To make your rising sign work for you and use the knowledge of that sign to help you achieve maximum success and happiness, you need to understand what it means. If your sun sign is a glimpse into who you are on the inside, then your rising sign is more of a look at who you are on the outside, and how the world sees you. As The Frisky reports, “your rising sign is a very important part of your astrological personality profile. It illustrates your outward self: a social mask of sorts…” We all have instincts and internal thoughts and feelings that are the foundation of who we are, what we want and what we do. But the personality we display for the world to see is not always 100% in sync with that internal self. You rising sign impacts the way people see you, it is the first impression you make and it largely affects the relationships you form, the opportunities you are given and your place in the world.

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