challenges and difficulties
West doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Anthony is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
Anthony West has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Anthony limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Anthony West difficult to get to know intimately, as West tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. West is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Anthony West is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Anthony West instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Anthony West needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance West's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Anthony West has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in his public life and career that Anthony West is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact West's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Anthony West achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 10th house