October 26 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Idealistic and ambitious, you are a sensitive Scorpio with intense feelings and strong desires. Charming and imaginative, you seek ways to express your powerful emotions or appetite for self-enjoyment. As a humanitarian, you can show great compassion and a willingness to support others. Although you can be impulsive and act upon your romantic notions, the practical side of your nature suggests that you can also be shrewd, calculating, and security-conscious.
The double influence of Pluto suggests that although you are sensitive, with immense charm, you can also be resolute and courageous, with a fighting spirit. This inner strength also points to a dynamic willpower, enabling you to rejuvenate yourself or overcome obstacles. Usually you are gregarious but reserved. Although you can have intense feelings, outwardly you remain calm and composed. Just guard against becoming inflexible, as it can work to your detriment.
Financial matters are also likely to occupy much of your attention, and with your natural business sense and willingness to work hard, you have the potential to commercialize your many talents. Nevertheless, one of your challenges may be to obtain the right balance between work and play to ensure that life does not become overly serious or burdensome. You often work better when you allow your intuition to sense the right time for an idea or project and then act spontaneously rather than becoming restricted by too much structure.
Before the age of twenty-six, you are concerned with issues regarding your acute emotional awareness and sense of personal power. At the age of twenty-seven, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius, there is a turning point that highlights a growing need for adventure, more truth, inspiration, and freedom in your life. You become more optimistic and may desire to expand your mental outlook, perhaps through learning or contact with foreign people or places. Another turning point occurs at the age of fifty-seven, when your progressed Sun rhoves into Capricorn. This is likely to bring a more determined, disciplined, and pragmatic approach to achieving your goals.
Work & Vocation
Your keen intellect and good communication skills can help you succeed in any career, but you may be particularly attracted to large projects, law, or politics. With natural executive ability and a good business sense, you usually command respect from others through being hardworking and responsible. With your thirst for knowledge and practical thinking, you may well become an authority in your chosen field. An ability to be analytical or technical can draw you to work in science or the health and medical world. Alternatively, your natural creativity and love of beauty may attract you to a career as a musician, actor, or entertainer. The more humanitarian side of your nature may be fulfilled in the caring professions, philanthropic activities, or social reform.
Famous people who share your birthday include First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, actor Bob Hoskins, actress Jaclyn Smith, singer Mahalia Jackson, and French president François Mitterand.
With a number 26 birthday, you have a pragmatic approach to life, executive ability, and a good business sense. Usually responsible, with a natural aesthetic sense and a love of home, you 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 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 10 month indicates that you are more inclined to be single-minded. You can also be courteous and courageous, with plenty of emotional power. If you are industrious and purposeful, winning is important, and initiating new ideas often leads to success. Generous and kind, you have the power to inspire others. As a perfectionist and an idealist, do not let your great sensitivity undermine your confidence or isolate you from others.
• Positive: creative, practical, caring, responsible, proud of family, enthusiastic, courageous
• Negative: stubborn, rebellious, unenthusiastic, lack of persistence
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To find love and a long-lasting companion, you may wish to look for someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 9, 12, 22, 25, Feb. 7, 10, 20, 23, 26, Mar. 5, 8, 18, 21, Apr. 3, 6, 16, 19, May 1, 4, 14, 17, 20, 24, 29, June 2, 12, 15, 27, July 10, 13, 16, 20, 25, 30, Aug. 9, 15, 24, 26, Sept. 7, 13, 22, 24, Oct. 4, 7, 10, 14, 19, 24, 28, 29, Nov. 2, 5, 8, 12, 17, 22, 26, 27, Dec. 3, 6, 10, 15, 20, 24, 25
Beneficial: Jan. 12, 23, 29, Feb. 10, 21, 27, Mar. 22, 26, Apr. 6, 17, 23, May 4, 15, 21, June 2, 13, 19, 28, 30, July 11, 17, 26, 28, Aug. 9, 15, 24, 26, Sept. 7, 13, 22, 24, Oct. 5, 11, 20, 22, Nov. 3, 9, 18, 20, 30, Dec. 1, 7, 16, 18, 28
Fatal attractions: Apr. 22, 23, 24, 25, July 29, Aug. 27, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19
Challenging: Jan. 1, 4, 26, 30, Feb. 2, 24, 28, Mar. 22, 26, Apr. 20, 24, May 18, 22, 31, June 16, 20, 29, July 14, 18, 27, Aug. 12, 16, 25, 30, Sept. 10, 14, 23, 28, Oct. 8, 12, 21, 26, Nov. 6, 10, 19, 24, Dec. 4, 8, 17, 22
Soul mates: Jan. 20, Feb. 18, Mar. 16, Apr. 14, May 12, June 10, July 8, Aug. 6, Sept. 4, Oct. 2
Love & Relationships
Although sensitive, with a compelling desire for love and affection, a need for variety and stimulating company suggests that you do not want your love life to become boring. Travel, or a break from routine with your friends or partner, is especially helpful to stop you from becoming overly serious or working too hard. However, new situations or unexpected events may sometimes cause unrest. If you become too keen in the beginning of a relationship, you can later become discouraged or lose interest. You benefit from developing a more patient approach and taking your time in forming relationships.