Those born between December 22 and January 19 are under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, the sea-goat. Capricorn is associated with the element of Earth. Personality traits include having a strong work ethic, practicality and dedication to the point of stubbornness. Capricorns are slow to anger and are very reliable; commitment is important to Capricorns. Their humor can be dark, a reflection of their pragmatic view of life. Discernment is among the Capricorn's strongest attributes, which can, if taken too far can be construed as being judgemental. Learning to be flexible and forgiving can balance this tendency.