When you understand your 1st house, your Ascendant, and any planets that are active in that area of your chart, you can use that information to put on a front. Everyone wears some kind of a mask at one time or another. The persona that you create from your 1st house will serve you well. It helps you on your journey towards your authentic self and your true empowerment. If you want to know more about yourself and how you are seen by the world, turn to your birth chart.
The 1st house can reveal your Ascendant sign and some of the personality traits you will allow the outside world to see. Next Article. Did you enjoy this article? Please share it with your friends!
Sign Up for the Newsletter. The 1st House in Astrology The 1st house rules who you come across as. Compare this to the Sun, which shows who you are with those who know you best; the Sun is the inner you while the 1st house is the outer you. The sign on the cusp and any planets in this house will have major influence in your outer personality, looks, and presentation, and the general energy you exert. One interesting note about the 1st house is that we all tend to want to put our best foot forward, so we tend to play up mostly the positive aspects of the sign on the cusp and planets within the house.
The 1st house is on an axis with the 7th house the exact opposite house , and is also called the Ascendant or AC for short because it's derived by finding the sign ascending on the horizon at the exact moment of birth. The sign on the cusp is called the rising sign.
This house is the house of the self, whereas the 7th house is the house of others. The 1st house is ruled by Aries, Mars, and is an angular house, all action, so a load-up of planets here could show you're someone who likes to DO. The 1st House in the Signs 1st House in Aries Aries Rising You come across as someone who is independent, assertive, and has a positive attitude.
You like to throw yourself into projects and plans, enthusiastic about trying anything new.
You have plenty of energy that needs to be used up or you get grumpy. Be as physically active as you can. You can be a great leader as long as you keep your anger in check. People look to you almost instinctually to lead them, and it feels natural for you to pave the way and be a trailblazer. You need to indulge in your senses, and can seem like a sensual person. You can stick to what you believe in, your decisions, and your ideas, no matter how much other people try to push you. You try to be practical, and people look to you to be the grounding influence when everything seems to be unstable.
You need mental stimulation, and like to be around other people as a result. You can adapt more easily than others to different situations and people, but it can make you wishy-washy in public or with new people. People look to you to start the intellectual debate. You can seem quite emotional publicly, but you try to keep your feelings to yourself.
You interpret situations and get a sense of new people through your emotions. You can pick up the emotions coursing through any situation, and can understand what people are feeling. People look to you to be the comforter, the nurturer, the protective one, the mother. You take care of those around you, and are seen as the mother hen. You love to be around people, and can be the life of the party.
You need attention, affection, and praise, so you need people around you. You have a strong personality, so people may be drawn to you without you trying.
You seem like a fun person, full of jokes and laughs, and you have a kind heart, or are at least generous in public. People look to you to bring in the drama and make everything more fun. You have a keen eye for the details, and none will escape you. You can see the details in every situation, though the big picture can be hard for you to grasp. People look to you to keep everything in order and bring some structure and routine.
The 1st house represents not just your outward personality, but also the environment that you grew up in, the nurturing that you got to go with your inherent nature. A professional astrologer can be a huge help when it comes navigating your birth chart and understanding the houses as well as the signs and planets that you have in each of them, so I highly recommend consulting one if you really want the inside scoop on your astrological self. That pie is divided up into overlapping slices — one wheel of slices being the twelve astrological houses that we're talking about which you can see above. The 10th House The Tenth House, located at the very top of the birth chart, is the apex of your unique story. In astrology, your birth chart is divided into 12 houses. You have a strong personality, so people may be drawn to you without you trying.
You may seem a little nervous publicly, unsure of yourself, and need to stay busy. You can work yourself ragged, and will do the work that no one else wants to do, though you may prefer working on your own. You may get along with everyone that you meet because you know how to carry yourself well in public, and know what to say and do to not offend anyone. You have an easy time compromising with others, getting people to find middle ground, and people look to you to bring everyone to the table and find a solution that works for all.
You can keep a lot to yourself, not wanting to reveal all in public, and this draws people to you. Some may find your intensity to be overwhelming, and you can be somewhat intimidating at times. While you are emotional, you know how to control yourself. You want to have a good time, are a great conversationalist, and are full of stories that you tell in a grand, entertaining way, making you an excellent storyteller. You want to experience the world and everything in it, and it can be hard for you to stay still.
This can make you try a lot of things that might not be wise, but you can be so lucky that everything works out in the end anyway. People look to you to show them the bright side of the situation, and to be honest with them. You have enormous self-discipline, especially in public. People look to you to point out the big picture, the long view, because you understand how one thing leads to another more easily than others.
You may be emotionally distant in public, but you can also seem a bit shy or insecure. Because of this, astrological events that occur inside the house can change the self-image and alter the Ego. It is a rather positive thing to have planets residing in the 1st house, especially when they are well-aspected or in some type of enhanced dignity.
The way they function is depending on the aspects they receive from other planets. Nevertheless, all planets have both positive and negative traits when positioned in the house of the self, and you can read a lot about them by clicking on the planet you are interested in.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart.
You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope. Do not forget to like our Facebook Page and join our Astrology Community Facebook Group , where you can take part in conversations and vote about next articles to be written! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. The 1st House in Astrology. About Latest Posts.