Gemini Zodiac Sign Introduction
One of the hardest signs to really understand, probably because of its marked duality, in whatever way that manifests.
The exact opposite of the earth signs, particularly Taurus in is much that change and variety are all important to a Gemini.
Communication is the key here, being ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication. And typical Geminis certainly talk – non-stop sometimes.
If they don’t talk much, there will be other evidence of their sign: maybe rooms full of books and magazines, endlessly watching television(s), constantly e-mailing people, and so on.
Like Sagittarians, they are great learners, simply wanting to know everything about everything, and often more than one thing at once.
They are incredibly versatile, and the more plodding listener would have trouble keeping up with the subject changes of an eloquent Gemini.
And all this communication means they are rarely short of lots of friends – very typical of air signs in general.
The duality is often noted in them seeing both sides to an argument or situation, leading also to that typically
Librian trait of not being able to make their minds up (but in Gemini’s case because they want both!). Also, they tend to be very impressionable which can very much work to their disadvantage.
With the lessened exception of Libra, air signs are not renowned for their romantic affections, and one needs to find a Gemini with more passionate signs abounding within the other planets, especially Moon, Mars, and Venus if a passionate and romantic relationship is sought after!
Persuasive and People-Oriented
Another defining Gemini trait is that they are born with the gift of gab. They are experts at talking other people (or even themselves) into and out of just about anything.
For this reason, it is not uncommon to find many of these individuals excelling in sales positions and other professions that give them the chance to work with people and be out there in public.
However, honesty and integrity aren’t necessarily among Gemini’s strong traits, so a misguided Gemini may eventually become manipulative or intentionally deceptive.
Progressive and Open to Change
One of the most profound and widely seen traits of the Gemini personality is a very deep-seated need for variety and constant change.
These are progressive, innovative individuals that follow trends, love to be in possession of the latest gadgets, and are quick learners who welcome the chance to take on something new and fresh.
Many Gemini seek out career positions that allow them to tackle a variety of different tasks or work a number of part-time jobs to satisfy their need to mix it up.
Others love to job hop and will change careers several times over the course of their lifetimes.
Open-Minded and Fun-Loving
The first Gemini trait that you likely to notice in typical Gemini is a very outgoing, cheerful nature.
There is nothing they love more than making new connections with people, flirting with an attractive person who happened to attract their attention, or indulging in some truly stimulating conversation on a favorite subject.
They have a seemingly effortless ability to make those around them feel comfortable and relaxed, making them favorites at any social gathering and immensely popular within their own social circles.
Gemini natives are rarely have judgmental or dogmatic traits. They typically go with the flow and find the fun in any situation and the positive in any person.
Dualistic and Unreliable
Just as the twins that represent Gemini are like two halves of the same whole, so can a Gemini be quite dualistic when it comes to personality and even identity.
The same Gemini can have a tendency toward being both charming and fickle, both friendly and self-absorbed.
These are folks that are prone to extremes and must take care to self-cultivate the sign’s better qualities, while working to improve upon any negative ones.
Gemini can be flaky, unreliable, and dismissive, although they also have the capacity to be extremely generous and accommodating as well.
Your typical Gemini would choose to have a middling level of knowledge or expertise in regards to a wide variety of subjects over having a deep understanding of only one or two.
This being the case, they often have a wide range of interests and many like to multi-task, enjoying the challenge of keeping several open projects going at a given time.
Gemini are especially drawn toward crafting, activities that keep their hands busy (as Gemini rules the hands), and technology.
Gemini Dates: (born May 21 – June 20)
Placement: 3rd Zodiac Sign
House Ruled: 3rd House: House of Communication
Symbol: The Twins
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Exaltation: None as yet
Fall: None as yet
Masculine / Feminine: Masculine
Key Words: “I Think”
My Phrase: “It takes two to make a thing go right… it takes two make it outta site!”
My Pleasures: Options, obtaining knowledge
My Pains: Being on time and following through
Qualities: Intelligent, social-able, brilliant, communicative, expressive
What Geminis think about themselves: I can speak about anything
What others think about Geminis: they speak so much, will we be able to add a word
Chinese zodiac sign counterpart: The Horse
Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac and is symbolized by the figure of the Twins, which aims to represent this type’s communicative and dualistic nature. Geminis symbol or glyph also encapsulates this duality when seen as the Roman numeral II, or schematically as the duality involved in the physiological branching out in the lungs, the arms and hands, and in the respiratory and nervous systems, which are so closely connected. The Sun is in Gemini from around 21 May until around 21 June each year. Gemini is classified as being of the positive polarity (being expressive and spontaneous), of the air element (intellectual, communicative, and mentally active), and of the mutable quality (adaptable and variable).
