drive and ambition
He is aspiring, enterprising, and forever following some bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potentials. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Charles Mingus aims high and is not content simply with a quiet, secure existence. Charles likes to stretch his limits, to see how far he can go, and to take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Mingus is flexible and he bounces back from disappointment rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Charles Mingus to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Charles Mingus sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Charles Mingus simply must develop commitment, perseverance, and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals a concrete reality. Too often Charles Mingus falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
He also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Charles' energy.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Charles Mingus will forge ahead with his plans regardless of others' reservations. In fact, Mingus often feels other people get in his way and he prefers working on his own. Charles is active, assertive, and rather competitive as well.
His efforts to do something are likely to be half-hearted. Charles Mingus tends to get discouraged easily and may lack an incentive to work. His sexual drive also may be somewhat low and Mingus tends to be averse to physical exertion in general.
Charles Mingus seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Charles Mingus has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
Maybe the most important factor in Charles' choice of career and his success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to Charles Mingus, and he would not sacrifice his family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Charles Mingus has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any aspirations he has for accomplishment.
In order to achieve his ambitions in life Charles Mingus may well feels that he must make a significant break from his personal past, especially the influences of his childhood environment, his family relationships, or familial traditions. Mingus is apt to be the black sheep, or the one who left home and never really returned.
What Charles Mingus wants to do in life may seem "off the wall" or "way out in left field" to some people.
In many ways Charles' rise in the world is an easy one, aided by his personal charm and attractiveness, his ability to please people, and his excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
Charles Mingus has a lot of energy and is determined and ambitious in the pursuit of his goals. But he has a tendency to change his aims or objectives frequently, is quite restless, and always ready and excited to start something new.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 1st house
Mars Opposition Sun/Neptune
Mars Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Moon Opposition MC
Uranus Opposition MC
Venus Trine MC
MC Opposition Moon/Uranus