Adela Rogers St. Johns
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Adela's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Adela Rogers St. Johns comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Adela Rogers St. Johns - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Adela Rogers St. Johns" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Adela a little better. This page describes the disguise St. Johns wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Modest, unobtrusive, and often rather quiet or shy, she is a person who is content to stay in the background or to serve as an assistant, in the supporting role rather than in the lead. She is quite humble in her own assessment of herself; she seeks perfection, with a tendency to be overly self-critical. No matter how well she does something, Adela Rogers St. Johns always sees the flaws in it and how it could be improved. Often St. Johns will simply refuse to attempt something because she feels she cannot meet her own high standards.
Adela Rogers St. Johns has an eye for detail and she gets upset when something is not done just so, usually something others consider rather inconsequential or trivial. She is hard to please and her relationships with others may suffer because of this. Adela Rogers St. Johns also has refined sensitivities and is very discriminating and particular in her choice of foods, clothes, friends, artwork, etc. Order in St. Johns' environment is very important to St. Johns.
St. Johns steps into situations rather cautiously, and not without realistically assessing all of the risks and potential advantages involved. Unless something is a safe bet, she is unlikely to dive into it. Adela Rogers St. Johns tends to underestimate her own capacities and to lack confidence and trust in life, which inhibits her spontaneity. Worrying is a bad habit of hers. On the other hand, Adela rarely falls flat on her face and what she does, she does very well.
Others see Adela Rogers St. Johns as a self-sufficient and rather self-contained person. St. Johns has a strong sense of propriety. Politeness, good manners, and correct behavior are important to her. Her clear, cool, objective and non-emotional attitude is apparent to others first, and though she is really quite helpful and caring, she does not radiate much sympathy and as a result, others may not see the helpful side as readily. Adela may seem more businesslike and factual as well as more conservative than she really is at heart. She is the person others might go to for technical advice or an unbiased opinion, but not for emotional support.
She is keenly observant, intelligent, and has a great desire for learning and for self-improvement, but she is not especially ambitious and is often satisfied with a rather simple, unglamorous position in life.
She may be seen as someone who provokes conflict because Adela Rogers St. Johns likes to get everything out in the open and she generally does not avoid disagreeable issues. Her relationships with others may be characterized by a great deal of competition, anger, or friction as a result. Or, St. Johns may seem to run into more than her share of inconsiderate, pushy people. Learning to harness her energies into cooperative efforts and shared work is St. Johns' challenge.
Adela Rogers St. Johns feels good about herself and enjoys good relationships with her friends and neighbors. She exchanges ideas with them in a very relaxed and open manner, always willing to learn more about herself, the world and other people.
St. Johns' intellect and her emotions are well balanced. Adela has the ability to manage her feelings superbly and have a cautious, adaptable and open way about her. Adela Rogers St. Johns likes to associate with the public and has an understanding for the "man on the street".
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Opposition Asc.
Asc. Opposition Sun/Moon
Asc. Opposition Moon/Mercury