drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Carlos finds it difficult sometimes to relax, slow down, or take time to reflect and replenish himself. Carlos Santana tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish much in short bursts but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina, and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Santana. Carlos Santana often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on some of them. He needs variety, change, and mental challenges.
Carlos Santana has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions that have a mental component. Carlos likes to match wits with someone else.
Santana often achieves his desires by his verbal skill, his ability to speak clearly, vigorously, and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy is more mental than physical. Carlos Santana uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication, and awareness to achieve his goals.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Carlos Santana will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Santana often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Carlos is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, Carlos Santana accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks, or dry spells. This is often the key to Carlos' success. However, Carlos Santana is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus not receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
When Carlos Santana wants something, he can be amazingly persistent and unrelenting, even a bit obsessed, although quiet about it. In fact Carlos may hide his deep purposes and intentions even from friends. Whenever he does a thing, it is done wholeheartedly and thoroughly - and if Carlos Santana does not want to do something that others wish him to do, somehow he will find a way out of it. Santana is strong, though subtle.
Exercising self-control could be quite difficult for Carlos Santana and he may often become involved in quarrels. Some of these disputes could end in violent behavior, if he is not careful. Being with others seems to put Carlos in a constant state of excitement.
Santana is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in Carlos' favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable Carlos Santana to evolve and to work through his challenges.
He may have to overcome some significant handicap from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. Carlos Santana may appear un-ambitious, but he is apt to simply be playing his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make Carlos Santana an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to give himself the support and help which was lacking.
Deep, compelling drives which Carlos Santana does not entirely understand are apt to be the source of his rather extraordinary ambitions. He may find that a drive for dominance, power, and control arises out of the rather problematic and intense relationships Carlos had with one or both of his parents. If Carlos Santana is willing to delve deeply into his own fears and inner life, clearing away much of the conditioning of his earliest years, he will indeed discover tremendous inner resources which can be used to fuel his rise in the world.
Carlos has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Carlos' single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Carlos Santana pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. Carlos Santana has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Carlos Santana has a spiritual gift or vocation which colors his personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of his role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or using imagery, visualization, or imagination can be aspects of Carlos' work in the world.
Carlos Santana seems to lack the drive needed to deal with situations and depends a lot on his subconscious insights. Santana's energy tends to be a bit low and feelings of hopelessness and inferiority may plague Carlos quite often.
Santana knows how to discipline himself and faces difficulties with great courage. It may take time, energy and dedication for Carlos Santana to achieve his goals; and when he meets defeat, Carlos rises above it and continues on his way.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 1st house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars Sextile Pluto
Mars Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Saturn Opposition MC
Pluto Opposition MC
Mars Trine MC
Neptune Trine MC
MC Opposition Mars/Neptune
MC Opposition Saturn/Pluto