The Midheaven, MC, or 10th House is an important placement in astrology that shows us where our ambitions, goals, and desires lie. Our Midheaven is the person we strive to become due to our upbringing and our life experiences. It also shows us how the public sees us.
If you have an Aries Midheaven, you strive to be someone confident, assertive, and bold due to an upbringing where you had to conform and cooperate with others. You are someone who tests the boundaries by doing things not many others would do. You cause huge reactions out of others and are respected for your confidence and your vigor. Aries Midheavens usually choose careers that involve strength, originality, and/or willpower such as careers in art, taboo literature, tattooing, police work, sports, military,
If you have a Taurus Midheaven, you strive to be someone sensual, appealing, resourceful, and stable due to an upbringing plagued by constant change, trauma, and lack of control. You will become someone who takes control of their lives and turns it into something luxurious and comforting. You will be seen as a figure of beauty, creativity, and charm. Taurus Midheavens usually choose careers that involve sensuality, practicality, and comfort such as careers in finances, business, environment, creativity, cooking, or gardening.
If you have a Gemini Midheaven, you strive to be someone curious, free-spirited, intelligent, and cunning due to an upbringing where you were tied down by tradition but taught the values of philosophy and understanding. You want to experience the world for yourself instead of hearing from other people’s wisdom and experience. You will become someone who seeks life for yourself and you will be seen as someone unpredictable, fun-loving, and enthusiastic. Gemini Midheavens usually choose careers that involve intellect, travel, communication, and planning such as careers in technology, social media, service, teaching, counseling, psychology, or writing.
If you have a Cancer Midheaven, you strive to be someone compassionate, nurturing, emotionally attuned, and intuitive due to an upbringing where emotional expression was restricted. You likely had to take on responsibilities and duties at a young age. A lot was expected of you so there was little time for comfort. You had a stable foundation but lacked security and care. Because of this, you want to explore your emotional being and become a loving figure for others who may have gone through the same experiences. You will become a motherly figure offering sympathy and peace to those who need it. Cancer Midheavens usually choose careers that involve care, service, healing, and emotional expression such as careers in medicine, health, social services, counseling, artistry, therapy, and providing care for children or the elderly.
If you have a Leo Midheaven, you strive to become someone confident, courageous, authoritative, and expressive due to an upbringing where your cries for attention and recognition were ignored or overlooked. You were taught that creativity and passion would get you nowhere in life and to rely on intellect and making connections. You will become someone who makes a name for themselves; finding pride in your talents and accomplishments. You will also be known for encouraging and inspiring others to do the same. Leo Midheavens usually choose careers that involve leadership, self-expression, or bravery such as acting, drama, parenting, military, police force, fashion, design, sports, music, or dancing.
If you have a Virgo Midheaven, you strive to be someone responsible, organized, realistic, and helpful due to an upbringing where you felt victimized and imprisoned by the mystery and unpredictability of your environment. You hid into your own world in your younger years to escape the chaos and unfamiliarity. As you grow, you will want answers and you will face reality head on to gain control of your life. You will become someone who takes accountability for their past and turns it into something tangible and inspirational. Virgo Midheavens usually choose careers that involve planning, organization, intellect, thinking, and helping others such as charity, health, politics, medicine, or teaching.
If you have a Libra Midheaven, you strive to become someone diplomatic, appealing, beautiful, creative, and peaceful due to an upbringing where you were weighed down by assertion, violence, unpredictability, impulsiveness, and/or conflict. You will take great control over your reputation and form a persona that shows your irritable past does not define you. You will become someone focused on maintaining an appealing or passive status and you will provide compassion and inspiration to those who need balance in their lives. Libra Midheavens usually choose careers that involve helping others, sharing their charm, and providing peace such as careers in beauty, art, fashion, counseling, law, justice, or politics.
If you have a Scorpio Midheaven, you strive to become someone powerful, metamorphic, intimidating, and resourceful due to an upbringing where you were controlled and confined; treated more like an object than a real person. You felt like you couldn’t change anything about yourself or your life in your early years. As you grow older, you will transform yourself into someone completely renewed and reborn. Your past self will completely disappear as you reinvent yourself and your environment. You will become someone strong-willed, dominating, and private. Scorpio Midheavens usually choose careers that deal with strength, mystery, control, and transformation such as careers in death, true crime, psychology, music, media, writing, occult practices, or spirituality.
If you have a Sagittarius Midheaven, you strive to become wise, adventurous, philosophical, and experienced due to an upbringing fueled by chaos, curiosity, unpredictability, and constant change. You want to gain clarity and insight on anything and everything instead of scattering place to place for pieces of the puzzle. You never had the time or the authority to experience the world on your own in your childhood and adolescence so as you evolve, you will look for answers on your own and rebel from your erratic past. You want the inner truths, the bigger meanings.. You wish to broaden your horizons. Sagittarius Midheavens usually choose careers that deal with knowledge and wisdom such as careers in religion, politics, spirituality, teaching, studying, and traveling.
If you have a Capricorn Midheaven, you strive to be ambitious, structured, and mature due to an upbringing where you were either smothered by or neglected by caretakers and family members. In either scenario, you were left with emotional instability, indulgence in comforts, and a lack of authoritative guidance. Because of this, you will build a foundation for yourself and teach yourself the importance of discipline and responsibility. This may cause you to distance yourself from family and from emotional expression altogether in your attempt to achieve better for yourself. Capricorn Midheavens usually choose careers involving authority, tradition, and stability such as careers in business, finances, medicine, criminal justice, law, and parenting.
If you have an Aquarius Midheaven, you strive to be someone progressive, unique, and intelligent due to an upbringing where you were brought up to be someone you were not in order to bring pride and attention to your family. You were treated as the family’s trophy, expressing yourself in a way that was not true to you. As a result, you will grow to distance yourself from their grasp and gain the spotlight in an entirely different way. You will gain attention for being quirky, original, and revolutionary in your later years when you come out of your shell and embrace the individual that was hidden within for so long. Aquarius Midheavens usually choose careers involving technology, cooperation, and originality such as careers in science, humanitarianism, metaphysics or spirituality, social media, blogging, or artistry.
If you have a Pisces Midheaven, you strive to be compassionate, enlightened, creative, and imaginative due to an upbringing where you were faced with harsh realities and cynical judgement. In your early years, you were made to take on responsibilities and routines that forced you to deal with harsh criticism, health complications, and anxiety. Because of your upbringing, you will branch away from practicality and realism to escape into a world of fantasy and solace. You will learn that your true healing begins within instead of without. Overtime, you will obtain traits of sympathy, creativity, and divine love. Pisces Midheavens usually choose careers involving service, the environment, creativity, animals, health, and spirituality such as careers in holistic healing, religion, medicine, nursing, caretaking, metaphysics, and biology.