drive and ambition
Alan Arkin has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Alan tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Alan Arkin feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Alan Arkin is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Alan Arkin needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Arkin can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Alan Arkin will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Arkin often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Alan is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Alan Arkin has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner, and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for Alan Arkin to work on building up his physical energy. Alan needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more of than average), and especially avoid activities and people that dissipate and waste his time.
Alan Arkin puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Alan Arkin learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
Alan Arkin has a good balance between idealism, optimism, and vision for the future on one hand and a realistic sense of what can actually be achieved on the other hand. His judgment and business sense are usually quite good. Alan possesses patience and the ability to accept limitation and frustration on the way to his goals.
Older, more experienced individuals or mentors are likely to play a significant and beneficial role in Alan's life.
In meeting his challenges and difficulties in life, Alan Arkin does have allies: his ability to tolerate tension and ambivalence, his ability to compromise, and a capacity to endure discomfort. Remaining steady in the midst of crisis or sudden change is an aspect of this, as well as knowing when to wait and when to make necessary changes. Alan's timing is usually good.
To achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Arkin gets bored with work that is not challenging intellectually. Alan Arkin needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Alan needs to watch his words. His tongue or even his sense of humor can get Alan Arkin in trouble with superiors at times.
Indecision and confusion over his ambitions or direction in life may hold Alan back from achieving anything solid, especially in his early life. He is very much a dreamer and his interests and inclinations may not translate very readily into concrete goals. Personal glory or accomplishment can never be Arkin's sole motivation or drive in life. Ministering to others in some way may be his calling, however. Or Alan Arkin could use his dreamy, imaginative energies in creative ways - the arts, music or entertainment field.
Happiness and fulfillment in Alan's career are likely, because he gives his all to it and will not make the sorts of compromises that others feel compelled to make in order to succeed. Self-expression and being his own person are very important to Arkin.
Enormous aid is apt to come to Alan Arkin through his father or another important man in his life. His relationships with superiors and those in a position to boost his career are usually excellent.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. Alan Arkin is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Alan has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Alan's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Alan Arkin pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. Alan Arkin has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
His decisions are based on the demands of the situation and he is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, Alan Arkin may have inner conflicts between his professional personal lives.
His inner life tends to be full of imagination and Alan Arkin is likely to have far-reaching ideas and plans. Peace-loving and generous, he is very sharing in his relationships. But Alan Arkin could become the victim of unintentional slights.
He is quite restless and indefatigable in the pursuit of his objectives. Only satisfied with maximum results, Alan Arkin fights to the last moment. Some of his endeavors could be a bit daring though, and his aims a bit high.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 1st house
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Opposition Moon/MC
Jupiter Trine Saturn
Saturn Sextile Uranus
Mercury Square MC
Neptune Square MC
Sun Trine MC
Moon Trine MC
Mars Trine MC
MC Opposition Moon/Mars
MC Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
MC Opposition Uranus/Pluto