challenges and difficulties
Brett has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Ratner.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Brett Ratner understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Brett Ratner is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
At times Brett Ratner struggles with nebulous worries, insecurities and fears that may be difficult to pinpoint. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. Brett Ratner has to work hard to overcome being overly serious regarding the spiritual side of life, especially if his religious upbringing emphasized guilt and retribution. Reorienting himself in the direction of spiritual optimism will do much to lift the cloud of worry that settles over Brett occasionally.
Brett Ratner tends to be his own worst enemy, demanding inhuman perfection of himself and harshly criticizing or persecuting himself when he does not measure up. Perhaps circumstances or relationships in his life have been extremely difficult and demanding, reinforcing Brett's belief that he must struggle alone.
He is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Brett Ratner develops his power and inner strength. However, Brett Ratner should not make life harder than it is. He must give himself permission to let up sometimes, and to realize that he is only human.
Brett Ratner tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Brett feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and ends up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Brett Ratner instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Brett Ratner needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Brett Ratner - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Ratner tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Brett Ratner is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Ratner's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Brett Ratner needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Brett Ratner is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Brett Ratner needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Ratner.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Brett Ratner back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Brett Ratner tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Brett is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Brett is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Brett Ratner seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
The following are specific activities that will support Brett Ratner in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Ratner, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Brett Ratner has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Brett to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Ratner needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Brett Ratner should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Brett Ratner to pursue.
Brett Ratner has a strong desire to share his opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that he has. He may enjoy studying and developing his intellectual interests with them.
He is gay and cheerful in the company of others and happy to be with them. Brett Ratner is fond of telling jokes and is likely to entertain everyone. His relationships with others tend to be for a common purpose.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/MC
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Uranus