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Some astrologers will tell you that the Zodiac starts with Aries because in the Northern Hemisphere, the first day of spring is also the first day of Aries. The truth is that Aries comes first simply because Aries is too impatient to wait.
If you've ever had to baby-sit a hyperactive child whose parents slipped the little darling some sugar before they left for the evening, you're familiar with how Aries energy works. Aries loves a challenge, and if they can't find one, they can usually be counted on to create one. The symbol for Aries is The Ram, long noted for its determination, strength, and fondness for head-butting.
Aries enjoys starting things up: relationships, projects, and chain saws are all favorites. It often doesn't have the same energy for following through on things. This quality can make an Aries highly entertaining to watch and highly frustrating if you're their friend, co-worker, or the neighbor’s tree hanging over Aries' driveway. The best advice you can usually give an Aries is to calm down, take it easy, and think things through. This often provokes their temper. Aries isn't necessarily a dangerously temperamental sign, but an Aries is usually at least mildly annoyed about something or other, on some level, at any given point.