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7 Emotionally Balanced Zodiac Signs Who Know How To Keep Their Feelings In Check

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Do you consider yourself to be an emotionally balanced zodiac sign? It might not be something you think about too often, especially since your horoscope probably doesn't touch on it, but it’s important to know.

How we handle our emotions and control our feelings isn’t such a big part of our personalities and our lives. Our emotional development is ongoing and is the foundation of our ability to have and keep relationships, how we learn and grow, our ability to get and keep our jobs, and it even affects how we think and see the world.

When our emotions are out of balance, it influences our entire lives. When you’re emotionally healthy, it changes how you approach the problems in your life and how much you’re able to appreciate your life. 

Not every emotional reaction should be the same — it would be exhausting, and over time would lessen the impact. We want to be able to experience intense joy sometimes and not be stuck in a feeling of slight happiness. We need to feel highs and lows in proportion to the things that are creating them, and we never want to be too much one way or another.

The key to being emotionally healthy is being emotionally developed. You’ve learned that flying off the handle at the smallest provocation isn’t good nor is keeping all your emotions contained.

So, who are the most emotionally balanced zodiac signs?

1. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

If you want evidence on how emotionally balanced Capricorns are, just look at some of their outstanding personality traits, and how those traits match up well with someone who is emotionally balanced. They have a conscience — they always do the right thing, even if no one sees, and they feel guilty if they do something that's dishonest, unethical, or may end up hurting others.

They're able to set goals and meet them, and they have their own moral code. Capricorns have an extremely strong work ethic and are amazingly responsible. Capricorns are everybody's rock.

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2. ARIES (March 21- April 19)

When one is emotionally balanced, they generally feel pretty good about themselves — not in an obnoxious narcissistic way but in a self-confident way. Aries has made peace with their flaws and foibles, and have grown to like whichever parts of themselves that might be termed "quirky" or "weird."

What you see is what you get with an Aries, and what you get is amazing. You definitely want an Aries friend because not only are they incredibly fun, they have a very positive outlook on life. You're never bored with an Aries, and that's not because they're constantly exploding or melting down, but because they're lively and have a thirst for adventure.

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3. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Since Libras try to be balanced in most things, it not a shock that they tend to be emotionally balanced as well. Libras try to see the big picture and to look at all sides of an issue. They don't just hang on to an opinion and belief out of fear of change.

Libras understand how connected everything and everyone is, and how one action can create many reactions. They look for harmony and peace, knowing that if one gets lost in the intensity of their emotion, it's almost impossible to come back from that. 

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4. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

The thing about Taurus that make them so well-balanced is that they have meaning in their lives. Tauruses are determined, and they tend to have a passion or a mission — anything that gives a larger meaning to their lives.

When they are connected with something that they care about, it adds to their feeling of being emotionally healthy. Taurus individuals tend to seek meaning in their lives, and they look past their day-to-day experiences to discover the "why" of their existence.

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5. GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

It seems so simple, but one of the reasons that Geminis are emotionally balanced is because they're so flexible. Geminis are able to adapt to any kind of situation they might find themselves in. They notice their environment, how they're feeling, and any other reactions that they're having, and then they use that information to decide what their best course of action is.

They don't just blindly strike out and suffer the consequences; they adapt, discover, and move forward by making strong decisions. They know when it's a bad idea to confront a friend, and when it's absolutely necessary to stand up for themselves. Geminis are able to have the tough conversations without needing to have the last word. 

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6. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

What makes Sagittarius so emotionally balanced is the fact that they prize experiences over possessions. It's been shown that people who value travel and experiences over wealth and possessions are more emotionally healthy and they have fewer regrets at the end of their lives.

Sagittarians are resilient and are able to recover rapidly from loss or failure. They tend to look forward rather than stay stuck in the past. Sagittarius are excited about their future travels and adventures, which gives them a genuinely sunny and optimistic outlook. It's not that they don't have times when they're down, they just try not to stay down for too long.

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7. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

On the plus side, Cancers are in touch with their emotions, but on the negative side, sometimes they can go overboard with their expression of their feelings. Cancers may be too indulgent when it comes to feeling all their feels to be in balance. However, the fact that they're able to embrace their emotions is extremely important to being emotionally healthy.

Cancer individuals know how to reach out when their anxiety is getting the best of them or to do self-care when their sadness threatens to consume them. Cancers can work through their emotions in a beneficial way and get back on track.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and teacher who loves writing and performing personal narratives. She's had pieces in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, Purple Clover, Bustle, and is a regular contributor to Ravishly and YourTango. Check out her website or her Facebook page.