The Sign of Gemini in Astrology
Gemini is the first sign of the Air element and is ruled by the planet Mercury. It deals with intellectuality and communication, representing the first form of learning, the impetus to know. Gemini goes beyond Aries’ need for the raw energy of survival and Taurus’ physical need to touch and experience the material world. In Gemini, what is in evidence is the intellect and communication that we need to develop to understand the universe. It is the mind beginning to learn, discover and communicate, even though it is not yet aware of the depth of things assimilated. The interest is in quickly picking up and passing on pieces of knowledge loose in the Air. Thought is not the result of emotion - between feeling and thinking there is no connection, nor such an obvious commitment.
Gemini governs the conscious mind, understands and propagates information through fragments of everyday life. Information comes in great flow and quantity, but not always with good quality and filter. The important thing is to seek information, pass it on, and seek it again, in a constant flow. Developing the intellect and incessantly seeking knowledge are basic Gemini characteristics, caused by the need for adaptability and preservation. Exchanging knowledge means constantly renewing information.
Wherever Gemini energy is positioned it carries with it lightness, curiosity, and duality - as the very name of the sign suggests, as well as air itself in motion.
It inspires curiosity, expression, communication, intelligence, and adaptability it can go wherever it goes; however, its darker side can carry restlessness, skepticism, instability, and foolishness. Successfully balancing Gemini energy means balancing intuition and logic, using both sides of the brain equally, avoiding restlessness or complete superficiality.
To you, Gemini, I will give the unanswered questions, so that you can bring to everyone the understanding of what men see around them. You will not know why men exist, speak or listen, but in your tireless search for the answers, you will find the special gift that I give you: the knowledge. And Gemini returned to its place.
Characteristics of Gemini:
Solar period: +/- from 22/05 to 21/06
Ruling planet: Mercury
Natural of House 3
Principle: Active | Male | Yang
Key phrase: I think
Glyfo: Algarismo Romano II
Opposite sign: Sagittarius
Anatomy: Lungs, collarbone, bronchi, hands, arms.
People with sun in Gemini
What Astrology says about Gemini.
Geminis, just like bees, buzz between one experience and the next. They never seem to stop exchanging information, producing, imitating, copying and collecting different fragments, whereas their opposite sign, Sagittarius, tends to expand and group the ideas they pick up, generating stories and philosophies based on the data available to form a larger and more in-depth picture. One side of the dual Gemini personality is not complete without the other.
They need to express their ideas and share what they learn with others. But if they actually use or put into practice everything they learn, that is another story. This tendency to jump from one subject to another or from one task to another can give the impression that they are a person keen to know everything, but one who does not go into anything very much in depth at all, being just replicators. They tend to tell stories as if they already know everything, because, in general, they are more at home with words, in addition to having the “gift of the gab”.
Geminis should put a little more effort into controlling and channeling their personal energy in the most positive way possible, thereby gaining more focus and concentration, since patience and persistence are not usually their strong suit, but variety and the constant exchange of information are. Speaking and articulation are part and parcel of the Geminian scope and thus they can become quite persuasive, serving as able salespeople, journalists, broadcasters and teachers.
Being so friendly, intelligent and witty, they are used to almost everyone. Variety, flexibility and freedom in relationships are important for the natives of this sign, who adapt easily to changes in life and generally get along well in any environment and with anyone, as they are somewhat chameleonic - the benefit of their mutable nature.
Not only do they have good ability to understand what others are thinking, they also have the cleverness to please people, if necessary, to overcome any barriers. They tend to think fast and use words well in any situation, all with a light sense of humor. With this, they can readily get around socially and open doors throughout their lives.
With the ability to see both sides of any issue, they tend to fluctuate between different points of view. They change sides as circumstances change. For many Geminis (or those who have a healthy dose of Gemini in their astral chart), oscillation can be a big problem. They tend to say what others want to hear instead of saying what they really think of a situation. They often have a hard time maintaining interest in a project or relationship for a long time. Some may prefer to taste the nectar of many flowers than settle for just one.
As they are very mental, they tend to react intellectually about their experiences. That is, before deciding, they try to analyze things in a more rational and less emotional way. It is this intellectual orientation that makes some people see them as insensitive or emotionally distant. In short, they often use their heads instead of their hearts to find the solution to most of their problems. They are guided by logic and speed, being able to understand why a person is behaving in a certain way.
They usually read a lot about anything or, if for some reason they do not like to read, they communicate a lot to satisfy this need to stimulate their mind. Many people who lack this more mental focus and need for variation may find it difficult to keep up with rapidly changing subjects or chores.
They can be good communicators and writers, with a more fluctuating mood but fond of witty games, as well as being volatile, versatile, curious and perceptive. Sometimes they can also be relatively contradictory, restless, critical and impatient people, due to the duality of the sign. They do well at jobs that have a wide variety of stimuli and like to do several things at the same time, sometimes being late for appointments. Boredom is not part of their vocabulary.
How to become a better Gemini?
- Channel your mental energy better;
- Be more focused and concentrate;
- Seek knowledge in a less superficial way;
- Try to balance duality;
- Deal better with boredom;
- Look for a little more depth in things.
What to expect from Gemini men?
They are generally enthusiastic, dynamic and communicative. They tend to live a double-positive life: they work hard, but when fun comes knocking at the door, they manage to completely disconnect from work and go on a spree without end. But no problem, the next day they are ready to work again, and maybe for another party.
This duality can also appear on the affective plane. If the loved one is not around, he is potentially capable of attracting others. He is generally a good talker, especially if his Mercury position helps, and he uses his smooth words to seduce. He loves a conversation when sex is over and, even during the act, he can talk about several things. Anyone who wants to be with a true Gemini may have to be more liberal in some situations in order not to get upset.
They can change their mood and behavior without notice, being cheerful, helpful and caring at one time, but becoming cold, distant and disinterested at another, which can leave their partners confused. They generally like to travel around, even if they never move out of their neighborhood. They usually have a certain relationship with science, design and journalism, being able to stand out in any of these areas.
What to expect from Gemini women?
With her predisposition to be more communicative, the Gemini woman still has a little childlike spirit within her. She simply cannot stay still for a long time. This animation can turn her into a great hostess, and she may be able to throw incredible parties. Enthusiastic, charming and with a provocative look, she can delight anyone. In terms of relationships, she tends to look for smart and sociable people who like to go out and meet others. Insecure people do not really match the essence of the Gemini vibe.
The duality of the sign means that the Gemini is influenced by two completely different poles, so their mood and behavior can vary mainly when compared to people with Earth signs.
Gemini women tend to have several friends from different backgrounds, and they nurture appreciation for contact with new cultures and people. Since she is naturally restless; it seems that she was born ready to live adventures and have fun. Because of this, she can spend a lot on travel or anything else that includes fun, communication and contact with people.
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