Drew Gilpin Faust
challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Gilpin Faust. Drew Gilpin Faust tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Drew.
Her attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Drew Gilpin Faust may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to her. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Drew may tenaciously cling to her grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
Her overall outlook on life is serious, and Drew Gilpin Faust may feel that life or God will punish her if she does not watch her step!
She is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Gilpin Faust is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Drew Gilpin Faust is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate her innermost feelings and thoughts.
Drew dislikes tense or frustrating situations and has a strong desire to free herself from them. Acting quickly at times, Drew suddenly overcomes her inner inhibitions. Drew Gilpin Faust also has the ability to aptly grasp difficult situations and to use them for her advancement.
She is somewhat pessimistic and prone to depression. Drew Gilpin Faust 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 Drew Gilpin Faust 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 Drew Gilpin Faust needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Drew Gilpin Faust benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Drew Gilpin Faust a sense of inner balance.
Drew Gilpin Faust has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Drew needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Gilpin Faust also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in her work and her relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Gilpin Faust's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Drew Gilpin Faust back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Drew Gilpin Faust tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Drew is overconfident and tends to overextend herself and take on more than is humanly possible. Drew is often dogmatic about her philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Drew has an inner need to share her experiences with others and she talks to her friends and acquaintances in a very open manner. Socially minded, Drew Gilpin Faust likes to cultivate close relationships, especially with women.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Moon/Asc.