approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Elizabeth's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Elizabeth Avellan comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Elizabeth Avellan - 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 Elizabeth Avellan" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Elizabeth a little better. This page describes the disguise Avellan wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Forward-looking and progressive, she is a person who supports change, innovation, and human advancement, and Elizabeth Avellan is often strongly committed to a humanitarian cause or social improvement. She is extremely aware of the interrelations between all people, and is always projecting personal issues unto a greater whole. Avellan sees the political or social ramifications of personal actions, and she wishes to contribute something of value to the world, or at least to her community or group.
The ideals of equality, fairness, human rights, brotherhood, and social justice color Elizabeth's whole outlook and approach to life. She is truly interested in the good of the whole and not only her own personal well-being.
Sometimes she may overlook or ignore her own and others' personal needs, desires, and feelings, especially if they do not conform to her ideals of how one should feel or act. Though she has little patience for conservative narrow-mindedness, Elizabeth Avellan herself is sometimes dogmatic about her beliefs and ideologies.
She is attracted to the avant-garde, the latest advances in human thought and development, and she is eclectic and cosmopolitan in her tastes. She may consider herself a "global citizen" rather than claiming a narrow, limited identification based on nationality, race, familial heritage, etc. Elizabeth Avellan is strongly influenced by her peer group and the flavor of the times in which she grew up, more so than by parental or family influences. She is involved and active in groups, community efforts, as well as cultural and progressive movements.
On a personal level, Elizabeth Avellan is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Avellan probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Avellan's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Elizabeth Avellan as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Elizabeth does not often show her emotions, and may be unsure about how to respond to others' emotional expression, for she tends to be very rational.
Elizabeth Avellan is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Elizabeth Avellan is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Elizabeth Avellan needs to have a life outside of the personal, domestic sphere and to be involved with people on a broader scale. The nurturing of family ties, and close, deep, personal relationships may take a back seat to Avellan's work or outside social activities.
Despite the fact that her core self is quite distinct from the face the world generally sees, Elizabeth Avellan has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant impact on people in her environment. She may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Elizabeth Avellan often does not get the full recognition she yearns for.
She may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. Elizabeth Avellan seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Elizabeth tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
Elizabeth Avellan is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around her and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Elizabeth Avellan tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person she is with the most.
In significant ways, Avellan's emotional nature and personal needs are at odds with the way she presents herself. As a result of this inconsistency, Elizabeth Avellan may be uncomfortable showing her instinctive responses and true feelings. She may put them aside and may even be ashamed of them.
When Elizabeth Avellan is in an emotionally charged situation, those who do not know her well may be quite surprised at her reactions or behavior. The real challenge, though, is to completely accept herself, so that she does not act as if her emotional needs and impulses did not count for very much.
Elizabeth Avellan has a tendency to react violently to the influence of her surroundings and to throw herself headlong into everything she does, suffering the consequences later on. Until Elizabeth learns to alter her conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in her relationships.
Elizabeth Avellan has a big heart, is generous with her affections, and has a strong desire to take care of everyone around her. It is easy for Avellan to establish personal contacts and relationships because of her ability to fully understand others.
Daring and a bit reckless, Elizabeth Avellan is not afraid to face danger. Elizabeth wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Elizabeth Avellan has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Square Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Moon Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Pluto
Asc. Opposition Moon/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Mars/Pluto