drive and ambition
Sothern is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. She is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Ann Sothern aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Ann likes to stretch her limits, see how far she can go and take risks. She is a positive thinker, expects success for herself, and is philosophical about failures. Sothern is flexible and she bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea she wants to try. Her enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Ann Sothern to enlist the aid and support she needs for her projects. However, Ann Sothern sometimes promises more than she can actually achieve, because she is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
She also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for her, there are times when Ann Sothern simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make her dreams and goals reality. Too often Ann Sothern falls short of what she could attain because she is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Ann Sothern also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Ann's energy.
Ann Sothern encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of her goals and desires, and her setbacks often occur because Ann has been too rash or intent on satisfying her own will regardless of the impact on others. Ann Sothern is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Sothern.
Ann Sothern has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve her objectives. Once she decides she wants something or makes a commitment, Ann Sothern will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Ann and she instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Sothern chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Ann Sothern likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and she does a thorough job. She enjoys working in solitude, and often feels she does her best work when she is alone.
Her aspirations in life are likely to be quite unusual, extraordinary or ahead of their time. Ann Sothern is a nonconformist who insists on doing things her own way and follows a zigzag path toward her ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of her life's plan. Ann Sothern simply cannot force herself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Ann Sothern needs to have a strong spiritual base to her life in order to achieve anything in concrete, objective terms. In other words, fulfilling any ambitions she has for herself will depend upon whether or not Sothern feels connected to a higher source. Clarifying her own role or direction in life may take Ann Sothern some time, so she is likely to be a "late bloomer" when it comes to external manifestations and success in material terms.
Sothern may enjoy a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Ann Sothern and opportunities abound. She may have more offers than she can follow up on. This is mostly due to her positive and generous attitude. Ann's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Saturn
MC Conjunct Uranus
Neptune Opposition MC
Jupiter Trine MC