6 Tenacious Zodiac Signs Who Never Back Down From A Challenge

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6 Tenacious Zodiac Signs Who Never Back Down From A Challenge

Some thrive on challenges and feel that the harder and more impossible it is, the more determined they become to conquer it. If something scares you, that makes it even more appealing. Once you’ve faced a fear, it no longer has power over you.

Not backing down from a challenge is definitely something astrology can influence. Because the tenacious zodiac signs enjoy feeling tested, and love adventure and conquering their fears. These people are their own superheroes, and when they’re on the other side of the challenge, they feel a rush of adrenaline.

People who thrive on challenges don’t just face them, they seek them out. When we get outside our comfort zones and do something unfamiliar, it can help us feel better about ourselves and help build our self-esteem. Doing something you weren’t sure you could do is one of the best things for yourself.

1. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries live for challenges. There are few things they enjoy more than a good challenge, so clearly they're not going to back down from one. They wouldn't even understand the concept.

Aries are courageous to the point where any fear they have is ignored or downplayed. They want to do things that are unexpected and that someone else would never do. The bigger the challenge, the happier Aries is. If someone tells them that they can't do something, they'll just do it in a bigger way to prove them wrong.

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2. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos are also known for their courage and bravery, and they know people look up to them and they need to set an example. If a Leo backed down from a challenge, others might also back down and then everything would be in chaos.

If Leos are afraid, they suck it up, face that fear, and keep going until they've conquered both their fear and the challenge. They probably challenge themselves more than most people do, and they become better people because of it.

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3. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns don't feel as if they need to finish something the fastest, they just need to do it, even if it's something they'd rather not do, don't enjoy doing, or appears extremely difficult.

When faced with a challenge, Capricorns keep going and stays focused on the outcome. They stay steady, knowing that eventually (as long as they don't give up), they'll succeed.

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4. AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius find backing down from a challenge unforgivable and they'd have a tough time living with themselves if they made a mistake or failed and then just gave up. No, Aquarius is going to go back and start again with a renewed determination and energy.

They'll keep going and going until they succeed, but they won't rest once they've accomplished what they wanted. Aquarius is always setting up new challenges for themselves.

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5. TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus are tenacious and stubborn, and once they're on a path, they're not going to stop until they've succeeded. Will they get frustrated? Yes, but frustration isn't enough to cause them to back down from a challenge.

Taurus don't quit until they've got the results that they wanted and are satisfied with their actions. They may not love challenges, but they do find them useful to give them focus and resolve. They tend to respect a good challenge instead of fearing it.

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6. VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgos know that whatever they need to conquer a challenge, they have. Virgos have the brains, dedication, and tenacity to take a challenge and turn it into something within their control.

They are going to figure out what they need to do so no challenge is ever out of their grasp. There's nothing Virgo can't do if they put their mind to it, and there's nothing that scares them more than not giving their best and succeeding at a challenge.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly, I AM & CO, and YourTango. Check out her website or and her Instagram.