Empress Michiko of Japan
Though Empress Michiko of Japan at first seems rather intense, reserved and self-contained (as described on the previous page), she is really quite social and interested in people. And, while she is passionate and emotional, she is also quite capable of being fair, reasonable and rational as discussed below.
Harmony and balance are her keynotes. Empress Michiko of Japan instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and she is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Empress Michiko does all she can to avoid conflict and discord. Her spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and she often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Michiko Shoda since she can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make her own decisions. Michiko Shoda will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. She prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on her own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Empress Michiko of Japan, and she has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Empress Michiko of Japan invests a great deal of her energy in personal love relationships and she is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Empress Michiko of Japan seeks a partner who is her equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. She makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and she enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Michiko Shoda perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Empress Michiko of Japan appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in her personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to her. If Empress Michiko of Japan fights about anything, it is often about something she feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Empress Michiko. She believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Empress Michiko of Japan also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Michiko Shoda dresses and furnishes her home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to her.
Empress Michiko of Japan tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where her efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged or unknown to the public. Michiko Shoda may find it exceedingly uncomfortable to assert herself or get up in front of an audience.
She is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence and cheerful generosity. Her good will and friendliness win her many allies. Empress Michiko of Japan also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Empress Michiko expects the best, and usually gets it.
However she also has a more somber side, which keeps Michiko Shoda's optimism from becoming ungrounded or overblown. Empress Michiko of Japan tends to seesaw between her faith, vision and high aspirations, and her caution and realism (or fear!). She cannot and does not rely on good luck or grace alone, and she accepts the need for hard work. Her skeptical or "somber" side is described below.
Realistic and practical, Empress Michiko of Japan sets goals for herself that are modest enough for her to actually achieve. She is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for Michiko Shoda possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Empress Michiko of Japan also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling her obligations. Michiko Shoda often does things because she feels it is expected of her.
Although she takes herself and her responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of Empress Michiko of Japan that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. Michiko Shoda can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling her obligations, and breaking free of them. Her wilder side will now be described.
If she follows her true nature, her life is apt to be unconventional, unusual, controversial and full of insecurity and excitement. Empress Michiko of Japan cannot and will not be forced into a pre-set mold, and Empress Michiko finds it difficult to conform. Her offbeat interests and tastes lead Michiko Shoda to ventures that others may consider too "far-out" or experimental. Empress Michiko of Japan has a very creative, inventive streak.
She is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Empress Michiko often hides the intensity of her feelings and her personal motives and desires. Michiko Shoda is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Empress Michiko of Japan tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Empress Michiko of Japan both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
She is warm-hearted, kind, generous and very popular, especially with the opposite sex. Michiko Shoda's happy feelings rub off onto others and everyone enjoys being with her. Due to a protective and encouraging upbringing, her relationships with her parents are good.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 12th house
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Opposition Uranus
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/Jupiter