challenges and difficulties
Brian Aherne has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Brian is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. Brian Aherne often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Aherne's which may inhibit him a great deal. Brian Aherne must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out the playful, imaginative side of life.
Brian Aherne takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. Brian can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Brian Aherne is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Aherne can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
At times Brian Aherne struggles with nebulous worries and insecurities, fears which may be difficult to name. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. Brian Aherne 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 Brian occasionally.
Brian wants to go his own way and tends to withdraw into himself. He prefers to be alone and tends to cut himself off from other people. Brian Aherne could be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Brian Aherne 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 Brian Aherne needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Brian Aherne becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Brian Aherne needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Aherne also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Brian Aherne tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Aherne's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Brian Aherne needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Brian Aherne back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Because of rigid and somewhat unpleasant family relationships, Brian Aherne is inclined to seclude himself from others. He may prefer to live in archaic surroundings and could be interested in antiques.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/MC
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Asc.