challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Martin. Chris Martin tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Chris.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Chris Martin works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Chris Martin becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Martin is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Somewhat inhibited in initiating relationships with others, Chris Martin may prefer to be by himself. Chris could feels that he does not fit in very well with others and as a result may have difficulties in team-work with groups or associations.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Chris Martin 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 Chris Martin needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Chris stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Chris Martin has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Chris Martin feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Chris Martin calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Chris Martin needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Chris Martin should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Chris Martin back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The tendency for self-indulgence, laziness, and over-reliance on the generosity or affection of others, as well as making love relationships, social life and superficial pleasures more important than anything else in his life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Venus