(May 21st – June 20th)
Traits: Fun, energetic, social, and adaptable
Planetary ruler: Mercury
Symbol: The Twins
Greatest Compatibility: Aquarius, Libra, or Aries
Crystal: Tiger’s eye or citrine
As we work through the last stretch until the first official month of summer, we get ready to welcome the next Zodiac season in the sign of the fun and energetic Gemini. Kicking off on May 21st, the Gemini season is all about expansion, adventure, and letting loose. It is a time to step out of your comfort zone, spend time with those you love, and create endless new memories that you will look back on and cherish forever.
As we enter their season, the Gemini energy is beaming all around us for all Zodiac signs and is likely to affect us in a number of different ways. So to give you a better idea of what you can expect to feel for the next several weeks, today, we’re going to talk all about the Gemini season. We’re going to cover Gemini’s personality traits, ruling element, planetary influence, and some of the key energies that the other Zodiac members can expect to feel while we linger in their sign. Let’s get started.
Gemini Personality Overview
Starting with their personality, the Gemini sign is most known for their energetic, extroverted, and adventurous nature. They are smart, charming, and very curious about the world around them. With a love for meeting new people, Geminis are notorious for having large friend groups and can usually be found surrounded by those they care for most.
With communication, charm, and cleverness as their strong points, they are easily known as the life of the party and have a natural way of bringing a smile to the faces of those around them. Not to mention, with a carefree attitude, they are also incredibly adaptable to changes and aren’t likely to back down from any new opportunities, which allows them to live their life very fully.
On the other hand, the Gemini, much like other air signs, can also be incredibly impulsive and inconsistent. They are rash, quick-footed, and don’t typically plan things out far in their future. As a result, this can often cause them to act without thinking and can make them incredibly confusing to be around. Not to mention, because of their extremely social nature, the Gemini can also sometimes struggle with their independence when they’re away from their friends.
In fact, most Geminis cannot stand to be bored even for a short period of time and are often terrified of being alone. As a result, this can cause them to rely a little too heavily on the people around them for happiness and may result in a lot of anxiety and depression when they are away from others. Not to mention, this can also cause them to avoid working through their problems by seeking distraction in others, which isn’t likely to help their mood either. For that reason, the Gemini should work to find a better balance in their lives to avoid relying too much on others for their own happiness.
Next, aside from their general personality, when it comes to their planetary ruler, Gemini is ruled by the planet of Mercury. Known as the planet of communication and expression, Mercury helps to bring intellectual and witty excitement to Gemini’s thoughts and conversations. This influence is what allows the Gemini to remain so open-minded, allowing them to talk to those around them about just about anything.
And, since Mercury is also the planet of knowledge, this influence helps to keep Gemini’s mind young, encouraging them to always keep seeking new ideas and keep their creative energy flowing.
However, aside from this, Mercury’s fast-paced influence also plays a part in the Gemini’s quickened pace in all that they do. Gemini’s are notorious for hopping from one thing to the next as soon as they get bored, and Mercury’s fast-moving, high-energy aura certainly plays a part in this.
While this can be a negative trait the Geminis have depending on the scenario, this influence also allows this cosmic sign to remain so open to trying new things and can help them have a ton of experiences in their life that they might otherwise miss out on.
Aside from their planetary ruler, the Gemini is also deeply influenced by their elemental sign: air. Known as the element of mental change and function, those born with air signs tend to live in their heads a lot and often react to problems with intellect rather than emotion. This straightforward and rational way of thinking allows the Gemini to think freely, absorb information easily, and can make them excellent teachers and leaders.
However, since air signs tend to constantly be stuck in their heads, this can also frequently cause troubling thoughts to plague the Gemini. This is why many Geminis are known to distract themselves in whatever way they can to avoid delving too deep into the enigmas of their mind, as the thought of delving too deep is often terrifying to them.
On top of that, many also believe that the ever-changing air element may also represent the Gemini’s ability to change their personality like the wind. They may seem like one person one minute and someone else entirely the next without reason. As a result, this can sometimes make the Gemini confusing to be around and may cause people around them to become quite frustrated.
