drive and ambition
Freddie Mercury seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Freddie Mercury strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Freddie Mercury achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Freddie Mercury avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
Freddie Mercury often buys things on impulse and he can be reckless with his material resources and money. Freddie has certain possessions that he is extremely attached to and possessive of.
He is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. Freddie Mercury responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. Freddie has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - he hates stagnation. He is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
Freddie Mercury seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Freddie Mercury has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
Freddie Mercury tends to fantasize a lot about erotic and amorous relationships. He should try to keep his expectations more realistic, otherwise his longing for love could end without physical fulfillment. Freddie Mercury loves to daydream and he lives in a world of illusion and finds it hard to accept reality.
He is inclined to rely on other people and expects too much from them, leaving Freddie Mercury with a feeling of being short changed frequently. Always looking for an easy way out, Mercury tends to sit back hoping for his ship to come in.
Mercury is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world works in Freddie's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enables Freddie Mercury to evolve and work through his challenges.
Often Freddie Mercury feels like he is being pulled in two directions - what he needs to do to fulfill his long-range ambitions, and what he actually feels like doing. This may make it difficult for Freddie to be constant and consistent in pursuing goals, career aims, etc.
Relationships with women, trying to satisfy family needs, or other emotional attachments sometimes also conflict. Often Freddie Mercury has to decide on one or another at a given time, rather than try to have both.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Freddie Mercury from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detrimental to Mercury in a roundabout way. It seems that Freddie must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Freddie very much wants to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to achieve his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity or stature may make Freddie Mercury do things that put him in a dubious position vis-à-vis his superiors.
His heart is filled with love and Freddie Mercury feels emotionally fulfilled. Professionally, he may choose a career that enables him to portray a parental figure. Freddie likes to be the center of attraction and wants to be somebody. He likes people and gets along well with them.
He is kind-hearted, social-minded and very popular. Mercury knows what he wants and has the necessary confidence to succeed. Future oriented, Freddie Mercury lives in the joy of expectation. He is satisfied with himself, honest and always ready to lend a helping hand.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 2nd house
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Mars Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Moon Quincunx MC
Venus Quincunx MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Moon/Venus
MC Opposition Moon/Jupiter