Leo in the 1st House
A physical presence that commands attention. Proud. Bossy. Dignified. Sunny. Fun. Confident. Bombastic. Dramatic. Vain. Loyal. Courageous. Needs to feel appreciated. Needs to be acknowledged. Show-off. Overbearing. Loud. Regal. Willfully stubborn. Impressive. Pompous. Playful. Childlike. Generous. Warm-hearted. Fashionable. Famous. Demonstrative. Snobbish or haughty. Flirtatious. Putting your physical self on display- aspiring models, actors, beauty queens, reality show contestants, talk show hosts. Looking a certain way just to get attention. A tendency to sulk when being ignored. Hair (or lack of) that attracts attention. Creating a persona, personal style, and physical appearance to get more attention. Wanting to be noticed for the way you look. The king or queen on the scene. Needing to feel special. Arrogant. Conceited. The Performer. The Showman.
… Thus, the wisdom in Leo is tied first to one’s ability to outwit the beast or enemy, and second, to protect its offspring or kingdom from such enemies.
— Guttman & Johnson, Mythic Astrology
Earning a living from being famous. Deriving confidence from possessions. Valuing dignity, pride, generosity, and warmth. Seeking attention with purchases. Making a production out of buying something. Generous with personal income. Earning a living through performance. Earning a living through the creative arts. Personally invested. Earning money in a dramatic way. Personally involved with material possessions. Willfully stubborn with finances. Bragging about income. Bragging about possessions. Needing to have your wealth acknowledged. Forbes Magazine’s The World’s Billionaires list. The will for survival. A creative way of making a living. Needing to own impressive stuff. Taking pride in possessions. Owning items with logos or refusing to own anything with someone else’s name on it. Creating your own brand. Identifying with a product or being identified with a product. Owning fancy things. Refusing to buy “store brand” items. Viewing children as possessions. An intense personal identification with your belongings. A generous approach to personal finances. Feeling appreciated is a survival need. Blows to the sense of dignity or pride hurt the ability to earn an income. Needing to feel appreciated for your financial contribution. Needing a little gold plaque that states how much you donated. Courageous risk-taking with personal finances. Displaying collectibles. An authority on finance.
Leo in the 3rd house
Speaking and writing in a dramatic and expressive way. Writing for self-expression. A dramatic voice. A voice that attracts attention. Fancy cars. Stylish bikes and scooters. Being seen, around town, looking stylish. Vehicles that grab attention. Wanting to feel appreciated for communication skills. Drama class. Communicating attracts attention. Communicating through drama. Courageous self-expression in writing and speaking. Speaking in an arrogant, pompous, or bombastic way. Condescension. Communicating as if you are on stage. Speaking as if to an audience. Speaking like a child. Communicating in a warm and heartfelt manner. Having a warm relationship with your siblings. Giving generous praise when speaking about other people. Doling out flattery. Writing dramatic letters or E-mails. Melodramatic status updates. Ego-attachment to your communication style. Expecting to get attention whenever you speak. Needing recognition and attention for writing. Having a personal style of writing and speaking. A personal style of communication. People who gain a lot of attention for the way they communicate or what they have said. Liking to have everyone’s attention when speaking. Drama teacher. Orator. Creative siblings. Traveling in style. Writing about people who are special. An authority on automobiles or communication. Personable communication. Riding on a float in a parade.
Leo in the 4th house
Family drama. A warm and loving family. Lots of personal attention at home. A home fit for a king. A personal throne. Needing a personal space for self-expression. Needing a warm and welcoming home. Needing to feel appreciated and acknowledged at home. Needing adequate attention at home. Having an art or game room. Making a stage in your home. “Home stagers.” Home theaters. A family of performers. A family of actors. Having pride in your country. Feeling proud of your family. A generous family. A fun and creative upbringing. A very creative household. A domineering, pompous, haughty, or snobbish parent. A family of snobs. Wanting to be seen at home. Putting your house on display in a home or architecture magazine, or in a television show. MTV’s “Cribs.” Really swanky furnishings. People who actually grow up among royalty. One parent gave copious amounts of personal attention (for better or worse). A grand family. A grand house. Needing to be the center of attention in a home, family, or country. An overbearing, domineering, and egocentric parent. A warm, creative, and fun parent. A drama queen (or king) for a parent. A vain, domineering, and self-centered person at the core. A creative and courageous person at the core. Privately creative. Privately needing to feel special. Being an authority on your family or country. A family of conceited people. Privately conceited.
