August 23 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Being born on the cusp, you have the advantage of possessing both the friendly, warm, and sociable qualities of Leo and the intellectual sharpness of Virgo. Enterprising and hardworking, you can take on difficult and challenging projects, and once decided on a course of action you can be very determined. The combination of your astute observations and your need to express yourself can usually ensure your popularity. A tendency to impatience, indecision, and worry, however, may be one of the primary obstacles to your achievement.
With the added influence of your decanate ruler, Virgo, you can be shrewd and practical, with a desire for knowledge. Articulate and precise, you deliberate and analyze all the details before making a decision. Still, it may be necessary to avoid going over and over the same issues or becoming too critical of yourself and others. A talent for clear communication can be a particular asset in your climb to success.
In order to avoid frustration or irritability, it is important to discipline yourself and complete what you start, or an innate restlessness may cause you to diffuse your energies in too many directions. As you have a warm heart and a way with people, you find your relationships particularly important. Possessing the ability to be charming when necessary, you can draw others to you with your understanding and interesting personality.
After the age of thirty, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, there is an increased emphasis on the needs of others and on relationships. Your sense of harmony and balance is likely to be enhanced, with the possibility of exploring artistic or creative outlets. This continues until the beginning of your sixties, when your progressed Sun enters Scorpio. As a turning point, this highlights the growing importance of touching deeper and more subtle aspects of your psyche and becoming more sensitive.
Work & Vocation
Your potential to be multitalented can ensure you success in many professions, but it is important to avoid monotonous occupations. With your communication skills and flair for dealing with people, you should excel in careers such as teaching, sales, writing, publishing, or the entertainment world. Alternatively, an ability for precision can lead you to engineering, science, or finely detailed artwork. Your practical sense can attract you to a career in Banking, real estate, or working with other people’s money. Whatever career you choose, you are likely to be a perfectionist and desire to do your job well.
Famous people who share your birthday include actors River Phoenix and Gene Kelly, musician Keith Moon, singer Bing Crosby, restaurateur Howard Johnson, actresses Shelley Long and Barbara Eden, journalist Henry Pringle, French king Louis XVI, and poet Edgar Lee Masters.
Intuitive, emotionally sensitive, and creative are some of the ways others describe people with a number 23 birthday. Usually you are versatile, passionate, and a quick thinker, with a professional attitude and a mind full of creative ideas. With the number 23 influence, you can learn new subjects easily, but may prefer practice to theory. You are fond of travel, adventure, and meeting new people; the restlessness implied by the number 23 urges you to try many different kinds of experiences, and you are apt to make the most of any situation. Generally friendly and fun-loving, with courage and drive, you may need an active life in order to actualize your true potential. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you possess a strong character with an ambitious nature. If you are put in a position of trust, you may also have to learn how to be fair and just. Although you may be “practical, a need for versatility often suggests that you can become easily bored if life becomes too uneventful.
• Positive: loyal, compassionate, responsible, loves travel, communicative, intuitive, creative, versatile, trustworthy
• Negative: selfish, insecure, stubborn, uncompromising, fault-finding, withdrawn, prejudiced
Love & Relationships
Often entertaining and versatile, you like to mix with different types of people. Restless and nervous, however, you can be indecisive about how you feel in relationships. When in love, you are often idealistic and willing to make sacrifices. At times, however, you can be overen-thusiastic to start with and then become calculating or appear cold and uninterested. You may prefer a partner who is compassionate and who has faith in your capabilities.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find a partner who is caring and loving among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 11, 21, 25, Feb. 9, 19, 23, Mar. 17, 21, 30, Apr. 5, 15, 19, 28, 29, May 13, 17, 26, 27, June 11, 15, 24, 25, 30, July 9, 13, 22, 23, 28, Aug. 7, 11, 20, 21, 26, 30, Sept. 5, 9, 18, 19, 24, 28, Oct. 3, 7, 16, 17, 22, 26, 29, Nov. 1, 5, 14, 15, 20, 24, 27, Dec. 3, 12, 13, 18, 22, 25, 27, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 5, 13, 16, 22, 28, Feb. 3, 11, 14, 20, 26, Mar. 1, 9, 12, 18, 24, 29, Apr. 7, 10, 16, 22, 27, May 5, 8, 14, 20, 25, June 3, 6, 12, 18, 23, July 1, 4, 10, 16, 21, Aug. 2, 8, 14, 19, Sept. 6, 12, 17, Oct. 4, 10, 15, Nov. 2, 8, 13, Dec. 6, 11
Challenging: Jan. 2, 23, 30, Feb. 21, 28, Mar. 19, 26, 28, Apr. 17, 24, 26, May 15, 22, 24, June 13, 20, 22, July 11, 18, 20, Aug. 16, 18, 19, Sept. 7, 14, 16, Oct. 5, 12, 14, Nov. 3, 10, 12, Dec. 1, 8, 10
Soul mates: Jan. 14, 22, Feb. 12, 20, Mar. 10, 18, Apr. 8, 16, May 6, 14, June 4, 12, July 2, 10, Aug. 8, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 2