drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. David Bohm often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. David Bohm strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, David Bohm can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, David Bohm underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Bohm does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
David Bohm conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Bohm may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
David Bohm expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for David at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Bohm can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, David Bohm can become fanatic about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against David Bohm, especially when he needs to be working cooperatively as part of a team or in a partnership. When he is upset or fired up about something, David often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, Bohm tends to be accident prone.
He makes no effort to hide his feelings and therefore gives others the impression of being moody. Home and family oriented, David Bohm has strong relationships with his relatives. David wants to be in first place and is not afraid to let his voice be heard.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. David Bohm feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. David possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. David Bohm should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Bohm is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on his way to gaining his objectives. David Bohm could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 6th house
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars Opposition Moon/Asc.
MC Conjunct Sun
Mars Square MC