challenges and difficulties
Carpenter 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. Charisma Carpenter 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 Charisma Carpenter feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague Charisma. She strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for her.
On another level entirely, Charisma Carpenter is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Carpenter wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Charisma Carpenter has a tendency to be too critical of herself. She may be plagued by feelings of guilt about some past events, leading to further self-doubt. Charisma must learn to handle her frustration, depression and discontentment and try to overcome her lack of self-confidence.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Charisma Carpenter 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 Charisma Carpenter 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 Carpenter's 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.
Charisma Carpenter 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!
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Charisma Carpenter should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Charisma Carpenter in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Carpenter, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Charisma Carpenter should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Charisma Carpenter should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Charisma Carpenter has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Charisma Carpenter's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Charisma may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
She is somewhat restless and nervous, but enjoys communicating with people and is constantly confronting others with her new ideas. Charisma has the ability to develop new relationships quickly and she can also be a stimulating force in group activities.
Her nature is a bit restless and unpredictable and because of this, others may see Charisma as somewhat unstable. Charisma Carpenter is inclined to involve herself with unusual enterprises and tends to become overly excited in the presence of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Mars
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Sun/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Mars/Uranus