Do you dare to leave the house on Friday the 13th? Do you steer clear of black cats? Do you believe in bad luck charms?
If you ever find yourself avoiding erected ladders and not opening your umbrella inside, you may be more superstitious than you realize.
Although there is no single definition of superstition, it generally means a belief in supernatural forces – such as fate – a desire to influence unpredictable factors, and a need to remove uncertainty.
The irrational superstition in good or bad omens has been widespread in almost all cultures for centuries and is based on individual experiences and beliefs.
For many people, the superstitious behaviors provide a sense of control and reduce anxiety – which is why superstition increases during times of stress and anxiety.
Elements of superstition include lucky charms, wearing certain clothes or colors, and using certain numbers.
And while these behaviors and actions may seem trivial, for some people they can often influence decisions made in the real world.
Many people are at least a little superstitious and believe that certain rituals can help them avoid unhappiness.
To be superstitious means to ascribe power to something to bring luck or bad luck to a date, object, place, color.
Maybe this may seem silly, but for many people it is so ingrained in their psyche that they do it without even realizing it.
According to astrology, each sign of the zodiac is assigned certain characteristics, ranging from a strong will to a fearful disposition.
Some zodiac signs are particularly intuitive and spiritual and often have premonitions so they avoid certain bad luck charms.
How superstitious are you because of your zodiac sign? Find out in our ranking!
(February 20th – March 20th)
The ranking of the most superstitious signs of the zodiac is led by the spiritual Pisces because they are easy to influence and convince. Pisces are very intuitive and listen to their instincts.
He is aware of all rituals and superstitions given, so look out for good or bad signs before acting or making a decision.
If you notice that there are some signs of bad luck or something bad, try to avoid it, even if that means staying in bed all day.
When bad luck happens to them or they are on a losing streak, they see it as proof that their gut instinct was right.
Pisces would never ignore bad luck charms because that would be dramatic for them.
They always try to make the most of their luck but also of their bad luck.
Superstitious fish knock on wood to drive away the evil spirits or to keep them from listening when you’ve bragged about their luck.
(March 21st – April 20th)
Aries-born are full of courage and believe that due to their skills and personality traits, they will be very lucky in life.
They are always looking for happiness and do not take their bliss for granted.
Aries believe that they are in control of their life and experiences.
By following certain rituals, you can avoid unhappiness in your life and become less prone to chaotic situations.
No matter what, this strong-willed fire sign is always ready to master anything that stands in its way .
It is said that Aries have a tendency to believe in the superstition that when someone talks about them, their ears burn or itch .
(September 24th – October 23rd)
Deep down, Libra people have an anxious and hesitant side.
As true traditionalists, Libra-natives do not want to challenge their luck or have bad luck, and therefore follow age-old rituals and traditions.
With a pair of scales approaching the altar, you can be sure that the bride has something borrowed, something blue, old and new, and that her partner won’t be allowed to see her before the wedding day.
But it doesn’t just stop there. Libra ensures that none of the wedding favors is a knife, as this could result in a broken marriage and that the bride will be carried over the threshold.
To renounce such traditions would bring bad luck and unbalance their whole life .
(June 22nd – July 22nd)
Cancer’s superstition is driven by a suspicious and insecure nature.
He is overly sensitive to everything, but also overly clingy, which gives him a tendency to get involved in routines and cling to things.
Cancers have “lucky charms” that they just don’t want to part with. They don’t like to put off what they know will work.
These beliefs and superstitions also stand behind what drives their practical and protective side.
Cancer needs an amulet or an object that will protect it from the harshest reality and therefore carefully take up the questions associated with magic and superstition.
These lucky charms offer him protection and enable him to ward off bad vibrations from the outside world.
(October 24th – November 22nd)
Scorpios are very intuitive, and their superstitions include listening to their inner voice and paying close attention to everything around them.
They observe everything from a safe distance and trust their premonition.
Scorpios are superstitious in a New Age way. They like to have crystals in their home, they will perform a ritual to purify their aura and get rid of any bad energy in their home.
You can also wear amber necklaces to protect your health and well-being.
If any sign has an affinity for the occult or witchcraft , it is Scorpio.
Fortunately, most of the time they tend to help others and make things better. Unless, of course, they are betrayed; then that watermark becomes dark and vengeful.
The attraction that awakens in the secrets, legends and magic of the native scorpion is enormous.
He believes there is a reality we don’t know at all that is intangible and clings to superstition with ease.
More than objects or colors designed to attract happiness, Scorpio has a list of everything to avoid so that their life is not out of whack.
(July 23rd – August 23rd)
With a certain disposition to clarity and clairvoyance, Leo is considered to be one of the most superstitious signs of the zodiac.
He’s one of the first people who would avoid a black cat if he had a queasy feeling about it.
You get the feeling that some personal items (a bracelet, a necklace) offer special protection.
Leo-Born may not think of themselves as superstitious, but their response to certain things shows that they believe in them enough to work hard to avoid them.
Leos tend not to go to clairvoyants or spiritual counsellors, not because they think they are scammers but because they are worried about what to tell them.
Even if it doesn’t seem like a superstition, they take their dreams very seriously and believe that they are not only messages from their own subconscious, but also from the dead.
So, yes, whether they admit it or not, they are superstitious.