6th House Capricorn: 5 Traits it Gives You

6th House Capricorn

When Capricorn is in your 6thHouse, you are very disciplined when it comes to your health and lifestyle. You enjoy taking care of your body and you can be very committed to your health journey. At work you are ambitious and opportunistic. You handle big responsibilities well and you are good at leading others.

To understand what it means when a sign lands in a house on your natal chart, you need to look at the meaning of the house, meaning of the sign, and how they interact:

  • The 6thHouse represents physical health, routines, day-to-day life and work.
  • Capricornis a cardinal earth sign. It brings ambitious, hard work, stability and responsibility.
  • When Capricorn is in the 6thHouse, it means that you can be very bossy at your workplace and you enjoy leading others. You are determined to succeed and you are good at perfecting your work. You are responsible, dutiful and driven.

Note that Capricorn in your 6th house is just one facet of your natal chart. Other elements of your natal chart can overpower or contradict with the below points. To get an accurate reading, get a holistic reading of your full natal chart from an astrologer.

What Does it Mean with Capricorn is in the 6thHouse?

6thHouse Meaning

The 6th house tells us about our day-to-day life. How we form our routine, what we do in our day to day life, how passionate or disciplined we are about the things we do.

We learn a lot about our work ethic and the person we are at our job. How we handle the responsibilities and duties given to us. It shows us whether we are an organized person or a messy one.

The 6th house also holds our physical health and wellbeing. How we take care of our health – whether we have a more direct approach, a more holistic approach, whether we are intuitive and in tune with our body. 

To interpret what the house has in store for us, we need to take a look at our natal chart and explore how the signs and planets interact with the 6thHouse.

Capricorn Traits

As an earth sign, Capricorn helps us to be more realistic and rational in our approach.

When Capricorn influences aspects of our life, it’s likely that it will help us react with logic rather than emotions.

We use our logic to help us solve anything we encounter in a practical manner.

As a cardinal sign, Capricorn is very driven and ambitious.  Capricorn is the initiator and they cannot stay in the same place. They are the one who likes to begin new things, they see a goal and they go after it.

Capricorn is very responsible and dutiful. They can be very protective of the people they love and they enjoy providing for others. On the negative side, they can be quite materialistic and at times they overlook the emotional side of things. They may lack empathy and nurture.

Capricorn is very responsible in their work environment. They are good at handling any big and important tasks and can be good at leading a team.

They can be quite bossy and very critical of other people’s skills. In their health and lifestyle, they are determined to take good care of themselves and their body. They can be disciplined. On the negative side, Capricorn is ruled by Saturn which may point to facing health issues or problems at their job.

6thHouse Capricorn: Key Takeaways

1.  You are organized and responsible

Capricorn is ruled by Saturn so having Capricorn in the 6th house shows that you are very organized and responsible.

You easily manage to handle all tasks given to you and you are good at time management.

You are serious about your work and as an Earth sign Capricorn has a very strong sense for duty. You are good at handling important projects at work and you always manage to deal with difficult situations in time and in an efficient manner.

2.  You are ambitious in your workplace

Capricorn in the 6th house of work shows that you might be very ambitious at your job.

You set high expectations for yourself and you always seek the next big thing which can make you very driven and determined to go after the bigger goal that comes next.

At your job you may be very competitive and opportunistic and you are likely to quickly climb up the ladder. You are good at perfecting your skills and presenting yourself in a manner that would be deemed as valuable and worthy by others.

3. You are a good leader

Capricorn on the 6th house cusp may show that you are likely to be a good leader at your job.

You are good at telling other people what to do, how they can do it and how they can improve their skills. Your ability to criticize might be useful in situations where you work in a team as you may always point out people’s mistakes and help them improve them.

You can be a good team leader as long as you learn to balance out the positive and negative. Point out people’s talents and good work, but also tell them how they can improve.

At your job you are likely to end up in a high position due to your ambitious and hardworking nature.

4. You are disciplined in your health routine

Capricorn on the 6th house cusp of health may show that you are likely to pay a lot of attention to your health and lifestyle.

Although Capricorn is ruled by Saturn and having Saturn as the ruler of the house of health may indicate some potential difficulties, it also shows are you are very disciplined and determined to perfect your health routine.

You are likely to be very patient with yourself and your body and you may research your health and seek ways to improve your current routine.

5. You can be very bossy and critical of others

Capricorn on the 6th house cusp of work may show that in your workplace you might be very bossy and you may have high expectations from the people you work with or those who work for you.

You want the best possible result always so when you give tasks to other people and they aren’t completed in the manner you wanted you have no problem showing dissatisfaction. You can be very critical of other people due to your high standards for work.

You have to learn to be more accepting of other people’s mistakes and be less critical or criticize people in a more sensible manner.


With Capricorn in the 6thHouse of your natal chart, you are dutiful and organized. You can be a good leader and you know how to handle big responsibilities. You manage to keep up with your health and you are good at always making time for everything. On the negative side, your job may lead to potential health issues and stress.

Remember that you need to look at the rest of your natal chart to make a better prediciton of your natural personality traits. Other elements on your natal chart may override some of these points (and I’ve tried to note that a few times in this article).