challenges and difficulties
Smart fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance herself or deny her needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that she will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Amy Smart may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Amy.
Amy Smart has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Amy limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Amy Smart difficult to get to know intimately, as Smart tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Amy has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Amy Smart needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve her aspirations. Smart will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Because of her inner reserve and basic shyness, Amy Smart appears to lack adaptability and is a bit inhibited in dealing with other people. Her approach is somewhat serious and it is difficult for Amy to face the public.
Amy wants to go her own way and tends to withdraw into herself. She prefers to be alone and tends to cut herself off from other people. Amy Smart could be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Amy Smart instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Amy Smart needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
She is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on her path, but when under stress Amy Smart becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what she has, she is apt to ignore the subtle signals she receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Amy Smart needs to learn the limits of her ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for her. Smart also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward her appetites and desires, as Amy Smart tends to overindulge and/or deny herself excessively.
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Amy Smart should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Amy Smart in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Smart, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Amy Smart should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen her ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. She needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Amy can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Amy Smart has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Amy Smart seems to have an innate sense of cosmic awareness and is likely to have strong psychical or metaphysical talents. She is inclined to join some parapsychology groups where she may share her unusual experiences with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 1st house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Opposition Sun/N. Node
Saturn Opposition N. Node/MC
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Neptune/Pluto