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Mars in the 6th House – “I Can Do It”

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Mars in the 6th house confers martial energy and verve in the area of daily tasks and health. In astrology, the planet Mars signifies fighting spirit, energy, boldness and courage. When Mars inhabits or transits the 6th house, it brings about heightened passion and energy. It supports the conduct of mundane errands and tasks as well as the maintenance of physical health and well-being. The 6th house is ruled by Virgo and governs health and nutrition, work and coworkers, pets, and service to others.

The sixth house is aided by the fortifying influence of Mars. Here, the energy of Mars Serves to strengthen and fortify will power to carry out the affairs and functions related to the 6th house. Additionally, whichever astrology sign happens to occupy this house, Mars will bestow courage and fortitude in yeah I know I don’t care about your feelings how it is expressed. Here’s a breakdown of Mars in the 6th house in both the natal chart and as a Transit.


Individuals who have Mars in the 6th house of their natal chart are bound to be passionate about fitness and health. They enjoy physical activity and appreciate hard work as a means of earning what they desire. Mars in house 6 fosters an avid interest and focus on the cultivation of physical strength and fortitude that wards off illness and extends the life span. People with Mars in the 6th not only want to live a long life but they want to have a healthy and strong body that allows them to live the way its supposed to be lived. They do not want to live a long time just to be wheelchair-bound or dependent on a smorgasbord of medications just to keep them ticking. Fortunately, individuals with this placement are often endowed with a robust and healthy constitution. If anything, headaches and conditions involving their adrenal glands might be an issue for them. Mars in the 6th house makes these individuals highly attuned to what their body tells them. They make their physical well health and wellbeing a priority.

Although, health is important to them, it is likely that some portion of their desire to feel good is also to look good. This is not to say that there is anything wrong with this vanity of course as the attractive glow of health is a very motivating incentive to forego the sedentary, junk food-ridden lifestyle so many of us fall victim to. Mars in the 6th house is highly motivated to self improve and empower itself in order to live strongly and contently. They are keenly aware of their faults and can be very self critical and hard on themselves when trying to get into ship-shape or become the best version of themselves. They are inclined to try a lot of things but they find physical exercise of any sort to be therapeutic and comforting. They feel satisfied knowing that they are doing what they are supposed to be doing to further their goals and objectives. When they feel they are not living up to their potential, it can make them depressed. Mars in the 6th house instills a strong need to fine-tune and improve many aspects of themselves.

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With Mars in house 6, individuals are inclined to be good at tackling their responsibilities with tenacity and energy. They do not drag their feet and tend to maintain a positive mindset with regards to their ability to perform their duties and complete their obligations. They can be a bit pushy and domineering when gripped by their driving need to get things done. Hold-ups and obstacles that prevent them from doing what they need to do or disrupt their schedule can arouse anger and frustration from them. They are likely to be early risers who set out to grab life by the balls so to speak. They possess a lot of energy for getting things done and can often find themselves juggling tasks and running errands like a pro taskmaster. Although planning things out can make their life easier, they also give themselves some latitude to improvise and play it by ear. Unexpected changes to their agenda can annoy them but ultimately, they are willing to buckle down and do what is needed.

Mars in the 6th house fosters a high level of competency and skillfulness. People with this placement are able to develop strong proficiency and aptitude in whatever area they practice. They are highly persistent and often eager to make themselves really good at what they do. They derive a lot of self-confidence from the skills they possess and the things they are able to accomplish with them. They take pride in the work they produce and seek to distinguish themselves as being among the best. Furthermore, individuals with Mars in the 6th house are very helpful and often come to the rescue of people in need of their expertise. They feel a sense of gratification from knowing that others need an depend on them. On the other hand, they can sometimes be meddlesome and often take it upon themselves to do things that others did not solicit or necessarily want from them. At the same time, they are often self-sufficient and avoid putting themselves in a position where they must rely on others to do things for them.


When Mars transits the 6th house, there is increased activity and productivity and tasks, chores and duties will be performed with an greater level of zeal and intensity. Obstacles will be met with force and objectives will be started or completed. If you have been slacking on your dietary regime, it is likely that you will be inspired to get back on the saddle and get into better shape. People seem to be on top of their jobs and performing better than usual. You may be inclined to work on yourself and fix some things that you may have been putting off for whatever reason. On the other hand, there may an increased level of pugilence and clashes between individuals with opposing agendas. Everyone seems hellbent on looking after their own interests and not letting anyone undercut or cheat them out of what they deserve. During this time, you may also feel extra energy to play with your pets and animal friends. Walking the dog is perfectly appealing as a form of exercise for both you and your furry friend.


