What Each Zodiac Sign Is Most Optimistic About

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What Each Zodiac Sign Is Most Optimistic About

A new year is a great time to develop new habits, try new things, and practice having a new attitude. And being optimistic can help you to feel better, be less stressed, and have a more positive outlook on life.

It can sometimes feel challenging with everything that’s happening in the world to see things in a positive light. But it’s helpful if you try to see things optimistically. There are always things we can choose to be cheerful about.

As with all the personality traits in astrology, there are a few optimistic zodiac signs who always look on the bright side of things.

The good thing is that you don’t have to limit yourself to one thing you feel optimistic about — you focus on many things. The future is as bright as you want to see it!

Some things may seem obviously good, but that doesn’t mean they’re not valid and that you shouldn’t think of them as a positive force. Other things may not appear as positive, but if you look a little deeper, you realize they just get better and better until they’re radiating positivity and optimism.

But what is each zodiac sign optimistic about?

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries are optimistic about new challenges and how they'll succeed at them. They tend to have high expectations of themselves and situations, and they're also ambitious risk-takers, highly competitive, and like to test themselves.

Aries don't like feeling stuck, and they don't like doing the same thing day in and day out. They likes to shake things up and see what they're capable of. In fact, they like to win!

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taureans are optimistic about change. They believe that when you stay strong and fight for what you believe in, there will be powerful change. Never underestimate Taurus' stamina for physical and mental tasks.

When Taurus wants things to change, their stubbornness and unwillingness to a budge (even a little) become positive attributes. These individuals are not only loyal to those they love, but to the things they believe in.

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Geminis are optimistic about people gathering to fight for a common cause and letting their voices be heard. This zodiac sign is both social and great at communicating, so they're often the ones out there protesting and fighting for those who need it the most.

Geminis believe that when people join together, they increase their power.

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancers are optimistic about people practicing more kindness towards each other. Cancers are incredibly compassionate and caring. They treasure the people in their lives and do their best to be there for them.

Cancers believe that the world needs to become a kinder place, and that everyone needs to treat each other with respect. They are optimistic that more people will see the value of kindness.

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos are optimistic about the empowerment of women. They are strong leaders and know their own self-worth. They also know that someone's gender should have nothing to do with whether they're capable of doing a job.

More women need to be in charge, paid what they're worth, and have all the opportunities as anyone else. It's time for misogyny to be destroyed, and Leo is optimistic that now is the time.

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgos are optimistic about the quality of talent that's out there. They care a lot about the things they do, and that they do them well.

Virgos are hopeful that more people are learning their crafts, putting themselves out there, and exceeding expectations. They are excited that artists, musicians, and writers are doing amazing work and just getting better all the time. 

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libras are optimistic about justice. They have the ability to see things from different perspectives without being judgmental. They are fair and will stand up for what they believe in.

Libras are optimistic that wrongs will be righted and that there will be less corruption. If more people would take the time to look at things impartially without jumping to conclusions, there would be more justice in the world.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpios are optimistic about getting what they want. They tend to be entrepreneurs and have the ability to overcome massive obstacles. They love to prove their doubters wrong.

Not only do Scorpios have goals, but they have plans on the steps they need to accomplish those goals. This zodiac sign includes people of action and focus, and it's their intensity that helps keep them on track. Scorpios know that once they see it in their mind's eye, they can achieve it.

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius is optimistic about their future experiences. They tend to be optimistic anyway, and they look ahead to their next adventure. They love both making plans to travel or just going on a spontaneous trip and doing things that aren't planned out.

Sagittarians are open and ready for what life may bring them. They have an energy that keeps them moving and experiencing life, and they never want to feel as if they missed out on something.

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns are optimistic about their career path. Capricorns have big dreams about what they want and need to achieve in life. They're ambitious primarily because they want to provide a sound financial foundation for themselves and their families.

Capricorns are practical problem-solvers, excellent organizers, and hard-workers. They know when they need to hang tight in a job and when they need to move on. Whatever they do, it will be best for their career in the long run.

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius is optimistic about humanitarianism, and are big believers in giving back. They give their time, money, and energy to the causes that they believe in.

They're hopeful that more people will follow their lead, work to help those in need and make the world a better place. Aquarians are creative-thinkers and can come up with original ways to fix challenging problems.

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces are optimistic about love. They can't help being romantics and believe that everyone can do with a little more love. Pisces tend to be compassionate, kind, and imaginative.

They show love not only to the people in their life, but also to the needy, the poor, and the injured, whether they're human or animal. With more love, there's more healing and more compassion for others. Pisces believes that love will someday rule.

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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, and Woman's Day. Visit her website or and her Instagram.