challenges and difficulties
Clifford Odets often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something he cannot name or specify, and he may sense both a great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or over sensitivity is an important task for Odets.
It may be difficult for Clifford Odets to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Clifford may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Clifford Odets also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Odets forges ahead diligently, but may have to work harder than others to gain recognition for his efforts. Reserved and shy, Clifford Odets tends to build a wall between himself and others and he seems to be more receptive to older and more mature people.
Very cautious and reserved, Clifford Odets may find it difficult to express himself. He is a bit inhibited around others and does not seem to derive much cooperation from them, which causes Clifford to be disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Clifford Odets 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 Clifford Odets needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Clifford Odets' path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Odets' instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Clifford Odets is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Clifford should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Clifford Odets can offer the world at large.
It is in his public life and career that Clifford Odets is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Odets' reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Clifford Odets achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Asc.
Saturn Opposition Mars/Asc.
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 10th house