Society tells us that we should do certain things—go to college, start working in an office, get married, buy a house, have children and a white picket fence. You get the idea. But not everyone is meant for that path—in fact, these days, we are seeing more and more people break out of this traditional mode and go after their dreams and passions instead. However, even though we have more choices today, it can still be very difficult to figure out what we actually want to do.
Some people figure out their purpose during college, while others know from a very young age. Others don’t realize it until their thirties or forties! If you’ve been pondering this question lately, you’re in luck, because we’re about to let you in on a secret—your zodiac sign can help you figure it out. Here is your true purpose in life, based on astrology.
Fire Signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
Every single sign will have their own unique purpose, but signs that fall under the same element will generally share some similarities in their paths in life. So, what are fire signs supposed to be doing? Well, these signs love to shake things up and change things around them. They are definitely not satisfied with the status quo—seriously, just try telling a Sagittarius that she’s supposed to marry a nice guy, settle down in the suburbs, and become a stay at home mom. Or try to imagine your closest Leo friend sitting in a boring cubicle day after day and being satisfied with that. Nope, not happening! Fire signs are meant to go after their passions with, well, all that fire in their spirit—they truly live up to their name.
Aries: You Will Help Others Out Of Their Comfort Zones
Aries, you are on the most adventurous signs in the entire zodiac. You are not the type to settle for anything less than what you truly want, and you don’t want to see other people settling, either. Although you do have a stubborn streak, and some people think of you as selfish, your purpose actually involves helping others. Yup, it’s funny how life can work out that way sometimes! Your true purpose involves pushing other people out of their comfort zones. This can look different depending on your career path. For example, you could become a tour guide, encouraging people to travel and explore new places. You could even become a teacher, helping your students decide what they want to do and making it a reality for them. Or you could become a motivational speaker!
Leo: You Will Inspire Others
Leo, no matter what you end up doing in life, you will end up being an inspiration to others. You are such a hard worker, you go for whatever you want and put your whole heart into it, and you just don’t hold back. There are so many possibilities in terms of your career, but this path will vary for each Leo, because you are all unique in your own way. However, one thing is certain—your career and accomplishments will inspire other people in some way. You will most likely take on a major leadership role wherever you work, which could eventually lead to starting your own business. You’ll be so good at leading others that many of the people you work with will feel compelled to work harder towards their own goals.
Sagittarius: You Will Travel The World
Sagittarius, hearing this may come as a relief to you because traveling has probably been a dream for you since you were a little kid! It has never been easy for you to stay in one place, and you have always imagined what it would be like to travel the world. It may take you a while to travel as far as you want to, but you can always keep that adventurous spirit alive! And you will see the world one day—it’s written in the stars for you. You may be wondering, “Okay, I’ll get to see the world, but how will that help other people? Am I selfish?” Through traveling, you will have the opportunity to connect people across cultures and educate others about the world around them.
Earth Signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Earth signs, you have a complicated relationship with your “purpose,” whatever it may be. Some days, you feel very set on what you want to do, and you’re prepared to go for it with everything you’ve got. If only you could feel that way all the time! Sadly, that’s not the case. Other days, you feel a little frustrated—because earth signs are very grounded and practical, you may second guess yourself if your passion falls outside the realm of what society deems “acceptable.” For instance, you might have faith in yourself that you could start a business or have a creative career, but it goes against what others view as traditional, and this can scare you. Don’t freak out—just keep reading! We’re here to help.
Taurus: You Will Spread Mindfulness
Taurus, it may come as a shock to you that you are not destined to work at an office job. You’ve always done well in school, you’re a hard worker, your resume looks great, and when you were young, you probably were happy with the thought of having a 9-5 job one day. But as you have gotten older, you may have realized that your dreams and goals have shifted somewhat. You are a very mindful person, you like to spend time outdoors, and you practice yoga and meditation on a regular basis. Seeing how these practices and habits have benefitted you may one day inspire you to share them with the world. If you want to pursue teaching yoga and meditation or even hosting wilderness retreats, do it! Don’t be scared to live outside the box.
Virgo: You Will Become An Expert At Your Passion
Virgo, you are able to maintain focus like no other sign. Furthermore, one advantage that you have over many other people if your ability to see long-term. Some people will take the path that is easy in the short-term, thinking it will help them avoid obstacles, only to find out that they have also avoided good opportunities that they could have achieved by working harder and pushing themselves. Not you! This mindset will allow you to become an expert at whatever your passion is. You may write books educating others on this subject, or teach people in person. You will gain a lot of authority in your field, and you will serve as an inspiration and role model for other people working in your subject area.
