Gabriel García Márquez
drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Gabo sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Gabriel García Márquez tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Márquez. Gabriel García Márquez often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Gabriel García Márquez has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Gabo likes to match wits with others.
Márquez often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Gabriel García Márquez uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is often very difficult for Gabo. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Gabriel García Márquez lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. On the positive side, Márquez can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for himself.
However, Gabriel García Márquez denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Gabriel García Márquez is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Gabo accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Gabriel García Márquez always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Gabriel García Márquez feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Márquez likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Márquez overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Gabriel García Márquez relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Although enterprising and proactive, Gabriel García Márquez 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.
Gabriel García Márquez struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is a constant uphill battle. He is also prone to suppressing his feelings - especially aggressive or angry ones. This could lead to chronic resentment and bitterness, which actually undermines Márquez's goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
On the positive side, Gabriel García Márquez is capable of immense patience, endurance and tireless effort in order to attain his goals and desires. Gabriel García Márquez seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. However, if he can avoid a negative attitude and keep "plugging along", Márquez will achieve something substantial. Moreover, he is much more effective when working for someone else.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Gabriel García Márquez feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Gabo possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Gabriel García Márquez should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Gabo has noble aspirations and grand plans for himself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy and an interest in social betterment, Gabriel García Márquez is likely to be quite successful and influential in his community. He is suited to expansive, lucrative enterprises.
Gabriel García Márquez possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. Gabo could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of Gabo's personal ambitions.
His public image is important to Gabriel García Márquez and he comes across in a confident way. He is very ambitious, strives for material gains and aims for wealth and possessions. Márquez will achieve much popularity because of his harmonious and happy demeanor.
Gabriel García Márquez tends to be somewhat pessimistic and may frequently feel frustrated and depressed. Others may try to hold Gabo back from achieving his objectives, and success may come to him slowly but steadily.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Opposition Saturn
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Jupiter
Pluto Trine MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
MC Opposition Saturn/Asc.