Whether you believe that your Zodiac sign is 100% accurate or not, you surely pull out the horoscope section in the papers. You might think that it’s weird to follow what your Zodiac sign says, however, you have to admit the fact that at least once in your life, you’ve been amazed by how accurate they can be. If nothing more, they provide some good astronomical entertainment.
Believing or not believing has nothing to do with the fact that this article might be able to provide you with some guideline about what you need to eliminate or restrict from your life in order to move forward. Think of them as advice. There’s honestly no harm in reading what, based on your Zodiac sign, you need to cut out from your life.
by Kaetlyn Summers | Art by Daniela Ruiz de Esparza
Aries (March 21st – April 19th)
You have a fun and out-going personality. Even a storm won’t be enough to keep you from an adventure. In fact, you might actually be delighted by the fact that there is a storm! An aries is independent. This means that nothing anyone else does will be enough to hold them down. However, sometimes even they themselves are conflicted over what to do.
Here’s what you need to do: take a break. You need to accept the fact that life isn’t going to go along different roads which all lead to different places. Sometimes, you have to stay on one road over one place for a long period of time. Don’t think of this as a break in your adventure. You should consider it to be an actual PART of the adventure.
Hence, what you need to cut out from your life is the constant need for change.
Taurus (April 20th – May 21st)
People with this Zodiac sign are impossible to tame. They refuse to accept change and let go of their independence. You can’t expect a taurus to change themselves according to what you want. They’ll only change if they want to themselves (frankly, never).
People might stop trying to change you, but you’ll always feel like they want to do exactly that. You need to accept the fact that not everyone close to you will want you to give up your independence.
Hence, you need to cut out the idea from your head that people around you don’t have your best interests at heart.
Gemini (May 22nd – June 21st)
Try going to dinner with a Gemini and I assure you that while you’ve given your order, they’re still conflicted about whether to have a side or not. A Gemini is almost never able to make up their mind, in fact they often choose more than one thing to go for.
They’ll start two hobbies at once, drop them and move on to something completely different. Honestly, this isn’t a bad thing. As long as you don’t do something life altering, you’re good I mean they’re just hobbies, right? Most Gemini’s feel guilty that their uncertainties are a cause of discomfort for others. Don’t ever think that. The truth is, do whatever you want to do, take as long as you’d like to. It’s a part of your personality and if someone gets annoyed by it then they weren’t meant to be in your life.
Hence, you need to cut out the idea from your mind that you’re creating problems for others.
Cancer (June 22nd – July 22nd)
People with this Zodiac sign are incredibly affectionate. They prefer to focus on the good in every person they meet and over look any bad traits or habits. This can be considered as the right thing and the wrong thing to do. It’s right since you’re basically giving everyone a chance, however, it’s wrong since you disregard everything else completely!
The truth is that all you want is for people to like you and for you to like them. Thus, when someone uses you and breaks your trust, you become inconsolable.
Hence, what you need to do is realise that there will be good people and that there will be bad people. You can’t win everyone over. If you give it your all and they don’t then don’t be hurt by it. Instead, realise that they weren’t worth it.
Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)
The king of the jungle, the lion. This Zodiac sign has a constant need to be praised and appreciated. Which, don’t get me wrong, isn’t vain at all (sometimes), but it can result in a lack of self-confidence.
How? Well, you basically surround yourself with people who boost your confidence, but in cases where they aren’t there anymore, you realise that you can’t properly function.
Hence, you need to cut out your need for other people’s opinion of you. You are your own person with some amazing features and some flaws. You know yourself better than anyone else and, at the end of the day, it’s what you think of yourself that matters the most.
Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)
A virgo is of the belief that everything has to be planned and that every unplanned event is a disaster. Thus, if even a single detail goes against plan, they’ll go insane! Nothing in life can be perfect to every last detail. Sometimes you just need to let nature take its course and sit back and relax.
You can’t plan or take charge of everything in your life. Something’s just happen because they were destined to happen. This is nothing to feel bad about.
