Julius Erving (Dr. J)
challenges and difficulties
Julius "Dr. J" Erving has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. He is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that he discourages himself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Julius Erving knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Julius "Dr. J" Erving may be something of a hypochondriac also. Dr. J must learn that he does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax his unnecessarily high or strict standards.
Julius Erving is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Julius "Dr. J" Erving does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Julius "Dr. J" Erving better than being with groups of his own peers.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Julius "Dr. J" Erving has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Dr. J also fears it and hang back. Julius "Dr. J" Erving may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
Julius "Dr. J" Erving tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Dr. J feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and end up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Julius "Dr. J" Erving 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 Julius "Dr. J" Erving needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Julius "Dr. J" Erving - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Julius Erving tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Julius "Dr. J" Erving is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Julius Erving's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Julius "Dr. J" Erving needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Julius Erving's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Julius "Dr. J" Erving back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Dr. J has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and Julius "Dr. J" Erving feels strongly connected with his family.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 11th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Moon