challenges and difficulties
Emily Post has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Emily is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. Emily Post often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Post's which may inhibit her a great deal. Emily Post must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out the playful, imaginative side of life.
Emily Post has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Emily limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Emily Post difficult to get to know intimately, as Post tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Emily Post 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.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Emily Post 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 Emily Post needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Emily Post benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Emily Post a sense of inner balance.
Emily Post has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Emily needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Post also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Emily Post 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 Emily Post in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Post, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Emily Post's 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 Post'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 Emily.
She is a born leader and has the ability to persuade members of a group or association she belongs to. Post always promotes the cultivation of good fellowship and teamwork, insuring success in any plans or joint undertakings she may pursue.
Emily Post has a very obliging manner and is always in search for new relationships. She is able to identify with people quite easily and probably will make many friends who can be of help to her.
She may have an inner fear of separation and could feel left out or ignored at times. Emily Post may have not received much affection while she was growing up or it had to be shared with others. Emily could find it difficult to show her love in her relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Square Neptune
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Opposition Sun/Mars
N. Node Opposition Sun/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Venus/Saturn