drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and something of a pacifist. Clapton will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a strong ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best, being on top does not mean much to Eric Clapton, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Eric Clapton is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. Eric has many dreams, high ideals, and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Eric Clapton also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Eric Clapton has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order build strength and stamina.
It is not easy for Eric Clapton to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Clapton and one or more of his relations is likely. Eric Clapton likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
Eric Clapton possesses the gifts of endurance and perseverance, the willingness to work hard and seriously to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Eric Clapton will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline is natural to Eric and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Clapton chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly way. Eric Clapton likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels his best work is done when he is alone.
Eric Clapton has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner, and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for Eric Clapton to work on building up his physical energy. Eric needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more of than average), and especially avoid activities and people that dissipate and waste his time.
Eric Clapton seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Eric Clapton has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
Eric Clapton has a tendency to act without having a clear idea of what he wants to do with his life, leading to the wrong conclusions. Eric could also be attracted to the mystical and spiritual and may become interested in studying metaphysical subjects.
Eric Clapton has a desire to accomplish projects with others for the good of all. Eric could form associations or groups of people where he can further the pursuit of mutual objectives. His achievements are likely to generate prestige for Clapton.
Eric has an extraordinary drive for power and influence in the world, which can be used for good or ill, for his own personal aggrandizement or for achieving some wider aim.
Eric Clapton could be a channel for healing, transforming, revivifying energies in society or in individuals. His work will involve stimulating deep, fundamental changes and bringing to light hidden, taboo, repressed, or secret information and knowledge.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Eric Clapton is apt to feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do to progress, versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
To achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Clapton gets bored with work that is not challenging intellectually. Eric Clapton needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Eric needs to watch his words. His tongue or even his sense of humor can get Eric Clapton in trouble with superiors at times.
Eric Clapton tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Clapton has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. Eric Clapton also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
Eric has two different career paths which appeal to him, and which may at some point be blended. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or music industry. The other is an involvement in the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. Eric Clapton has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is apt to be a key factor in his professional decisions and overall goals in life.
His heart is filled with love and Eric Clapton feels emotionally fulfilled. Professionally, he may choose a career that enables him to portray a parental figure. Eric likes to be the center of attraction and wants to be somebody. He likes people and gets along well with them.
Optimistic and adaptable, Eric Clapton knows how to take advantage of opportunities and may find and apply unconventional methods to the solution of problems. Eric likes variety and change and has a very good understanding of things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 4th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Opposition Moon/Saturn
Mars Opposition Neptune/MC
Mars Opposition N. Node/Asc.
MC Conjunct Pluto
Moon Square MC
Mercury Square Find MC
Venus Square MC
Neptune Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Venus
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus