Your Cancer Rising Approach

Cancer Rising - Your Approach by Zodiac Sign

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If you were born with Cancer rising then you have the opportunity to use your sensitivity in helping others by providing what they need!

Born with Cancer rising (or on your Ascendant) your approach to life is driven by your acute sensitivity and need to act on what you feel. 


You make sense of the world through instinct and emotion. Able to pick up hidden influences you thrive on challenge and respond to others’ needs.


With Cancer rising your intuition is pronounced. You are probably guided by your hunches. There will be times when you have knowledge about the future that can seem psychic to those who know you well.

Because you learn through your feelings and senses (subjective knowing) you will need to develop the ability to differentiate between your own emotions, their projections, and the energetic influences around you.


Your sensitivity is one of your greatest strengths and for your best success you will need to recognise the impact this can have. Having inside knowledge on how others feel gives you an edge, but can also make you overly reactive.  


Learning to use your intuition is an important life skill. Clarity will develop as you learn to understand your feelings and tell the difference between emotion and intuition. In many ways you could be an expert in terms of emotional intelligence. You should therefore seek to harness these skills.


You should also recognise that your desire to nurture and support others is real and can lead you to take on burdens others would never consider.


You also need to acknowledge when your sensitivity to how others feel is leading you to take on responsibilities that do not in fact belong to you.


The ability to nurture comes easily to you. Opportunities to care for others leads to growth and self-awareness. Yet knowing when to draw the line is paramount. You must learn what is and isn’t yours to be responsible for. If you fail to maintain proper boundaries then you may find your life is full of drama and intensity  


You are likely to be suited to partners and friends who share your strong sense of responsibility. You will probably be drawn to people you perceive as being capable and reliable. You are likely to seek strength and stability in partners but to find this you must first build these qualities within yourself


With Cancer rising you may have a pronounced degree of business acumen. You might thrive as a business leader because of your heightened understanding of how to provide your customers with what they need.


You are likely to bring a practical, cautious yet determined approach to your own affairs which then translates into good business or managerial practice. To do well you need to rely partially on facts and figures but also trust your feelings and follow your instincts as your guide


Cancer rising has been linked to a tendency towards stinginess. You may be overly cautious when it comes to money because you fear letting others down or losing control. It is important to learn the difference between saving something for the future and allowing your resources to grow. 


Your home environment is also very important and in many ways it is your castle and place of strength. Your home should be as calm and serene as possible, providing a sanctuary when you need it from the outside world.


You are likely to maintain close relationships with family and friends. Nothing delights you more than bringing people into your home where you can cook and care for them, showing them the level of hospitality that you yourself enjoy.


Because Cancer rising is associated with the real estate and hospitality industries you may do well in any career that involves providing people with comfort, quality housing or the experience of  sharing food.


Family is likely to be very important to you. You will happily take on the role of responsible care-giver in any situation. You thrive on knowing you have a happy and productive family life. Whether you choose to focus your attention on your family of origin or family of choice, a stronger sense of self comes through maintaining close family ties.  


Trust your feelings and learn to decipher between what is real information and what is just an emotional response. In time you will learn that intuition is a higher form of knowledge and your acute feelings are in fact one of your most impressive tools.

Useful Links

Click on the links below to find out more about your Rising Sign. 

The Cancer Ascendant

What is A Rising Sign?

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Sun / Moon / Rising Sign Combinations

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