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 Bishop comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Elizabeth Bishop - 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 Bishop" 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 Bishop wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Elizabeth Bishop is always questioning and learning, and she seems young and alive no matter what her chronological age, for her mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Elizabeth Bishop has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and she learns easily, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Bishop can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for she tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. She needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, she is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Elizabeth Bishop enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. She is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly she may be feeling, Elizabeth never comes across as melancholic or somber. She may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Elizabeth Bishop has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent her from taking herself or life too seriously. In fact, Bishop may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Elizabeth Bishop responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and she may not empathize with people very much. Elizabeth does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if she cannot fully grasp something with her reason and logic, Bishop will often choose to ignore it, including her own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Bishop's and her life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to her restlessness. Elizabeth Bishop becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. She is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
Her gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Elizabeth Bishop tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if she does not have work or other activities that utilize her mental, verbal, and social skills.
While she is uncomfortable with excessive emotion, Elizabeth Bishop nevertheless can talk about personal matters and feelings readily. She prefers the company of women, especially lively, creative, intelligent ones.
Elizabeth Bishop understands the needs and the psychology of the public and could be very successful in broadcasting, teaching, or writing for a popular audience.
Elizabeth Bishop radiates a sense of pride, self-assurance, and a definite awareness of her own importance. It is hard to ignore Bishop when she is present, and her personality may overshadow or dominate the scene.
At times her desire to impress other people, to be important, or to be popular may make Bishop does things that go against her better judgment. Even Elizabeth's sincere attempts to be generous or helpful may be misinterpreted, seen as pompousness or interference. Elizabeth Bishop needs to be aware of her tendency to overdo - to go all out - even when it is not appropriate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini Conjunct Ascendant in Gemini
Sun Trine Asc.
Jupiter Quincunx Asc.