approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Edith's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Edith Sitwell comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Edith Sitwell - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her 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 Edith Sitwell" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Edith a little better. This page describes the disguise Sitwell wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Edith loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. She is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Edith Sitwell has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything she has yet experienced, and she often lives in her dreams and visions for the future. Edith Sitwell tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and she likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, she always expects something better ahead. Edith Sitwell loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once she achieves it she is on to something else. She is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and she is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for her. Edith Sitwell has great faith in life and she bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Edith Sitwell cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect her need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Edith and she may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
She is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. She is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about her convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Edith Sitwell gets carried away with her enthusiasm of the moment and she tends to exaggerate. She is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and she is usually pretty convincing. She does everything in a big way, a generous way. Sitwell likes to have the best, and she heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. Her vision is always large. She is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and she is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Edith Sitwell as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. She may also be seen as a wise person since she does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. She is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and she inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
At times Edith Sitwell comes across as being rather intense and possibly manipulative or controlling. Or she may get involved in relationships that are "fatal attractions", where she acts out compulsive, intense needs and desires. There is a sexual, seductive quality to Sitwell's demeanor that others notice right away. This may either repel them or draw them to Edith Sitwell irresistibly.
She may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. Edith Sitwell seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Edith tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
She is direct, honest, and to the point - some might say excessively so. However, no one has to guess who Edith Sitwell is or what she wants - she is pretty much up front. Edith radiates a refreshing enthusiasm and vigor when she is at her best. She seems to enjoy competition without taking it terribly seriously.
To others, Edith Sitwell appears capable, mature and down to earth. Even when she was young, there was a certain practicality and responsible air about Edith that inspired people to rely on her. Sitwell keeps her cool in most situations.
Edith Sitwell has a sweet, appealing demeanor and seems instinctively to grasp the concept that "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar". Her personal brand of charm is usually quite winning. Edith coaxes rather than coerces. However, if she does not get what she wants, Edith Sitwell is likely to resort to insincere flattery, wheedling, whining or pouting rather than stating directly what she needs, or doing it for herself. Sitwell seems to need others' approval first.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto Opposition Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Mars Trine Asc.
Saturn Trine Asc.
Venus Sextile Asc.