Capricorn: You Will Become An Entrepreneur
Capricorn, it will come as no surprise to you to hear that you’re a hard worker. In fact, even though you will most likely begin your career with a traditional office job, you will quickly realize that although you can actually be quite happy in this environment, you have more potential that than this job allows. Capricorn, with your work ethic, imagination, and drive, you were destined from day one to become an entrepreneur. You will definitely be running your own business one day—doesn’t the word “CEO” just sound so great after your name? Many Capricorns end up stepping into leadership roles and running the show for themselves at some point in their lives, and they are naturally suited for this type of position.
Air Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Air signs all have such different personalities that it can be tough to pin down what their paths in life actually have in common. But one thing is for certain: air signs stay true to themselves in all that they do. This lesson can take a while for them to learn, and they may not embrace this honest mindset until their twenties, but once they do, it is life changing for them and everyone around them. This is because air signs simply do not accept second best from themselves or from anyone else in their lives! They have very high standards, and they will always demand better. They are consistently working towards self-improvement. Whatever an air sign ends up doing will have a massive impact on the people close to them.
Gemini: You Will Connect People
Gemini, your purpose isn’t really tied to a certain career path. It actually has to do with your personality and social life. You are naturally very sociable, and you always have been. When it comes to connecting people, you have a true gift. You’ll probably end up introducing a few people who end up getting married one day! You’ll host family gatherings that your relatives will be talking about for years to come. You’ll bring together a group of friends who may not seem like they have much in common on the surface, but who get along so well that eventually you guys won’t be able to imagine life without each other. You will literally inspire life-changing connections for so many people, and your influence will spread far and wide.
Libra: You Will Encourage People To Strive For More
Libra, you are definitely not one to “settle” in any aspect of your life. You demand the best from yourself, and the best treatment from anyone you are close to. You will be known as a tough cookie, hard to please, intimidating—but it will produce results. When you lead a team at work, they will have the best projects and results to show the manager. When you get married, it will be the guy of your dreams, no matter how long you have to wait for him. When you’re raising kids, they’ll be the best-behaved children in their class. When the people around you see that you will never accept second best, it will inspire them to live by the same philosophy.
Aquarius: You Will Change The Way People Think
Aquarius, you are used to coloring outside the lines and doing things your own way. No matter what career you end up going into, you will do things a little differently than the people who came before you. You think that the most dangerous, defeated sentence in the English language is, “Well, we’ve always done things this way.” You want to disrupt the status quo and shake things up! You’ll end up being the employee who gets into an argument with her boss because she just KNOWS that her new idea will change things for the better, and you’ll be right. It can be scary to lead people into new territory, but at the end of the day, there is no one better for the job than an Aquarius.
Water Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Water signs, you may already be very in touch with your purpose in life! These signs are very intuitive, and although you sometimes have difficulty getting out of your shells and connecting with other people, you know yourself VERY well. Therefore, your purpose has probably been obvious to you from a very young age. No matter how much some people have probably tried to dissuade you from following your true passions (hey Pisces, remember how some people reacted when you realized you wanted to make a living from your art?), you will definitely keep going after it. You are also very sensitive and emotional signs, so whatever you do will definitely involve helping other people in some way—that is your true purpose in life, regardless of your career!
Cancer: You Will Be A Friend To Those In Need
Cancer, you already know that you were basically put on this earth to help other people through difficult times. You may already be working in childcare, becoming a teacher, or pursuing a field like social work. You may also feel inclined to work with kids who have special needs. All of these fields are a perfect fit you for—some people go into these jobs assuming that they will be easy, but you know just how much effort you have to bring to work every day. You are very patient and compassionate towards people, especially those who are struggling. You are the person that everyone wants to have around when they are going through a tough time, because you always know the right thing to say when other people fall short.
Scorpio: You Will Teach People To Express Their Emotions
Scorpio, you already know that you are probably the most emotional sign in the entire zodiac, so we really don’t need to go into too much detail about that! However, you may have wondered what sort of this purpose this could serve in the future. We’ve got good news for you—this trait gives you serious potential in many fields! Oddly enough, you may end up going in a similar direction to Taurus. Teaching yoga and meditation to others so that they can learn to process and express their emotions in a healthy way could be an incredible path for you. You could even become a life coach one day and assist people who are struggling emotionally but don’t feel that a therapist is the right choice for them. Let your heart guide you!
Pisces: You Will Create Incredible Art
Pisces, you have known since a very young age that you were destined to be an artist in some way, shape, or form. Pisces is naturally a very creative sign. You might be talented at writing, painting, music, photography, film making, graphic design, or even fashion. Even though you have always demonstrated a clear talent, many people along the way have probably tried to discourage you from going after your dream. After all, creativity is not always valued in our society. Yes, you will face many obstacles and struggles along the way, but you are destined to be an artist. You can’t ignore this calling. The good news is that if you master your craft and throw your heart and soul into your work, you will make a sustainable living off your art.