January 17th Zodiac: What’s Special About You Capricorn?


Natives born on January 17th function at their best when someone truly needs them. They’re Capricorns and need to have a purpose in life because people come and then go.

  • Symbol: The Goat
  • Element: Earth
  • Ruling planet: Saturn
  • Representative color: Brown
  • Characteristic flower: Carnation
  • Lucky day: Saturday
  • Modality: Cardinal
  • Lucky metal: Silver
  • Birthstone: Garnet
  • Motto: I build!
  • Celebrities: Benjamin Franklin, Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Muammad Ali, Michelle Obama, Maury Povich, Al Capone and Betty White.

Characteristics and horoscope personality

While always ready to invest their efforts in keeping their friends close, January 17th zodiac bearers are also very judgmental with a person they’ve just met. This means they should trust more and believe that people deserve to be in their life because they can be very respectful with the ones they care the most about.

While their past can have them confused, it’s still important for them when they need to discover who they are. This is because their past is usually offering them the answers they need about themselves.

Their birthday indicates they have the divine responsibility to become wiser and to improve. Determined to succeed and realistic, these active Capricorns and very straightforward and independent.

They want to become someone important and need their life to change if there is for them to remain interested in something. In case there’s no variety in their life, they become agitated and no longer have patience with anyone.

Remember that your lucky numbers are: 6, 12, 28 and 37.

Most of the time trusting their own abilities, they need to keep being optimistic, especially if they want their biggest projects to become realized. When having a long-term plan, they’re more motivated to take action, not to mention they can work very difficult to achieve their goals when they’re focused.

Their mind is business-oriented, so they’re very talented and selling their skills and know how to take advantage of good opportunities. Having many ambitions, these people want to make great things happen and to become someone with influence.

Their enthusiasm can mobilize and inspire others, so they’re very good leaders, also because they’re organized. Generous and self-confident, these Capricorns immediately attract people and want to share their success. Their emotions can sometimes have them suffering from nervousness, so they need to have a balanced life and to take care of their health.

It’s important for them to have a balance between their desires. Very eager to become rich, they can start feeling guilty that they’re so materialistic. However, if someone encourages them to be this way, they no longer care.

Positive traits of January 17th zodiac

Possessing a very good intuition and big intellectuals, people whose birthday is on January 17th are very intelligent and want to share with others their wisdom. Besides, they’re looking to bring their own magic into the life of others.

A good affirmation for you to use is: My wants and needs are met without guilt.

They work hard and are ambitious, so they stick to their own plans when trying to make one of their dreams come true. Anyone can rely on them because they’re among the most trustworthy people in the zodiac.

They seem to have many resources and to work a lot on themselves, not to mention they believe in high morals and expect others to do the same.

More than this, they rarely change their opinion and never do something unexpected. However, this doesn’t mean their life can’t sometimes go downhill or that the foundation they build on can’t have cracks.

Negative traits of January 17th zodiac

A native with the January 17th birthday can wander too much. People born on this day may become victims of their own illusions or addicted to substances. Some of them can be pathological liars.

Besides, they’re incredibly stubborn and too focused on the materialistic side of life. It doesn’t matter if others are telling them they’re fighting for a lost cause, they want to hold on to their own beliefs and don’t care what their loved ones think.

And they don’t do this because they’re emotional, they do it because they’re afraid of change. When feeling comfortable, they can hold on to something forever. This means they should learn how to let go. If not, they can remain stuck in ruts for too long.

Love Horoscope for the January 17th Capricorn

When meeting someone new, natives born on January 17th move very slowly. However, as soon as they’ve made a commitment, no one can stop them from sticking to the same person.

It would be a good idea for them to not allow others to trash them too much and spend some time with themselves. Their future depends a lot on how they deal with the present.

They like to make others laugh and have a very good sense of humor, even if they’re sometimes cynical. The way in which they approach different challenges can sometimes have them confused.

However, no matter what, they need to remain positive because this is what will make their life better. Being Capricorns, they need to be in a stable relationship and to feel like their connection with their other half is secure.

You are most compatible with those born on the 1st, 4th, 8th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 19th, 22th, 26th, 28th and 31st.

This is why January 17th zodiac natives would never hook up with a stranger. More than this, they’re very afraid of ending up hurt. More than anything, they want to ensure that no one is going to hurt or reject them, so they’re trying to know their future partner as best as they can.

These people could be described and passionate in love. At the same time, they have this cool exterior and are very calm, but this is not at all who they are because when with someone, they would do everything in their power for that person.

They love with all their heart and are very compatible with those who are interested in creating a paradise at home. Besides, they want to share with their other half all their passion.

When it comes to them being friends, they want to be in control and ask others to behave. Their friendships need to be solid because more than anything, they want security and value only what seems to be of high importance.

Career and life purpose

While it may take them a while to do so, people born under the January 17th zodiac discover what their life purpose is. They want to be famous, respected and to have live the good life.

They seem to reinvent themselves all the time, but they never give up on being ready for a good debate and a little bit reckless. Their social life is usually very rich and their ideas usually materialize as soon as they feel secure in a relationship.

Love matters can have dramatic effects for them. Wanting to be in control and to take care of what matters the most, they usually run away when their work doesn’t seem to have meaning.

They’re simply too busy with what’s meaningful, so people who work with them need to have some patience when they’re working with them on something trivial. Always active and possessing a strong intuition, these natives want success only if it’s achieved with their own means.

They’re smart and pragmatic, not to mention they most of the time make big plans. Because they’re good executives, many of them work as CEOs or supervisors. Others decide to become politicians or to serve the public. In case they’re more passionate about finances, they’re bankers or insurers.

Also interested in servicing others and in food, they can become chefs or work in hospitality. Talented at writing and most of the time educated, they can decide to be writer or teachers.

It’s expected of them to give some of their fortune away to charity, if they happen to be rich. Those of them who have no other interests and only want to make money may try all sort of schemes that promise a lot of wealth in a short amount of time.

January 17th zodiac final thoughts

Proud of their work and a little bit dramatic, people whose birthday is on January 17th love to be around people, but only if they lead. Curious and inventive, they’re most of the time the ones who make progress happen.

Those of them who like to work hard and are disciplined may end up very rich and give some of their wealth to others. These people can gain a lot by listening to their sixth sense.

At your best: Tidy, kind and tough.
At your worst: Pompous, moody and selfish.

They should sometimes challenge themselves and their own beliefs because their comfort zone can’t always bring them satisfaction or success. More than this, life is all about exploring new opportunities and not being too lazy to try the new. Just like all Capricorns, these natives are passionate about their work, stable and focused on their goals.

Many admire them for being like this. However, they’re too stubborn and stick to their own opinions without giving importance to what others are saying. Exploring new possibilities may be the best idea for them.

They want to master a skill and are inquisitive by nature, so they shouldn’t hesitate to accept the new. In case they don’t believe in themselves, they can end up in positions that are below their capabilities.

At least they’re determined enough to make their dreams come true. More than anything, they should listen to what others have to say while also paying attention to their intuition. The fact that they’re looking to express themselves can be very helpful for those of them who want a career in the arts.

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