August 22 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Being born on the cusp of Leo and Virgo, you are a creative thinker with a pragmatic approach. You often reveal a remarkable power of determination and a love of enterprise. Ambitious and proud, with a sense of honor, you know how to make good use of the knowledge at your disposal. Since you have the power to concentrate upon a particular project and act quickly and decisively, you are a capable organizer with a resolute mind.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Aries, suggests that you enjoy living an active life. Daring and courageous, you have a dynamic personality and often appear forward and assertive. Your mind is full of ideas, and you are keen to realize your thoughts and plans. Although you are usually successful in your enterprises and appear conservative to others, you may need to overcome a tendency to be restless or impatient. You may have to avoid being stubborn by learning to balance your need for independence or freedom with a certain rebelliousness, especially in matters of authority.
Happier working than wasting your energy in the pursuit of pleasure, you need mental pursuits to keep you from being bored. Since you enjoy expanding your knowledge, education often proves beneficial, and you can achieve success through higher learning or self-study. Although you possess a strong materialistic streak, your idealistic inclinations suggest that you are a humanitarian who can campaign for a cause or an idea with great enthusiasm.
In the first year of your life your progressed Sun moves into the sign of Virgo. Over the next thirty years you are likely to be influenced by this sign’s qualities of practical order and system. At the age of thirty you reach a turning point as your progressed Sun enters Libra. This brings a growing awareness of the importance of all your relationships. Your creative abilities are enhanced, and you may be drawn to develop latent musical, artistic, or literary interests as well as widen your social circle. There is another turning point when you are age sixty, as your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, highlighting your increasing need for personal power and transformation. Your awareness usually increases due to this Sun progression.
Work & Vocation
You have the ability to lead and are a good planner and organizer. If in business, you may well be happier working for yourself; although independent, you may find that partnerships or team efforts could be very productive for you. Always full of ideas and with excellent people skills, you are highly likely to succeed in business, especially sales, promotion, or advertising. You may be drawn to professions that use your fine mind, such as education, writing, or law. Being gifted and dramatic, you can also become outstanding in the world of entertainment or music.
Famous people who share your birthday include composer Claude Debussy, musician John Lee Hooker, actress Valerie Harper, writers Ray Bradbury and Dorothy Parker, baseball player Carl Yastrzemski, football coach Bill Parcells, and U.S. general Norman Schwartzkopf.
As a number 22 individual, you are a proud, practical, and highly intuitive person. This is a master number and can vibrate both as number 22 and as number 4. Often honest and hardworking, with natural leadership abilities, you have a charismatic personality and a deep understanding of people and what motivates them. Although undemonstrative, you often show a caring, protective concern for the welfare of others, yet you never lose sight of your pragmatic or realistic stand. Usually cultured and worldly, you have many friends and admirers. The more competitive among you achieve success and good fortune with help and encouragement from others. Many born on this date have strong links with brothers or sisters and can be protective and supportive of them. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you are reliable and efficient, with polished common sense. Since you are perceptive and imaginative, you enjoy solving problems and at times amaze others by producing simple solutions to difficult problems.
• Positive: universal, director, highly intuitive, pragmatic, practical, dexterous, skillful, builder, good organizer, realist, problem solver, achiever
•Negative: get-rich-quick schemes, nervous, bossy, materialistic, lack of vision, lazy, self-promoting
Love & Relationships
Your friendly and charismatic personality draws many people toward you and enhances your social life. In your close personal relationships you may sometimes find it difficult to express love, and you may be drawn to unusual individuals. Usually strong and independent, you can also be warm and protective of those you care for. You need someone intelligent who does not let you dominate him or her but at the same time keeps you feeling youthful and playful.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts ambition, power authority and opportunities to rise to a high position in government or large corporations. If you do not have a position of prominence, you probably have influential friends. This star suggests that you should be kind to others on your way up, as you are likely to meet them on your way down.
• Positive: high-spirited, frankness, courage, honor and riches, rise to prominent positions, authority
• Negative: stubborn, unruly, domineering, greatness but also great failures (especially through dishonesty), fleeting success and fame
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
Your chances for happiness and love are better with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 3, 4, 14, 20, 24, 25, Feb. 2, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 22, Mar. 10, 16, 20, 29, 30, Apr. 8, 14, 18, 27, 28, May 6, 12, 16, 25, 26, 31, June 4, 10, 14, 23, 24, 29, July 2, 8, 12, 21, 22, 27, Aug. 6, 10, 19, 20, 25, Sept. 4, 8, 17, 18, 23, Oct. 2, 6, 15, 16, 21, 30, Nov. 4, 13, 14, 19, 28, 30, Dec. 2, 11, 12, 17, 26, 28, 30
Beneficial: Jan. 4, 8, 21, Feb. 2, 6, 19, Mar. 4, 17, 28, Apr. 2, 15, 16, May 13, 24, June 11, 22, July 9, 20, Aug. 7, 18, 31, Sept. 5, 16, 29, Oct. 3, 14, 27, Nov. 1, 12, 25, Dec. 10, 23
Challenging: Jan. 7, 10, 15, 31, Feb. 5, 8, 13, 29, Mar. 3, 6, 11, 27, Apr. 1, 4, 9, 25, May 2, 7, 23, June 5, 21, July 3, 19, Aug. 1, 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9
Soul mates: Mar. 31, Apr. 29, May 27, June 25, July 23, Aug. 21, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, 29, Nov. 15, 27, Dec. 13, 25