approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Garrett's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Garrett Hedlund comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Garrett Hedlund - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his 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 Garrett Hedlund" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Garrett a little better. This page describes the disguise Hedlund wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Hedlund's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Garrett Hedlund wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Garrett Hedlund wants, Garrett Hedlund usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Garrett wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Garrett Hedlund functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Garrett Hedlund usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Hedlund approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Garrett Hedlund also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Hedlund. When Garrett Hedlund commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, Garrett Hedlund is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see Garrett Hedlund as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Garrett Hedlund also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Garrett Hedlund has a great fear of losing control or letting down his guard, which prevents him from opening up to other people.
Expressing himself in an open, non-defensive way does not come easily to Hedlund, and at times he feels like a pressure cooker, holding a great deal of his passionate feelings and drives inside. Because he does not share his deepest self readily, Garrett may begin to believe that the feelings he has are uncommon and even shameful or evil. Garrett Hedlund tends to think the worst of himself. He projects a secretive, dark, mysterious, or "bad" image to others.
On the positive side, Garrett Hedlund is capable of enormous discipline and serious, sustained effort in whatever area he chooses.
Garrett Hedlund can get by in life almost on his personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Garrett that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Hedlund is around.
Garrett Hedlund has a radiant, winning personality and others see him as a person used to achieving success. , Garrett Hedlund is broadminded and is willing to give others the benefit of the doubt. He is helpful and tolerant as long as his moral and ethical standards are respected.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Conjunct Ascendant in Scorpio
Sun Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Jupiter