May 21 and June 20
SYMBOL: The Twins
RULING PLANET: Mercury
COLOUR: Yellow, citrus orange
BODY PARTS: Arms, hands, nervous system, lungs
Geminis are articulate, communicative and curious. As the sign of the Twins, you are multifaceted, with many strings to your bow and various talents at your disposal. You crave continuous stimulation and are always seeking new and exciting people, places and challenges. Amongst your best qualities are your adaptability, friendliness and quicksilver wit. As for weaknesses you can be superficial, a gossipmonger and most of all inconsistent.
The element for Gemini is air which connects to all aspects of the mind. Those born under the sign of Gemini are considered deep thinkers and talented problem solvers. You tend to keep yourself informed and reflect on important world issues.
Career and Money
Geminis thrive best in stimulating careers. Being a dual sign, you need variety in your workplace to keep you interested. As Geminis tend to seek out different and unique experiences, you are likely to have many different jobs in your lifetime. You are willing to learn and give almost anything a try and your positive energetic vibe motivates your co-workers. In the workplace you are eager, prepared and helpful. However, avoid the repetitive 9 to 5 grind at all costs. Scholarly work which involves research sparks your interest and you are tailor-made for a career that connects you with others. Due to your flexibility and studious nature, professions that bring out your best include acting, journalism, marketing, teaching, writing and politics.
In money management, you are often in two minds about your finances. It can be a difficult choice deciding between practicality and pleasure. Money is generally regarded as a necessary evil, which can relieve stress and provide comfort. Despite finding it hard to stick to a job, you can usually generate a good income due to your skill set. Geminis can be quite canny at saving money, especially for a goal such as a vacation or new car.
In relationships you are free-spirited, spontaneous and social. Clever conversation with good banter keeps you interested. Being a communicative lover, a bit of dirty talk really turns you on. If something is not working in the bedroom, you’ll be the first to open the conversation with your partner, to find a solution. The most negative characteristic for
Geminis in relationships is indecisiveness, which can lead to commitment problems. You express your love towards your partner with playfulness and witty flirtation.
Your fellow air signs, Libra and Aquarius, rock your world in the very best of ways. Sagittarian’s sense of fun and adventure attracts you like a moth to a flame, as the Archer understands your need for freedom and space. Pisces just frustrate the hell out of you and you are likely to break the Fish’s fragile heart.
A pair of Geminis can be quite compatible. They tend to enjoy each other’s company and remain interested through sharing their combined knowledge. Be careful however, not to become too competitive when together.
Family and Friendship
Geminis instigate family connectedness and excel at keeping in touch with their relatives. Family members value your advice and turn to you when they have problems. However, you do insist on living your own life and maintaining a large degree of independence. At worst, your sarcasm can quickly become irritating to your loved ones. Geminis communicate especially well with children, building strong bonds with their younger relations.
Friends think of you as fascinating, resourceful and original. At times, you can come across as too easily distracted and judgmental. In your wide social circle brimming with many friends and acquaintances, you are the quintessential social butterfly. You value diversity, collecting friends that vary greatly in their backgrounds and personalities. Comfortable in most social situations, your intriguing personality finds no problem making friends wherever you go
Those born under the sign of Gemini tend to be more susceptible to stiff shoulders, asthma and anxiety. Prone to stress and restlessness, you should work towards acquiring a calmness of the mind as well as physical relaxation. As you are easily bored, exercising can become tedious but partaking in an activity that challenges you such as whitewater rafting, rock climbing or mountain biking will keep you interested in addition to maintaining your fitness.
Nourish your body with a diet full of green vegetables, raw grains, and lean meat. Fish, walnuts and avocados have Omega 3 which considered a “brain food.” It is also recommended that Geminis limit caffeine intake, to improve sleeping patterns.
By Natasha Weber @astrotash