gemini Zodiac Sign

gemini

Time Period: May 21 – June 20

Element: Air

Ruling Planet: Mercury

Quality: Mutable

Symbol: Twins

Lucky Color: Yellow, Blue

Lucky Flower: Lily

Phrase: “I think…”

Birthstones: Agate, Chrysoprase, Citrine, Moonstone, Pearl

Geminis Eminent Personalities: Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy, Bob Dylan, Kanye West

About Gemini

Gemini is the first of the dual signs of the Zodiac, and often the willing participant in astrological humor. We often say that Gemini people do and say everything in twos. We inquire about a Gemini with statements like “how are they”, or “do you know both of them?” But, being one of the most fun-loving signs of the Zodiac, a Gemini does not seem to mind. Depicted as celestial twins, one a boxer, the other a musician, this constellational representation is what Gemini is like – they are skilled with words and music, and with their hands. Gemini is known for its gift of gab, and the core feeling of Gemini is one of enthusiasm and youthfulness.

All those expressions about being as “old as you feel” and “young at heart” are all Gemini-like expressions, and, in truth, many of the children of this constellation never really grow up. This, of course, can prove extremely frustrating to potential mates unless they too have a youthful abandonment. All is okay though, because it is often this Gemini energy that inspires a good deal of the fun that we have. Whereas many of the other signs have many humorists in their ranks, the childfriendly, word-playing silliness of Gemini is in a class of its own. Just think of how many comedians used to come in pairs! Today, many of the people involved in children‟s TV and movie entertainment are born under this sign. I should mentioned, that the youth-orientation of your sign is not so much focused on age as it is on freshness, spontaneity and forward thinking. When most people start talking about the “good old days” you are likely to start thinking about millions dying from the lack of basic sanitation, or the washing of hands, or world-wide food insecurity – all things that most would take for granted in these modern times.

A common misconception with Gemini is whether or not the “double nature” of the sign means you have a multiple personality. It does not. What it does mean is that you always have an option and can recognize it when it‟s needed. You have a flexibility that is nothing short of amazing, and are able to analyze and adapt quickly to situations when they arise, and these qualities give some fuel to that astrological “old wives tale” about the Gemini being of two minds. You can find solutions to problems that no one else can find. Others will try to get inside your head to find your secret of success. All you can do about these attempts to get inside your head is to keep one step ahead of them and hope they get over it as quickly as you do.

If there is anything you need to get control over, Gemini, it is not your personality, it is your attitude about money. Grandmother once told me that Gemini never saves for a rainy day in order to keep it from raining. Unless you are very lucky or have an essentially endless nest-egg, this is a philosophy that just won‟t work. It is a good thing, though, that partnership is so important for you. This way, you can have someone to be responsible with, rather than someone you‟re responsible for.

Gemini people usually enjoy exhibiting some skill or another, both at work and at play. Often as skilled with their hands as with their words, many musicians, famous or not are born under your sign. Being very social, you enjoy activities in which they interact with others. Consequently, they are more likely to be a part of a “clique”, crew or “crowd” than alone. Some astrologers say that your worst fear is the fear of being alone.

Gemini‟s planet is the swift Mercury, who makes a trip around the Sun about every 88 of our days. This is the reason that we have the Mercury Retrograde phenomena several times a year. Mercury is sometimes called the trickster, because of its role in | the old mythologies, but is also known as the planet of knowledge and wisdom. Both of these characteristics are seen in your sign.

One thing about Gemini that few know is that people not interacting correctly with their sensitive side sometimes emotionally hurt Gemini, despite the mentally acute and socially adept image. When this happens, you may withdraw for a psychic recharge. Although you‟re right back out there in a short while, these periodic retreats are necessary for you. If you get the urge, every once and a while, to take a little time off to be with the energies of the Earth, Sky and some peace and quiet, do so, it‟s part of your nature.

Gemini enjoys words, acted, spoken and sung. Not being a brooding listener, you may very well sing along with the radio or the iPod, or have many recordings to listen and learn with. Self-expression is so important to a Gemini, that if work is not involved with communication in some way, you are not likely to enjoy that side of life at home, or with friends.

Perception


You’re likely to form your opinions of others based on the way that you’re treated, rather than discovering who that person really is. This can lead to disappointments and disillusions, because you tend to paint it the world way that you want to see it. This can give you a sense of naivety, for you would rather believe the best than know the disappointing truth.

