approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Charisma's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Charisma Carpenter comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Charisma Carpenter - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Charisma Carpenter" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Charisma a little better. This page describes the disguise Carpenter wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if she strongly disagrees with someone, Charisma Carpenter will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. She often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Charisma has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Charisma Carpenter very much wants to be liked and because of her need for approval and acceptance, Carpenter is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. She so much wants to please that often Charisma Carpenter will suppress her own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Carpenter's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
Her need to create harmony extends to her physical environment and personal appearance as well. Charisma Carpenter appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. She does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From her home furnishings to her choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
She also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Carpenter is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Charisma possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to her and finding the right person to share her life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Charisma Carpenter - she is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases her self-confidence. Charisma Carpenter does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on her partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being herself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Charisma.
Others see Charisma Carpenter as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to her, this is the sort of face Carpenter shows to the world. She possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. Her motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Charisma Carpenter usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Charisma Carpenter comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. She is quite curious and interested in the people and events around her, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Carpenter also needs to be busy and active, and she moves quickly. Charisma Carpenter also appears to be restless. Keeping her mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Charisma Carpenter tends to suppress her feelings and may even pretend that she does not have any, therefore appearing rather cold. Charisma feels separated from others and is inclined to isolate herself. Others see Charisma Carpenter as a reserved, detached and serious person.
Charisma Carpenter has a strong desire to constantly be in the limelight and she considers second place already as failure. Very self-confident, Carpenter has the ability to mold her surrounding to her own needs and is likely to furnish her home according to her taste.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Saturn
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus