challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Stanford. Aaron Stanford tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Aaron.
He may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Aaron Stanford does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Aaron Stanford must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
Aaron Stanford has a tendency to be overly critical of himself. He may be plagued by feelings of guilt about certain past events, leading to further self-doubt. Aaron must learn to handle his frustration, depression and discontent and try to overcome his lack of self-confidence.
Aaron Stanford has a desire to break away from tradition and to free himself from restrictive conditions. Somewhat inflexible and rigid, he may suddenly become inhibited before he sets out on his goals, which could be to Stanford's detriment.
Aaron Stanford strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away and overthrow any thoughts of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his life could suddenly wane, thereby leaving Stanford free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Aaron Stanford instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Aaron Stanford needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Aaron Stanford becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Aaron Stanford needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Stanford also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Aaron Stanford tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Aaron Stanford is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Stanford's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Opposition Moon/Mars
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/MC
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 3rd house