challenges and difficulties
Rubin-Vega either overvalues or undervalues her possessions and assets. She can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Daphne Rubin-Vega may deny herself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of her labors. She may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Daphne Rubin-Vega feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
She is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Daphne Rubin-Vega tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Rubin-Vega withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Daphne's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
Daphne dislikes tense or frustrating situations and has a strong desire to free herself from them. Acting quickly at times, Daphne suddenly overcomes her inner inhibitions. Daphne Rubin-Vega also has the ability to aptly grasp difficult situations and to use them for her advancement.
She is inclined to preserve and build up her heritage. Others are attracted to her, but at the same time Daphne Rubin-Vega gives the impression of being unapproachable. Rubin-Vega tends to hold back her feelings and is somewhat inhibited with others, especially in her love relationships.
She is somewhat pessimistic and prone to depression. Daphne Rubin-Vega may feel like withdrawing from everything, with the sense that she is not adequately equipped to handle her life. She may need someone else's point of view to balance her overly pessimistic outlook.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Daphne Rubin-Vega instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Daphne Rubin-Vega needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Rubin-Vega's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, she is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and she can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Daphne Rubin-Vega has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. She should let her feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use her imagination and let her dreams emerge!
It is in her relationships with others that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Daphne Rubin-Vega between acting spontaneously and being true to herself versus modifying herself or her behavior to suit others. Daphne Rubin-Vega seesaws between being inordinately concerned with her self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about her. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Rubin-Vega's task.
The following are specific activities that will support Daphne Rubin-Vega in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Rubin-Vega, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Daphne Rubin-Vega should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Daphne Rubin-Vega should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Daphne Rubin-Vega has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Daphne Rubin-Vega's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Daphne may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Uranus
Saturn Opposition Venus/Jupiter
Saturn Opposition Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Conjunct Moon