The zodiac is a system deriving meaning from astrological constellations and their correspondences.
- Aries ♈ "I want," action oriented, pioneering, assertive, "me" first, enthusiasm, leader, competitive, selfish, head/brain
- Taurus ♉ "I have," sensual, cautious, acquisitive, musical, traditional, stubborn, throat/neck
- Gemini ♊ "I think," curious, talkative, sociable, duality, mercurial, whimsical, intelligent, superficial, hands/arms
- Cancer ♋ "I feel," sensitive, tenacious, family and home oriented, helpful, nurturing, moody, stomach/breasts
- Leo ♌ "I am," passionate, dramatic, independent, noble, creative, leader, egotistical, heart/back
- Virgo ♍ "I serve," practical, work and service oriented, critical, common sense, intelligent, health conscious, fussy, intestines/digestion
- Libra ♎ "We are," partnerships, balance, grace, charm, cooperative, social, ideas, lazy, kidneys/lumbar
- Scorpio ♏ "I desire," intense, controlling, sexual, compulsive, deep, secretive, mysterious, obsessive, genitals
- Sagittarius ♐ "I seek," philosophic, fun-loving, adventurous, blundering, wanderlust, scattered, hips/thighs
- Capricorn ♑ "I build," ambitious, cautious, authoritative, cunning, competent, stable, saturnine, knees/skeleton
- Aquarius ♒ "I know," friendships, cause-oriented, the group, society, progressive, eccentric, aloof, calves/ankles
- Pisces ♓ "I believe," feeling, duality, spirituality, soul growth, suffering, artistic, overly emotional, feet
- A cardinal sign is associated with enterprise and outgoingness. Those who are born under cardinal signs are said to have good ideas, like novelty and keeping busy, and try to test their limits.
- A fixed sign is said to be resistant to change. Those who are born under a fixed sign are said to like things kept orderly and to take their time, don't like surprises, understand their own limitations, and listen to their gut instead of others.
- A mutable sign is associated with adaptability and changeability. Those born under mutable signs are said to be accepting of change, always try to have fun, and don't work well with excessive rules.
A Chinese astrological sign is a combination of an animal archetype and a Chinese Element. The sign is determined by the year in which a person is born. The animal archetypes rotate on a twelve year cycle, and the elements rotate on a five year cycle.