drive and ambition
Alec Guinness avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Guinness is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Alec Guinness will really fight is when he senses that his loved ones - or something dear to him- are being jeopardized, in which case he is a fierce defender. Alec Guinness has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Alec's home or family. However, Alec Guinness will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Alec Guinness is very touchy, irritable and difficult to live with when there are many demands or stressful situations at work. His energy level varies and is very dependent on the emotional harmony (or lack thereof) in his home. A supportive partner is very instrumental in helping Guinness to achieve his goals and desires.
It is not easy for Alec Guinness to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Guinness and one or more of his relations is likely. Alec Guinness likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
While Alec Guinness enjoys challenging himself to extend his abilities or try new activities, he is apt to bite off more than he can chew. Failures or accidents due to overestimating his prowess or capacities and being overly eager and poorly prepared, may result. Fortunately these disappointments or blunders do not dampen Alec's spirits or his ambitions permanently; he has a lot of resilience and optimism. Most likely Alec Guinness will need to develop his physical coordination and sense of timing in order to do some of the activities he dreams of doing.
Alec Guinness 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. Alec 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 Alec's life.
Alec Guinness has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. He is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and he has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
His decisions are based on the demands of the situation and he is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, Alec Guinness may have inner conflicts between his professional personal lives.
He is subject to frequent changes of mood and tends to lose courage quickly. Alec Guinness is inclined to vacillate between idealistic and materialistic objectives and could end up feeling confused and lost. Considering himself weak and ineffectual, Alec then may no longer feel like advancing.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 4th house
Mars Quincunx Jupiter
Jupiter Trine Saturn
Saturn Trine Uranus
MC Opposition Moon/Mars
MC Opposition Saturn/Neptune