We all have different ways of thinking through things.
Understanding the way your brain works can help you navigate life in many ways. Your actions and choices are often guided by values, likes and dislikes, and it is important to know what makes you happy, angry, sad, or passionate because these are the things that shape the way you make decisions.
Are you a thrill-seeker who is always looking for the next adventure? Are you an introvert who cherishes time spent alone? What do you value most?
Are you a messy person who thrives in chaos? Or are you a neat person who likes to organize spaces? What do you do when you’re presented with a problem?
By knowing how you think about and approach life, you can identify your strengths and work on your weaknesses. You can recognize how you work toward solutions to problems, and you can gain insight on the way you act and make choices.
Knowing the way your brain works can help you take the right actions in building a life that will make you satisfied in many different aspects, such as in work, school or love. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses in problem-solving can help you identify what you thrive in and what you need to work on.
Each zodiac sign has different characteristics, values and ways of solving things. By recognizing what motivates your choices and by understanding how you handle conflict, you can become better equipped to work toward understanding yourself.
Read below to understand what makes you, well YOU.
As an Aries, you are firm, eager and passionate. You feel most comfortable when surrounded by constant activity. You search for novelty and stray from anything that you see as boring or mediocre.
When making choices, you look to what excites you.
When faced with problems, you solve them head-on, and you are determined to overcome all the hurdles you come across. However, when problems are difficult, you tend to grow impatient and may even be impulsive. This might lead you to act haphazardly.
The next time you find yourself feeling antsy over a situation, take a step back. After all: “slow and steady wins the race.”
When it comes to making decisions, you prefer tangible results and working with your hands. You are guided by practicality, and you enjoy stability in your life. You actively seek out sensual experiences, and you hold on to all the rewards that your hard work has earned you.
When solving problems, you are observant and devoted to working through complications.
Although you are a stable worker, when put in new environments or situations, you are wary, cautious and uncertain of how to proceed. You like familiarity, so the unfamiliar can be daunting.
Try putting yourself in new situations or environments and see how they make you feel. Familiarity appeals to you, but taking a risk to enter the unknown may come with its own rewards.
As a Gemini, you are great communicator. You enjoy working with people and possibilities. Your brain is in a constant flux of activity and you often juggle more ideas than one.
When it comes to figuring out solutions, you are ready to chat up your friends and ask for their thoughts. You weigh different ideas and think about potentials in order to reach a solution.
You are always testing the waters for different ideas and viewpoints. You are open to possibilities and constantly experimenting with different ways of thinking.
You are a lean, mean, idea-making machine, but this tendency to bounce ideas back and forth leads to inconsistency, and you might find yourself constantly changing your mind about your actions. Testing ideas can be fun, but it is important to note that sometimes a solution needs just one.
When making life decisions, you prioritize your loved ones. You are able to process a multitude of emotions, which allows you to be deeply intuitive of others. This intuition allows you to make the best decisions regarding people and feelings.
You are very imaginative and capable of relating to people on many levels.
When making choices, you look to guard your inner self and to maintain harmony with those around you. Your relationships with others are very strong, and you seek to maintain your emotional attachment with those you love.
Although Cancers make great friends, you have a tendency to be suspicious of those you are not familiar with. This may lead to some problems further down the road in your personal life.
When making decisions, you are confident and unwavering. With your love of solving problems, you are a master at games like Sudoku.
You are creative and passionate about your hobbies, and you constantly strive for improvement in activities that you enjoy. You are the friend that people go to when they need advice on their career.
As a Leo, you are often stubborn and believe there is only one correct solution to a problem. Although you are excellent at figuring out solutions, you may sometimes come across as arrogant or bossy to others. Remember to ask what others can contribute to a solution and be mindful of the importance of teamwork.
When faced with difficulties, you pay careful attention to details of the situation. You are thorough and meticulous, and you sift through every aspect of the situation to find the right solution you need.
Your analytical mind easily finds the answers to difficult problems, and your keen observations help you easily spot mistakes.
One thing Virgos may look too deeply into is the criticisms of others. Virgos are hard on themselves and usually expect others to be even harder on them, whether or not they actually are. Remember that this fear will only close you off from others.
Libra is the peacemaker of the zodiac. You are the friend people go to when they have relationship troubles or are mad at their partner. As a Libra, you enjoy social harmony. You easily solve arguments between others, and your diplomatic nature can help make even the worst of enemies come together.
You are naturally attuned to conflict-resolution and your understanding of people mixed with your desire for peace helps bring others together.
When Libras fail to bring people together, they blame themselves for conflicts they were not even involved in. The blame eventually turns to self-pity, and Libras need to recognize that they cannot be responsible for the relationships of others.
You are passionate and enjoy living life the fullest. Scorpios mix appetite and emotion with leadership and adherence to truth. You love to be correct. You turn your search for solutions into adventures, and you are resourceful at finding information.
Although you love living life to the fullest and constantly learning new things, you are distrustful of revealing your secrets to others. Sure, you’re sentimental about all the little lessons you’ve learned in your passionate life, but note that you might find fulfillment in sharing these with others.
You are curious and enthusiastic. Of all your friends, you probably have the most stamps on your passport. You love to read philosophy and be outdoors. You are passionate and open to learning new things through different experiences.
You solve difficult situations by drawing on past experiences, and you see everything as a learning opportunity.
Your adventurous nature makes it hard for your friends to catch you when they need you, since you’re kind of all over the place. You may feel like there’s never enough time for you to catch up with your grand ideas, but be careful about neglecting the details of day to day life.
Capricorns don’t like dealing with silliness. You are serious, practical, and responsible. You have a lot of self-control and keep up a formal appearance. You have high standards, and you value maturity.
You are family oriented and usually know how to get things done. When solving problems, you do things the traditional way and rarely want to try new strategies.
Although you are firm in your approach, it might be nice to occasionally open yourself to alternatives. The tried and traditional way isn’t always the best, and when it’s not, you have to learn to experiment.
As an Aquarius, you probably think deeply about many things. You are thoughtful and reflective. You enjoy sharing your insights with others, and your friends value your engaging conversations. When solving problems, you are optimistic and usually correct.
Although you are a great friend to talk to about books, philosophy or ethics, you shy from emotional expression and others may see you as aloof.
You enjoy listening to music and appreciating art. As a Pisces, you are wise and enjoy being alone.
You are extremely emotionally intelligent and you are often better at recognizing others’ emotions than they are themselves. This is a skill that allows you to connect well with others. You are spiritual and selfless.
When faced with difficulties, you may get frustrated. Conflicts may also leave you easily-hurt. When these situations arise, you use art as a way to heal.