Flirtatious. Putting children on display. Child pageantry. Over-involved in the lives of your children. Viewing children as an extension of your ego. Having a sense of humor about artistic self-expression. Wanting to be seen with children. A person who enjoys performing for children. A person who lights up through creative self-expression. A true performer. A hopeless romantic. Drama for drama’s sake. Personal self-expression at the expense of everything else. Sport as personal self-expression. A warm and funny sense of humor. Needing to feel appreciated for your contribution to sports. Liking to be on display while engaged in sports, hobbies, and interests. Lavish interests and hobbies. Pampering the artist within. Pampering the inner performer. Pampering your children. Creative children. Encouraging children to be creative. An authority on children. Treating creative projects like children. Treating children like subjects. Risky creative endeavors. Courageous risks. Taking a risk and looking good doing it. Self-centered, bossy, and egocentric concerning creative projects, children, sports, hobbies, and risk-taking ventures. Flirting with people who are egocentric, proud, and vain. Romances with fun, creative, and childlike individuals. Feeling attracted to dramatic and flamboyant people. Performance artists. The ability to make people feel special in romance. A style of expressing love that is warm, generous, and demonstrative. Parties that command a ridiculous amount of personal attention: MTV’s “My Super Sweet 16.” Parties and festivals that celebrate creativity and that people attend to be seen (Cannes, Sundance).
Leo in the 6th House
Pampering pets. Treating pets like people. Treating pets like children. Owning cats. Buying expensive toys, grooming products and accessories for pets. Pet palaces. Making daily work into a production. Making illness into a big drama. Needing a lot of personal attention and care when sick. Putting pets on display. Dog shows. Cat shows. Needing a stylish place to work. Wanting to feel appreciated on the job. Wanting to work someplace where you will be seen. Wanting to gain attention for a relationship with animals. Warm and generous relationship with animals. Gaining attention for your diet. A special diet. A diet that requires lots of special attention. “I’m allergic to X, Y, Z and Q. Let me tell you all about it…” Attention seeking through eating habits. Being warm and generous with your employees. Having high-end daily habits. Needing to be pampered on a daily basis. Spa treatments, facials, mani-pedis, hair styling, etc… on a daily basis. A person who makes a habit of being warm and generous on a daily basis. A person who practices creativity on a daily basis. A person who performs on a daily basis. Someone who wants to shine through work on a daily basis. A person who views performing, creativity and self-expression as sustenance. Overbearing toward employees. Heart, spine, and back problems. Wanting some applause after a hard day’s work. An authority on animals, health, or diet. An authority on the job. A kind and generous nurse. Liking rich food. Retaining your dignity while being ill. Work that causes spine or back injuries. Backbreaking work.
Leo in the 7th House
Wanting a partner who likes to be seen. Choosing a vain, self-centered, loud partner. Choosing a spouse who is warm, generous, creative and indulgent. A partner who expects a lavish and rich lifestyle. A partner who acts like a pampered princess. A dramatic spouse. A flamboyant partner. The spouse is the boss. Confrontations with dramatic, egocentric, determined individuals. A proud and dignified partner. A partner who seems like royalty. A partner who is special. The partner makes you feel special. Needing to upstage everyone. Being upstaged by your partner. A relationship with the public that is based on showmanship. Marrying into royalty. A passionate, romantic and expressive partner. Marrying a creative person. Marrying someone who wants to be famous. A marriage for show. A loyal spouse. Marrying someone impressive. An extravagant partner. Wanting to be treated like a king or queen by your partner. An authority on relationships, marriage, and partnerships. Self-expression through relationship. Dramatic business relationships.
