challenges and difficulties
Barbara Cartland has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Barbara is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. Barbara Cartland 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 Cartland's which may inhibit her a great deal. Barbara Cartland must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out 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. Barbara Cartland 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 Barbara Cartland 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.
Her aspirations and dreams are always tempered by realism and practical considerations. Barbara Cartland pursues her aims in a systematic, disciplined, and thorough manner, and she is willing to takes her time, advancing slowly and steadily on her way towards her goal.
Sometimes Barbara Cartland underestimates what is possible, and holds herself back unnecessarily due to a lack of faith or an overly cautious attitude.
Barbara Cartland has a tendency to be too critical of herself. She may be plagued by feelings of guilt about some past events, leading to further self-doubt. Barbara must learn to handle her frustration, depression and discontentment and try to overcome her lack of self-confidence.
At some time in her life Barbara Cartland could have a possible tragedy in love relationships that affects her deeply. Some disturbing experiences may rest heavily on her shoulders and as a result, Barbara may turn cold or bitter.
Very cautious and reserved, Barbara Cartland could find it difficult to express herself. She is a bit inhibited around others and does not seem to get much cooperation from them, causing Barbara to be disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Barbara Cartland 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 Barbara Cartland needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
She is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on her path, but when under stress Barbara Cartland becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what she has, she is apt to ignore the subtle signals she receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Barbara Cartland needs to learn the limits of her ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for her. Cartland also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward her appetites and desires, as Barbara Cartland tends to overindulge and/or deny herself excessively.
It is in her marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. She may see the qualities that she needs to develop more fully (described above) in her partner. It is important for Barbara Cartland to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in her life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them herself. Barbara Cartland has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about herself through others.
Barbara Cartland tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of her relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, Cartland gets the impression that others try to restrain her.
Barbara Cartland tends to have deep bonds with the people she associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of her contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Cartland in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 10th house
Jupiter Conjunct Saturn
Saturn Opposition Moon/Mars
Saturn Opposition Venus/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Mars/Asc.
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Pluto/Asc.