Each Zodiac Sign's True Life Purpose That Leads To Happiness

We've all wondered why we are here on this earth.

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At one point or another, everyone you’ve ever known has wanted to know their life purpose. Maybe a difficult situation had them wondering, or maybe they just wanted to get the most out of life.

Whatever the reason, we’ve all been there, when nothing seems to be going right and we’re attempting to find out why we're here in the first place. And that's where astrology can help.

Here's each zodiac sign's ultimate life purpose, and what it says about their true nature

Aries (March 21 - April 19)

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Aries are the type of people who try to be better than those before them. An enthusiastic and competitive Fire sign, Aries wants to create the next best thing or break a world record. The last thing an Aries wants in this life is to be stepped over.

An Aries' purpose in life is to advance, whether it's in technology, writing, science, or anything in between. Whatever it is, you'll find Aries pushing for the next breakthrough in their field.

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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

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As an Earth sign, Taurus thrives on stability. This is why Taurus' purpose in life is to create a reliable base with everyone they meet. Taurus wants to be the one who can always be trusted, and who will always be there when needed.

Taurus wants to provide others with what they need to feel secure, and wants to make sure everyone feels they have someone who cares. The Bull wants to be the backbone of their relationships, whether they are romantic or platonic.

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Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

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Gemini is the social butterfly of any group they are in. So, it makes complete sense that their purpose is to bring people together. They may not even realize it, but the small chats Gemini has with strangers on the train or making sure their shy coworker is invited out after a rough week really makes a difference in other people's lives.

Gemini brings together people who normally wouldn't converse, and helps others expand their friend group. Gemini is great at playing matchmaker, whether it's a romantic connection or making a new friend.

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Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

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Cancer was put on this earth to show love to everyone and everything. As a Water sign, Cancer is very in touch with the emotions of others, as well as their own. Their purpose is to use this gift as an advantage.

Cancer loves to use their emotional intelligence to help those around them. They are the shoulder to cry on and will drop everything to help someone in need. Cancer is proof that not everyone is hardened by life.

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Leo (July 23 - August 22)

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Who runs the world? Well, it's not Beyoncé — it's Leo. Known for their passion, loyalty and, yes, their attention-seeking behavior, Leo wants nothing more than to be admired. So, it's no wonder their life purpose is to shine brighter than anyone around them.

Whether it's walking into the spotlight or simply making their name known, Leo will be remembered when they're gone. But they sure would enjoy it much more if they made it big before they were gone.

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Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

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Virgo is analytical, reliable, and makes sure the world keeps going ‘round. This zodiac sign likes to ensure everything around them runs smoothly and wants to be there to fix it if something is out of place. That's why Virgo's life purpose is to keep the peace with everything and everyone around them.

Virgo loves when things run smoothly and is always working hard to improve the situation. The world truly needs Virgo, because without them, chaos would run amok.

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Libra (September 23 - October 22)

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Air signs like Libra love good communication and want to hear both sides of the story. This makes Libra's purpose in life much needed, as they are here to ensure the world stays balanced.

Libras are the unofficial judges of the world who listen to issues and find a fair way to solve them. Libra can remain unbiased, which allows them to fight for the most practical cause and help the world become a better place in the process.

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Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

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Scorpio is here to show the world passion, and they consider it their ultimate life purpose. They are devoted to everything they do, and it shows because you will never catch a Scorpio involved in anything they aren't willing to put 100% into.

Scorpio goes all or nothing, and everyone around them can see how invested they are in their latest idea. With so many people just barely getting by and just going through the motions, Scorpio wants to show what life can be like when you add passion to the mix.

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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

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Free-spirited and curious, Sagittarius' life purpose is to learn and discover new things. They want to experience all the "firsts" that life has to offer. Because Sagittarius isn't a fan of repetition, they want to enjoy all of the new places they go and things they try.

Whether it's traveling the world or eating a cuisine they have never tried before, Sagittarius can't help themselves from discovering cultures, new techniques, and more. This is why this fire sign is meant to seek out the "new" in everything and everywhere.

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Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

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Capricorn has a life purpose to show everyone that friends can be as close as family members. Capricorn is very invested in their actual family, but they also know that blood runs thicker than water. And because they are devoted to a fault, they are well aware that loyalty isn't just saved for the people who raised them.

Capricorn wants to prove that friends are just as dependent and important as relatives, and should be considered as such. This zodiac sign gives true meaning to friendship and wants the world to see that the bonds we make, whether platonic or familial, make the world go ‘round.

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Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

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Aquarius makes it their life purpose to demonstrate the human in all of us. Their personal investment in humanitarian efforts and love for people, in general, is enough of a reason to be here.

They embrace the fact that we are only human and make mistakes, but are also the first ones to step up and get involved with a good cause. Aquarius wants everyone to love each other and take care of one another, rather than spread hatred and vitriol.

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Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

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Pisces is the zodiac sign most in-tune with their emotions and, as a water sign, art is a valued form of expression. Pisces' life purpose is to emphasize the importance of creativity. They know that self-expression is good for the soul and art is one of the most popular ways people express themselves.

Pisces promote music, art, poetry, and every type of creative outlet people use to get their emotions and thoughts out. They want everyone to feel comfortable participating, and wish to reveal the true worth of art in all its forms.

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