Behind Ferrera's proud and magnanimous demeanor (as described on the previous page) lays a real go-getter. Others feel that she is rather narcissistic. America Ferrera should strive to always be aware of others' needs and concerns to prove this criticism wrong!
She is a person who thrives on challenge, and she often feels that she must battle her way through life, relying on no one and nothing but her own strength, intelligence and courage. America Ferrera believes in being totally honest, true to herself and her own vision and convictions, even if it means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor and authenticity are Ferrera's gods, and she has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
America Ferrera craves the freedom to do things in her own way, and she works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not her style. America likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
America Ferrera loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then she is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes and introduce some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are tantamount to death for her. She is not afraid of trying something that has never been done before, and even though she may sometimes be perceived as a fool, America Ferrera also discovers, invents and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following her own star are the breath of life for Ferrera, and she wilts (or gets very frustrated and angry) if she cannot do this.
She is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic and assertive. America Ferrera believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and she perceives herself as a strong, even invincible, person. America Ferrera hates being ill or in a position of dependency. Accepting her own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for her.
She is basically aggressive in her attitudes and less adept at relating to others, picking up on subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing and harmonizing. She is often so fired up about her own projects or goals that she inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas and feelings would be highly instrumental in improving Ferrera's relationships. Her impatience to get on with things causes America Ferrera to be rather insensitive, thereby alienating others unnecessarily. She also frequently tries to accomplish her goals through anger or temper tantrums. America Ferrera would gain much by learning to slow down, relax and sometimes just let things be, however her energetic, restless nature rarely allows America Ferrera to do so.
Ferrera is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand her intellectual horizons and broaden her understanding of the world.
America Ferrera is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy her mind much of the time.
America Ferrera tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. America Ferrera has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
America Ferrera tends to struggle with how to assert her will and she gets what she wants in life in a way that she feels good about. Ferrera may be unsure about when to use force and take decisive action, and she may occasionally become inappropriately aggressive or pushy. America Ferrera may also disapprove of her own anger, competitiveness or aggressive impulses - and thus have difficulty accessing her personal power. Learning to accept and express her "masculine" or "yang" qualities in a positive manner is a challenge for Ferrera.
Along with her energy and drive, America Ferrera has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Ferrera, as well as a doer and a fighter. America wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for her.
She is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. Her spiritual values color America's whole perspective and approach to life. She is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
She is infused with a sense of personal destiny or mission and can be extremely driven, obsessed and fanatical. Learning about power and how to use it effectively is definitely on her agenda. America Ferrera confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach her about power and eventually force Ferrera to claim her own.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Quincunx Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto