo

Luck. What exactly is luck? Is luck being at the right place at the right time? Finding that lucky penny? Always landing on your feet? Finding a four leaf clover? Discovering bird droppings on your shoulder? What ever your idea of luck, research has found that people are divided.

Leos are lucky people. You’re ruled by the Sun and Sunday is your lucky day for healing, spirituality and wish work. One is your lucky number. One – Vibrates to the sun – the ruler of Leo. For Leos the sun is consciousness, the ego, the self, and represents masculine energy – the father figure. One represents beginning – new beginnings – inspiration – ideas, confidence and instinct.

Leos are fortunate. Time after time, you court good luck. Like the noble cat, you always seem to land on your feet! Leo’s birthstone, peridot is one that represents the traditions of health, wealth, and protection. All the endearing trait of the proud and powerful Leo.

Ruby is another lucky stone for Leos as this stone represents all such Leo traits as wealth, joy, love, sexual energy and power. Warming and energizing. Ruby is a good stone for Leos to carry as it strengthens physical and emotional heart (Heart Chakra), love, courage, confidence, vitality, stamina, strength, leadership, and success over challenges.

Leos are “fix it” signs. So by chance if your luck runs out, you are able to move mountains to make something happen! You can always bet on a Leo!    Now get lucky!

Money and Leo

Money is your reward for hard work. Some important values about money include giving, sharing, accepting compliments and recognizing new beginnings.

Leos are lavishing with their money. You are often so generous, it is to your own fault. Givers to those in need – family, friends, co-workers, even perfect strangers, if a you think it can help someone’s situation, you are there to help. Money for you, is to be enjoyed.

You can lavish others with expensive gifts, give to charities, as well as lavishing yourself with deserving gifts. Drawn to the opulence of life, to five-star luxury and living high, you always tend to make enough money to live this lifestyle. Were you can fall short is on saving.

It would be a good lesson learned early in life to learn how to save more than you spend. This keeps you a better balanced cat!  Now get money!

Leo and Career

Abundance is a long lasting, enduring enjoyment of life. It is being in love with living. Your career should be something you absolutely love doing. Since we spend the majority of our lives working, why would you ever just do something to get by. Life is much too short to not be doing something that brings you joy and happiness, reward and fulfillment, pride and satisfaction!

Leos are born leaders. Whether owning your own business, a quick riser up the corporate ladder or someone in the spotlight, you love being the boss, managing a corporation or being a celebrity.

You love center stage. You are drawn to glittery, famous and glamorous careers, people and jobs. You can work well as a fashion designer, beautician, actor, director, celebrity, top executive, agent or corporate mogul. You have the ability to get people to do what you want.

You are charming, enthusiastic and charismatic and people are drawn into your confidence and power. You command attention and get respect. On the othe side of the coin, ego, unchecked, can be trouble for you. If you are not careful, you can turn pride into arrogance and generousity into conceit and become too demanding, controlling and bossy. Balance for Leo is found in spirituality.   Now find success!

Happiness and Leo

Happiness is an expression of gratitude. Research has found that a great deal of unhappiness stems from negative thoughts. Happiness is not just a life lived by accumulating moments of pleasure. Happiness is a rhythm, an order, a balance. We choose to be happy.

Leos can be happy people. You have a love of life and want to enjoy all its wonderful pleasures. It is your sunny disposition that bestows light and life, and others are attracted to that light. You therefore, find pleasure from helping others enjoy life as much as you do.

You are a natural entertainer with wit and humor and you love making others happy with this trait, which in turn brings you happiness. You are also happy when you enjoy the fruits of your labor. Being a fixed sign, makes you rather stubborn and resistant to change that is imposed upon you. That is why it is important for you to swallow the pill of change slowly in order for it to digest and sink in.

You are much better off when you have time to digest change and make it your own. Any one that undermines the dignity, pride or ego of a Leo will suffer deeply.  Now find happiness!

Sex and Leo

Our “sexual-esteem” or positive reverence for and confidence in our capability to experience our sexuality in a satisfying and enjoyable way are all a part of our sexual health and a very important part of our well being. Our most sexual organ is the brain! Our minds can create the most perfect fantasies or sexual relationship. It is the power of our minds that can enhance the desired sexual experiences and is what realizes our sexual pleasure.

Leos are sexual beings. You are not only visually sexy through your pride and confidence, but you are a very visual being when it come to sexuality.

The sexual power must remain in charge with Leo, unless you wish to designate it through role play. Your charisma draws many to you and good looks are very important to you. Your ultimate win is someone who is loyal and keeps you on that high pedestal.

You are fiery and passionate and a very generous spirit. You love to flirt but once you give your heart, you remain constant, loyal and true.  Now get sex!

On the Edge: Born on the Cusp

If you were born within a few days of the Sun’s movement from one zodiac sign to the next, this means you were born “on the cusp,” and you’ll feel the influence from both zodiac signs.  This combination creates a “personality type” that makes you unique!

Cusp of Cancer and Leo
July 19 to July 25

Known as the cusp of Oscillation, here is a question?  What do you get when you mix the water element of Cancer with the fire element of Leo? You feel like a swinging pendulum of cool and hot, yin and yang, back and forth!

You are the drama queen of the cusp signs!  Your sensitive Cancer side can combine with your dramatic Leo side and create one big show stopping number!  The flip side of this coin, is pulling back into yourself, as you crawl back in your shell. This is where the lion can roar, yet no one hears your screams. Your greatest challenge is to discover a comfortable middle ground between these extremes.

To do this, it will take hard work and self-discipline. It is certainly obtainable, but you will need to apply yourself using tools such as meditation, yoga or swimming.  Helping others is a selfless act that can take you away from being too focused on yourself.

Also know, that the big heart of Leo and the sensitive Cancer cosmically combine to create a big-hearted love for a long lasting relationship, a treasured family and home life and the pride to manage them.

Cusp of Leo and Virgo
August 19 to August 25

This is considered the cusp of Exposure! This blend of Leo’s dramatic fire with Virgo’s earthy, almost anti-social behavior, offers this new personality of extremes. Exposing you as either brash, loud and direct, or silent, secretive and shut down.

You can be cautious, with discriminating taste in regards to what you do and do not like and can be very steadfast about it. You are hard working and diligent. You find focus and dedication when it matters and are honest and success driven.

But, as your two elements collide, you may also show others your manipulative, stubborn and melodramatic side.  You are, after all, the born leader with an obsession for organization and orderly behavior.

What you need most to balance your life is trust and openness, which incidentally, are the same traits that are found in both intimacy and the power of spirituality.

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Your Personal Birth Chart

A birth chart, also called natal chart, shows the positions of the stars in a chart drawn for the exact time of your birth at a particular place on Earth for the purposes of gaining more insight as to who you are. Because the sun, moon, planets, and primary angles in the sky are constantly in motion relative to the earth, as each second passes the natal/astrological birth chart is changing and a new chart is created for every moment at each location. A natal chart is extremely personal and unique, depending on the specific date, exact time, and precise location of the birth.

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Your Relationship Charts

Now, you can take it one step further and calculate the astrological compatibility between yourself and another person. Tonio will compareyour birth chart to the birth chart of your love and provide an in-depth analysis.

Tonio’s unique method is based on the psychology of each sign. We all know that each sign has their specific traits. We also know that each sign is influenced by their associated planets, moon and sun signs. Sun sign compatibility takes into account only one of hundreds of compatibility factors. Many other factors are involved when evaluating the compatibility of two people.

Are you both compatible?

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With “Celestial Relationships“(tm), there is no judgement when it comes to the astrological sciences. Tonio works on the energetic relationships between two people! By planning your life around your celestial connections, it can be so easy to create a harmonic work environment, a wonderful companion and even a good association with your family!

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