You truly have two sides. Such is the nature of your ‘twin,’ the sign that represents Gemini in the Zodiac. You’ve got more than your share of energy and stamina and you’re very clever when it comes to language. In a nutshell, you can adapt to most situations and most people, and you’re more likely than other astrology signs to be the social butterfly — just learn to keep your perception in check.

Career


At work you will need to pay attention. You’re literally interested by so many different things that you’re likely to start many things, but finish few of them. Learn to channel that energy onto one thing at a time. That’s how your mental agility and optimism will get noticed, which leads to promotions and advancements.

Love & Relationships


As a friend, you’re both interesting and stimulating. You will certainly be remembered by everyone you meet, and your social group may constantly change and evolve — but you never forget your old friends.

You are fun to be with you and love to give advice. You have a strong communication style and you can often get your way with your enthusiastic persuasion about the matter. You give great advice, but you don’t like to be burdened with other people’s issues. You may feel this steals away that valuable sense of freedom that you need in order to remain balanced.

Compatibility

Want to find out how compatible Gemini’s are with other zodiac signs when it comes to love and relationships?

Element - Air Sign

Astrology can reveal a lot, but there’s much more to it than what Sun sign you are. At the very heart of astrology—and of tarot, palmistry, sacred geometry, even ceremonies, and rituals—are the four elements.These are Fire, Earth, Water, and Air. If you think about it, we need these four elements—all of them—in order to survive on the planet. We heat and cook and purge with fire. We grow things in the Earth; it is the foundation of our existence, and we return to it when our life has ended.

We need water to survive; it grows the plants of the earth and quenches our thirst; our bodies are approximately 60% water, and the Earth itself is approximately 70% water. We need air to breathe. Even our words are given life by our breath when we speak them out loud.

The air signs are always masculine, or positive. If you were born a Gemini, a Libra, or an Aquarius, then you were born an Air Sign.

See if you recognize yourself in these points.

  • You’re a social butterfly.
  • You usually enjoy the company of others.
  • You can chat with many people about many different topics.
  • You have a lot of interesting ideas.
  • You’re good at learning new things.
  • You have many different interests.
  • You have a short attention span.
  • You want people to like you.
  • You find it hard to make decisions quickly.
  • You can change your mind easily.
  • You find it hard to lay down roots.
  • You enjoy traveling.
  • You like to think outside the box.
  • Your moods change quickly.
  • You are idealistic.
  • You like to communicate with others, and may have many communication devices.
  • You’re inventive.
  • You’re intellectual.

Of course, not all air signs are going to behave the same. Even two different Libras can be very different from each other, because of the way that the rest of their planets fall. Remember, the Sun sign is only one part of astrology! There’s so much more to discover.

The Quadruplicities

Even though all air signs are going to be very similar, there’s a lot of difference between them. This is because of the triplicities, or the qualities of those signs. Just like there are four elements—Fire, Earth, Air, Water—there are three triplicities. These are Cardinal, Mutable, and Fixed.

The Mutable quadruplicity is softer than that of the Cardinal quadruplicity. This quality is adaptable. It’s the ‘go along with the crowd’ energy of the zodiac. Perhaps you recognize yourself here?

  • You go along with the crowd.
  • You aren’t particularly interested in leadership.
  • You enjoy discussing new ideas.
  • You aren’t particularly assertive or dominant.
  • You’re willing to follow others.
  • You’re able to work as part of a team.
  • You’re content to be in the middle of things.
  • You’re cautious about taking risks.
  • You’re responsible and trustworthy.

Air Element - Gemini

It’s hard for people not to like you if you’re a Gemini, unless you show them the not-so-pleasant side of your ‘good twin, bad twin’ nature. Then, just about the time that people have decided you’re obnoxious, the good twin comes in again, and all is forgiven. You’ll need to watch against being labeled two-faced, though! You’re captivating when you’re on a roll, with lively conversation and a genuine generosity and compassion for others.

You probably have lots of friends and acquaintances and enjoy spending time in deep conversations with them. You get bored easily, so a large social circle filled with a variety of different people is necessary for you to feel complete and valued. You can’t stand to be bored, and will flit from one situation to another—perhaps even from one lover to another—in order to stay entertained. You’re intellectual, and spend a lot of time in your head, so you’re more likely to go through life making decisions on what you think rather than how you feel.

