drive and ambition
Dostoevsky is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Fyodor Dostoevsky has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Fyodor finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Fyodor Dostoevsky always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Fyodor Dostoevsky plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Fyodor loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Fyodor Dostoevsky tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Fyodor is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Fyodor Dostoevsky becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Fyodor Dostoevsky meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Fyodor has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. Fyodor Dostoevsky is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Dostoevsky.
He abounds with self-confidence and vitality and Fyodor Dostoevsky believes he can do just about anything he wants to. Fyodor has an enterprising spirit, a good sense of timing and the ability to sense what will succeed and what will not. Dostoevsky usually makes fortunate work or business decisions. He enjoys healthy competition and has a rather playful, good-humored attitude toward it. Fyodor Dostoevsky mostly competes with himself to see how far he can go or how much he can accomplish. Fyodor likes to keep stretching his limits.
Although enterprising and proactive, Fyodor Dostoevsky is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Fyodor Dostoevsky has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Fyodor Dostoevsky will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Fyodor and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Dostoevsky chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Fyodor Dostoevsky likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Dostoevsky may not feel like he has to work very hard or strive to achieve, either because he comes from a very comfortable background, or because inner contentment and satisfaction are more important to him than outward accomplishment. Fyodor Dostoevsky could be quite successful in real estate, agriculture, or anything involving land.
He may have to overcome some significant handicap from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. Fyodor Dostoevsky may appear un-ambitious, but he is apt to simply be playing his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make Fyodor Dostoevsky an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to give himself the support and help which was lacking.
Although Fyodor Dostoevsky vigorously pursues his own interests, he can work together with others just as energetically. He is a fighter, a good colleague and a comrade in arms. Very active in the career world, Fyodor stands up for work and is willing to fight for it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Trine Saturn
Jupiter Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
MC Conjunct Mars/Asc.