If you're anything like me, your understanding of astrology is loose at best. You probably know which sign of the Zodiac you are, but you may draw a blank if someone were to ask you about your ascendant sign. Who knew there were so many elements to deciphering what the cosmos have to say about you? Whether you're a casual horoscope-reader or an astrological expert, you might be interested to know the four most critical things about your personality based on your rising sign. After all, it's always fun to discover new aspects about yourself.
If you're still lost as to what a rising sign is, it is, "the planet or star which is ascending above the horizon in the east at the moment of one’s birth is said to describe one’s character," astrologer Linda Furiate tells Romper. If you don't remember the exact time you were born, don't worry. You can easily figure out your rising sign for free using Cafe Astrology's calculator. Even if you're not completely sure about when you made your grand entrance into the world, you can still use an estimate. If you're ready to see what the skies have to say about you, then check out the four most critical things about your personality, based on your rising sign.