It’s easy for you to blend in with your environment, or stand out if you want, because you can change who you are to meet whatever the occasion asks of you. Just make sure that you attract the right kind of attention to you by keeping that good twin entertained. You enjoy a challenge, and are prone to changing your mind half way through it, just to see things from a different angle. It’s easy for you to get distracted.

You’re usually kind and sincere, until someone rubs you the wrong way. Then you can be downright stingy, and use your cunning wit to manipulate situations and people to get what you want from them. You’ve also been known to sulk when you don’t get your own way. You may not be the best judge of character, either, for when you meet someone new, you tend to look at what they can do for you, rather than actually seeing who they are. This can lead you to making the wrong decision about someone—and when that happens when choosing a lover, it can create more problems than passion!
Of course, you’re a Gemini, so that means that there’s two sides of you, the ‘good twin,’ and the ‘bad twin.

Here’s a list of some of your more predominant qualities.

  • You have many sides to your personality.
  • You’re never boring and hate anything mundane or monotonous.
  • You enjoy a mentally stimulating conversation.
  • You have lots of different friends in your social circle.
  • You seek out people on your wavelength.
  • You have a strong intellect.
  • You have a vivid imagination.
  • You’re adaptable.
  • You stand out in a crowd.
  • People gravitate towards your conversation.
  • You’re usually generous with what you have.
  • You enjoy communication of all kinds, and communication devices such as cell phones.

Of course, you’re a Gemini, so that means that there’s two sides of you, the ‘good twin,’ and the ‘bad twin. You’re a walking contradiction.

  • You can be two-faced.
  • You’re prone to gossip.
  • You can be accident prone.
  • You have an abundance of nervous energy.
  • You get easily distracted.
  • You sometimes lack confidence.
  • You’re manipulative.
  • You need a lot of attention.

The Gemini Man

  • Gemini men have many different facets to your personality.
  • Gemini men are friendly.
  • Gemini men enjoy socializing.
  • Gemini men can talk easily about a variety of subjects.
  • Gemini men are changeable.
  • Gemini men are enigmatic.
  • Gemini men are intellectual.
  • Gemini men like to learn.
  • Gemini men like to travel.
  • Gemini men are not competitive.
  • Gemini men like to share.
  • Gemini men have many friends.
  • Gemini men love to have an audience.
  • Gemini men get restless easily.
  • Gemini men have a lot of nervous energy.
  • Gemini men can’t stand suspicion.
  • Gemini men impatient.
  • Gemini men are quick-tempered.
  • Gemini men are prone to being critical.
  • Gemini men are inconsistent.
  • Gemini men don’t like needy people.
  • Gemini men don’t tolerate monotony.
  • Gemini men flirt.

The Gemini Woman

  • Gemini women are idealists.
  • Gemini women have many sides.
  • Gemini women are passionate.
  • Gemini women are romantic.
  • Gemini women have active minds.
  • Gemini women are complex.
  • Gemini women are vivacious.
  • Gemini women are sentimental.
  • Gemini women are good hostesses.
  • Gemini women are charming.
  • Gemini women are intellectually stimulating.
  • Gemini women are imaginative.
  • Gemini women are not needy.
  • Gemini women are changeable.
  • Gemini women can be fidgety.
  • Gemini women don’t like to commit.
  • Gemini women love attention.
  • Gemini women get bored easily.

The Gemini Child

  • Gemini children need their freedom
  • Gemini children are active.
  • Gemini children like to explore.
  • Gemini children are very busy.
  • Gemini children have a short attention span.
  • Gemini children like words and word games.
  • Gemini children are witty.
  • Gemini children like to talk.
  • Gemini children have a good imagination.
  • Gemini children need self-expression
  • Gemini children change their minds frequently.
  • Gemini children are impatient.
  • Gemini children keep you on your toes.
  • Gemini children exaggerate.
  • Gemini children have a tendency to invent their own version of the truth.
  • Gemini children are rarely punctual.
  • Gemini children interrupt.
  • Gemini children have difficulty concentrating.

As a Gemini, the key to your success is to learn patience, learn when to speak and when to listen, and to try to find some adhesion to plans and situations once you’ve started them. This doesn’t mean that you have to tie yourself down to something that isn’t working or something that you’ve outgrown. It just means that if you can cultivate a bit of patience, you’ve got a better chance of working out what really inspires you, and what is just a fleeting thing.

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