challenges and difficulties
Horney either overvalues or undervalues her possessions and assets. She can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Brigitte Horney may deny herself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of her labors. She may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Brigitte Horney feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
Brigitte Horney takes both her work and her health very seriously, but she may demand so much of herself at work that she compromises her health. Brigitte can become a workaholic, not so much because she has lofty ambitions, but because she never feels like she has done enough. Brigitte Horney is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that she may not enjoy it at all.
Horney can also get overly involved in self-improvement or her health, and she tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Brigitte Horney instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Brigitte Horney needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Brigitte Horney benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Brigitte Horney a sense of inner balance.
Brigitte Horney has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Brigitte needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Horney also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in her marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. She may see the qualities that she needs to develop more fully (described above) in her partner. It is important for Brigitte Horney to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in her life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them herself. Brigitte Horney has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about herself through others.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Brigitte Horney back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Brigitte Horney tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Brigitte is overconfident and tends to overextend herself and take on more than is humanly possible. Brigitte is often dogmatic about her philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
The following are specific activities that will support Brigitte Horney in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Horney, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
She needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Brigitte Horney has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. She needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Brigitte Horney has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating her ability to love and to receive love.
Brigitte Horney should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. She may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Horney's activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. She is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Brigitte really wants such jobs or not, usually because she has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in her path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Horney's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Brigitte likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in her environment. Brigitte Horney loves to be around people and has a strong desire to be influential in social circles.
Brigitte likes to be constantly on the go and tends to have a hectic family life. She knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in her position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 6th house
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Uranus/MC