A Taurus is often referred to as very Practical and grounded. This is a sign that often feels the need to be surrounded by love and beauty, and is very turned in to the material world and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are extremely sensual, and consider touch and taste to be the most important of all the senses. They are known to be stable and conservative, and extremely reliable. They will stick to their choices until they are fully satisfied.
As an Earth sign, Taurus is similar to Virgo and Capricorn, and has the ability to see things from a practical and realistic perspective. They find it easy to earn money and stay on projects until completion. While many may see this as stubbornness, they are actually quite committed, and will complete tasks, regardless of the circumstance. As such, they are excellent employees, long-term friends and lovers, always there for people that mean the most to them. An earthly note makes them overprotective, conservative, or even materialistic, with views of the world built on a foundation of their love for money and wealth.
The ruler of Taurus is Venus, the planet of love, attraction, beauty, satisfaction, creativity and gratitude. As such, this gives them a tenderness that can make a Taurus an excellent cook, gardener, lover, or artist. They are loyal and don’t like quick changes or criticism. Regardless of any emotional challenges they may be faced with, a Taurus has the ability to bring a practicality to even the most chaotic of situations.