challenges and difficulties
Bruckner doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Anton 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.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Anton Bruckner understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Anton Bruckner is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
At times Anton Bruckner struggles with nebulous worries and insecurities, fears which may be difficult to name. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. Anton Bruckner has to work hard to overcome being overly serious regarding the spiritual side of life, especially if his religious upbringing emphasized guilt and retribution. Reorienting himself in the direction of spiritual optimism will do much to lift the cloud of worry that settles over Anton occasionally.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Anton Bruckner 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 Anton Bruckner needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Anton Bruckner has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Anton Bruckner needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Anton Bruckner needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Anton Bruckner should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Anton Bruckner in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Bruckner, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Anton Bruckner should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen his ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. He needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Anton can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Anton Bruckner has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Anton Bruckner should become more aware of the spiritual side of life and its underlying unity by getting involved in charitable activities and opening up his psychic channels. Meditation that develops Bruckner's intuitive abilities, as well as learning about the unseen side of life through his own dream experiences or altered states of awareness, can be important steps in Anton's path.
Moreover, musical and artistic or imaginative endeavors will be important to him.
He is very obliging and always looks for relationships with other people. Anton Bruckner tends to feel really at home with his family or in groups or associations that he may join. Anton has a strong desire to feel at one with his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Neptune
N. Node Opposition Asc./MC