approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Brett's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Brett Murphy comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Brett Murphy - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Brett Murphy" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Brett a little better. This page describes the disguise Murphy wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Murphy's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Brett Murphy wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Brett Murphy wants, Brett Murphy usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Brett wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Brett Murphy functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Brett Murphy usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Murphy approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Brett Murphy also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Murphy. When Brett Murphy commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, Brett Murphy is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see Brett Murphy as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Brett Murphy also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Murphy projects a feeling of broad-mindedness, generosity, and beneficence, a sense that he is someone others should listen to and treat with respect. Because Brett Murphy generally makes such a favorable impression on people, many doors are open to him, and he may appear to be somewhat luckier than other people. This is primarily due to the confidence that Brett Murphy emanates.
Brett Murphy comes across as unusual, highly independent, and free spirited. There is a touch of brilliance and creative genius in his demeanor. He is also restless and easily distracted, and tends to fly from one thing to another, which may leave the impression that Murphy is unreliable.
Brett Murphy has a big heart, is generous with his affections, and has a strong desire to take care of everyone around him. It is easy for Murphy to establish personal contacts and relationships because of his ability to fully understand others.
Brett Murphy seems to enjoy projecting a different image of himself to others, giving them a false impression of himself. He is inclined to associate with odd and peculiar people and is likely to have very strange romantic relationships.
Brett Murphy has a kind and loving nature and he radiates friendliness and warmth wherever he goes. Because of his obliging and cordial manner, Murphy is likely to have many harmonious relationships with others.
Brett Murphy has a strong desire to constantly be in the limelight and he considers second place as a failure. Murphy is very self-confident, has the ability to mold his surrounding to his own needs and is likely to furnish his home according to his taste.
He may feel that personal relationships are interfering with the pursuit of his goals and chooses to lead a life on his own. But at the same time Brett Murphy often may feel lonely and alienated by others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Sextile Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Asc. Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/MC