David O. Selznick
challenges and difficulties
David O. Selznick has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. David is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack the capacity for joy and play. David O. Selznick often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Selznick's that may inhibit him a great deal. David O. Selznick must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob him of the playful, imaginative side of life.
David O. Selznick takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. David can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. David O. Selznick is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Selznick can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
At times David O. Selznick struggles with nebulous worries, insecurities and fears that may be difficult to pinpoint. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. David O. Selznick has to work hard to overcome being overly serious regarding the spiritual side of life, especially if his religious upbringing emphasized guilt and retribution. Reorienting himself in the direction of spiritual optimism will do much to lift the cloud of worry that settles over David occasionally.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which David O. Selznick 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 O. Selznick needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress David O. Selznick becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
David O. Selznick needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Selznick also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as David O. Selznick tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Selznick's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. David O. Selznick needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
He is very social, loves artistic events and entertainment, and has the ability to show his feelings without reservation. David O. Selznick probably found joy in learning things early in life and he stays close to his family and other relations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Venus