drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Arnold finds it difficult sometimes to relax, slow down, or take time to reflect and replenish himself. Arnold Schwarzenegger tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish much in short bursts but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina, and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Schwarzenegger. Arnold Schwarzenegger often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on some of them. He needs variety, change, and mental challenges.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions that have a mental component. Arnold likes to match wits with someone else.
Schwarzenegger often achieves his desires by his verbal skill, his ability to speak clearly, vigorously, and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy is more mental than physical. Arnold Schwarzenegger uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication, and awareness to achieve his goals.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Arnold. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Arnold Schwarzenegger lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Schwarzenegger can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Arnold Schwarzenegger denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
While Arnold Schwarzenegger enjoys challenging himself to extend his abilities or try new activities, he is apt to bite off more than he can chew. Failures or accidents due to overestimating his prowess or capacities and being overly eager and poorly prepared, may result. Fortunately these disappointments or blunders do not dampen Arnold's spirits or his ambitions permanently; he has a lot of resilience and optimism. Most likely Arnold Schwarzenegger will need to develop his physical coordination and sense of timing in order to do some of the activities he dreams of doing.
Dynamic, self-willed, and fiercely independent, Arnold Schwarzenegger has extraordinary drive and energy. When Arnold Schwarzenegger wants something, he wants it NOW, and he acts quickly, impulsively, and decisively. His impatience inclines Arnold Schwarzenegger to be abrupt with people and reckless. He needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own way and he does not happily conform to schedules, rules, or regimes imposed by others. He is intolerant of authority and can be very rebellious. Arnold Schwarzenegger is very frank with others, sometimes brutally so. He may have an explosive temper. High-strung and often nervous and tense, Arnold finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself, or relax. Arnold Schwarzenegger is always on the go. He is restless, daring, and experimental.
Schwarzenegger is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in Arnold's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable Arnold Schwarzenegger to evolve and to work through his challenges.
Schwarzenegger is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on his way to gaining his objectives. Arnold Schwarzenegger could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
His drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Arnold knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Arnold Schwarzenegger does. He is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules, and the like. Arnold Schwarzenegger should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs in the course of his life. He may change course often, and try many different things.
In many ways Arnold's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by his personal charm and attractiveness, his ability to please people, and his excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Quincunx Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Mars Square MC
Uranus Square MC
Venus Trine MC