July 8 Zodiac Birthday Signs – You are idealistic and charming, yet practical and skillful, and your birthday suggests that you are a receptive and hardworking individual. Often your gentle and protective nature hides your mental restlessness and ambition. As a Cancerian, you are sensitive and sympathetic and can feel other people’s problems as if they were your own. You want to safeguard those you care for, but you need to avoid martyring yourself for the sake of others.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Scorpio, suggests that you possess great inner strength, and since you are persistent, you are often able to rise above crises. Persistent and forceful, with organizational abilities, you often possess good business sense and a pragmatic approach. Although you enjoy power or being in control, a kind and responsible side to your nature shows how caring you often are.
A materialistic element attributed to your birthday indicates that financial security may be an important factor in your decision making. Although you often have conservative views and good moral qualities, you want to succeed materially and socially. Nevertheless, your warmth and need to be emotionally expressive may lead you to pursue your creative talents.
Issues around sensitivity and security may strongly influence you until the age of fourteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Leo. This is likely to give you the strength to display your talents and skills in a more confident way. After the age of forty-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, practical considerations become more prominent, with the likelihood of improvement in your efficiency, capabilities, and organizational skills. At the age of seventy-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, there is another change of emphasis in your life, highlighting issues of harmony, balance, and relationship.
Work & Vocation
A natural sociability will help you succeed in all people-related careers, especially as you are good at combining business and pleasure. Your dramatic sense and need for self-expression may attract you to a profession in art, drama, or music. With your good business sense, you are likely to need the freedom to work in your own way. Being hardworking, you can gravitate toward positions of authority, or you may prefer being self-employed. With your natural caring and humanitarian streak, you can excel in careers such as teaching, counseling, or working with children. Alternatively, you may be drawn to work that is of benefit to the community.
Famous people who share your birthday include actress Anjelica Huston, industrialist John D. Rockefeller, comedian Marty Feldman, astrologer Alan Leo, actor Kevin Bacon, and writer Marianne Williamson.
The number 8 often indicates that you aspire to great accomplishment and possess an ambitious nature. A desire for dominance, security, and material success is also indicated by this birthday. As a number 8 person, you have a natural business sense and will benefit greatly from developing your organizational and executive skills. If you are willing to work hard, you are often given great responsibility. Nevertheless, you may have to learn how to administer or delegate your authority in a fair and just way. A strong need to feel secure or established urges you to make long-term plans and investments. The subinfluence of the number 7 month indicates that you are quick and enthusiastic, with a charismatic personality. Your greatest assets are your strong instincts and the ability to learn quickly through combining theory and practice. Ambitious, yet emotionally restless and intuitive, you can recognize opportunities when they arise, but without a plan you can lose interest and abandon them.
• Positive: leadership, thoroughness, hardworking, traditional, protective, power to heal, good judge of values
• Negative: impatient, wasteful, intolerant, overwork, domineering, easily discouraged, lack of planning, controlling behavior
Love & Relationships
Caring and unselfish, you are usually a devoted partner and friend to those you love and admire. A need for stability often suggests that you are willing to make great sacrifices for love. Frequently you can end up with someone from a different age group or background. A need to be popular also indicates that you have a large circle of friends and strong links with other family members.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
If you are looking for your ideal partner; you may have better luck with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 4, 8, 18, 19, 23, Feb. 2, 6, 16, 17, 21, Mar. 4, 14, 15, 19, 28, 30, Apr. 2, 12, 13, 17, 26, 28, 30, May 10, 11, 15, 24, 26, 28, June 8, 9, 13, 22, 24, 26, July 6, 7, 11, 20, 22, 24, 30, Aug. 4, 5, 9, 18, 20, 22, 28, Sept. 2, 3, 7, 16, 18, 20, 26, Oct. 1, 5, 14, 16, 18, 24, Nov. 3, 12, 14, 16, 22, Dec. 1, 10, 12, 14, 20
Beneficial: Jan. 5, 16, 27, Feb. 3, 14, 25, Mar. 1, 12, 23, Apr. 10, 21, May 8, 19, June 6, 17, July 4, 15, Aug. 2, 13, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, 30, Nov. 7, 28, Dec. 5, 26, 30
Challenging: Jan. 1, 10, 15, Feb. 8, 13, Mar. 6, 11, Apr. 4, 9, May 2, 7, June 5, July 3, 29, Aug. 1, 27, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 29 Soul mates: Aug. 30, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 24, Dec. 22