It's the season for giving!
The holidays are here. Now the parties, precious time with loved ones, and gift-giving can begin! But do you have Christmas gift ideas that will blow all your friends and family out of the water?
You want to be the person who gives the perfect gifts to people, but you're not sure what those gifts are. This is where astrology can help you. Because depending on their zodiac sign, you can pick out the perfect present for your boss, family member, and significant other.
People are always (hopefully) going to be grateful that you took the time to think of them and buy them a gift, but what really makes a gift special is when it's exactly what the other person wanted and needed, even if they did not They know it until they unwrapped the gift!
Think of the gifts you've been given that really meant something to you – they're not always the most expensive or the most elaborate. Most of the time, they mean something because they were a sign that the giver understood you and made it their mission to find an incredibly thoughtful and appropriate gift.
So, rather than waiting until the last minute, why not check out a few options for each zodiac sign?
ARIES (March 21 – April 19)
Aries love adventure, competition, and being social, so get them gifts that make those activities even more enjoyable. Aries are impulsive and stand up for what they believe in, and a gift that inspires them is always welcome.
TAURUS (April 20 – May 20)
Taurus are very sensual, so anything that helps them experience their senses is a great gift.
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20)
Geminis are great communicators, great friends, and are very active. Sometimes they forget to do the things that are good for them, so a fitness tracker that can double as a piece of jewelry would be a great gift for them.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22)
Cancers are all about family and home. They'd love a gift they could use when family and friends are all together.
LEO (July 23 – August 22)
Leos are brave, glamorous, and thoughtful. Gifts that are luxurious can help Leo to take some time for themselves. A gift like a foldable laptop table would appeal to their more practical side.
VIRGO (August 23 – September 22)
Things that are well-made or help Virgo to be organized are good gifts for them. In addition, since Virgo can be a perfectionist, a gift that is fun and useful like a beanie hat would be a welcome surprise.
LIBRA (September 23 – October 22)
Since Libras love to have parties, gifts that are nostalgic or double as conversation starters are a good idea. Many Libras enjoy cooking and trying new recipes so a hot new cookbook would be the gift they would love.
SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21)
Scorpios are intense people and sometimes the best gifts for them are the things that help them relax. They love beautiful and meaningful things, but sometimes they just need something indulgent that they'd never buy for themselves.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 21)
Sagittarius people are more about experiences than material goods. Since they travel so much, gifts that facilitate travel are always welcome.
CAPRICORN (December 22 – January 19)
Capricorns tend to work too hard and have a difficult time relaxing. Great gifts for them are those that are silly and would make them laugh. Capricorns are also very competitive so an adult game guaranteed to be a hit at a party is an excellent gift idea.
AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarians love any new technology, especially innovations that help the environment. Since they love to be on the cutting edge, any gift that puts them there will be their favorite.
PISCES (February 19 – March 20)
Pisces are very sensitive, artistic, and have a need to take care of people and things, but sometimes they can get so caught up in their creative life that they can be scatterbrained. A plant (or plants) that are difficult to grow, things of beauty, or items that help inspire Pisces are all perfect gifts.
Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly, I AM & CO, and YourTango. Check out her website, her Facebook writer's page, and her Instagram.