drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Barbara Cartland often feels that if she wants something done right she must do it herself, for others do not do as thorough a job as she does. Doing a task well is very important to her, and she may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Barbara Cartland strives for accuracy, efficiency, and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Barbara Cartland can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that she will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that her efforts will simply not be good enough. She is usually modest and realistic in assessing what she can accomplish and, if anything, Barbara Cartland underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Cartland does apply herself diligently in some area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she master skills and develop expertise.
Barbara Cartland conserves her energy and paces herself so that she does not waste or diffuse her efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit her opportunities. In short, Cartland may not aim high enough and settle for too little in life.
Barbara Cartland expects to work hard for anything she accomplishes and she has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for Barbara at times, and she pushes herself too hard. Cartland can also be too demanding of the people she works with.
If her energy is not invested in a job or career, Barbara Cartland can become fanatic about her health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Barbara and she must have something that stirs her imagination, some vision or ideal or dream to motivate her. Barbara Cartland has a strong urge to act out her fantasies or to live her dream, and she will act upon things that others only talk or dream about. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Cartland can express herself imaginatively are excellent for her.
Work that serves only her own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Barbara Cartland. She may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me-first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. She also tends to either overestimate or underestimate her own power and abilities.
She is quite passionate, loves children, and is inclined to wish for a large family. In fact, Barbara Cartland is likely to become completely bound up in her marriage and family life.
Barbara Cartland has a great talent for organizing projects and the ability to inspire others with her enthusiasm. Having the urge to achieve, Barbara Cartland is capable of tremendous effort and uses all the energy at her disposal to gain success with her objectives.
Barbara Cartland has a strong need to gain power and she tends to dominate or manipulate other people. But in her push for success, power struggles could also thwart Cartland's efforts and she could become the victim of someone else having control over her.
Barbara has noble aspirations and grand plans for herself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy, and an interest in social betterment, Barbara Cartland is apt to be quite successful and influential in her community. She is suited to large, expansive enterprises and dealing with wealth.
Her role in life is apt to be one of great responsibility and Barbara Cartland takes her tasks very seriously. Certain heaviness weighs on her because of this. She may have been unusually ambitious or mature at a tender age. Barbara Cartland advances and attains her aspirations through dedication and perseverance, rather than fortune.
She is sensitive to everything around her and soaks up experiences like a sponge. Barbara Cartland must avoid becoming depressed when things do not go her way. Cartland also needs to overcome being somewhat timid and to build up her own self-image.
Barbara Cartland comes across like a person of respect and may give the impression of being unapproachable. Barbara has a strong desire to establish herself; she wants to acquire property, a fortune, as well as a symbol of status.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 6th house
Mars Square Neptune
Mars Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Mars Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Mars Opposition Pluto/MC
MC Conjunct Jupiter
MC Conjunct Saturn
MC Opposition Sun/Neptune
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn