August 26 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Natural leadership, a confident front, and generosity of spirit are qualities suggested by your birthday. Being warm, kind, and sociable, you will find that your friends are likely to play an important part in your life. Your sympathy, matched by your strong sense of justice, may cause you to defend the underdog or fight vigorously when principles are at stake. One of the few obstacles to your success may be an inability to discipline yourself when it is really necessary.
With the subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Virgo, you think very practically and are attracted by intelligent people. You like to make up your own mind about issues only after analyzing all the possible ramifications. Be careful to avoid continually going over the same issues and becoming anxious or overcritical. Being a good organizer, with a strong desire for order and cleanliness, you may feel happier when everything in life is running efficiently.
Projecting personal magnetism, you are interested in people and can be understanding and benevolent. Proud yet sensitive, you are likely to have a strong interest in home and family. With your open and amicable approach, you usually make friends easily with people of any age or background. As you possess a love of luxury and beautiful surroundings, it is fortunate that you also have a natural business ability to support your lifestyle.
In your early years you may be strongly influenced by a male figure such as a father or grandfather. When you reach the age of twenty-seven, your progressed Sun moves into Libra, commencing a thirty-year period during which there is an increasing emphasis on diplomacy, partnerships, and relationships. You are likely to gain an enhanced sense of balance and harmony that helps you to develop artistic or creative abilities. Another turning point for you occurs around the age of fifty-seven, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, stimulating your sensitivity and causing you to seek more change and transformation in your life.
Work & Vocation
Your organizational abilities and natural business acumen are likely to prove assets in any career, but may particularly draw you to the world of commerce or administration. Similarly, with your communication and social skills, you may excel in education, writing, or law. Your analytical ability and love of detail may draw you to the world of science, engineering, research, or industry. Alternatively, your love of people and way with words may attract you to sales or acting. A natural sympathy and humanitarian streak can find an outlet through counseling or fund-raising for charity. The combination of your intuition and rational mind may be particularly helpful in the healing professions.
Famous people who share your birthday include actor Macaulay Culkin, Queen Victoria’s consort Prince Albert, writers Christopher Isherwood and Guillaume Apollinaire, musician Branford Marsalis, and vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro.
The strength or power suggested by the number 26 birthday shows that you are a cautious character with strong values and sound judgment. A love of home and parental instincts may also suggest a need to build a solid foundation or find real stability. Often a tower of strength for others, you are willing to support friends, family members, and relatives who may turn to you in time of need. You may nevertheless need to guard against materialistic tendencies and a desire to control people or situations. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you aspire to great accomplishment and possess an ambitious nature. Although you are willing to work hard and take on responsibilities, try to avoid taking on more than your fair share of the workload. You have natural business sense and practical skills and can advise others about monetary matters. A strong need to feel secure or established urges you to make long- term plans and investments.
• Positive: creative, practical, caring, meticulous, idealistic, honest, responsible, proud of family, enthusiastic, courageous
• Negative: stubborn, rebellious, deceitful, unfriendly, unenthusiastic, lack of persistence, instability
Love & Relationships
With your giving nature and kindness, people are drawn to you. Although you can be idealistic with a strong need to be loved and appreciated, you may need to avoid a tendency to be domineering or overbearing. Being passionate, you may fall in love easily. However, in order to achieve your desired goals, there must be a balance between your need for independence and the necessity for cooperation in love and work.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You are likely to have success in love and friendship with people born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 28, Feb. 26, Mar. 24, Apr. 22, May 20, 29, 30, June 18, 27, 28, July 16, 25, 26, Aug. 14, 23, 24, Sept. 12, 21, 22, Oct. 10, 19, 20, 29, 31, Nov. 8, 17, 18, 27, 29, Dec. 6, 15, 16, 25, 27
Beneficial: Jan. 2, 10, 13, 16, Feb. 8, 11, 14, Mar. 6, 9, 12, Apr. 4, 7, 10, May 2, 5, 8, June 3, 6, July 1, 4, 30, Aug. 2, 28, 30, Sept. 26, 28, Oct. 24, 26, Nov. 22, 24, Dec. 20, 22, 30
Challenging: Jan. 3, 9, 10, Feb. 1, 7, 8, Mar. 5, 6, 31, Apr. 3, 4, 29, May 1, 2, 27, June 25, July 23, Aug. 2, 21, 31, Sept. 19, 29, Oct. 17, 27, Nov. 15, 25, Dec. 13, 23
Soul mates: Jan. 5, Feb. 3, Mar. 1, May 30, June 28, July 26, Aug. 24, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 18, Dec. 16