challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Toynbee. Arnold Toynbee tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Arnold.
Arnold Toynbee takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Toynbee a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Arnold Toynbee and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Toynbee will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
A bit stubborn and self-willed, Arnold Toynbee persists no matter what obstacles he has to overcome. He has great endurance and strength and he forces himself to work very hard. Arnold Toynbee could be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of his objectives.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Arnold Toynbee 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 Arnold Toynbee needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Arnold Toynbee is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Arnold Toynbee's growth. Arnold Toynbee needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Toynbee's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
Toynbee co-operate well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Arnold Toynbee is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have an instant recall of things and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Uranus