challenges and difficulties
Claudio has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Abbado.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Claudio Abbado understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Claudio Abbado is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by a great deal of caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Claudio Abbado has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Claudio also fears it and holds back. Claudio Abbado may blame practical limitations, some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
Basically shy, Abbado tends to be somewhat inhibited in love relationships and may feel uncomfortable or awkward expressing his love for someone. Claudio Abbado longs for love relationships and dreams about love, but is also inclined to torment himself because of a seeming lack of affection.
Claudio Abbado tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Claudio feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and ends up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Claudio Abbado 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 Claudio Abbado needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Claudio Abbado's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Abbado's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Abbado's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Abbado's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Abbado's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Claudio Abbado needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Abbado's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Claudio Abbado is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
Abbado cooperates with others in a vigorous and energetic way. His motto seems to be "one for all and all for one", and he feels strongly connected with others. In fact, Claudio Abbado looks upon other people as necessary for a worthwhile life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 10th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Opposition Venus/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mars