Are You An Air Sign? Discover the Traits of Libra, Gemini and Aquarius

Published: 25th January 2010
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In astrology, the three signs associated with the element of air are Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius. Air is considered to relate to the human function of thought. Water, is to emotions, earth to touch, and fire, to intuition. People born with their sun in an air sign are adept with ideas, plans, science, diplomacy, and decisions. Below, find key qualities and traits about the three air signs. See if you recognize yourself in the description of your sign.

Gemini' The Curious One, born between May 21 and June 20.

Those born under the sign of Gemini seemingly have two personalities. Represented as twins, one of the pair could be said to characterize the independence of Aries and the other, the determination of Taurus. Gemini are curious, versatile, diverse and constantly in a state of change. Gemini needs to be involved, and prefers to make choices from first hand experience.

Because of their friendliness and great communication skills, Gemini make great sales people. Intensely cerebral, Gemini are among the most intelligent of the zodiac, but also the least disciplined. Many are unreliable when it comes to finishing projects. They would rather do a little bit of everything than one thing very well.

Imaginative and alert, Gemini love to daydream, especially about alternatives. They want to share their ideas, often doing so in a funny and humorous way. Their plans may be far out or unlikely, but they talk about them with infectious enthusiasm. Gemini are also good at making friends. You may observe them to be temperamental, sensitive, hesitant, shallow and conflicted.

Gemini are quick, but sometimes scattered. They are unselfish, freely giving to others. They can be nervous, fickle and fidgety. They have to be busy and therefore may be easily bored. Gemini love to travel, learn, and write. Nonconformists, Gemini want to be different and politely debate opposing viewpoints. They would rather not be pinned down and, when making plans, prefer to 'play it by ear.'

Gemini are good at mediation because Mercury, the planet of communication, rules this sign. Gemini see the wisdom in change and want to talk about what's possible, not what is. They make good diplomats, lawyers and authors.

Gemini rules the shoulders, arms, hands and lungs. If this is your sign, these may be sensitive areas for you.

Libra' The Sign of Balance, those born between September 23, and October 22

Libra governs the astrological house pertaining to relationships. Libras generally enjoy marriage, companionship and making new friends. They're suited to professions involving relating to people, and restoring balances. They make great councilors, for example. Also, judges, accountants and diplomats. At work, Libra is apt to measure the contributions of others. They sometimes are on the lookout to make sure coworkers are pulling their weight. Libra tends to be a spendthrift and can be materialistic in money matters.

'I balance' is the most common phrase associated with Libra. This does not mean they are always in a state of balance, but that they are striving for centeredness. Above all, Libras are fair, open and honest. Hearing both sides of an argument is important to a Libra. This means that every thought or experience must be reviewed from an opposite angle. They must always be comparing. This process divides Libra's attention.

The scales of justice symbolize this sign. Libras are objective and enjoy the process of deliberation. Those born under this sign can be easily influenced by arguments though they will be sticklers when it comes to fairness. They are content to spend a long time contemplating a decision. Libras are independent and don't care what others think of their actions. They are sometimes touchy and detached.

Libras dive into life and want to experience life to the fullest. The cardinal aspect makes them outwardly focused, impulsive and stimulating to be with. When they want to express themselves, you had better be quiet and listen. You will find them to be opinionated, persuasive, perhaps dramatic or showy. However, when it comes to expressing their emotions, Libras are more secretive. They are honest, direct and won't pretend that something is what it is not.

Libra is ruled by Venus, the planet of love and beauty. People of this sign are charming and have an attraction to art. Libras are peace-loving, sympathetic and perceptive. Social injustices upset them. The kidneys and lower back are sensitive areas for Libras.

Aquarius'The Sign of Brotherhood, born between January 20 and February 18.

Aquarius, the eleventh sign of the zodiac, is ruled by Uranus, a planet known for the unconventional as well as impulsive urges and sudden changes. Uranus brings us mystery, psychic phenomena, and the occult. How intriguing! Indeed, Aquarians are in a world all their own.

Aquarians are thinkers and like philosophy. They know a lot. Or think they do! Ask them about anything and they will tell you about it. Be careful, they can be convincing and clever. They enjoy sciences, astrology, humanitarianism and nature. They are diplomatic, discreet and tolerant.

Aquarians are loyal friends and lovers with changeable personalities. They tend to avoid emotions by intellectualizing what they are feeling. They have to learn to show their emotions. Aquarians are independent, dogmatic and not afraid to be unconventional. Some are very superstitious!

Aquarians are inventive, artistic and somewhat eccentric. They're highly original, and enjoy anything abstract or "out there".

If restricted Aquarians will rebel. They need their freedom. Aquarians are daring, ambitious, stubborn and determined to reach their goals. They live in their hopes and dreams, so they're wonderfully optimistic. When it comes to money they are spendthrifts.

In the body, Aquarius rules the legs, ankles, and the circulation of blood and electricity. Individuals with an Aquarius sun sign have been known to be sensitive in these areas.


Derek Calibre is an internationally renowned psychic and symbolist with ten years experience. Derek has been featured on CNN and hosts "Psychic Workshop" on Comcast's Video On Demand. He uses clairvoyance and tarot in conjunction with a chart relating to the astrological houses. Learn more about what the stars hold for you here =>

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