challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for May. Brian May tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Brian.
May is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Brian May does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Brian May better than being with groups of his own peers.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. May is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Brian May is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is inclined to feel inferior and may easily be taken in by others. Brian has to guard against being deceived or used by others, though his intentions may be good. Brian May must not let his desire to have things cloud his ability to see what is really happening.
He may frequently feel hindered or oppressed by other people and may suddenly join forces with others in order to overcome difficulties. Brian May seems to be afraid of his own courage and may find it hard to express his desires.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Brian May 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 May needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Brian May needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Brian's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting May's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Brian May to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Brian May is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Brian May needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
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 Brian May is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Brian May needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to May.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 9th house