challenges and difficulties
Kübler both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting herself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Elisabeth, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Kübler.
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague Elisabeth. 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, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Kübler wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross strives and struggles a great deal with her ideals or spiritual aspirations. She may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or she may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, she can never quite divorce herself from her idealistic concerns.
She is likely to find it hard to make decisions, looking forward to the future with great enthusiasm on one hand, but afraid of misjudgments on the other. Never quite sure about anything, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross may withdraw from situations and people periodically.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Elisabeth Kübler-Ross 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 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is apt to shut off the flow of her emotions and ignore her needs and feelings in order to do what she perceives as her duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of her, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering her tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Elisabeth Kübler-Ross' growth. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both herself and others. Letting herself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Kübler, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Elisabeth needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Kübler's heart and bears the stamp of Kübler's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Elisabeth Kübler-Ross to grow and become more whole herself.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross' path to wholeness involves confronting her dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming herself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Kübler's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Elisabeth.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross loves to show off the strength that she possesses and she has a strong desire to dominate others. Elisabeth seems to have an exuberant craving for recognition and importance and a need to influence and lead large groups of people.
Elisabeth has an inclination to gossip and spread stories or she could be the subject of gossip herself at times. Her perception of partnership and family relationships tends to be somewhat unrealistic, and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross may put up a good front and pretend to have a harmonious life.
Because of rigid and somewhat unpleasant family relationships, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is inclined to seclude herself from others. She may prefer to live in archaic surroundings and could be interested in antiques.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Asc.