drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and somewhat of a pacifist. Madden will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a powerful ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best or being on top does not mean much to Benji Madden, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Benji Madden is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. Benji has many dreams, high ideals and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Benji Madden also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Benji Madden has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order to build strength and stamina.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Benji Madden is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Madden gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
Benji Madden struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is a constant uphill battle. He is also prone to suppressing his feelings - especially aggressive or angry ones. This could lead to chronic resentment and bitterness, which actually undermines Madden's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Benji Madden is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Benji Madden seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Madden will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
Benji has many artistic talents as well as the ability and creative energy to express them. He may lean more toward practical arts such as utility objects made artistically or working with metal. Benji Madden is also quite passionate and enjoys physical activity.
Benji Madden has a great talent for organizing projects and the ability to inspire others with his enthusiasm. Having the urge to achieve, Benji Madden is capable of tremendous effort and uses all the energy at his disposal to gain success with his objectives.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Benji Madden feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Benji possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Benji Madden should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Benji Madden has a powerful drive for achievement and a penchant for athletics or some other very vigorous, challenging career. He is apt to push himself very hard, trying to outdo the competition. When possible, Madden likes to work independently, blazing trails for others to follow. Impatience, recklessness, or an overly ego-centered approach to success could be his downfall. (Knowing Benji Madden, however, he is likely to get right back on his feet!)
Indecision and confusion over his ambitions or direction in life may hold Benji back from achieving anything solid, especially in his early life. He is very much a dreamer and his interests and inclinations may not translate very readily into concrete goals. Personal glory or accomplishment can never be Madden's sole motivation or drive in life. Ministering to others in some way may be his calling, however. Alternatively, Benji Madden could use his dreamy, imaginative energies in creative ways - in the arts, music or entertainment.
Madden may well have an unusual destiny or pivotal role to play in a drama that involves much more than his own personal ambitions and professional aims. This could involve uncovering secrets, bringing deception, cruelty, or injustice to light, or making fundamental changes in a given field. Benji's work may also involve life and death issues, crises and emergencies. Somewhere along the way, fate may force Madden's hand - and it may require some self-sacrifice on his part. On the other hand, his real work may be rather subtle - a quiet transformation of a particular area or field. Benji Madden is destined for in-depth work.
Benji Madden has a clear view of his aim in life and plans a course of action very thoroughly and decisively. He pursues his objectives with great assurance, gladly accepts responsibility, and loves to work because Madden likes what he does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 9th house
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Mars Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mars
Neptune Square MC
Pluto Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mars