If your knowledge of astrology stops after reading your horoscope every morning, then there’s a whole universe of information you’ve yet to discover! While knowing what’s in the stars for a sturdy goat (Capricorn) or a spirited Libra is a step in the right direction, there’s so much more that goes into astrology, to include the different types of astrological readings you can get based on your sign—definitely a deeper dive than your daily horoscope! Trust, after learning a bit more about the celestial goodness that comes with an astrology reading, you’ll have a better understanding of why so many people are looking to the stars to get advice about life, love, and everything in between.
Hey, Baby. What’s Your Sign?
In short, an astrology reading is a prediction and/or guide based on your birth sign—each reading begins with a detailed overview of your birth chart. Using an astrologers chart, more detailed readings take place (more to come!).
You likely already know what your sign is, but knowing the characteristics behind it is the starting point to comprehending what’s behind a reading so you can strengthen your sense of self-awareness. Each of the 12 signs are categorized as a quadruplicity (cardinal signs that kick off new seasons), mutable (signs that handle change well), or a fixed sign (one that lands in the middle of the seasons) while also being a triplicity—a sign that’s associated with one of the elements: earth, air, water, or fire. So, before going any further into readings, let’s take a quick look at each sign on the star-filled map.
- Aries (March 21-April 19—Cardinal, Fire)
- Taurus (April 20-May 20—Fixed, Earth)
- Gemini (May 21-June 20—Mutable, Air)
- Cancer (June 21-July 22—Cardinal, Water)
- Leo (July 23-August 22)—Fixed, Fire)
- Virgo (August 23-September 22—Mutable, Earth)
- Libra (September 23-October 22—Cardinal, Air)
- Scorpio (October 23-November 21—Fixed, Water)
- Sagittarius (November 22-December 21—Mutable, Fire)
- Capricorn (December 22-January 21—Cardinal, Earth)
When To See An Astrology Advisor
There’s no one-size-fits all reading when it comes to astrology folks. Some of the most common reasons why people seek an advisor include:
- A desire to comprehend the cycles of your life
- Relationship dynamics (be it love, friendship, or business)
- Drawing up a plan for conquering road blocks
- Determining your life path
- Charting out goals for the year
- Determining the best time to start a new project
Astrology Reading 101
The different types of readings are based on the aforementioned reasons why you would consider seeking an astrology advisor, so that takes the guesswork out of wondering which one to choose! Start by asking yourself what you are seeking in order to determine the best reading for you. Here are some of the top astrology readings.
Question: “Am I with the right partner/spouse/boss?”
Synastry: This type of astrology reading is perfect if you want to get down to the nitty gritty details of a particular relationship based on how the planets affect one another. Look at it as the ultimate compatibility test.
Question: “What’s ahead for me and how can I prepare?”
Soul Purpose: While you can’t create a game plan for everything life throws your way, a soul purpose reading gives you some insight on what to expect using a blend of astrology, tarot, and numerology.
Question: “Why is this person in my life?”
Karmic Relationship: We tend to meet and travel with people from a past life whose goal is to learn and experience the present—quite possibly with you. Advisors often consider these types of relationships soulmates.
Question: “Where is the best place for me to live/work/find love/etc.?”
Relocation: This reading is a good pick if you’re considering making a major change that involves relocating, whether that means a new office on the other side of town or a new home across the country.
Question: “What are some of my best/worst qualities?”
Natal: This reading is a deeper dive into your birth chart so you can begin to have a real sense of self-discovery.
These are only a few of the many readings you can receive! Sign up for a reading with one of our expert advisors who can help you determine the best personalized astrology reading for you at this time in your life.