Sharon Tate – Born: January 24, 1943
In: Dallas (TX) (United States)
Sun: 4°05′ Aquarius AS: 21°28′ Cancer
Moon: 12°30′ Virgo MC: 9°04′ Aries
Mars in 6th house in Sagittarius

Julia Roberts – Born: October 28, 1967
In: Atlanta (GA) (United States)
Sun: 4°03′ Scorpio AS: 27°32′ Cancer
Moon: 24°47′ Leo MC: 15°41′ Aries
Mars in 6th house in Capricorn

John Lennon – Born: October 9, 1940
In: Liverpool (United Kingdom)
Sun: 16°16′ Libra AS: 19°54′ Aries
Moon: 3°33′ Aquarius MC: 7°08′ Capricorn
Mars in 6th house in Libra

Drake (entertainer) – Born: October 24, 1986
In: Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Sun: 0°33′ Scorpio AS: 29°51′ Leo
Moon: 12°18′ Cancer MC: 23°08′ Taurus
Mars in 6th house in Aquarius

Jennifer Lawrence – Born: August 15, 1990
In: Louisville (KY) (United States)
Sun: 22°42′ Leo AS: 2°52′ Sagittarius
Moon: 21°11′ Gemini MC: 17°08′ Virgo
Mars in 6th house in Taurus

Jay-Z – Born: December 4, 1969
In: Brooklyn (Kings County), New York (NY) (United States)
Sun: 11°53′ Sagittarius AS: 19°13′ Virgo
Moon: 5°12′ Libra MC: 17°30′ Gemini
Mars in 6th house in Aquarius

Demi Moore – Born: November 11, 1962
In: Roswell (NM) (United States)
Sun: 19°00′ Scorpio AS: 22°25′ Pisces
Moon: 18°33′ Taurus MC: 25°26′ Sagittarius
Mars in 6th house in Leo

Audrey Hepburn – Born: May 4, 1929
In: Ixelles (Belgium)
Sun: 13°07′ Taurus AS: 28°36′ Aquarius
Moon: 6°27′ Pisces MC: 16°57′ Sagittarius
Mars in 6th house in Cancer

Jared Leto – Born: December 26, 1971
In: Bossier City (LA) (United States)
Sun: 3°48′ Capricorn AS: 0°18′ Libra
Moon: 19°24′ Aries MC: 0°19′ Cancer
Mars in 6th house in Pisces

Jake Gyllenhaal – Born: December 19, 1980
In: Los Angeles (CA) (United States)
Sun: 28°26′ Sagittarius AS: 12°13′ Leo
Moon: 7°02′ Gemini MC: 4°56′ Taurus
Mars in 6th house in Capricorn

Tom Hanks – Born: July 9, 1956
In: Concord (CA) (United States)
Sun: 17°29′ Cancer AS: 21°45′ Virgo
Moon: 9°52′ Leo MC: 20°41′ Gemini
Mars in 6th house in Pisces

Nikola Tesla – Born: July 10, 1856
In: Smiljan (Croatia)
Sun: 17°49′ Cancer AS: 2°59′ Taurus
Moon: 14°01′ Libra MC: 16°43′ Capricorn
Mars in 6th house in Libra

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Sean Connery – Born: August 25, 1930
In: Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Sun: 1°45′ Virgo AS: 6°07′ Capricorn
Moon: 23°53′ Virgo MC: 18°44′ Scorpio
Mars in 6th house in Gemini

Clint Eastwood – Born: May 31, 1930
In: San Francisco (CA) (United States)
Sun: 9°50′ Gemini AS: 18°35′ Scorpio
Moon: 1°43′ Leo MC: 27°59′ Leo
Mars in 6th house in Aries

Steven Spielberg – Born: December 18, 1946
In: Cincinnati (OH) (United States)
Sun: 26°27′ Sagittarius AS: 10°48′ Cancer
Moon: 6°51′ Scorpio MC: 20°46′ Pisces
Mars in 6th house in Capricorn

Charlie Sheen – Born: September 3, 1965
In: New York (NY) (United States)
Sun: 11°22′ Virgo AS: 1°57′ Gemini
Moon: 25°59′ Sagittarius MC: 8°36′ Aquarius
Mars in 6th house in Scorpio

Denzel Washington – Born: December 28, 1954
In: Mount Vernon (NY) (United States)
Sun: 5°56′ Capricorn AS: 7°34′ Libra
Moon: 9°02′ Aquarius MC: 8°47′ Cancer
Mars in 6th house in Pisces

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