Libra is the Cardinal Air of the zodiac, with the symbol of the Scales. Libras are bastions of balance and diplomacy. They don’t want to rock the boat; they just want everyone to get along. The Libra way is to wait and see, careful observation over time is the hallmark of their insights. Libras have the patience of a saint. They know that going with the flow is the best way in most cases, and rarely force their way into situations.
Libras are often unsung heroes. They are the social glue behind the curtain of group success. They don’t need or want the spotlight; they just want to feel included, and know that their opinion is valuable. Libras crave intimate discussion and shine in small groups and one on one settings where real issues are on the table. Libras don’t often take leadership roles, but when they do, they become the philosopher kings of old; benevolent, just, kind, compassionate, genuinely working for the good of all.
Libras are the masters of balance. Work-life balance, emotional stability, relationship balance, physical equilibrium. These people excel in moderation. Social justice and equality in personal relationships are primary concerns for Libras. They like to see that what goes in comes out and that what is unfairly taken is somehow repaid.
The downside to the Libra patience and balance can manifest as sloth or feeling unmotivated. Libra will sometimes mull an idea over for so long, weighing the pros and cons that they have a hard time taking action. Their tendency towards relaxed situations can make them seem slow-moving or unenthusiastic. They’re really just trying to think things over and make the best of the moment, but it may look like inactivity. Another Libra’s challenge is feeling heard. Because they are so worried about other people, sometimes they don’t speak their piece loud enough, and then become frustrated or resentful. For Libra, it’s important to get everyone’s attention so you can say what you need to say. That will keep you feeling included and help you maintain your role in your social groups.