Although Brenda Harvey-Ritchie often seems light, flippant, and careless or carefree (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she also has a more conscientious, cautious and responsible side, as described below. Harvey is perceptive and clever and needs to guard against being sharp-tongued at times.
At heart Brenda Harvey-Ritchie is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Harvey can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in her work and she takes pride in a job well done. What she may lack in self-confidence Brenda Harvey-Ritchie often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. She is adept at using her hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are her forte. Some would say she is a little too meticulous, for Harvey can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as she thinks it should be, and she worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Harvey. She probably wishes that she were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Harvey can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in her environment or within herself, Harvey tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. She is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in her self-assessment and often does not give herself enough praise or credit.
She is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about her diet, hygiene, and health habits. Brenda has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. Her tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. She is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Harvey can sometimes be difficult to live with because of her fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Brenda Harvey-Ritchie seems rather cool and self-contained, she is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. She is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. She is quietly devoted to the ones she cares for.
She is cautious, realistic and practical in her approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie analyzes before she acts. She is sometimes too serious. If Harvey allowed herself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to her health!
She is a private person and inclined to withdraw in very public and impersonal social settings. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie prefers to work at home or in a very personal small business.
Harvey invests a lot of her creative energy into her home, family relationships, and inner life.
Harvey always seems to find the right words to verbalize her feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie also has a keen sense of beauty and she probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Harvey has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie also has a deep need for relationships that offer affection and can be quite intense when by inner compulsion she feels drawn to someone. Her relationships tend to be peculiar in some way.
She is a bit impulsive and excitable and wants things done quickly. Brenda Harvey-Ritchie tends to be very impatient with anyone who is slower or less energetic than she is. Harvey will fight for what she wants but should guard against mishaps or accidents.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Gemini and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 4th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Asc.