Gemini typically shows a highly adaptive and versatile attitude, expressing variableness, with an urge to adjust to the environment and moreover to communicate with others.
The characteristic Gemini type is adaptable, extremely communicative, versatile, flexible, restless, inquisitive, and fond of variety and change. Nervously aware, witty, chatty, and rarely dull, Gemini is the archetypal communicator or mediator.
Gemini is ruled by the planet Mercury, which in mythology is the messenger of the gods. Geminis main urge is to be aware intellectually and to express that awareness in speech, writing, and all forms of communication.
Gemini, therefore, makes the ideal teacher, reporter, journalist, writer, storyteller, linguist, or translator.
Gemini may appear two-faced and seem to argue each and every side of a question, though this is not usually out of a desire to be perverse or argumentative, but rather because Gemini by nature wants every aspect of a situation to be aired and discussed.
Gemini wishes for completeness or wholeness in an intellectual sense.
Gemini can nevertheless overdo its nervous awareness and runs the risk of dissipating its nervous energies in diffuseness and superficiality, with a lack of proper continuity or consistency.
In this respect, Gemini should beware of allowing its nervously intellectual nature from becoming merely clever, crafty or cunning.
Physically, Gemini rules the lungs and respiratory system, the arms and hands, and the nervous system generally. Gemini often stays youthful throughout life, though it should nevertheless take care to avoid situations of debilitating nervous stress or exhaustion, and to beware of causes of heart and lung disorders. Gemini is especially associated with, or “ruled” by, the planet Mercury.
Good Side of Gemini
- When difficult situations arise they are quite useful at using their communication skills to figure out an answer to the problem.
- They can be considered quite creative, and as life goes on they use the knowledge and facts that they’ve learned over the years to increase that creativity.
- They tend to age gracefully, as they do their outlook when it comes to life remains youthful.
- They have a tendency to feel at home with people that are open-minded. Even when faced with a conversation where somebody has an opposing view to theirs, they’re not easily offended by other people’s opinions and opposing views.
- They come across as quite articulate when they’re speaking, and are known to throw in a joke here and there. They can be quite witty when they choose to be.
- When forced to make a decision they will often decide what’s best for them, and once they’ve made that decision they’re not afraid of making the changes they need to, to make it work.
- They are curious by nature, love to ask questions, and fast at picking things up when it comes to something they are interested in.
Bad Side Of Gemini
- They prefer not to be in situations where there’s a large crowd. It can make them quite jumpy or nervous.
- Not that they have a tendency to manipulate people, but they do have power of persuasion at their fingertips to use and they are good at it.
- Although they are good at coming up with really good ideas that could work out in the real world most of the time, they find that some of them can be quite impractical.
- If they are faced with a situation where they have to hold a secret from somebody, they’re not usually good at keeping it. Loose lips sink ships.
- They absolutely love learning about new things and do it at quite a fast rate ( pick things up quickly). The problem comes down to the fact that once they tire of one idea they move to the next. Meaning a shorter attention span.
- They have a tendency to swing from one mood to another, which is just the Dual nature of the Gemini.
Gemini Career and Work
What is the best way to satisfy a Gemini at work? Make sure they are given a variety of tasks that are stimulating intellectually. You should keep in mind that Geminis thrive on challenges, hard work, and facing challenges, but that they won’t last very long doing monotonous or repetitive work. It suits them well to undertake jobs involving social media and networking. Travel-related jobs that involve frequent travel also suit them well. Investor, public relations manager, IT specialist, school teacher, architect, and machinery operator are the best job choices for them.
Famous Gemini Men/ Famous Genimi Women
Gemini eminent personalities male
Some of the many popular and prominent celebrities included in the Gemini category is Johnny Depp, Peter Wentz, Chris Evans, Lenny Kravitz, Mark Wahlberg, Zachary Quinto, Clint Eastwood, Colin Farell, Wentworth Miller, Shia LaBeouf, and Ice Cube.
Gemini eminent personalities female
There are many prominent and famous celebrities that belong to the Gemini Star sign. Amongst these many, some names can be identified as those of Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Brook Shields, Anna Kournikova, Heidi Klum, Adrianna Lima, Annette Bening, Natalie Portman, Kylie Minogue, Elizabeth Jane Hurley, July Garland, Marilyn Monroe, and Courteney Cox.