Souls come to this world at certain times for specific reasons. The time that we are born is significant astrologically as it tells us attributes we are born with and gives us clues about lessons we’re here to learn. Your birth month can tell you a lot about who you are and why you’re here.
People born in the first month enjoy being first. They are often competitive and make excellent leaders. January people enjoy their solitude. They tend to have two main challenges in life. January birthdates need to learn how to have a work/life balance. They are need to silence this inner critic. January birthdays are often open and accepting of others but can be incredibly critical of themselves. People born in January are happiest when they can work on their own. They make wonderful entrepreneurs. They tend to release stress through exercise and time spent alone.
The month of love is perfect for those born in February. If your birthdate falls here, you are loving, kind and gentle. You love being around friends and family. In love, you’re committed and devoted. Your main challenge is learning to overcome your sensitivity and see it as a gift not a weakness. It’s important for you to learn how to voice your needs before getting upset that they aren’t met. February birthdates need to learn how to communicate their needs and wants. Living a life of balance is important to them. Having a steady job, a committed relationship and a fairly routine schedule are important for you. February birthers tend to release stress by spending time with family. Because February is a time of winter and going within, studying esoterics and learning all you can about yourself, your intuition and your beliefs will be important to your happiness.
March can be an up and down month. One day it’s sunny, the birds are singing and we see the first shoots of spring flowers. But the next day it’s raining, overcast and all we can see is dirty, melted snow. People born in March can be a lot like this. One day, they feel on top of the world, the next they are moping about. March birthdates are kind, sensitive and very creative. When they want to, they can be very funny and entertaining. They can be the life of the party and excel at making connections, uplifting and counseling others. People born in March are here to learn how to harness their emotions and gain control over their pensive moods. March birthers often resist growing up and will give their power away too easily in order to feel protected and taken care of. Once they learn to accept responsibility for their life, their emotions and their feelings, they will find inner peace. People born in March release stress through creative pursuits. Laughing, journaling, cooking – anything creative – will help them release stress. They make excellent writers, entertainers, comedians, counselors and therapists.
We’ve all heard the phrase, “April showers bring May flowers.” The time of April is a time of planting and preparing the soil for spring. Similarly, people born in April are grounded, practical people who live a life of balance. April birth dates also share a love of learning. They make excellent teachers. Having a home, a place to put down roots, is important to them. Maintaining a beautiful home is important to them. April birthers care about their appearance and their home not out of vain, egotistical reasons but out of a need for beauty, balance and continuity. Fours are happiest when they’re learning or teaching something new. Working on household projects is a great stress reliever. The challenge for those born is April is flexibility. Because they have this need for structure, they can be stubborn. People born in April never think they’re right; they know they’re right! Overcoming this bullish tendency helps them grow, open up and learn to see others’ points of view.
The month of May is a time of new beginnings. It’s the most popular month for weddings. Many take their first vacation of the year in May. It’s a time when everything is growing and blossoming. People feel abundant, happy and ready for anything in May. People born during this time are similarly filled with hope and optimism. May birthers are open to change, spontaneity and fun. They love change and tend to detest being chained to a desk. People born in May need a job that gives them flexibility over their schedule. They release stress easily by traveling and saying yes to spontaneous fun. They make excellent detectives as they always need to get to the heart of issues. People in May hate being kept in the dark. You can’t keep a secret from them. Their challenge is learning to accept their need for change and adventure while also working at a creating a life of stability. Fives will often avoid work in their effort to focus on fun, but once they learn to create a career that fulfills their need for change and flexibility, they will be at peace. People born in May make excellent travel agents, entertainers, detectives, police officers, lawyers and psychologists.
By the time it’s fully summer, we think of spending time with family. This is the season of picking blueberries and making strawberry jam. It ushers in the lazy days of summer where we travel to visit grandparents and reconnect with friends and family. People born in June are the mothers and fathers of their peers. They’re connected to family and make excellent parents. People feel comfortable telling them their life stories. June birthdates will often experience people confessing to them as others sense their nurturing energy. June birthers are natural entrepreneurs. They make excellent bosses and leaders. They’re hard working and often have a healthy work/life balance. Their challenge is to release their need to control situations. Because of their natural leadership abilities, they tend to feel that things will go well only if they’re controlling every aspect. June birthdates are often taken advantage of for their kind nature and have a tendency to fall into co-dependent relationships. For this reason, they’re also challenged with setting firm, healthy boundaries in their relationships. Just because they can do it all doesn’t mean they have to.
