approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Barbara's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Barbara Hershey comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Barbara Hershey - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Barbara Hershey" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Barbara a little better. This page describes the disguise Hershey wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Barbara Hershey meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Barbara projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Hershey is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Barbara Hershey may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Hershey is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Barbara to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Barbara Hershey feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Hershey's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Barbara Hershey it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Barbara Hershey is not a follower. Others see Barbara as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Hershey presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
Barbara Hershey appears sympathetic and approachable. Because she uses her feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Hershey understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Barbara Hershey really wants people to know how she feels, and their care and support are very important to her.
Barbara Hershey seems tolerant, broad-minded, and well-educated or as if she has traveled widely. She radiates a certain distinction, even nobility. Hershey is apt to have a significant impact on the people she encounters, without even realizing it - a positive, encouraging one.
Barbara Hershey appears to be unusual, highly independent, and a free spirit. There is a touch of brilliance, of the creative genius, in her manner. She is also restless and easily distracted, tending to fly from one thing to another, which may give the impression that Hershey is unreliable.
Barbara Hershey tends to suppress her feelings and may even pretend that she does not have any, therefore appearing rather cold. Barbara feels separated from others and is inclined to isolate herself. Others see Barbara Hershey as a reserved, detached and serious person.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Jupiter Trine Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Saturn