approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Emma's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Emma Thompson comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Emma Thompson - 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 Emma Thompson" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Emma a little better. This page describes the disguise Thompson wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Emma Thompson likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. She is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. She is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Thompson must have something of her own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that she can develop and manage according to her own will and vision. Whatever Emma does, she does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. She likes to put her own personal stamp on it.
Emma Thompson also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats her in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Thompson will rarely confront the offender - she is too proud to do so - but she will lose her affection and respect for them. Emma dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Thompson admires others who are strong individuals like herself. When Emma Thompson befriends someone, Thompson is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. She is very giving and generous, but her gifts are never anonymous - Emma expects recognition and appreciation for them. She also expects the intense loyalty that she offers to her dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Emma Thompson often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as herself, for she does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If she is not in the leading role, she aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Emma Thompson has great heart and courage, and people often look to her for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Emma always puts her best face forward and rarely allows others to see her hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Emma Thompson also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although she does not like others to realize just how important it is to her.
Her outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. Her own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Emma more than anything else. Emma Thompson feels that if she does her best where she is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Emma Thompson identifies with the progressive, innovative elements in society, and with being a rebel, reformer, nonconformist, or iconoclast. She enjoys being original, unpredictable, and spontaneous, and insists on doing whatever she wishes regardless of tradition, convention, or other people's wishes. Others see Emma Thompson as "different" yet interesting and exciting.
Emma Thompson has a radiant, winning personality and others see her as a person used to achieving success. Broadminded, Thompson is willing to give others the benefit of the doubt. She is helpful and tolerant as long as her moral and ethical standards are respected.
She is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in her environment. Her eternal optimism brings Emma Thompson the affinity of many people with whom she will have many joyful experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Conjunct Asc.
Asc. Opposition Sun/Jupiter
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/MC