The Best of Aries Strengths and Spiritual Gifts

If you were born under the Aries zodiac sign, you are assertive, inquisitive, and tireless! Today we’re celebrating Aries strengths and unique spiritual gifts. The list is long, so get comfy!

Aries Basics:

  • Birth Dates: March 21 – April 20
  • Symbol: Ram
  • Birth Stone: Aquamarine (Mar), Diamond (Apr)
  • Ruling Planet: Mars
  • Element: Fire
  • Ruling Chakra: Solar Plexus
  • Duality: Divine Masculine/Assertive

Aries Strengths

In early spring, the world reawakens. Snow thaws, birds return, and flowers prepare to bloom. Each day is filled with the promise of a new beginning.

This is the energy under which your soul entered the world, Aries! As a result, you have an unmatched zest for life. Aries is the very first sign of the zodiac, which means you carry the energy of fresh starts.  

Aries, you have a youthful quality that you’ll enjoy through every age of your life. Your playful energy and bold ambition are an enchanting mix of spiritual gifts!

The ram that represents your sign captures this perfectly. While it’s true that sheep/lambs are a universal sign of innocence, few can match the power, strength, and stamina of the headstrong ram. 

Aries, you’re a fearless go getter and natural born leader!

Ruled by the fire element, you are outgoing, entertaining, and a natural born leader. So when you’ve set your sights on a new conquest (which is almost always), you’re willing to do whatever it takes to get it.

For as long as a goal holds your interest, you’re prepared to go to battle for what you want. Plus, you have the physical energy to back it up (you can rally on less sleep than most). 

Aries Spiritual Gifts: Courageous, Focused, Optimistic

Success is important to you, and you do a great job of trusting your instincts. In fact, you rarely spend time second guessing your decisions.

Once you sense it’s time for change, you get to work figuring out a way to make it happen, ASAP. In addition, you fully expect the universe to meet you halfway and help make it so. This natural confidence makes you an excellent manifestor.    

You’re an action-oriented soul with divine masculine energy, which is all about leadership and assertiveness.

For you, risk taking is simply a necessary part of blazing your path in life. ‘Act now, apologize later’ is a motto you embrace because you learn by doing, not by taking other people’s word for things. 

As a result, you’ll earn quite a bit of street smarts, as well as a rich collection of stories to share as you look back on your colorful life. 

Aries Weaknesses

Oh Aries, your laser focus on succeeding in your ventures really is something to be admired.

Aries people have a reputation for being selfish, but this really isn’t fair.  In reality, you’re just remarkably attuned to your desires and don’t have all those insecurities that slow the rest of us down from manifesting them. 

In addition, you tend to say exactly what you’re thinking the minute it pops into your head (remember you have that youthful energy going on – out of the mouths of babes, right?).

The world’s sensitive souls can sometimes be taken aback by your directness. This is unfortunate because you’re rarely coming from a place of malice. In fact, there’s not a mean bone in your body. 

So, sometimes it’s nice to get a little perspective from a trusted soul who loves you. Consider the advice of the wise people in your life who want the very best for you. The more you spiritually mature, the more empathetic you’ll become.   

Finally, you have great expectations for this life and have an impulsive streak. So, patience can often be a challenge for you. Remind yourself daily that divine timing is always working in your favor. It’s ok to slow down, weigh your options, and trust that what’s meant to be yours can never be taken away.  

Drawing of Aries Ram
Aries strengths include courage, determination, and self empowerment. So the ram is the perfect animal to represent your sign.

Who Is Aries Best Match?

Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, Libra

Aries, you’ll likely be attracted to royal Leo and spontaneous Sagittarius. They are also ruled by fire, so these people make a worthy match to your powerful energy.

Another Aries can be a wonderful option too, as long as you’re both willing to compromise; otherwise it could be a constant battle for that alpha title!  

Air signs like Gemini and Libra also a make a good pairing. They’re intellectual and quick minded, which allows them to keep up with your fast pace! Just as in nature, fire and air complement each other.  

Are you paired up with a Fire/Air sign, Aries? Share with a comment below! 

How To Attract an Aries

If an Aries has you swooning, who could blame you? Their powerful energy is magnetic! Here are some tips to attract your favorite ram. 

First, don’t be shy about making your interest known. Aries people are outgoing and direct, and they appreciate these qualities in others. So don’t worry about appearing too forward – not possible. 

Next, be prepared for Aries to take up a lot of room in your life. They are highly confident people who enjoy their freedom, so insecurity isn’t the issue here. But they do command respect and attention, so they will expect you to make them a priority.

Aries people take an ‘all or nothing’ approach to life, so it’s important that you’re 100% on board once they do look your way. Also, be sure to express your appreciation for all they do; Aries is a very giving partner, but they refuse to be taken for granted.

Your Aries is a social creature and enjoys being active. So if you’re unsure where to go on a date, just ask them. They are perfectly comfortable tossing out ideas and making decisions. In fact, your Aries has major alpha vibes. They aren’t bossy people, but they are self-led and cannot be dominated. So if you’re laid back, it’ll serve you well in this partnership.

