The Aries Star Sign is the first in the Zodiac and begins at the Spring Equinox. Of all the Star Signs of the Zodiac, Arians are true leaders and love to have many followers. Aries comes from the element of fire and as such Arians display a fiery, passionate and enthusiastic nature.
The Aries Star Sign is represented by the Ram and comes under the influence of the powerful planet of Mars. Strength, power and leadership qualities make up the personality of the Arian.
Each Star sign of the Zodiac can be divided into three subsections called Decans.
Each Decan roughly corresponds to 10 degrees or 10 days of the Star signs time period. Decans can provide a more detailed account of an individual's personality traits and character and reveal how people born under the same Star sign can be very different.
The Aries personality can differ according to which one of the Aries Decans an individual is born under:
This is the first of the Aries Decans and is ruled by the planet Mars.
If you are born under this influence you are a fearless pioneer. You are first in the Zodiac and strive always to come first in all your endeavours. Second place is simply not in your vocabulary. You have very strong self motivation and combined with your natural leadership skills can make it to the top in any profession of your choosing.
The first Decan Aries personality is characterised by energy, enthusiasm and passion and you apply these to all aspects of your life.
Assertive and aggressive, your dominant nature ensures that you get what you want from life and take any action to get it. Physically strong you have the energy to drive yourself hard to reach the high goals you set yourself.
You are constantly on the lookout for new opportunities to stretch and challenge yourself.
The main flaws in this first Decan Aries personality are impatience and impulsiveness. You demand things immediately and fast and do tend to jump into situations without thinking things through properly.
The second of the Aries Decans has the Sun as its ruler,
The second Decan Aries personality is characterised by ambition, dynamism and creativity. You have the potential to achieve great success in any area of life as your drive and ambition is relentless. You simply won't stop until you achieve your goals. Because of your hard working nature and ability to get the job done come hell or high water, you are an inspiration to many. People look up to you and admire your ability to overcome even the most difficult of challenges.
You are very charismatic and attract attention and admiration from all those you comes into contact with. Because of your popularity you never have a shortage of friends, contacts and acquaintances you can call on.
Forever youthful with a young at heart attitude to life you playfully hop, skip and jump through life. You have a great sense of humour and find unusual things amusing. You also have the ability to laugh at yourself.
The main flaws in this first Decan Aries personality are a tendency to brag and be boastful and smug. You have achieved much through your own endeavours and hard work and want the world to know it. You need to be the centre of attention and cannot bear to be just a face in a crowd.
The third of the Aries Decans is ruled by the planet Jupiter.
The third Decan Aries personality is characterised by generosity, optimism and fun loving.
You love to explore and your adventurous nature makes travel a very important aspect of your life. You view life as one big adventure and cannot resist trying out new experiences and visiting many places.
You are a definite people person and enjoy the company of others. You can easily relate to many different types of personality and because of this are often called upon to help solve their problems or give sound advice. Your generous spirit makes it difficult for you to turn anyone in need away.
You have a real thirst for knowledge and throughout your life you will be constantly learning. You are very intelligent and like to use your mind and intellect to learn all you can. You can have some unusual ideas and concepts about life and are very interested in philosophy, religions and spirituality.
You like the good things in life and will work hard to achieve the lifestyle you are most comfortable with.
The flaws in this third Decan Aries personality are that of being a dreamer and having unrealistic expectations. Forever the optimist, sometimes you cannot see the pitfalls and potential hazards of ideas, projects or enterprises.