drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Boris Karloff often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Boris Karloff strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Boris Karloff can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Boris Karloff underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Karloff does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Boris Karloff conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Karloff may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Karloff is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a healthy dose of fireworks in his personal relationships. Boris Karloff can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Boris will join forces with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Boris Karloff has a rather cocky, confident, we-can-do-it attitude that people in his environment pick up on quite readily. Inspiring, motivating, and encouraging others to go out and do their very best is one of Boris' innate gifts. Boris Karloff has faith in the power of action and boldness, and enjoys initiating new programs and projects.
He is capable of overcoming tremendous odds, and of enormous self-discipline and focus. When Boris Karloff sets his sights on achieving something or is presented with a thorny challenge, it is his capacity for streamlining, making do with very little and sailing through tough times that enables Boris Karloff to ultimately triumph.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Boris Karloff feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Boris possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Boris Karloff should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Deep, compelling drives that Boris Karloff does not entirely understand are likely to be the source of his rather extraordinary ambitions. He may find that a drive for dominance, power and control stem from the rather problematic and intense relationship Boris had with one or both of his parents. If Boris Karloff is willing to delve deeply into his own fears and inner life and clear away much of the conditioning of his earliest years, he will indeed discover tremendous inner resources which can be used to fuel his rise in the world.
Discipline, concentration, a realistic sense of what is attainable and steady dedication to achieving his ambitions are the keys to Boris' progress. Boris Karloff is apt to move slowly but surely in the direction of his goals, and solid achievement is the outcome of this conservative approach.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 7th house
Mars Sextile Jupiter
Saturn Sextile Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
Pluto Opposition MC
Saturn Trine MC