“It’s hard to imagine what the world would be like without the geometry of Euclid, the philosophy of Pythagoras, the logic and literature of Aristotle and the fables of Aesop, not forgetting the Olympic games with their spirit of peace and brotherhood. Words such as philanthropy, harmony, music, architecture, and ecology that we use so often today are derived from Greek.”
Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac, people born between dates (23 June – 22 July) fall under the Cancer Zodiac Sign.
Ruling Planet: Moon
Colors: White and Silver
Gems: Moonstone and Pearl
Quality most needed for balance: Mood Control
Strongest Virtues: Emotional sensitivity, tenacity and the urge to nurture
Deepest Need: A harmonious home and family life
Characteristics to avoid: Oversensitivity, Negative Moods
Cancerians usually get a bad rep for being highly emotional and overtly sensitive but there is so much more to these intensely beautiful people.
Deeply intuitive, mystical, family oriented, creative and psychic, Cancerians can be the most difficult people to understand.
Here is a low down on the myths and facts about Cancer Zodiac Sign from a Cancerian Woman herself:
1) Cancerians are over emotional and cannot be successful
Cancerians have got a bad rep for being over emotional and sensitive but Cancerians are emotionally stronger and independent than you might think.
They are more in touch with their emotions and intuition and they know how to handle their mood swings and fight their own battles.
Cancerians are a crab sign and a Crab is extremely tenacious.
Cancerians are very strong willed and perseverant, they do not let go easily if they want something.
They are very resilient and always get back whenever they fall. They keep on striving towards the goal no matter whatever the odds.
This quality of tenacity and resilience can make them successful in any field they choose.
2) Cancerians are too shy and cannot be good leaders
A Cancerian’s intuitiveness and sensitivity is exactly the quality that makes them a people’s person. They know how to care for people and take them along. They make for the kind of leaders that lead by inspiring others.
Cancerians are also very intelligent and creative; they can come up with ideas and solutions spontaneously.
They are also very good with taking decisions regarding which business partners and ventures to follow, thanks to their intuition.
Due to their intelligence, intuition, creativity, and sensitivity, they know the best ways to build money and relationships and also how to sustain them in the long run.
3) Cancerians are home bodies and do not like to socialize
It is true that Cancerians love being at home and enjoy indoor activities but that does not mean they are social recluses.
Cancerians thrive on emotions and they have a deep love for people and relationships.
They believe in the general goodness of people and universal love and go out of their way to make people feel loved and cared for.
They are the ones who would give genuine heartfelt compliments to strangers, would indulge in community and charity work, would give their friends and loved ones unlimited hugs.
They are only shy till they trust you enough to open up, but once they get comfortable with you, their infectious love for life and goofiness will enchant you to no end.
4) Cancerians are clingy
Cancerian is a deeply romantic sign. If a Cancerian woman falls in love with you, it would be deep.
But a Cancer woman does not go headlong into any relationship. She takes her time before committing. She values emotional intimacy and compatibly and does not enter into shallow relationships or casual flings.
A Cancer woman may sometime over care for you and protect you out of her motherly instincts but her actions come from a place of pure love rather than trying to be in control or manipulative.