approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Frieda's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Frieda Hughes comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Frieda Hughes - 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 Frieda Hughes" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Frieda a little better. This page describes the disguise Hughes wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Frieda Hughes meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Frieda projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Hughes is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Frieda Hughes may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Hughes is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Frieda to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Frieda Hughes feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Hughes' forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Frieda Hughes it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Frieda Hughes is not a follower. Others see Frieda as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Hughes presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
Frieda Hughes appears confident and self-assured and she makes a clear, strong impression on others. She is very concerned with the impact she makes on others and with getting personal recognition, sometimes too much so. Frieda Hughes tends to dominate in relationships and to be oblivious to others' points of view if they differ very much from Hughes' own.
Frieda Hughes comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. She watches her step, and frequently withdraws if her environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Hughes may seem much more conservative than she actually is. Frieda is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As she matures, Frieda Hughes' confidence is likely to grow because she will learn to depend more on her own self-assessment..
Frieda Hughes comes across as liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual or off the beaten track arouses her interest. Hughes infuses her environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Frieda Hughes does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Conjunct Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.