approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Claudia's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Claudia Trieste comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Claudia Trieste - 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 Claudia Trieste" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Claudia a little better. This page describes the disguise Trieste wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, she is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Claudia Trieste frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. She is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Trieste, and she tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. She is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
She is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning her moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. She is willing to work long and persistently for what she wants and she often does things the hard way. Claudia does not expect others to take care of her and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. She is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about her approach. She is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with her duties to others and how she comes across socially - her "rank" so to speak.
To others Claudia Trieste seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Claudia dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display her feelings, especially the more tender ones. Trieste likes to always appear poised and in control; and she hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in her armor.
Claudia Trieste respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and she feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Trieste's guide in life, and she in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which she likes to impart to younger people.
Claudia Trieste has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to her personality. She expects much from herself and may not give herself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
She also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve her money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Claudia Trieste spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in her. Claudia exercises great self-discipline and self-control and she can "do without" very well. Her tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though she may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Trieste shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
The effect of her childhood experiences, and the beliefs and attitudes Claudia learned while young, are clearly apparent in her demeanor. All is well on the surface, but when trouble arises, Claudia Trieste seems childish and needy. When she is in calmer waters, she appears to have a vulnerable, trusting nature that brings out the mothering instinct in others.
Claudia has an open and cheerful manner and attracts attention because of her good taste in clothing, hairstyle and general appearance. Claudia has the ability to create a harmonious environment and relationships and she is happy and confident in the company of others.
Daring and a bit reckless, Claudia Trieste is not afraid to face danger. Claudia wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Claudia Trieste has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Opposition Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Jupiter
Asc. Opposition Mars/Pluto