challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Bohm. David Bohm tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for David.
It may be difficult for David Bohm 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.
David 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, David Bohm also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. David Bohm has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
He is inclined to be rather serious and withdrawn. Feeling very uncomfortable in the presence of others, David Bohm shies away from social contacts and prefers to be by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which David Bohm 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 David Bohm needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
David Bohm has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, David Bohm needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. David Bohm needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his public life and career that David Bohm is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Bohm's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how David Bohm achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The specific habits which are likely to hold David Bohm back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. David sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
The following are specific activities that will support David Bohm in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Bohm, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
David Bohm should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. David needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Bohm's heart and bears the stamp of Bohm's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for David Bohm to grow and become more whole himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Saturn Opposition N. Node/Asc.
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Sun