What Makes An Aquarius Happy?

Here lies the key to the Aquarius heart (and smile).

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Everyone wants to be happy, and joy is something that radiates from within.

One of the friendliest people you'll ever meet is the Aquarius zodiac sign. They ooze happiness in life, love, and friendships.

Ruled by Uranus and the house of networking and friendship, this zodiac sign is an easy-going and carefree personality type.

Their attitude towards life is contagious. Not only are they likable people, but a recent study on zodiac signs revealed that they have star potential, too!


From smiles to jokes that make others laugh, it’s easy to see that Aquarius has a happy demeanor that shines from within.

Aquarius brings people together for a common goal. It's the zodiac sign known as the humanitarian zodiac sign.

So, what makes an Aquarius happy?

To know what makes an Aquarius happy, it's good to look at their zodiac sign.

Aquarius season starts around January 21st and ends on February 20th, and it's a fixed air sign.

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Air signs are typically more emotional than other zodiac signs, making it easy to understand why Aquarius is so empathetic.

They are one of the most caring but guarded signs in the zodiac so it can be hard to know how to please them.

Luckily, we’ve narrowed down the easiest ways to make them smile.

Here's what makes an Aquarius happy, according to astrology:

1. Aquarius are happiest when they help others.

Aquarians are humanitarians and enjoy giving back to society.

The number one thing that brings happiness to an Aquarius’s heart is participating in philanthropy.

If they can bring a smile to another’s face, they will gain their own in return.


They love doing good for other people, animals, and even the earth.

An Aquarius are happiest doing volunteer work of some kind.

2. Taking life as it comes is sure to bring joy to an Aquarius.

Regardless of whether or not the relationship is platonic or romantic nature, the Aquarius will prefer to take things slow.

They are very independent and don’t just give out their time and energy to just anyone.

They will need to ease into things to see if you are worth letting into their life.

The Aquarius is analytical and will size you up quickly.

They might overly calculate how well the two of you might fit into each other's lives.

To make the Aquarius happy, stay persistent ant but take things at their pace.


3. Honesty.

There is nothing an Aquarius likes more than honesty.

An Aquarius can easily tell when someone isn’t being truthful with them and this is a huge turn-off.

They look for transparency in all of their relationships and feel that they have really bonded with you when they receive it.

4. Surprises

Aquarius LOVES surprises. Small gestures that show you care make them happy.

They love to be caught off guard and feel that surprises are the best way to show love or friendship.

Whether it’s a full-blown surprise party or something small, you’re sure to put a smile on the Aquarius’s face.

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5. Adventure

One thing you will quickly notice about an Aquarius is that boredom is not in their vocabulary.


They have a zest for life and will turn even day to day tasks into the adventure of a lifetime.

However, nothing makes them happier than the real deal.

Take the Aquarius in your life on an exciting trip or excursion to warm their heart and keep them smiling all day. 

6. Being open-minded

The Aquarius likes to look at things from every possible point of view.

They are not quick to judge others and pride themselves on their understanding of personalities.

They enjoy being in the company of others who behave this way as well.

An Aquarius will think very highly of you if you are open-minded and welcoming to all walks of life.

There is nothing that makes them happier than seeing others get along and feel accepted.


If they have this mindset about how you act towards others, you can imagine that they appreciate it, even more, when it’s directed towards them.

The Aquarius will take a while to open up to you but once they do they expect you to be non-judgemental.

7. Freedom

The Aquarius loves their independence and freedom regardless of their relationship to you.


The quickest way to make an Aquarius happy is to let them march to the beat of their own drum.

They are a unique zodiac sign and enjoy doing things their own way.

That doesn’t mean they won’t bring you along for the ride, but you’ll probably notice that it’s their way or the highway.

Give the Aquarius in your life freedom to make their own decisions and they’ll be on cloud nine.

8. Friendships

While Aquarius is one of the toughest signs in the zodiac to crack, they do value their connections.

It might take forever and a day to get them to open up to you but once they do know that you truly mean something to them.

They are hesitant to let others into their life so if you made the cut you should feel pretty special.


Keep in mind that an Aquarius is the type of person who will stay in your life forever.

They value long-term commitments and friendships.

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Lindsey Matthews is a writer who covers love and relationships, news, and pop-culture topics.