Eddie Van Halen
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Eddie's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Eddie Van Halen comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Eddie Van Halen - 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 Eddie Van Halen" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Eddie a little better. This page describes the disguise Van Halen wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, Eddie Van Halen will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Eddie has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Eddie Van Halen very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Van Halen is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Eddie Van Halen will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Van Halen's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. Eddie Van Halen appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Van Halen is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Eddie possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Eddie Van Halen - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Eddie Van Halen does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Eddie.
Others see Eddie Van Halen as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Van Halen shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Eddie Van Halen usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Eddie Van Halen seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Eddie Van Halen has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who he is. He is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Eddie Van Halen has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and he is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
Eddie Van Halen has a rather generous, open, broad-minded demeanor, and he likes to do things in a big way. If he does this primarily to impress others, Eddie will find that many people prefer to avoid him. Even without meaning to, Van Halen can seem a bit arrogant or preachy.
Eddie Van Halen seems quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes it seems that he is trying to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Van Halen tends to be restless, excitable, and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
Eddie Van Halen appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Van Halen understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Eddie Van Halen really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Eddie's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Eddie Van Halen also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Van Halen needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Eddie has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes elements in life. He may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Eddie's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
Eddie Van Halen has a radiant, winning personality and others see him as a person used to achieving success. Broadminded, Van Halen is willing to give others the benefit of the doubt. He is helpful and tolerant as long as his moral and ethical standards are respected.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Jupiter Square Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Sun/Jupiter