Hence, you need to realise the fact that there are other unaccounted for factors which can change your vision of the future. Things might go wrong or they might not, but one thing’s for sure, it won’t be your fault. You did everything you could. If it didn’t happen, it just didn’t happen. Let it go.
Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd)
What might be perceived as a good trait, the fact that a libra will be so involved in another person’s life is actually quite draining. They take on problems which aren’t their own. Now, most people will help the other person out with their problems. However, a libra gets so involved that they forget that these aren’t even their problems to begin with!
Sometimes you just need to think about yourself. I’m not telling you not to care about other people, I’m just telling you to take care of yourself as well. Help people out as much as you can, but if you can’t then it’s alright.
Hence, you need to realise that people live separate lives. Your life or your problems can not become someone else’s. Sure they can TRY to understand, but they or you can never fully understand.
Scorpio (October 23rd – November 22nd)
A Scorpio will fight to the death to prove that they’re right. Even if the argument is seemingly over, a Scorpio will stay think of more comebacks to say. In their minds, their opinions are all accurate and only those people are smart who share their views. It’s this stubborn attitude of theirs which leads to many strains in their relationships.
Is winning really so important that you’ll let it cost you a relationship? You might be right, but that doesn’t mean that you have to implement your views on the other person and constantly come after them unless they admit that you’re right. Validation isn’t everything. Sometime’s it’s better to think you’ve won then actually making the other person say it. Especially if the argument is over something meaningless.
Hence, you need to cut out this stubborn attitude of yours and accept someone else’s views.
Sagittarius (November 23rd – December 21st)
The most charming of all the Zodiac’s, the Sagittarius. They’ll light up any room they walk in, strike up a conversation with anyone they want to and become the best of friends with someone they’ve only met for a few minutes.
Their outgoing personality is quite amazing, however, for those who are very close to them, it can be their worst trait. Since they’re so used to being the most talkative and flirtatious, they often disregard the emotions of people who think that they matter the most to them.
Hence, if you have this Zodiac sign then you need to keep those close to you in your mind 24/7. You need to realise the fact that your actions have reactions and they won’t be pleasant if you go on this way. Think of what someone else might feel, or better yet, what you’ll feel if you were in their position.
Capricorn (December 22nd – January 20th)
Capricorns are unable to let anyone into their lives beyond a certain position. They might be less cold towards people they truly care about, however, they’ve developed a mindset that people are always out to get them.
Since this is all that they can think about, they’ll put up so many walls that eventually people will stop trying to break them down. Not everyone is trying to get you and not everyone is going to hurt you.
Hence, you need to stop your perception of people and realise that they’re just like you. There are good people and bad people. What you’re doing is basically blocking off the good people too.
Aquarius (January 21st February 18th)
Aquarians are caring people who will think nothing but the world of you. If you mean a lot to them,they’ll do whatever they can to give you whatever is it that you need/want. Call them up in the middle of the night and they won’t hang up. Go to their house while they’re busy and they won’t turn you back.
Now, because they put in their all into a friendship or a relationship, they expect the same from other people. The think that those people need to care just as much as they do. Maybe the other people care, but not as much as an Aquarian. This is a trait which only Aquarian’s possess.
Hence, you need to cut out the idea from your mind that everyone will always get as much love and respect from others in return for their efforts. Some people aren’t even worth the bother and you need to identify them earlier on in your life so that you won’t feel bad later on.
Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)
Creative but with low self-esteem. This is enough to define someone with this Zodiac sign. A Pisces will always be shy and very rarely come out of their shell. They feel more protected in places they know they’ll be safe from criticism. This might be why, even though incredibly creative, Pisces never let the world see their creativity.
Hence, you need to get used to the idea that people may or may not appreciate your ideas or celebrate your efforts. It’s the circle of life; sometimes you’re high up on a pedestal and sometimes you’ll be low on the ground. Just realise that you can always climb back up.