Here's How Being A Pisces Could Affect Your Mental Health

What's not to love about Pisces? As creative, empathetic, and laid-back individuals, these sun signs are known for their selfless ways and go-with-the-flow mentality, via Nylon. They are also in good company. Famous Pisces include Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, Rihanna, and Stephen Curry, and even America's first president, George Washington, according to Famous Birthdays. Born between February 19 and March 20, Pisces are among one of three water signs, the other two being Cancer and Scorpio (via The Cut). They are deeply connected to the moon, which is always linked to water in astrology.

However, the positive qualities that make up the Pisces personality can have downsides, too. Creative minds tend to enjoy escapism, as pointed out by Nylon. Members of this water sign tend to be hyper-sensitive, perhaps because they are perfectionists, and can quickly become moody as a result. Healthline states that Pisces also tend to worry themselves sick.

Pisces' empathetic and giving qualities may lead to depression

While empathy and generosity are admirable traits in Pisces, these qualities also cause members of the water sign to be susceptible to depression. According to The Minds Journal, a Pisces' tendency to self-sacrifice can cause self-destruction instead. Astrology enthusiasts who fall under this zodiac sign may also have traits of clinginess, self-pity, and a tendency to see life through rose-colored glasses. Unfortunately, due to their empathetic nature, Pisces may keep their feelings to themselves and suffer in silence. It's therefore extremely important for Pisces to find people they can open up to and trust.

Fortunately, Be Makeful notes that art can be a therapeutic form of release for Pisces. Allowing creativity to flow can help them express their emotions in a healthy, non-combative way. By releasing their feelings through art, Pisces can then learn to communicate with their loved ones in a more productive way.

Note: These reports are all in good fun. There is little to no scientific evidence linking astrology to human physiology, as pointed out by Healthline.

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, please contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741, call the National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), or visit the National Institute of Mental Health website.