Break out the shades; it's time to shine.

The sun rules Leo, so this is its most comfortable and intense placement. All the world's a stage right now, and everyone feels like a star when the sun is in Leo! Of course, that might mean some major diva attitude all around, as everyone fights for the spotlight. During this time, it's great to connect with yourself and find not just your talents and gifts but how you can share them with others. The sun in Leo promotes a sense of hard work and drive, but the dose of fire energy can also make tempers flare and frustration abound.

Sun in Leo: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Fire & Fixed

Positive keywords for Sun in Leo:

  • Bold
  • Courageous
  • Generous
  • Dignified
  • Theatrical

Negative keywords for Sun in Leo:

  • Domineering
  • Egotistical
  • Snobbish
  • Pompous
  • Vain

Sun in Leo Personality

When a Leo sun illuminates the natal chart, it paints the personality in vibrant hues of courage and cheer. Leo tackles life with a headstrong exuberance that attracts success. Being children of the sun, Leo stands out in any crowd they're in and incarnate passion itself.

Positive Traits

As the kings of the astrological jungle, Lions carry themselves with an effortless grace and sense of authority. Naturally, they thrive in the limelight and make for creative and bombastic performers. Leos shine in more ways than one—exuding an enthusiasm that warms those around them.

Negative Traits

Lions roam in a pride, and Leo struggles with it. Fueled by the sky's brightest star, Leo's confidence strays into self-centeredness. The line between shining and blinding is a thin one to tread. Surprisingly, behind the Lion's roar may hide a mewling kitten in desperate need of validation.

Sun in Leo Celebrities

Tom BradyMick JaggerLil Uzi VertJennifer LopezBarack Obama

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