approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Antonietta's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Antonietta Lilly comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Antonietta Lilly - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Antonietta Lilly" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Antonietta a little better. This page describes the disguise Lilly wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Antonietta loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. She is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Antonietta Lilly has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything she has yet experienced, and she often lives in her dreams and visions for the future. Antonietta Lilly tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and she likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, she always expects something better ahead. Antonietta Lilly loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once she achieves it she is on to something else. She is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and she is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for her. Antonietta Lilly has great faith in life and she bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Antonietta Lilly cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect her need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Antonietta and she may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
She is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. She is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about her convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Antonietta Lilly gets carried away with her enthusiasm of the moment and she tends to exaggerate. She is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and she is usually pretty convincing. She does everything in a big way, a generous way. Lilly likes to have the best, and she heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. Her vision is always large. She is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and she is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Antonietta Lilly as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. She may also be seen as a wise person since she does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. She is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and she inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
Antonietta Lilly appears confident and self-assured and she makes a clear, strong impression on others. She is very concerned with the impact she makes on others and with getting personal recognition, sometimes too much so. Antonietta Lilly tends to dominate in relationships and to be oblivious to others' points of view if they differ very much from Lilly's own.
Antonietta Lilly is extremely sensitive to all of the incoming impressions and energies around her, and at times she can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Antonietta Lilly tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of seeming to become the people or person she is with the most.
Antonietta Lilly appears to be liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual, or off the beaten track arouses her interest. Lilly infuses her environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Antonietta Lilly does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
At times her desire to impress other people, to be important, or to be popular may make Lilly does things that go against her better judgment. Even Antonietta's sincere attempts to be generous or helpful may be misinterpreted, seen as pompousness or interference. Antonietta Lilly needs to be aware of her tendency to overdo - to go all out - even when it is not appropriate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Conjunct Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Jupiter Quincunx Asc.