Neverburnbridges
Western Astrology

Hard to Keep Your Cool at Work?

by Marjorie Orr August 18, 2010 01:51 AM EST
Hard to Keep Your Cool at Work?
The moment the words escape your mouth, you know you shouldn't have said them. Now the boss is giving you a steely glare and your colleagues may never forgive you. Sometimes you just have to bite your tongue in the workplace -- which certain Sun signs find easier to do than others.

Sagittarius has the reputation as being the zodiac's worst blurter. They don't have a malicious bone in their bodies, and they certainly don't mean any harm. But once their devastating comments rear up, they instantly realize from startled glances that they've done it again. They need thick-skinned colleagues who'll simply let such infractions bounce off them.

Aquarius can also be brutally outspoken at times, a condition made worse by their airy detachment. They stand back, review a situation and proceed to tell the direct, honest truth as they see it, no matter what the consequences. In short, they need to learn to mellow out.

Scorpio also has a stinging reputation for saying precisely what people don't want to hear, and they're usually more harsh if they've been hurt or criticized. They always feel compelled to get their own back -- even if it's to their long-term disadvantage. Instead, they should rely more on their ability to keep secrets.

Virgo has been known to be critical, and since Scorpio rules their work communications, they will at times go too far and become self-righteous. It's true that they're often correct, but they need to learn that bluntly saying so won't win them any prizes or friends. Luckily, they do tend to worry about others' feelings, so if they're not too irked, they'll pull back in time.

Taurus likes to appear placid, and they usually manage to swallow their comments. But when they blow, the lid comes off the volcano and they really don't care how it sounds ... at least not until later.

Share a free sample Personal Astrology Profile. What makes you unique? Discover a snapshot of the cosmos at your birth and the forces that shape you.

Aries and Gemini can each be outspoken to their own detriment. But since neither sign rarely carries a grudge, nobody holds it against them for long -- except the very sensitive-spirited.

Libra is known for being diplomatic and tactful, although Libra men typically have a softer touch than Libra women, who can possess startling, shoot-from-the-hip tendencies. But given their lofty ambitions, these women are usually smart enough to curb their comments when it really matters.

Capricorn keeps an eye on the promotion ladder, so they tend to tailor their remarks -- even when irritated, depending who's on the receiving end. If it's the boss, they'll bend to their knee submissively; a lowly colleague, however, might not be so lucky!

Pisces hates confrontations of any kind, preferring to look the other way when agitated. They may plant a few seditious comments in sideways when the chance arises, but otherwise, they'll shut off and simply try to bliss out.

Cancer can be sharp when they get hurt, but they're more likely to retreat into their shell rather than blast right back. At the same time, they're not good at forgiving and forgetting, and they tend to hold grudges to the point where it will inevitably leak out.

Finally, Leo can be slightly petty when it comes to getting a dig in. But ultimately, they find it beneath their dignity to indulge in verbal brawls, instead preferring to look superior by ignoring the situation ... or waiting until the affronting person goes away.
 
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...
Will "Hercules" Be a Smash Hit for the Rock?
Is Mila Kunis Really Quitting Acting?
Bey and Jay: Trouble in Paradise?
Happy Birthday, Prince George!
New Moon in Leo: Horoscopes for July 21-27
Jupiter in Leo: Get Your Jolly On!
Saturn and Mars in Scorpio this Summer: Healing and Transforming Our Sexuality
Michelle Rodriguez & Zac Efron: Could It Be?
Eva & Ryan: Will They Tie the Knot?
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello: TLF?
related articles
Summer Doldrums? Get Inspired at Work!
Summer Doldrums? Get Inspired at Work!

When others are off enjoying themselves on distant vacations -- or simply taking days off in the summer sunshine -- it isn't... read more »

 
'Super Moon' in Capricorn this Week: Ambition Unleashed!
'Super Moon' in Capricorn this Week: Ambition Unleashed!

This weekend's intense full Moon in Capricorn takes your drive to the limit. It's time to work it! On Saturday, July 12... read more »

 
What Does Money Really Mean to You?
What Does Money Really Mean to You?

Are you a spender, a saver or a couldn't-care-less type of person when it comes to cash? Let the cosmos fill you in on your... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers

The Astrologer's Daughter

The Astrologer's Daughter
The Astrologer's Daughter is a Los Angeles-based writer, astrologer and radio host who has been listening to the music of the spheres since she was 8-years old. She is a UCLA alum and graduate of the Steven Forrest Astrological Apprenticeship... read more

Astrology.com videos
3688534036001
3688546748001
3688546747001
3688546759001
3688546759001
3688570197001
3688546763001
3688575855001
3688547342001
3688547357001
3688570225001
3688575867001
3688567293001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
 
today's cosmic calendar
Today's Planetary Forecast

With tomorrow offering up the next New Moon -- occurring at 4 degrees of Leo -- all of today and a good portion of... read more »

the stars this week!
The Stars This Week

Opportunities! This week brings a host of lucky breaks, although they do arrive in the midst of plenty of exciting... read more »