Virgo season is right around the corner, so it’s time to get your party hat at the ready to celebrate your Virgo friends. Do you know the key traits of Virgo people? Are they a fire, earth, air, or water sign? Express.co.uk tells you what you need to know about Virgo.
The Virgo glyph looks a little bit like the letter M with a tail that turns inwards.
Virgo is symbolised by the Maiden or Virgin carrying a shaft of corn, since Virgo season is the time of harvest in the West.
According to Sue Tompkin’s The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook, this could symbolise Virgo’s main concern: “Sorting out the wheat from the chaff.”
The woman is also metaphorically ripe with womanhood, so has her pick of suitors.
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Both of these ideas stress Virgo’s concern with functionality, practicality and eliminating what is not useful.
The sign strives for perfection, and can often miss out on the beauty of the world by concentrating on the flaws.
It is this attention to detail that makes observant Virgo a success in the workplace.
Virgo has a tendency to make list, and is great at prioritising.
What element is Virgo?
Virgo is one of the three earth signs, alongside Taurus and Capricorn.
Earth signs are rooted to the ground and, unsurprisingly, down to earth.
This group are all about what’s real and what is achievable, unlike emotional water signs.
They tend to be very productive, but can often become workaholics, materialistic, or very stubborn.
Earth signs make great friends because they keep you grounded and provide a stable foundation.
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Is Virgo a fixed or mutable sign?
Virgo is a mutable sign, characterised by changeability.
You might find a Virgo often changing the way they express themselves or the way they think.
This can be a great thing, because it makes them adaptable and comfortable with what’s new.
However, mutable signs can be restless and hate sticking in once place.
This means they often come off as unreliable, unable to commit, and inconsistent.
When is Virgo season?
We all feel the energy of the Sun’s influence, wherever the Sun happens to be.
You are more likely to feel at ease and empowered when the Sun is in your sign, but you will still feel the energy of other solar seasons.
Every month, the Sun moves through a new constellation in the sky, and Virgo is up next.
Virgo season starts on August 23, 2020, meaning the Sun is in Virgo from Sunday.
This period lasts until September 22, so you’ll be able to enjoy Virgo season for a good month.
Virgo has a reputation for being ‘neat freaks’, but really they are just great at getting organised.
This Virgo season you could find yourself figuring out how to make your routine more manageable or tidying up your home.
Don’t burn yourself out though. Virgo has a tendency to be too picky, so know your boundaries and stop when enough is enough.
Virgo season is also great time to set your intentions for the rest of the year.
What is going to be useful for you to take with you? What should you get rid of?
Be careful not to overthink. To avoid this, get outdoors and go on a social media detox.
While the sun is Virgo, take the time to have difficult conversations and start journalling.
You have Mercury on your side to boost your language and communication skills.
Start writing that book, apply for that job, and confront your friend about that tricky subject.
Virgo is great at list-making, so start writing lists and work out your priorities.