A big part of succeeding in life depends on understanding yourself and having the right tools to grow. Talking to friends and analyzing your past failures and successes can help you learn more about how you thrive.

Your zodiac sign also has something to say in the matter. Read on to see how your sun sign affects your personality and needs. Once you fully understand yourself, no one can stop you from succeeding.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

These courageous crusaders like to stick up for those who can’t stick up for themselves.

Aries should look for situations where they can put their daring personalities to good use.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Every Taurus has an active and curious mind. Even so, they sometimes seek stability over truly exciting opportunities.

If a Taurus has the willpower to seek the unknown, they’ll get more out of life than they ever thought possible.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

There is a duality in every Gemini, but good communication and a thirst for knowledge are constant traits.

Geminis should seek opportunities where they can use their skills of quickly learning and teaching others.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Those born under this summer sign do not usually need advice; they’re often the ones who give it. They march against adversity using humor to lift spirits.

Cancers do well in areas where others need and appreciate their emotional support.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Leos put all of their energy into accomplishing what they set out to do.

That’s why it’s essential that this star sign be on a positive path. There’s no limit to the good they can achieve when they put their mind to it.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

These independent thinkers need room to operate according to their own desires. If a boss, teacher, or mentor stifles a Virgo, everyone will be the worse for it.

But when given freedom, Virgos share their gifts selflessly with others.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Libras like to keep life interesting. This sign gives rise to artists, actors, and other creative and entertaining professions. 

Libras can often see problems from multiple angles, so they’re better than average at giving advice.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Scorpios have a fierce independent streak, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need help. They often need a little nudge to keep them positive and moving forward.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Those born under Sagittarius are enthusiastic and optimistic about life. They yearn for adventure and can’t stomach a dull life.

Ideal jobs for a Sagittarius are those that keep them on their feet and doing new things.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

Capricorns are industrious and have natural leadership abilities.

As long as they stick up for themselves and claim their work, they’ll thrive in life.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)

Those born under Aquarius tend to be rebellious. They also have such charisma that they attract followers to their rebellion.

These dreamers can make a positive impact on the world with their nontraditional thinking and willingness to defend it.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Pisces always think of others before themselves. This makes them suited for a life of helping others and sharing their infectious good vibes.