challenges and difficulties
Theiss 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. Brooke Theiss 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 Brooke Theiss feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
Her childhood or her relationship with her parents was restrictive, unloving or unhappy in ways that may prevent Brooke from allowing other people to get close to her in later life. Brooke Theiss feels that she was deprived in one form or another, regardless of whether she actually was or not. Her early life - at least as Theiss remembers it - may have been marked by emotional separation or repression of her needs and feelings. Forgiving her parents and/or letting go of any resentments she has about the limitations that she experienced early in her life is crucial. Also, Brooke Theiss needs to build her own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into her home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Brooke accomplish this task.
The side of Brooke Theiss that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with her urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension as a result, and at times Brooke finds it hard to relax. Brooke Theiss may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on herself, in an attempt to strictly control her "wild" impulses. Theiss' task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in her life.
Brooke Theiss has a tendency to think on the dark side, is somewhat gloomy and touchy and easily disappointed. She may find it hard to keeps her attention on the real world and may become obsessed with strange ideas and fanciful beliefs.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Brooke Theiss 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 Brooke Theiss needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Theiss' deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, she is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and she can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Brooke Theiss has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. She should let her feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use her imagination and let her dreams emerge!
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Brooke Theiss is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Theiss' relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 4th house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Neptune
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 3rd house