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 Harrington. Desmond Harrington 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 Desmond.
Desmond may be plagued by fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death. He strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for him.
On another level entirely, Desmond Harrington is very careful about joining forces, and especially his material resources, with others. Harrington wants to keep his own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Because he is somewhat inhibited when initiating relationships with others, Desmond Harrington may prefer to be by himself. Desmond may feel that he does not fit in very well with others and as a result, may have difficulties with team-work.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Desmond Harrington 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 Desmond Harrington 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 Desmond Harrington 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.
Desmond Harrington 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. Harrington also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Desmond Harrington tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in his public life and career that Desmond Harrington is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Harrington's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Desmond Harrington achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Desmond Harrington in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Harrington, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Desmond Harrington should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Harrington's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Desmond Harrington needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Desmond needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Desmond Harrington should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen his ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. He needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Desmond can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Desmond Harrington has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Desmond Harrington has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Desmond and his friends, and when he falls in love, Desmond Harrington is likely to love just as deeply.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Venus/MC