Leo in the 8th House
Making a production out of sex. Sexually demonstrative. Sexually self-confident. Building self-confidence through deep interactions with other people. Courageous self-expression in intimate relationships. Romantic and playful even during intense interactions. Fear of getting the ego bruised during sex. The ego is bound up with sexual performance. Putting on a sexual performance. Strippers. Warm and generous deep interactions with other people. Warmth in intimacy. Sex with royalty. Putting your heart into sex. Very giving in sexual relationships. Creative in bed. Needing to feel appreciated sexually. Needing to feel special during sex. Making the partner feel special during sex. Leaving a legacy of royalty. Leaving a legacy of generosity. Leaving a legacy of having been a performer. Sex is fun. Sex is playful. Role-playing during sex. Dress-up. Sex with performers and showmen. Shining through sexual performance. Wanting to be watched while having sex. Porn actors. Performing sex acts for an audience. Wanting applause after sex. Deep emotional interactions make you feel special. Creative therapy techniques. Drama therapy. An authority on sex. An authority on death. Courageous and loving relationships with the dying. Treating sex partners like subjects. A king or queen in the bedroom. Purring in bed.
Leo in the 9th House
Traveling in style. Craving the royal treatment while traveling. Finding meaning through performance. Philosophies and theories about individuals. Making an individual contribution to the search for meaning. Generous philanthropist. Overbearing and condescending toward people of other cultures and religions. Generous, warm, and playful with people of other cultures and religions. Religion that is full of pomp and circumstance. Religions that emphasize generosity and benevolence. Actively demonstrating your stance on moral and ethical issues. A dignified code of ethics. An arrogant, bombastic, and domineering approach to religion. Celebrity lawyer. A guru to the stars. Noble and courageous philosophical pursuits. The philosophies of kings. Divine Right. Clergymen who long to be creative. Creative religious leaders. Dramatic revelations. Philosophies that support living an extravagant lifestyle. Studying drama and performance in college. Religious and cultural authorities. Creative philosophies.
Leo in the 10th House
Known for being a creative, dramatic, and generous person. Shining through your career choice. A career that allows great personal self-expression. Rising to the top of a profession through self-expression and creativity. A profession that involves being a performer. Widely known for being a performer. Widely considered to be a creative and expressive person. Widely known to be a passionate and demonstrative person. Widely known to be vain, egocentric, and self-involved. Achieving a near-royal status through the career. Bringing something special and inimitable to your choice of work. A reputation for being dignified and courageous. Courageous self-expression before a large audience. Wanting to be in a career that involves an audience. Seeing the career as a performance. Wanting a career in which you receive applause. A career that satisfies the ego. The boss. The king. The queen. A diva. An authority on business.
Leo in the 11th House
Groups for creative and dramatic people. Actors’ guilds. Theater groups. Creative friends. Generous friends. Theater friends. Feeling the need to entertain your friends. The need to feel appreciated by your fans. Wanting entertaining and dramatic friends. Attracting fans who love drama, self-expression, and theatrics. Overly-dramatic fans. Fans who want attention too! Flamboyant and theatrical fans. Creative goals and dreams. Generous to causes. Giving to causes that support the creative arts. Attracting people who want a little stardust to rub off on them. Confident before masses of people. Inspiring confidence in masses of people. Mutual admiration society. Standing out from the crowd. Elite organizations. “Membership has its privileges.” Drama club. Business organizations. Fashion cliques. Groups of performers. Competing with friends for attention. Glamorous causes. Using star power to attract attention to causes. Using star power to influence social reform. Having performers and actors as friends. Warm, giving friendships. Causes on behalf of the performing arts.
Leo in the 12th House
Stage hands. Stage crew. Liking to have power behind the scenes. The king’s adviser. Afraid of attracting too much attention. Secretly wanting to be a star. Ego, pride, and vanity are the self-undoing. Attention-seeking attracts secret enemies. Star-power attracts secret enemies. Dreams of being a performer. Dreams of becoming royalty. Dreams of feeling special. Afraid to display creativity. Fears of being embarrassed. Creative and dramatic dreams. Inner confidence. An authority on dreams, sleep, ghosts, or karma. Courage, warmth, and a human touch in interactions with inmates, the sick, and the mentally ill. Creativity in isolation. Contacting creativity through meditation. A rich inner life. Wanting to feel appreciated but not necessarily wanting to be in the spotlight. Putting a lid on creativity is self-defeating. Creative director for a spiritual retreat program. The power of untapped creativity. Secretly creative. Fears surrounding self-expression. Generous and courageous on behalf of those less fortunate.