What Brings You Down in Life and How Can You Overcome That Based on Your Zodiac Sign?

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Everyone deals with something that brings them down in life, and the problem is when giving into that, it is easy to stay there. And when you stay there, you end up losing all of your energy, and you become engulfed by sadness and perhaps even depression.

Fortunately, when you are going through a hard time, there are tools around to help you overcome that. How can you do that? What kind of tools can you use? You will need to perhaps go for counseling or therapy to help you use those tools and give you some coping skills to get you through each day if necessary. However, you can naturally find tools yourself, even if you need help finding them with therapy. The tools that are the most natural for you to use depends on your zodiac sign.

Aries

Aries, you consistently need action and excitement. And the issue you can run into is dealing with stagnation. You could be locked into a routine that is not healthy, or in a job that is not stimulating, or a relationship going nowhere. Stagnation is a problem for you. When you are feeling as if you are stagnating and there is a lack of excitement, this causes you many problems.

However, you are made of fire, and you have within you to find excitement again, which is how you would overcome that. It would help if you explored what excites you, so you keep the flame within going. You have it within you to do that!

Taurus

Taurus, you put a lot of your self-worth on your productivity and how well you take care of yourself. And it is easy to become lazy and indulge in junk food. If you are giving in to those indulgences, you will feel insecure. You will feel bad about yourself.

However, never forget that you are a good planner, and you are methodical in your reasoning. Put a plan of action and set a schedule for self-care. Go and schedule in time to exercise and write out the foods you eat. That by itself will help you feel better.

Gemini

Gemini, you need both intellectual and social stimulation. And the thing that brings you down is boredom. If you are in a relationship that you find boring, or you have nothing interesting to do, you are low due to boredom. You will discover stimulation anywhere, and you will end a boring relationship as well, without any qualms.

There is a lot of information out there, and there are many courses to take. You know how to search for the information you need, and you will create stimulation for yourself by doing research and taking courses. There is never a reason for boredom.

Cancer

Cancer, you take care of everyone else, and you neglect your own needs. And when you are getting tired of being the caretaker, especially since you feel you are taken for granted, you will become low.

It would help if you stopped doing things for those who don’t appreciate it and make your needs a priority. If you need that alone time to recharge before helping anyone else, then you take that alone time, and you go for it. Remembering that your needs matter and making them a priority will help you a lot.

Leo

Leo, you need to be entertained, and you need excitement, like Aries, since that is another fire sign. If you lack excitement in your life regarding anything, you will feel entirely down. When you are feeling down, you will end up creating drama without even intending to do so.

However, your powerful tool to help you bring yourself out of that abyss is by using your creativity. You are so creative that you can never really lack excitement. Start writing a novel or go dancing. You can find excitement within you.

Virgo

Virgo, you are analytical and need there to be cleanliness and order. If you feel there is a lack of organization, this is the very thing that brings you down. You hate messiness, and you need perfection. You also have to be the one to clean up others’ mess, and that brings you down.

It would help if you spoke up about your expectations of others cleaning up after themselves, such as a roommate. And keeping things as organized can make you happier. But at the same time, you have to accept that striving for perfection is not realistic. Striving for excellence is what you want to do.

Libra

Libra, you love expressing your beauty and elegance. However, the problem you face is that you struggle with making decisions, and you also don’t often speak up. Someone could be upsetting you, and you don’t allow them to know it. Therefore, the resentment and anger fester within, and when it does, you stop caring about how you appear to others. You don’t dress up anymore, and that is when you know something is wrong.

You have it within you to speak up and air out any issues you are facing with others. Once you speak up more, you will feel better and express your inner and outer beauty.

Scorpio

Scorpio, you are passionate and intense, and you have a strong desire to be intimate. The one thing that brings you down has a partner that lacks passion. If you are not getting anything from the relationship, it is best to end it no matter how hard it is.

Since Scorpio is a fixed sign, hanging onto anything is what is often done. But remember, it is better to be alone than to be in an unsatisfying relationship. That means the best thing to do is end the relationship that is not bringing you any purpose and satisfaction. When you finish the relationship, you open up the door to find the perfect partner to make you happy.

Sagittarius

Sagittarius, you need constant adventure. The thing that gets to you is that you don’t feel as if you have explored enough places and feel restricted. Unfortunately, you cannot travel all of the time, and there are times when you have to be committed. However, that does not mean you can’t fulfill your adventurous side.

There are always new things to try, such as eating out at a restaurant in the city that you have never tried, learning a new language, or a new skill. The sky is the limit, and when you realize that even with having to face some restrictions, you will feel so much more optimistic.

Capricorn

Capricorn, you are ambitious, and you are a hard worker. But if you are not feeling inspired by what you are doing at work, it brings you down. You are so committed to working that you may continue to work at the job that makes you unhappy. You don’t want to do that.

 That suggests that it may be time to look into a new career path or to start your own business if you have not already. Or, if you do, then make changes to it where you do feel inspired. 

Aquarius

Aquarius, you value your freedom and your independence. The one thing that brings you down is feeling restricted and trapped. You have to realize that you have to conform in some cases but get creative with how you can feel some freedom. Even if you are in a situation where you feel trapped, you have the tools to create ways to feel freer as you are naturally innovative.

Pisces

Pisces, you were meant to dream big, and you are happiest when you can turn your dreams into a reality. But if you are in a situation that is dragging you down that is also taking your inspiration to dream away, then what can you do to change it?

Sometimes a change of environment will help you get that spark back. You are highly creative so that you can find it within as well. You are also extremely intuitive. Therefore, tap into your intuition so you can see what makes you happy.

Considering you have your sun, moon, and rising sign, you can find several ways to bring yourself back up if life is getting you down. You have the tools to make your life much better if you access them.

Once again, there is nothing wrong with counseling or even therapy if necessary if you find yourself struggling. However, once you are reminded of what tools you can use to pull yourself back up, then you have it within yourself to find happiness.

Miriam Slozberg

Miriam Slozberg is a Canadian mom, blogger, freelance writer, author, tarot reader, and certified astrologer. Miriam Slozberg Website