Leo is ruled by the Sun and this fire sign influences action. In balance it reflects qualities of love, expression, creativity, fun, playfulness.
The needs of this sign are love, self love, attention and loving family, and community.
How behaviours of out of balance Leo may manifest
Fear: Being unlovable, lack of being trusted
Fear Response: Seeking Attention
Common Leo out of balance emotional statements:
- “You don’t trust me.”
- “I don’t trust you.”
- “You don’t pay enough attention to me.”
- “You don’t want my attention.”
Now focus is on ways to process Leo’s reactions when out of balance.
The predominate perceptual sense of this sign is “seeing (vision).”
The need is expression and fame.
3 additional ways to balance Leo emotions
#1. Empathy – Awareness through Listening
- “I don’t trust you,” can start with deeper reflection first before making any statements. The feelings could be of jealousy, feelings of hurt or fear and the obvious need is for trust.
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#2. Language of connection – Awareness through Communication
- Turn separation into moments of connection:
“I am disappointed when I hear you say, Mom, I went to a party last night after I promised to go to a friends to study. Ken, I have a need for trust. ”
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#3. Balance and calm Leo’s environment
Awareness of Space
Leo needs a castle to entertain and with the dominate sense being vision it is important to have a clutter free, clean environment. Leo would like large beautiful and artful homes, offices and furniture that make a statement.
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