challenges and difficulties
Estée has difficulty asserting her will and desires directly and openly. She may also suppress her anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in herself are important tasks for Lauder.
Estée Lauder takes her commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. Her strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Lauder a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but she often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between her and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Estée Lauder and it may seem that she is always "working on" her marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Lauder will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Estée Lauder 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.
When she is with others, Estée Lauder often may suddenly become inhibited. She is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Estée Lauder 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 Estée Lauder needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Estée Lauder is apt to shut off the flow of her emotions and ignore her needs and feelings in order to do what she perceives as her duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of her, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering her tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Estée Lauder's growth. Estée Lauder needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both herself and others. Letting herself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Estée Lauder is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Estée Lauder needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Lauder.
The following are specific activities that will support Estée Lauder in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Lauder, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Estée Lauder should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Estée needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Lauder's heart and bears the stamp of Lauder's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Estée Lauder to grow and become more whole herself.
Lauder considers the ability to think and speak convincingly as the most powerful instrument one can possess. She always strives for intellectual control in her environment and tends to dominate her relationships. Estée Lauder has a strong desire to be the spokesman in her community.
Lauder makes a big impression on everyone she meets and has the ability to attract many people. Others find Estée Lauder very fascinating and she is likely to see herself as their model or example in groups or associations.
Estée Lauder seems to have an innate sense of cosmic awareness and is likely to have strong psychical or metaphysical talents. She is inclined to join some parapsychology groups where she may share her unusual experiences with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Neptune/Pluto