Above all else, be supportive and encouraging. Aries will be your biggest cheerleader when it comes to your dreams, and they expect the same in return. They are dynamic and full of ideas.

As a result, Aries has a very low tolerance for people who try to rain on their parade. They will plow right past the naysayers, so make sure you’re not one of them!  

Aries on Friendship + Family

The flock adores you, Aries! When it comes to the ones you love, you’re incredibly generous with your time, possessions, even with money. Nothing’s too good for your nearest and dearest! It brings you joy to make people smile, and you really do bring the sunshine to social gatherings. 

One of your most beloved traits is your supportive, “sky’s the limit” attitude. You inspire people with your sincere belief that anything’s possible.  

Your closest friends and family are likely other fire and air signs, like Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius, and Libra.

Do Aries fall in love quickly?

Yes! Aries are self assured, and know what they want when they see it. This includes potential partners.

Who should Aries marry?

The best matches for Aries are fire and air signs like Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini and Libra. Capricorn and Cancer are the most challenging matches (which means lots of spiritual growth, if you’re both up to it!).

What are Aries weaknesses?

Aries people are spontaneous and can be impulsive, which may not always work in their favor. But as a result, they earn lots of street smarts throughout their lives. Aries won’t let their mistakes discourage them but instead will learn from them so they’re more prepared for next time.  

Aries people are also famously impatient. But we can hardly blame them – those passionate fire vibes need somewhere to go!

Are Aries loyal in love?

With Aries, you get what you give. They make true blue partners if you are a loyal and worthy companion. But if you stray, or fail to take your relationship seriously, all bets are off.

What is Aries spirit animal?

Spirit animals will come and go throughout your life, to offer the exact support you need at any given time. But in general, Aries people carry the energy of the hawk, as well as the cheetah.

Hawk represents leadership and freedom. While cheetah, the fastest land animal, lends Aries it’s lightening speed and agility.  

Aries Career and Life Purpose

Aries people to the front! As #1 in teh zodiac lineup, you are the world’s natural leaders, and are excellent decision makers.

Your confidence and forward thinking set you up for whatever career you want, but here are a few top picks that cater to Aries strengths:

  • Manager
  • Sales Rep
  • Entrepenuer
  • First Responder
  • Anything that involves travel

While your self-assurance make you a great candidate for management or sales, you also work quite well as part of a team.

The only time you struggle is when someone tries to dominate you or doesn’t take your contributions seriously.  For this reason, you’d make a wonderful entrepreneur, as well. 

Since you always tend to be where the action is,  you’d also excel at anything that requires travel, or quick action. 

How have you put your Aries magic to work? Leave a comment below and tell me what you do! 

Aries Tarot Card

Aries is represented by The Emporer tarot card. This is the 4th major arcana card, which captures Aries personal power and leadership. 

Aries, you have boss vibes! You can climb to the top of every ladder in life, and the Emperor card honors that ability. It also captures your divine masculine energy, which is all about assertiveness, delegation, and organization. 

Here’s an image of The Emperor tarot card from Angel Tarot by Radleigh Valentine.

emperor tarot card
The Emperor card captures Aries strenghts perfectly. It reprsents bold decision making and leadership. This card is from Radleigh Valentine’s Angel Tarot Deck.

Archangel Connected to Aries

The Aries zodiac sign is connected to Archangel Ariel, the angel of happiness! Ariel also watches over babies and animals. Your fresh, enthusiastic energy is a perfect match her her. Call on Ariel whenever you need to feel more connected to others.  

Self-Care Habits to Nourish Aries Strengths

Practice patience. Divine timing truly is your friend, Aries. Find an affirmation that you can repeat daily that helps you to trust the flow of your life.

After all, the very best manifestations are a result of both masculine (assertive action) and feminine (receptive allowing) energies.    

Look for opportunities to compromise. It’s safe to make concessions for the ones you love, once in a while, dear Aries! 

Meditate daily. You are a fireball, Aries! This is a wonderful thing, so don’t ever change. But there is also value in being still.

Try to meditate every day, even if it’s just for 1 minute. It will help clear your mind so you can become even more attuned to your inner wisdom.   

Best Crystals for Aries

Aries Chakra Healing

The Aries zodiac sign is ruled by the solar plexus chakra, which is all about trusting yourself, feeling brave, and taking positive action toward your goals. Aries rocks this chakra better than any sign in the zodiac! 

So to keep this chakra strong, read these tips: The Best Guide to Solar Plexus Chakra Healing

Also, when it comes to self-care, you’ll want to give regular attention to your heart chakra, Aries. It will help you release unprocessed heartaches, and connect more deeply with the people you love.

Sometimes you’re so busy being strong that you forget to do your heart healing.

Here is some related reading to help you heal your heart:

Affirmation for Aries:

I trust everything to unfold in perfect timing.

Aries affirmation: I trust everything to unfold in perfect timing

Spiritual Leaders With Aries Zodiac Sign

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Aries, you such an ambitious soul. We love your positive energy and perseverance. Keep doing your thing!

Did you learn something new about Aries strengths and spiritual gifts? I loved connecting to your energy! Please leave a comment with your thoughts on my interpretation of the Aries Zodiac Sign.

XO,  Andrea

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