challenges and difficulties
Michaels 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. Devon Michaels 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 Devon Michaels feels that she does not have "enough" to make her feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) she has!
Michaels is generally not a "joiner" and she does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Devon Michaels does participate in a group, she may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or she may simply feel that she does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Devon Michaels better than being with groups of her own peers.
Devon Michaels tends to seesaw between hope, optimism and faith versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. She needs to overcome impatience and restlessness in order to achieve her dreams and desires for a better life.
The side of Devon Michaels that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with her urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension as a result, and at times Devon finds it hard to relax. Devon Michaels may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on herself, in an attempt to strictly control her "wild" impulses. Michaels' task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in her life.
She is somewhat pessimistic and prone to depression. Devon Michaels 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 Devon Michaels 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 Devon Michaels 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 Michaels' 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.
Devon Michaels 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 fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Devon Michaels is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Devon Michaels needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Michaels.
The following are specific activities that will support Devon Michaels in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Michaels, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Devon Michaels should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Devon needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Michaels' heart and bears the stamp of Michaels' individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Devon Michaels to grow and become more whole herself.
Devon Michaels has to learn to communicate and express herself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Devon to study, learn skills and develop her intellectual interests and capacities. Michaels needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing her intellectual reasoning ability. Devon Michaels should practice using her mind, her thinking skills and her ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for her.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Devon Michaels to pursue.
She is well mannered and has a kind, helpful and obliging nature. Devon Michaels is very social, loves to entertain and enjoys talking with people. Devon feels mentally in tune with others and makes a good companion.
Devon Michaels has a strong desire to share her opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that she has. She may enjoy studying and developing her intellectual interests with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 11th house
Jupiter Opposition Saturn
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Opposition Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/MC