approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Exene's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Exene Cervenka comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Exene Cervenka - 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 Exene Cervenka" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Exene a little better. This page describes the disguise Cervenka wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Exene Cervenka is always questioning and learning, and she seems young and alive no matter what her chronological age, for her mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Exene Cervenka has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and she learns easily, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Cervenka can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for she tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. She needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, she is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Exene Cervenka enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. She is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly she may be feeling, Exene never comes across as melancholic or somber. She may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Exene Cervenka has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent her from taking herself or life too seriously. In fact, Cervenka may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Exene Cervenka responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and she may not empathize with people very much. Exene does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if she cannot fully grasp something with her reason and logic, Cervenka will often choose to ignore it, including her own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Cervenka's and her life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to her restlessness. Exene Cervenka becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. She is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
Her gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Exene Cervenka tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if she does not have work or other activities that utilize her mental, verbal, and social skills.
Exene Cervenka seems like a loner or isolationist at times, and it may be difficult to get to know her or form close friendships with her. To others, Exene may appear standoffish, as if she judges them from afar.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Exene's manner and appearance regardless of her chronological age. Exene Cervenka also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Cervenka needs mental stimulation from her environment, or she will rapidly get bored.
Exene Cervenka tends to think of work as a hard and necessary chore and she may feel that she has little freedom of movement because of pressure caused by her surroundings. Cervenka is likely to feel hemmed in and consider dealing with others quite burdensome.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Opposition Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Asc. Opposition Mars/Saturn