approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Donald's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Donald Ballard comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Donald Ballard - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Donald Ballard" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Donald a little better. This page describes the disguise Ballard wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Donald Ballard is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Donald Ballard has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Ballard can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Donald Ballard enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Donald never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Donald Ballard has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Ballard may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Donald Ballard responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Donald does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Ballard will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Ballard's and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Donald Ballard becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Donald Ballard tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
While he is uncomfortable with excessive emotion, Donald Ballard nevertheless can talk about personal matters and feelings readily. He prefers the company of women, especially lively, creative, intelligent ones.
Donald Ballard understands the needs and the psychology of the public and could be very successful in broadcasting, teaching, or writing for a popular audience.
Donald Ballard radiates a sense of confidence, well-being, and optimism, which inspires trust and good feelings in others. He likes himself and it shows. He expects success in life and he generally achieves it. However, Ballard also tends to exaggerate or to overestimate himself, and he can be sloppy and careless when it comes to details.
At times his feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and a too-forceful approach get Donald into trouble. Donald Ballard tends to take offense when none was intended. He may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Donald Ballard needs to moderate his temper to avoid constant irritation with those in his environment.
Donald has an open and cheerful manner and attracts attention because of his good taste in clothing, hairdo and general well kept appearance. Donald has the ability to create a harmonious environment and relationships and he is happy and confident in the company of others.
He is very receptive to the influence of his environment, giving other people a chance to exploit or use him. Donald Ballard has the ability to tune into the events around him, but he also should be careful not to overreact to the intentions of others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini Conjunct Ascendant in Gemini
Jupiter Conjunct Asc.
Mars Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Moon/Jupiter
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Neptune