March 21, the spring equinox, is the beginning of the new zodiacal year and the first zodiac sign, Aries, is therefore that of new beginnings. As the first sign in the zodiac, and corresponding with the first day of spring, Aries is a doer and shaker, boldly moving forward into new territory. The Arian is a pioneer both in action and thought, a lover of freedom and very open to new ideas. They like to try new things, go to new places and start new projects.
Adventurous, ambitious, very impulsive and enthusiastic, Aries people have loads of energy. Aries are noted for their courage and display above average of leadership qualities. Being a big force, they are difficult to deal with. They often have trouble with authority and do not make very good followers. Aries people are much concerned with self, both negatively and positively – self-reliant but (sometimes) also self centered and concerned with their own physical satisfaction and personal advancement. Their immense energy makes them restless and aggressive, quick tempered, headstrong, easily offended, argumentative occasionally and capable of holding grudges if they feel themselves affronted. They can also be over optimistic and foolhardy.
The need for excitement always make them delving into new areas, but often quickly becoming bored and moving on, leaving unfinished projects in their wake. They will take on bright new ideas readily and try to dominate others with their creativeness and originality. They do not fear risks and like to keep on the move and ready to explore new horizons. So it is not surprising that many Aries people gravitate toward risky professions. Aries people are very aggressive in pursuing what they want, they are forceful and willing to charge head first into conflict and rarely avoid confrontation. They have little respect for people who cant put up a good fight. They have terrible tempers that are set off easily. They often do and say things rashly that cause strife in their interpersonal relationships.
The people of Aries are not particularly suited to detail work, they prefer to start things or implement big plans and have others fill in details. Aries people have very low boredom thresholds and therefore they can lose interest in things very easily. They need a career which provides lots of change, excitement and social interaction. They have loads of energy which they need to burn off continously through socializing and physical activities.
As a sociable sign, Aries people love to be around other people and seek out exciting situations but they get easily irritated and grow bored with homebodies and cautious, timid types. Aries people think fast, move fast and talk fast. They are not very patient, particularly with slow moving, slow speaking people. In fact, Aries is considered as the least patient sign of the zodiac. Aries folks are notoriously tactless and will let thoughtless comments fly out of their mouths. This can lead to hurt feelings and angry friends. Aries people tend to always regard themselves as number one. This means that they can be thoughtless and selfish some of the time. They are also stubborn and often refuse to accept defeat.
People born under this sign have amazing stamina and a potent drive to succeed. Mentally Arians are objective and intellectual, but in rare situations can be bigoted and extremist in politics and religion. Aries men and women are highly romantic and have a strong sexual drive. Aries people are also interesting and enjoyable social companions. They make friends easily and like to be around other people. A very sociable sign who show remarkable loyalty. They rarely stay down for long and will quickly bounce back from grief and remorse.