Personality and Personal Growth: Cancer Personality
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The cancer is born between June 21st and July 22nd. Knowing more about the Cancer personality is important for Cancers who are working to create a personal development plan. You need to understand the various traits associated with this personality to be able to tailor a personal development plan that is going to work. This is essential for everything from crafting goals to creating the right plans to put the plan into action.
Cancer Strengths and Weaknesses
Those who are born within the Cancer timeframe share certain strengths and weaknesses. The strengths that are associated with this astrological sign include:
The weaknesses that occur with those under the cancer zodiac sign include:
Cancer and Friendship
Those who extend appreciation and support to a cancer will get nurturing and loyalty back in return. They will protect this person and almost even put them on a pedestal for a long time. They enjoy making others feel their best and they work toward making other people know that they have at least once person that loves them. They tend to be positive and this results in solid relationships. The Cancer is not usually one to reveal his or her deepest feelings, however, they will listen to others who need to reveal theirs. They are also someone that people can trust and they are very devoted friends.
Cancer and Independence
The Cancer person, when associated with independence, presents with a number of contradictions. This person can either be extraordinarily independent or not the least bit independent. This person tends to be self-sufficient and capable to getting things done due to being driven. However, they do need encouragement and emotional support from other people in order to maintain this drive. It is important that they get any emotional issues in check before they can become a fully independent person.
Cancer and Business
When it comes to business, the Cancer has to overcome his or her insecurity and shyness in order to let their best qualities come through. Once a Cancer is confident in their career, however, they are able to accomplish anything. They always take a stand when they believe in something and they have incredibly perseverance. They make great investors and business people due to their intuitive mind and ability to be very creative. They are good with money and feel the need to have financial security. They tend to be successful and get to a point of reaching all of their financial goals.
Cancer and Temperament
In terms of temperament, the Cancer tends to be fragile, temperamental, complex and unpredictable. They need to be constantly encouraged and supported to maintain and even balance. They also need to know that other people need them. They can be cranky and irritable even when their needs are completely satisfied. They have a delicate and uneasy temperament. They can have temper tantrums and wild swings. They also tend to wallow in self-pity and get offended easily. When their feelings are hurt, they feel this hurt for a long time.
Cancer Deep Inside
The Cancer person finds it hard to have emotionally-fulfilled relationships and to be open with other people. This is often a defense mechanism because they are afraid of being hurt. They also fear trust and their non-trusting nature can lead to internal resentment and anger. This can lead to the cancer seeing life as a miserable and negative experience.
The Cancer person tends to live in the past and those with this sign can certainly hold a grudge for a long time. Now, they also have a number of traits, including their intelligence and powers of observation that allow them to become successful with just about everything. They are constantly feeling and they tend to cope well when it comes to strong feelings. They are happiest when their life and the world around them are in harmony.
You now have more information about the Cancer personality and how the various traits affect the Cancer in a number of different situations. When you are working on your personal development plan, take the time to read over the section that is associated with the plan that you are creating. For example, if you are trying to expand your career, you will want to focus on the information that is in the Cancer and Business section because this best describes how the Cancer person operates in the career world.