challenges and difficulties
Ashley Benson has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Ashley is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack the capacity for joy and play. Ashley Benson often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Benson's that may inhibit her a great deal. Ashley Benson must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob her of the playful, imaginative side of life.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Ashley Benson understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Ashley Benson is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Ashley Benson takes her ideals and dreams very seriously and goes through periods of fervent dedication to a lofty ideal or vision. Ashley has the ability to acquire true spiritual or imaginative insight, but she can also become so involved in her imaginative, idealistic pursuits that she looses perspective and develops feelings of alienation and isolation.
Ashley Benson has a tendency to think on the dark side, is somewhat gloomy and touchy and easily disappointed. She may find it hard to keeps her attention on the real world and may become obsessed with strange ideas and fanciful beliefs.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Ashley Benson instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Ashley Benson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Ashley Benson's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Benson's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Benson's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Benson's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress she is likely to become overly focused on herself and her own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Benson's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Ashley Benson needs to strike a balance between doing for herself and doing for others, by discovering how Benson's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Ashley Benson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
Benson is inclined to seek out relationships with people who have the same interests and she has a desire to work with them on obtaining mutual objectives. Some of Ashley's contacts or introductions could come about suddenly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/Asc.