For that reason, the Gemini will need to make sure they take time to work on grounding themselves more mentally, physically, and spiritually if they want to avoid getting overwhelmed by their thoughts to the point that it changes their persona.
Now, aside from their ruling planets and elemental sign, each Zodiac sign also has a symbol that they are represented by that pays homage to their overall Zodiac persona. For the Gemini, this symbol is represented by the twins. Identical on the outside, but opposite within, the twins are a great representation of Gemini’s ever-changing personality, as this sign is believed to have one personality that’s energetic, extroverted, and adventurous, and one that is quiet, contemplative, and emotional.
As a result, this symbol represents the balance between the two personalities in one body and can often make the Gemini very difficult to understand. However, this dual-personality trait doesn’t necessarily make them fake or two-faced, as many would believe. In fact, it can actually point to the incredible depth of the Gemini personality and allow us to see that their happy-go-lucky outward image may not be all that there is to them.
Alternatively, many also believe that the Gemini’s twin symbol also represents the contradicting traits of this audacious air sign, which is why many people can often struggle to understand them. This is also often why many may see this sign as fickle and inconsistent, as Gemini often changes their mind at the drop of a dime. This can also sometimes make them particularly difficult to hold onto in relationships, as Geminis can sometimes be unsure of what they want or need in order to feel truly satisfied.
Of course, this doesn’t mean every Gemini is like this, and oftentimes, through patience and understanding, those who are willing to wait can learn to love the many sides of this enigmatic air sign and all the unique layers they have to offer.
Lastly, now that we’ve gone over some of the key traits and correspondences of those born under the Gemini sign, we also wanted to talk about how this air sign affects the rest of the Zodiac members while we move through their sign.
With that said, while we linger in this abundant season, the Gemini is likely to encourage the signs to be more adventurous, outgoing, and social. This sign is incredibly fun-loving and is likely to push the signs out of their comfort zone, even if they may not be ready.
This could have the signs wanting to try new things, feeling a need to do more with friends and loved ones around them, and could even encourage people to be more outgoing with meeting new people. Not to mention, since Mercury is the ruling planet of the Gemini, this could have the signs feeling especially talkative and full of ideas this season.
This could have the Zodiac members seeking better communication in personal relationships or even have them feeling bolder in communicating in negotiating business deals. With so many new ideas spiraling all around you, this is a season of curiosity and exploration for all signs, and you could find yourself embarking on many exciting new adventures as a result.
On the other hand, since the Gemini as a person is always a bit rambunctious and unpredictable, this energy could also have the signs becoming a little more spontaneous in their way of thinking. This could have many of the signs feeling a little too relaxed in their decision-making and could cause them to make decisions without fully thinking things through. For that reason, everyone will have to be extremely careful about weighing out the pros and cons of any decision they make at this time and try to look at all sides of a situation before they leap.
Not to mention, since the Gemini doesn’t typically do too well with emotional problems, the signs could also find themselves trying to avoid their inner problems this season. While a little healthy detox from your problems can be good for a short time, make sure you aren’t running from your problems, as this could cause the signs to suffer from a lot of mental and emotional distress.
Lastly, another thing the signs could find themselves going through this season is a newfound awareness. As mentioned above, the Gemini is represented by the symbol of the twins, which often points to the two very different personalities that the Gemini has. And while this air sign may not always be keen about letting both sides show, this could potentially shed some light on your own inner twin that you keep hidden away.
This could help you explore parts of yourself that you normally shy away from and help you understand yourself a little better inside out. For that reason, be sure to give all sides of yourself a little extra love and care this season, as finding a balance between all sides of yourself is ultimately the soul purpose of the mighty Gemini.
Overall, Gemini season is a beautiful time to explore yourself, expand your horizons, and have fun with those closest to you. Therefore, if you’ve been looking for the perfect opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and just enjoy yourself, the Gemini is sure to teach you how to let loose.
Be careful about any decisions you make this season, and remember to think before you act. Other than that, this mighty air sign is sure to take all the signs for a fun and exciting ride that they’ll never forget.
Happy Gemini season!
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Mystic Bell is an aspiring California author that believes in the power of coffee and a good book.