challenges and difficulties
Adam Duritz often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something he cannot name or specify, and he may sense both a great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or over sensitivity is an important task for Duritz.
It may be difficult for Adam Duritz to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Adam may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Adam Duritz also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Adam Duritz 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 Adam Duritz needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Adam Duritz is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Adam Duritz's growth. Adam Duritz needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Adam Duritz is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Adam Duritz needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Duritz.
The following are specific activities that will support Adam Duritz in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Duritz, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Adam Duritz has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Adam Duritz has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Adam Duritz should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Duritz's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Adam Duritz needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Adam needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
He is very socially minded and it is easy for Adam Duritz to show his affection. His family or community probably provided fertile ground for his development. Duritz may love to show off a little and he thrives on being involved with others in joyful group activities.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 5th house
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Jupiter