challenges and difficulties
Chad has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Smith.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Chad Smith tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Smith withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Chad's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
The side of Chad Smith that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with his urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension due to this, and at times Chad finds it hard to relax. Chad Smith may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on himself, in an attempt to strictly control his "wild" impulses. Smith's task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in his life.
Quite reserved and somewhat inhibited in his relationships with others, Chad Smith may feel that he is better off by himself. Chad feels that he does not fit in very well with people and he finds team-work in groups or associations difficult to achieve.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Chad Smith 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 Chad Smith needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Chad Smith's path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Smith's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Chad Smith is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Chad should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Chad Smith can offer the world at large.
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 Chad Smith is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Chad Smith needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Smith.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Chad Smith back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Chad Smith's rigid self-control overly restricts his ability to freely express himself or explore possibilities. He is excessively concerned with work, duty and security. He tends to be fearful, judgmental towards himself or others, and can feel alone and cut off from sources of nourishment outside himself. Chad Smith should try to learn to relax and recognize that not everything is Smith's responsibility.
The following are specific activities that will support Chad Smith in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Smith, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Chad Smith should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Smith's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Chad Smith needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Chad needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Opposition Mars/N. Node
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Mars