Helen Bradfield

How Zodiac Signs Influences Our Personality and Behaviour

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Helen Bradfield, (2017, June 1). How Zodiac Signs Influences Our Personality and Behaviour. Psychreg on Personality Psychology. https://www.psychreg.org/zodiac-signs-personality-behaviour/
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Zodiac signs are unique to every individual and person. Even within the categorizations, people will act differently. It is important to take into consideration each person’s individual traits and signs, and how to connect with them and how you relate to them with your own sign. These relationships will be formed through your different personalities and translate to your behaviours.

Who you are

When you consider your zodiac sign, many people associate their specific astrological sign to personality and behavioural traits. This essentially means that zodiac signs make a significant impact on people and helping them identify who they are through their different character traits.

Who you fall in love with

One of the things that zodiac signs help with personality and behaviour is through love and relationships. For many people, love is a huge contributing factor in their lives. Who they love is a reflection of who they are as individuals, as being part of a couple or relationship is a great identifier in who they are. Following the zodiac signs, you identify the character traits in a partner that you hold with great weight and importance. This helps you choose a partner that is a good fit for you, and your life.

Who will break your heart

Exploring the idea of astronomy and your love life, having an understanding of who you are compatible with also shows the types of people that you are not compatible with. This will allow you to understand those that have the traits associated with them that would likely clash with your own personalities. Learning about these aspects can help you avoid the people that would inevitably break your heart as they will not be a good fit with who you are. This will save you a significant amount of time and energy. With all this in mind, you can then alter your behaviour to create patterns that are more positive and avoid bad energy from entering your life. 

Reconnecting with ex lovers

There will always be reasons as to why relationships fail. It is important that you recognize why, and if it has to do with actions or personalities of yourself or other people. Even if you do break up, and have the desires to look for ways of how to get an Aries man back, you want to ensure that you are doing it for the right reasons. If you have studied astrology, you will understand that great significance is put on the idea of compatibility and if you weren’t a match prior to your relationship, returning to an ex where you might not have been ideal for each other would not be a good idea. However, if you do feel the need to pursue failed connections, appealing to ideas and things that a person under a specific sign can help you accomplish your goals or reformulating the relationship and rebuilding that connection. Ultimately, you are in control of the romances you have and can foster the connections you choose. It is wise to keep in mind that some bonds will require more work than others.

Speaking a different language

People love astrology not necessarily because of the science behind it, or that it is grounded behind facts and reason, but because it is a powerful social tool. Astrology does more than just describe your social and emotional well-being, and how you relate to other people, it also allows you to see different ways to communicate with people through various love languages. Each person is different, and this translates to how they show their emotions and feelings. Using signs of your partners, you may be able to identify what languages translate better to them, whether that is physical touch, space or other means of communicating their affection.

Influence on your biology

There are still continuous studies trying to determine the exact effects that your birthdate and time have on your physical and biological existence. There have been suggestions that certain months have a higher likelihood than others to be affected by things like seasonal affective disorder, or schizophrenia. This could be attributed through the biological changes occurring in your mother’s womb at the time of your conception or your birth. There have been significant correlations to when you are born, to many physical parameters that range from your average lifespan to your height and weight. As mentioned, your personality is one of the things highlighted by your sign and birthdate but has also been attributed to things like the development of an eating disorder or mental illness. Of course, other factors will naturally come into play, but there has shown some statistical evidence of correlated impact. It is important to consider everything that can influence you as a person, and you cannot simply ignore zodiac signs and their role in your personality or behaviour.

Medical impact

Astrology and medicine have a long history of connected associations. Although astrology has been questioned for its roots in science and factual significance, there have been connections of the practice and its place in the medical field for a long time. The study of stars and how they impact your physical wellbeing can be a tool used for diagnostics, trying to work out the timing of an illness, as well as predicting when could happen further with the disease or physical impact.

Astrology associated with the medical field has not always led to the best outcomes in prognosis, but astrology has helped develop early use of medical journals which is a practice that continues to be a practice in today’s medicine. Astrology takes into consideration many factors as to what contributes to a person’s personality, behaviours, health, not simply looking at your surface information, but things like your family history. This translates to modern medical practices that view everything that impacts you where doctors have looked at more individualized practice to view each patient unique and view their family history and genealogy to create specific treatments. The older practice of studying zodiac signs, astrology and what makes each individual unique has translated to how you are diagnosed and viewed for your personality and behaviour, as well as treatments, medications, and solutions in the medical fields. 

Final thoughts

Zodiac signs help facilitate different individual needs and how each person varies from one another. Having an understanding of the astrology behind a person, you can better understand yourself as well, and define and build on the relationships you form. Because every person is different, how you interact with them will change from person to person, and zodiac signs can help you learn how best to behave around others.


Helen Bradfield did her degree in psychology at the University of Edinburgh. She has a particular interest in mental health and well-being.


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