People born during the month of July are smart, spiritual, and independent. They have a love of nature and need to spend time alone outside in order to recharge their batteries. Their keen mind needs solitary pursuits so they can process deep thoughts. Their sensitive nature is easily overwhelmed by big thoughts of life and death. Their biggest challenge is learning to create a faith based life that makes spiritual and intellectual sense to them. They enjoy mysteries, puzzles and problem solving. Music helps them escape their overthinking mind. July birthdates are seekers. They must be seeking answers and puzzling out issues in their life to make sense of their purpose. They are original thinkers and need to accept their way of thinking and beliefs in order to find inner peace.
Those born during the month of August are hard-working, determined, and strong. They make excellent bosses and CEOs. August birth dates can be stubborn and tend to learn their lessons the hard way. For this reason, they can experience dramatic ups and downs in life. Their challenge is to learn how to overcome their workaholic nature and accept themselves as they are. They do not enjoy taking advice from others preferring instead to lead the way for themselves. Because of their hard work ethic, they can be very successful. August birth dates release stress through checking off to-do lists and exercising. They are honest people and demand honesty from those around them. The surest way to offend an August birth date is to lie. They can see right through it and will lose all respect and trust for the offending person. Life those born in January, August birthers can be very self-critical. Simply repeating the affirmation “I do enough. I have enough. I am enough” can be very helpful.
When we get to September, we see the ending of one season and the beginning of another. Similarly, those born in September are here to learn about transitions, change and transformation. They are spiritual and share a love of helping others. They are doers. They are the leaders of a group and only need to be shown how to do something one time, and then they are ready to work. Because of this, they need to be careful to find balance in their life. September birthers tend to give too much of themselves and need to learn how to ask for help. Their challenge is learning how to give back while also learning how to give and receive for themselves. September birth date are happiest when their job has meaning. If they feel their career is just for a paycheck, this will bring them much distress. Volunteering is a great way for a September birthdate to release stress and feel happy.
Just when we’re getting ready to celebrate fall and all things spooky, we come to October. People born during this month are mysterious, intuitive and creative. They share a love for the arts and have an appreciation for beauty. October birthdates enjoy their alone time but need time with friends and family just as much. It’s all about balance for these people. They need to give equal time to the dual sides of their nature. Having a beautiful home and lovely clothes is important for the Octobers. They are happiest when their work is adding beauty and creativity to the world. October birthdates make excellent designers, teachers, stylists, politicians, lawyers and entertainers. The challenge for the October birthdate is to learn how to let go of perfection. Many October borns will chase the illusion of perfection until they give up in frustration. As soon as they learn that perfection is far from perfect, they will find inner peace.
As we come to November, the trees have lost their leaves and flowers have returned to the deep, dark soil to await spring. People born in the month of November also tend to be tucked away. They love their privacy and covet their secrets. November birthers tend to have only one or two close friends and many acquaintances. But there are only a few people who they let in. In love, they can be committed and loving provided they are given adequate space. They cannot partner with someone who is nagging or needy in any way. They excel in careers where they can be left to their own devices. They do well in careers of authority such as teaching, law enforcement, and the military. They can be driven when they’re passionate about something. They will work hard and are focused, determined people. Their challenge is learning to trust others and open their hearts to let more people in.
The month of many holidays is a time of celebration. People born during this time tend to be happy as well. They are kind, altruistic and loving. December birthers are close to their family but enjoy their independence. As young adults, they are the first to move away from home but will always return for visits and keep in close contact with their loved ones. They tend to form deep, long lasting bonds with friends. They can be wild and fun but are also serious and focused. “Work hard; play hard” is their motto. In love, they take their time to settle down but once they do, they are committed and focused on the long haul.They make dedicated parents and are excellent team players making them a good employee and boss. The challenge of the December birthdate is to learn how to slow down and smell the roses. They tend to drive themselves hard – even when they’re having fun. When they relax a bit with their natural competitive nature, they will realize that the journey, not the destination, is where all the fun is.
Many spiritual teachers believe we pick our birthdate before we’re born not because the month defines us but because we are here to learn how to grow into the attributes of that time. If you’re born in August, for example, part of your soul plan is to learn how to balance a driven work ethic. If you’re born in February, you’re here to learn how to navigate love, especially self-love. Each month has its attributes and challenges proving that life is about balance. Once we learn to accept the challenges and the blessings, we can truly embrace our spiritual path and life our soul purpose.