Bret Easton Ellis
drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and somewhat of a pacifist. Ellis 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 Bret Easton Ellis, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Bret Easton Ellis 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. Bret has many dreams, high ideals and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Bret Easton Ellis also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Bret Easton Ellis has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order to build strength and stamina.
Bret Easton Ellis meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Bret has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. Bret Easton Ellis is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Ellis.
Ellis dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Bret Easton Ellis prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Ellis finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Bret Easton Ellis has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
He is highly ambitious and will drive himself (and others) mercilessly when he wants to achieve something. Competition can become deadly serious and rather ugly where Ellis is concerned, as if his very life depended on winning or conquering. His relationships with men may be especially fraught with conflict and power struggles. He is capable of tremendous effort but Bret Easton Ellis must beware of burnout.
Others may find Bret Easton Ellis a bit strange and conditions in his immediate surroundings may not be as harmonious as Ellis would like them to be. Not very assertive about protecting his interests, he could attract people who will take advantage of him.
Ellis gains his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness, ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Bret Easton Ellis. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can succeed in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Bret Easton Ellis to his downfall.
Bret Easton Ellis achieves his professional goals and long-range ambitions through self-discipline, concentration, and climbing the mountain one step at a time. Unlike the lucky few for whom all doors seem to magically open, Bret has to formulate a realistic plan and follow it diligently in order to succeed. Bret Easton Ellis will have to pay his dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is his ally.
His father or grandfather probably influenced Ellis' choice of career, and will back him up - as long as Bret chooses to follow in their footsteps.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Neptune
Mars Opposition Pluto
Mars Opposition Neptune/N. Node
MC Conjunct Venus
Saturn Sextile MC