drive and ambition
Ethel Merman has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Ethel tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. She absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what she wants. Ethel Merman feels that it is up to her to take the initiative and she pursues her goal or desire very aggressively.
She is also self-reliant, in that she does not depend on others to do things for her or help her along, and Ethel Merman is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to her. She is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when she is pursuing something she wants. She is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Ethel Merman needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain her interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, she is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. She has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put her own twist to things. Merman can discover, invent and initiate new things, but she is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is very often difficult for Ethel. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Ethel Merman lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. Positively, Merman can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for herself.
However, Ethel Merman denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
She is well aware of her personal charms and has the ability to utilize them to her advantage. Because of her strong need for love, Ethel Merman may engage in impulsive relationships at times. But her ability to give and receive love is well balanced.
Her nature tends to be rather impatient and combative. Often subjected to circumstances beyond her control, Ethel Merman frequently feels frustrated and should avoid violent encounters and dangerous activities that could lead to accidents, if she is not careful.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in her community can be hers. Ethel Merman feels she has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing herself in some line of endeavor. Ethel possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for her talent. Ethel Merman should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit her opportunities.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in her career, as well as how Ethel Merman goes about achieving her goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Merman's motto.
Ethel Merman achieves her professional goals and long-range ambitions through self-discipline, concentration, and climbing the mountain one step at a time. Unlike the lucky few for whom all doors seem to magically open, Ethel has to formulate a realistic plan and follow it diligently in order to succeed. Ethel Merman will have to pay her dues and endure a few setbacks. Patience is her ally.
Her father or grandfather probably influenced Merman's choice of career, and will back her up - as long as Ethel chooses to follow in their footsteps.
Merman may well have an unusual destiny or pivotal role to play in a drama that involves much more than her own personal ambitions and professional aims. This could involve uncovering secrets, bringing deception, cruelty, or injustice to light, or making fundamental changes in some field. Ethel's work may also include dealing with life and death situations, crises, and emergencies. Somewhere along the way, fate may force Merman's hand - and it may require some self-sacrifice on her part. On the other hand, her real work may be rather subtle - a quiet transformation of a particular area or field. Ethel Merman is meant to do in-depth work.
She is kind-hearted, social-minded and very popular. Merman knows what she wants and has the necessary confidence to succeed. Future oriented, Ethel Merman lives in the joy of expectation. She is satisfied with herself, is honest and always ready to lend a helping hand.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Venus/Asc.
Mars Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
Saturn Sextile MC
Pluto Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Moon/Jupiter