Personal traitsQuietly reserved, Virgos are polite and soft spoken people. Unassuming, outwardly cheerful and agreeable, they can be sensible, discreet, wise and witty, with an understanding of other people's problems which they tackle with deftness. Virgos find their friends among those who can help them move up the social strata. They like to associate with achievers.
Positive TraitsTheir mental bend gives them the ability to analyze and solve the most complicated problems. Virgos have a wonderful eye for detail and often neglect the overall issues. Hard workers and conscientious, they are perfectionists with little tolerance for shoddy work. There is no place in their world for people who are footloose and fancy free.
Negative TraitsOn the negative side, Virgos have a penchant for turning molehills into mountains, difficulties into stress and cleanliness into obsessive behavior. There is a need to pay attention to health concerns, particularly those related to overt stress. Virgos are predisposed to worry and hypochondria.They can make themselves so useful to others, it often leaves them vulnerable to exploitation. They need to avoid being shy or inhibited when it comes to dealing with others interests as well as with their personal interests.
ProfessionDue to the Virgo preference for detail rather than the big picture, they make better workers than they do leaders. They are practical, mental people, possessing inquiring and logical minds. In this respect, they make excellent students, and good teachers.Practical and good with their hands, they are excellent technicians and have good inventive talents.
It can be beneficial to take up a hobby which occupies the mind and the hands, while providing a sense of accomplishment. A Virgo finds peace where his or her physical mark can be measured on Earth. Virgos often have a tendency to indulge in drugs or drink. Alcohol deems to be more a poison to them than to any other class. Virgos are likely to have chest trouble and also suffer from neuritis in the shoulder and arms.
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Origins in MythologyVirgo, also known as Astraes, was the daughter of Jupiter and Themses and considered the Goddess of Justice. The constellation is one of only three which represent women.
Cultural Translations of Virgo
Queen Elizabeth I(September 7, 1533)
Monarch of England
Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly (August 30, 1797)
Count Leo Tolstoi (August 28, 1828)
Herbert G. Wells (September 21,1866)
English Novelist, Visionary
J. Pierpont Morgan II (September 7, 1867)
Agatha Christie (September 15, 1880)
English Mystery Author
Joseph P. Kennedy (September 6, 1888)
American Financier, Ambassador to England,
Father of President John F. Kennedy
Greta Garbo (September 18, 1905)
Aristotle Onassis (September 21, 1906)
Greek Billionaire Shipping Magnate
Mother Teresa (August 27,1910)
World Renowned Caregiver
Ingrid Bergman (August 28,1915)
Sean Connery (August 25, 1930)
Scottish Film & Stage Actor
Sophia Loren (September 20,1934)
Oliver Stone (September 15, 1945)
American Film Director: Platoon, JFK
Barry Gibb (September 1, 1946)
Manx Lead Singer of the Bee Gees
Tommy Lee Jones (September 15, 1946)
Stephen King (September 21, 1947)
American Thriller Novelist
Richard Gere (August 31, 1949)
Jimmy Connors (September 2, 1952)
American Tennis Champion
Gloria Estefan (September 1, 1957)
American - Cuban Singer
Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958)
Keanu Reeves (September 2, 1964)