challenges and difficulties
Norton either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Edward Norton may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Edward Norton feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
It may be difficult for Edward Norton to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Edward may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Edward Norton also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Edward Norton has a sense of duty and responsibility, but may find it difficult to make up his mind and come to a decision. Norton is somewhat slow to act, and his need to be fully prepared inclines him to let good opportunities slip away at times.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edward Norton 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 Edward Norton needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Norton's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Edward Norton has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in trying to strike a balance between Norton's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Edward Norton needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Edward Norton back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Norton's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow his energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Edward sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
Norton considers the ability to think and speak convincingly as the most powerful instrument one can possess. He always strives for intellectual control in his environment and tends to dominate his relationships. Edward Norton has a strong desire to be the spokesman in his community.
Edward has an inclination to gossip and spread stories or he could be the subject of gossip himself at times. His perception of partnership and family relationships tends to be somewhat unrealistic, and Edward Norton may put up a good front and pretend to have a harmonious life.
Edward has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain the leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Edward Norton will probably be the leader in any clubs or associations he may decide to join.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Mars/Jupiter
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Pluto
N. Node Opposition Venus/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Pluto/MC