drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Amadeo Modigliani often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Amadeo Modigliani strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Amadeo Modigliani can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Amadeo Modigliani underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Modigliani does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Amadeo Modigliani conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Modigliani may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Amadeo Modigliani will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Modigliani often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Amadeo is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Amadeo Modigliani works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Amadeo is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Amadeo Modigliani feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Amadeo Modigliani, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Amadeo works best in solitude.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Amadeo Modigliani finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Amadeo has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Dynamic, self-willed, and fiercely independent, he has extraordinary drive and energy. When Amadeo Modigliani wants something, he wants it this very minute, and he acts quickly, impulsively and decisively. His impatience inclines Amadeo Modigliani to be abrupt with people and reckless. He needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own way and does not happily conform to schedules, rules or regimes imposed by others. He is intolerant of authority and can be very rebellious. He is very frank with others, sometimes brutally so. Amadeo Modigliani may have an explosive temper. High-strung and often nervous and tense, Amadeo finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself or relax. Amadeo Modigliani is always on the go. He is restless, daring and experimental.
While Amadeo Modigliani is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
Modigliani dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Amadeo Modigliani prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Modigliani finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Amadeo Modigliani has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
Amadeo has an extraordinary drive for power and influence in the world, which can be used for good or ill, for his own personal aggrandizement or for achieving some wider aim.
Amadeo Modigliani could be a channel for healing, transforming, revivifying energies in society or in individuals. His work will involve stimulating deep, fundamental changes and bringing to light hidden, taboo, repressed, or secret information and knowledge.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Amadeo Modigliani is apt to feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do to progress, versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
He is subject to frequent changes of mood and tends to lose courage quickly. Amadeo Modigliani is inclined to vacillate between idealistic and materialistic objectives and could end up feeling confused and lost. Considering himself weak and ineffectual, Amadeo then may no longer feel like advancing.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 1st house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Conjunct Uranus
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Trine Neptune
MC Conjunct Pluto
Moon Square MC
MC Conjunct Saturn/Neptune