Energetically, the Sun has always been seen as the giver of light, life force and creation. It symbolises the journey of life and vitality. It represents what a person wants out of life and how they go about getting it. It is also associated with the ego, the self, personal development, character and individuality. As solar deities were typically associated with male energy the Sun often relates the experience of our father. The Sun describes our soul or the core of who we are and is further defined by the sign the Sun falls under as well it’s relationship to other planets. The way a person identifies their place in the world and their ability to be independent, assert their dominance and show one’s will power will be characterised by these factors as well. Leo, the sign associated with the Sun is represented by the lion, a regal creature, and also rules royalty and hero archetypes.