drive and ambition
Donovan is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. She is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Elisa Donovan aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Elisa likes to stretch her limits, see how far she can go and take risks. She is a positive thinker, expects success for herself, and is philosophical about failures. Donovan is flexible and she bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea she wants to try. Her enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Elisa Donovan to enlist the aid and support she needs for her projects. However, Elisa Donovan sometimes promises more than she can actually achieve, because she is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
She also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for her, there are times when Elisa Donovan simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make her dreams and goals reality. Too often Elisa Donovan falls short of what she could attain because she is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Elisa Donovan also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Elisa's energy.
Donovan is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and she seems to need a healthy dose of fireworks in her personal relationships. Elisa Donovan can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Elisa will join forces with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Elisa Donovan has a positive, "can-do" attitude and she tackles life's challenges with relish. She is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much she can do and how far she can go. No matter what Donovan accomplishes, she does not rest on her laurels. Elisa wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. She is proactive, enterprising and enthusiastic about new projects. She is not happy in situations that do not offer her challenges and the potential for future growth - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may seem in other respects. She enjoys competition, but Elisa Donovan competes mostly with herself, to see how much of her vision and potential she can really achieve. She makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Elisa Donovan usually enjoys good health and a high level of vitality.
Her competitive drive and lofty ambitions (commented upon earlier) feed on either intense spiritual idealism or a rather inflated, grandiose idea of what Elisa Donovan can actually accomplish. Her energy level is apt to fluctuate from being very high, as noted earlier, to rather low, as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
Elisa Donovan has a very active and fertile imagination and Donovan's ambitions are never strictly mundane, practical and concrete. Elisa Donovan has a strong desire to act out her fantasies, dreams, visions and ideals. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Donovan can express herself imaginatively are ideally suited to her. Ordinary life seems drab and uninteresting to Donovan, and she needs to have some lofty dream or something grander than her own narrow personal interests to live for. Sometimes Donovan may be confused about exactly how and where to direct her energy and she often drifts along rather than making clear decisions about what she wants. Elisa Donovan has a passive side and at times lacks the will power, physical energy, strength and fighting spirit to achieve her aims.
Her personal ambition is very high and Elisa Donovan has the desire to perform record achievements. Although her recuperative abilities are strong, Donovan should be careful not to over-exert herself. Elisa can also be somewhat ruthless in her pursuit of success.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in her community can be hers. Elisa Donovan feels that her destiny involves leadership or distinguishing herself in some way. Elisa possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for her talent. Elisa Donovan should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit her opportunities.
Elisa Donovan perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to achieve her ambitions in life. Sometimes she may feel as if she were pushing a boulder uphill. Elisa Donovan should try to avoid bitterness or comparing her lot to that of others, as this could weaken her resolve.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation and new channels of understanding are important aspects of her life's work. Donovan's ambitions in life, as well as the way she achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and innovation, Elisa Donovan is likely to be ahead of her time in many respects.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 7th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Neptune
Mars Conjunct Neptune
Mars Conjunct Sun/Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
Saturn Square MC
Uranus Trine MC