challenges and difficulties
Benjamin has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Bratt.
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Benjamin Bratt does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Benjamin Bratt must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
Benjamin Bratt strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
Somewhat shy, Benjamin finds it difficult to relate to people and tends to withdraw from others. Since it is hard for Benjamin Bratt to establish relationships, he would rather be by himself. Benjamin likes everything simple or plain and prefers a more humble and secluded life.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Benjamin Bratt instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Benjamin Bratt needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Benjamin Bratt is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Benjamin Bratt's growth. Benjamin Bratt needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in trying to strike a balance between Bratt's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Benjamin Bratt needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Benjamin Bratt back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Bratt's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow his energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Benjamin Bratt thinks of others before he thinks of himself and is always ready to lend a helping hand. He is deeply concerned with the community which he lives in, loves his family and relatives and has a strong need to maintain close relationships with them.
His conversations with others tend to be lively and productive but could also easily turn into arguments. The subject of Bratt's discussions is likely to be about working on and incorporating educational matters.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Asc.
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Opposition Moon/Venus
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Mars