challenges and difficulties
Simon is wary of becoming emotionally dependent on others, and may distance herself or deny her needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that she will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Carly Simon may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Carly.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Carly Simon understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Carly Simon is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Basically shy, Carly may become a bit inhibited when talking with other people. Carly Simon tends to withdraw from others and likes to live a humble, quiet life in seclusion. She may get involved with a group of a secretive nature, although Simon is not generally one to join groups.
Somewhat stubborn and self-willed, Carly Simon persists no matter what obstacles she has to overcome. She has great endurance and strength and she forces herself to work very hard. Carly Simon may be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of her objectives.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Carly Simon 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 Carly Simon needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Carly Simon is apt to shut off the flow of her emotions and ignore her needs and feelings in order to do what she perceives as her duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of her, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering her tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Carly Simon's growth. Carly Simon needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both herself and others. Letting herself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in her public life and career that Carly Simon is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Simon's reputation and standing in her community or professional circle, as well as how Carly Simon achieves her important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Carly Simon in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Simon, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Carly Simon should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Carly needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Simon's heart and bears the stamp of Simon's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Carly Simon to grow and become more whole herself.
Carly Simon has to learn to communicate and express herself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Carly to study, learn skills and develop her intellectual interests and capacities. Simon needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing her intellectual reasoning ability. Carly Simon should practice using her mind, her thinking skills and her ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for her.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Carly Simon to pursue.
Carly Simon should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. She may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Simon'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 Carly 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 Simon's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
She is well mannered and has a kind, helpful and obliging nature. Carly Simon is very social, loves to entertain and enjoys talking with people. Carly feels mentally in tune with others and makes a good companion.
Carly Simon seems to be a loner, rather serious and quiet. Perhaps she is burdened by family conditions that weigh her down. Carly prefers to associate with older or more authoritative people and is happier in a subordinate position.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Saturn