challenges and difficulties
Damon has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Albarn.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Damon Albarn 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 Damon Albarn 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 vitality tends to be a bit low and Damon may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Damon Albarn is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps his upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in his relationship with his parents.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Damon Albarn 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 Damon Albarn needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Damon Albarn - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Albarn tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Damon Albarn is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Albarn's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Damon Albarn needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his public life and career that Damon Albarn is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Albarn's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Damon Albarn achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Damon Albarn in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Albarn, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Damon Albarn should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. He may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Albarn's activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. He is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Damon really wants such jobs or not, usually because he has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in his path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Albarn's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Damon Albarn tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of his relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, Albarn gets the impression that others try to restrain him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Mars
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Saturn