How You Act When You're Genuinely Happy, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

In general, no one wants to claim that they're unhappy with their life.

However, not being sad and being genuinely joyful are two very different things. Moments of total blissful happiness are rare to come by, but deserve to be celebrated.

So how do you act when you're genuinely happy? Keep scrolling to see what the stars have to say.

Aries (March 21 – April 19): You Get Restless and Fidgety

Ah, Aries—you're one of the most active and energetic signs in all the zodiac. When you're truly happy, your spirited nature is multiplied by a thousand, making you almost restless and very fidgety. You could run 10 miles, finish all your homework or start an entirely new project all in one afternoon, but you just don't know where to channel all that energy. Whatever you decide to do, though, one thing's for certain—happy moods are guaranteed to be one of your most productive times.

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Taurus (April 20 – May 20): You Go on a Shopping Spree 

Stable, conservative and reliable, you're not one to give into your desires too easily, Taurus. Although you love the material world, you tend to make smart decisions about just how much you'll indulge yourself, which is why you love treating yourself to a nice shopping spree when you're truly happy. There's no better time to stock up on all the things you've wanted than when you're in a really great mood. Not only does it give you a chance to indulge your materialistic side, it also gives your good mood the encouragement it needs to last just a little bit longer.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20):  You Get Extra Chatty 

You're one of the most social signs in all the zodiac, Gemini. You love talking and communicating with people, but your dual personality means that sometimes you're just not in the mood to put all the effort into your social interactions. When you're happy, however, there's nothing that can shut you up. Your chatty side comes out full force, and you could spend hours on hours just talking with the people around you. Happy moods bring out your curious and communicative side, turning you into quite the social butterfly while you embrace all those good vibes.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22): You Spend Time With People You Care About 

Feeling truly happy isn't something you're all that used to, Cancer. While you're never particularly sad or annoyed, you have a tendency to be emotional and moody, so joyous moments often get lost in your sensitive nature. When you do have moments of happiness, however, you want to spend them with the people who mean the most to you. You reach out to family and close friends, planning a pretty low-key activity that will allow you to embrace your good mood. It might not be long before you're all up in your feels again, but spending time with the ones you care about allows you to take full advantage of those moments of joy.

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Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22): You Plan a Fun Activity 

You're a generally cheerful sign, Leo, so happiness is definitely a feeling you're accustomed to. However, that doesn't stop you from wanting to take full advantage of those good moods, which you often do by planning a super fun activity. You just want to enjoy life and have a good time, Leo, so your happy moods usually result in gathering all your friends and heading out on some new adventure. It has to be fresh and it has to be exciting, as that's the only way you feel like you've made the most of your happy mood.

Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22): You Embrace Spontaneity

You're a very methodical and practical sign, Virgo. Everything in your life has strictly defined borders and you're not one to deviate from the norm… except when you're happy. Genuine joy is one of the only things that can cause you to let go of your commitment to order and reason, at least temporarily. Your happy vibes encourage you to drop your schedule and find something fun to do, as you know you'll eventually have to get back to your conservative, overly critical frame of mind. A little spontaneity isn't the worst thing in the world, so it's the perfect way to embrace your happy state.

Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22): You Enjoy the Outdoors 

You're a cooperative and peaceful sign, Libra, but your constant worry about potential conflict makes it difficult for you to embrace genuine happiness. When you do find those joyful moments, however, you choose to capitalize on your happiness by spending some much-needed time outdoors. A long hike, a day at the pool, even just taking a walk around your neighborhood—these are all your favorite ways to take advantage of your good mood. You're fascinated by the balance and harmony of nature, so spending some time soaking in some scenic peace is your favorite way to enjoy those happy feelings.

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Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21): You Tell People How Happy You Are 

You're known for your mysterious and aloof behavior, Scorpio. Since you're always caught up in your emotions, you're not one to share how you're really feeling with anyone. However, when you're truly happy, you want everyone to know how good you feel. It's rare that you experience total bliss, so when you're in a happy mood you tend to be very open with your feelings. You talk about how happy you are to an almost annoying degree, but at least you're sharing your feelings for once, Scorpio.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21): You Plan a Trip

You're generally optimistic and enthusiastic, Sagittarius, so you're blessed with tons of happy moments. Your way of celebrating doesn't change—you find a way to plan a new trip. Even if it's just a day trip to your favorite place, indulging your adventurous spirit is your favorite way to celebrate your good feelings.

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19): You Engage in Some Social Time 

You're a very disciplined and serious sign, Capricorn. You're often very focused on your responsibilities, pushing everything else to the side while you get your work done. That's why it's such a big deal for you to engage in some serious social time—something you're definitely prone to doing in your good moods. Even if it means putting a few of your normal duties aside, you like to embrace your happy moments by getting out of the house and enjoying yourself. It's the perfect way to reward your hard-working nature, and it's a nice reminder that social time can be just as important as work time.

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Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18): You Take Some Time Alone

Although you're a social sign who has a certain charm about you, Aquarius, you also very much enjoy your alone time. You can easily adapt to other energies, but you don't have to worry about your actions and how you're coming across to other people when you're by yourself. That's why you tend to veer towards taking some time alone when you're truly happy. You want to be able to bask in those positive emotions without allowing other people to impact your mood or distract from your joy. Though it sounds counterproductive, being alone when you're happy is your go-to method to ensure that you fully take advantage of all those positive feelings.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20): You Strive to Make Other People Happy

Oh, Pisces—you're the most compassionate and generous sign in all the zodiac. You live your life selflessly, often putting other people's needs above your own. When you're happy, you simply want to spread that joy to everyone around you, infecting all your loved ones with your blissful state. Happiness pushes you deeper into your empathetic nature, encouraging you to infuse the rest of the world with your elation.



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