challenges and difficulties
Castle either overvalues or undervalues her possessions and assets. She can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Barbara Castle may deny herself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of her labors. She may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Barbara Castle feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
She is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Barbara Castle tries to be strictly accurate and she is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Castle withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Barbara's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
Barbara Castle tends to have inner conflicts between her responsibilities and what she would like to do. Castle may weigh her duties favorably against her desires, making it very difficult for her to be truly happy.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Barbara Castle 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 Castle needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Barbara Castle benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Barbara Castle a sense of inner balance.
Barbara Castle has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Barbara needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Castle also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Barbara Castle is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Castle's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Barbara Castle back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being bound to past events and experiences because of her desire to belong, deep attachments to family and the familiar (even if they are neither nourishing nor helpful), the desire to nurture or be nurtured by others, and a strong resistance to cutting the umbilical cord.
Barbara Castle has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt herself to them. Her emotional fulfillment is likely to come through her relationships with others and Castle will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
She is very obliging in her interaction with other people and can easily relate to them. Barbara Castle is likely to have many friends and acquaintances who share the same ideas and viewpoints as she does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Opposition Moon/Jupiter
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Moon
N. Node Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Asc.