challenges and difficulties
Benfatto doubts her own intelligence and mental capacities, and she may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Eleonora is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for her.
Eleonora may be plagued by fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death. She strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for her.
On another level entirely, Eleonora Benfatto is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Benfatto wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Eleonora Benfatto tends to be very sensitive to her surroundings and is strongly influenced by the prevailing conditions surrounding her. Eleonora may feel that she has more obligations than she can properly handle, and that it is hopeless to even try.
She is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of her objectives. Eleonora Benfatto has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in her way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
Eleonora should take care not to trust others too blindly. Some of her friends or associates may be untruthful and try to deceive her, resulting in great disappointments or even losses for Benfatto.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Eleonora Benfatto 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 Eleonora Benfatto needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Eleonora Benfatto has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Eleonora Benfatto needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Eleonora Benfatto needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Eleonora Benfatto needs to integrate in tangible ways: how she makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what she does with the resources she has. Eleonora Benfatto should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The following are specific activities that will support Eleonora Benfatto in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Benfatto, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Eleonora Benfatto should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Eleonora Benfatto should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Eleonora Benfatto has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Eleonora Benfatto's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Eleonora may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
Eleonora Benfatto tends to be a bit too idealistic and may place too much hope in her relationships, resulting in frequent disappointments. Eleonora could be attracted to naive people, but some of her contacts may also turn out to be swindlers.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Opposition Moon/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mars/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune