Embracingsolitude
Western Astrology

Embracing Solitude

by Marjorie Orr April 06, 2010 06:40 PM EST
Embracing Solitude
Being alone and savoring the delights of tranquility comes more easily to some people than others. The naturally go-it-alone astrological signs have a head start, but ultimately everyone is capable of taking alone time and reaping the benefits.

The real joy of solitude is learning to relate to oneself. Once that happens, the best emotional relationships develop between two people who are comfortable in their own skin. After all, if you can't stand being with yourself, why should someone else?

Virgo is self-sufficient by temperament; in fact, they need to watch their tendency to separate themselves too much. They should remain wary of filling in their alone time with working or worrying too much.

Dreamy Pisces is probably happier in their dream world than anywhere else, so being left to their own devices is certainly no hardship for them.

The least happy to be left alone is Leo, who really needs the mirror of another person to feel validated. Their challenge is to be comfortable within and know they're okay just being themselves.


Share a free sample The Goddess Within. Express your potential and desires from a woman's point of view. Learn about your personal power and how to express it!

Likewise, Libra is happier in a relationship since having a partner makes them feel whole. They just need to make sure they find their inner other half before they settle down with someone else.

Though a totally different animal than Libra, Scorpio also yearns for that deep inner connection with a close partner. They must learn to love being alone before they can truly become centered.

Friendly Aquarius and chatty Gemini prefer to be surrounded by a crowd, but when nobody else is around, they always have their own thoughts to keep them company. That said, they need to be careful that their monkey-mind chatter doesn't interfere with centering their inner self.

Cancer adores family and has a tribal mentality, so they prefer to do their meditation and have their serenity time within a group. But since they are a Water sign, they can (with practice) connect to their inner ocean.

Flyaway Sagittarius and Aries have more problems as hyperactive Fire signs. They have to turn their solitude into a game -- a time of inner adventure rather than outer action.

As solidly sensible Earth signs, Capricorn and Taurus don't quite see the point in inner contemplation. They'd much rather be indulging or achieving than sitting still. But once they learn how to access life inside their hearts, they'll mellow into richer people.
 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
New Moon Wisdom and Creative Ritual
Vedic Horoscopes for the Waxing Moon (July 27 to August 10)
What's Next for Sandra Bullock?
Can Blake Lively Launch a Lifestyle Business?
Dynamic New Moon
Horoscopes for the Week of July 28
The Right Time to Roar
Will "Hercules" Be a Smash Hit for the Rock?
Is Mila Kunis Really Quitting Acting?
Bey and Jay: Trouble in Paradise?
related articles
Return of Your Inner Rebellion as Uranus Goes Retrograde in Aries
Return of Your Inner Rebellion as Uranus Goes Retrograde in Aries

Since 2011, Uranus in Aries has been busy starting revolutions all over the world, and more importantly -- in your love life!... read more »

 
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!

"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." -- Khalil Gibran On July 16, when the... read more »

 
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not." -- Oprah... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers

Sherene Schostak

Sherene Schostak
Sherene Schostak is a Jungian psychotherapist, author and metaphysician who specializes in helping creative artists transform their addictions and blocks. She has been in private practice in New York City for the past 13 years consulting, writing and... read more

Astrology.com videos
3692465862001
3692465865001
3692469552001
3692469558001
3692489630001
3692469579001
3692469570001
3692469570001
3692469568001
3692469578001
3692469571001
3692490331001
3692490337001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
 
today's cosmic calendar
Today's Planetary Forecast

If you were anticipating an uncomplicated and sedate end to July, look elsewhere. While the monthly Moon-Pallas union in... read more »

the stars this week!
The Stars This Week

Be Bold! This is no week to hide in the shadows, as Mercury begins its transit through showy Leo on July 31! On August... read more »