Moon in House Ten
The moon in the 10th house is a placement that fosters an emotional need to attain status and career-related success. In astrology, the Moon represents the emotions, our reactions, impressions, past, childhood, and the mother as well as females in general. Those who have their Moon residing in the 10th therefore have an emotional Investment and preoccupation with getting ahead in life and building a good reputation and professional stability.
The 10th house is also known as the mid-heaven which is the house that governs the career and public life sector of your astrology chart. This house concerns your professional and reputational aspirations and is also associated with authority figures, governments and father figures in general. The 10th house is ruled by Capricorn and its associated planet Saturn, the planet of restriction and order.
Here, the energy of the moon imbues intuitive instincts and shrewd acumen in the affairs and functions of the 10th house. Additionally, whichever zodiac sign happens to occupy this house, the moon will be diffused through thus modifying the style of its expression. Here is a breakdown of the moon in the 10th house in both the natal chart and as a Transit.
Moon in 10th House Natal
Positive: Persistence, self belief, precocious, goal-oriented
Negative: hard on self, emotional stress, envy
Those who have their moon in the 10th house, are people who derive much of their emotional fulfillment through their career. Even from an early age, these individuals will likely display some precocious tendencies and an emotional maturity beyond their years. They are capable of handling responsibilities well and display a temperament that is relatively mature and focused. Unless they are born into a wealthy family, the moon in house 10 man or woman will have a strong motivation to acquire a better life than what they inherited.
It is not enough to simply get by or settle for whatever is available to them. People with this Moon placement want more from their lives and seek to work hard to build a reputation and earn a living they can be proud of. Furthermore, the types of careers they set their eyes on tend to be ones that involve helping and healing others. For this reason people with their moon in the 10th house may be drawn to careers or professions such as psychotherapy, cosmetology, culinary artist, counselor, obstetrician, gynecologist and physical therapist.
Whatever career they follow, it is important to them to really believe in what they’re doing so that they can fully invest in it mentally. People with this moon placement are also very shrewd and intuitively understand how to manipulate other people’s perceptions of them for the sake of bolstering their career. Depending on how well their moon is aspected, these individuals can be very creative and “outside the box” in their tactics and thinking. Their professions are often used as a vehicle for their self expression. It is their dream to be able to monetize what is essentially their habits and hobbies. They are not so keen on typical career paths that involve a lot of repetitive routine and mundane grunt work.
Moon in the 10th House people are not necessarily driven to rise to the top of the ladder for its own sake. Instead, what they are after is that which can satisfy their soul and provide a sense of meaning and purpose to their life as well as some financial security. The depth of their ambition however can be largely hidden from others’ awareness. People may often underestimate the strength of their drive and ability to handle the weight of responsibility that they actually can. Being underestimated and undervalued is something that can actually cut deep for the moon in 10th house person. Ultimately, they desire that people appreciate and embrace them for what they do professionally.
When it comes to their professions, the moon in the 10th house person can be a very effective learner who absorbs and retains information well. They tend to display a certain openness and receptivity when it comes to the workplace that allows them to get along well with their co-workers and employees. As bosses, people with this moon placement often make for relatively compassionate and flexible overseers.
They are able to see things from other people’s perspective and often seek to give others the benefit of the doubt when they can. They trust in their instincts as shrewd judges of character to surround themselves with the best trustworthy people to work with. Furthermore, professional treachery can be very disappointing for these individuals. They can take it very personally when someone betrays their trust or lets them down in some way.
Additionally, people with their moon in the 10th house may have a special ability to win the respect and admiration of others especially females. They can easily cultivate a following full of female admirers who value and respect their insights and guidance. People with this placement may find that they enjoy working with women and relate well with them even from a position of authority. Moreover, depending on how their moon is aspected it is likely that the mother or maternal figure in their life played a bigger role in their upbringing. It is likely that there were a number of maternal influences who provided guidance and direction in their lives perhaps in the absence of a strong father figure.
Moon in 10th House Transit
When the moon transits your 10th house, a number of things are bound to occur in your professional life and public life in general. During this time, things from your past both good or bad can come into play possibly affecting your reputation and or threaten your livelihood. You may find that females and possibly your mother become more involved with your career. They may provide more support or take on some type of paid role within your enterprise.
You may feel either emotionally content or dissatisfied with where your career is going. At any rate, your work becomes the center of your emotional concerns. You may feel more sensitive and insecure about your occupation if it is not where you think it should be. You may have an inner yearning that is now urging you to move in another direction and explore a better path. You may also be sensitive about your reputation and public Image and put special effort into managing your professional face.
Indeed, public perception of you becomes a highlight of your considerations. You want to acquire all the trappings of success as defined by you. You feel a stronger desire to be taken seriously and to be valued for your expertise and qualifications. At the same time, you may feel an easier sense of rapport with authority figures and also a receptivity to what they tell you. You may even feel inclined to ingratiate yourself with someone in power or position of authority.
You may vie to get into their good graces perhaps in an effort to move up the ladder and get what you want. You may need to be careful not to become manipulative and emotionally desperate or frustrated by inconveniences and setbacks. It is easy to take a lot of professional incidents personally when they may not be personal at all. You have a more receptive attitude towards responsibility and duty.
Moon in 10th House Celebrities
Kurt Cobain – Moon in the 10th House, Virgo Ascendant
Bill Gates – Moon in the 10th House, Cancer Ascendant
Mahatma Gandhi – Moon in the 10th House, Libra Ascendant
Kylie Jenner – Moon in the 10th House, Capricorn Ascendant
Chris Brown – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Céline Dion – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
José Bové – Moon in the 10th House, Virgo Ascendant
Meryl Streep – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Jake Gyllenhaal – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Demi Lovato – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Charles Manson – Moon in the 10th House, Taurus Ascendant
Robert Downey Jr. – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Ashton Kutcher – Moon in the 10th House, Gemini Ascendant
Gisele Bündchen – Moon in the 10th House, Capricorn Ascendant
Salman Khan – Moon in the 10th House, Taurus Ascendant
Jude Law – Moon in the 10th House, Sagittarius Ascendant
Tyra Banks – Moon in the 10th House, Cancer Ascendant
David Beckham – Moon in the 10th House, Taurus Ascendant
Bradley Cooper – Moon in the 10th House, Sagittarius Ascendant
Sylvester Stallone – Moon in the 10th House, Sagittarius Ascendant
Tina Turner – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Anne Hathaway – Moon in the 10th House, Sagittarius Ascendant
Heidi Klum – Moon in the 10th House, Leo Ascendant
Alicia Keys – Moon in the 10th House, Sagittarius Ascendant
Naomi Campbell – Moon in the 10th House, Capricorn Ascendant
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