Libras are marked by an acute sense of balance and lots of energy. They are the seventh sign of the Zodiac and are represented by the Scales. The Scales are their perfect representation as their life is all about balance, both in personal and professional life. They have a strong conscience and a sense of right and wrong. They are very objective and expert in creating a balance between the opposing parties and always want to maintain harmony. They are practical and straightforward and will call a spade a spade. But they also don't want to upset anyone and thus will always try to keep everyone happy as much as they can. They are very energetic and always forward in all that they do and because of this they might also get exhausted easily. They are also known for their sudden mood swings as one time they can be very happy and jovial and the next they can be sad and melancholic. They are positive and optimistic at some times and extremely negative and insensitive at other times.
They have all the capabilities to earn success for themselves but most of the times they tend to get astray from their real goals as they lose their focus. They are always looking at different places for opportunities when they have all of them with themselves. They are very intelligent and have a strong sense of aestheticism. They are also fun to be around with and can be very helpful when you are in need. They are also great host and hostess and will ensure that you do not feel left out or bored in their company. They are ruled by the planet Venus which is considered to be the planet of love and desire thus their life is full of it. However this planet is also related to romance, beauty, physical love and lust. It symbolizes ideal love. This makes them appreciative of beauty and aesthetics and is often seen appreciating a good piece of art or painting. Because they are so drawn to outer beauty they might tend to become superficial at times and forget the importance of inner beauty.
The seventh house of Libra symbolises their partners, which can either be their business partner, spouse and any other relationships they are involved in. Their element is air which is known for their instability and unpredictability. They are quick at changing their direction frequently, just like air. Their actions are highly unpredictable as they are very active one moment and inactive the next. They are not only good with thoughts and imagination but also are very good with languages and most of them are multilingual. They also have a very analytical mind and very good at solving complex problems. Some of their biggest strengths are honesty and wisdom. They have the ability to stay calm even during difficult situations and are graceful and diplomatic, peace loving individuals. Their biggest weakness is overconfidence in themselves which always make them pick fight with others just to prove their point. They believe in retreating rather than confronting.