drive and ambition
Gary Snyder has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Gary tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Gary Snyder feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Gary Snyder is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Gary Snyder needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Snyder can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Snyder plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. Gary Snyder takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
Gary Snyder works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Gary is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Gary Snyder feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Gary Snyder, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Gary works best in solitude.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Gary Snyder finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Gary has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Dynamic, self-willed, and fiercely independent, he has extraordinary drive and energy. When Gary Snyder wants something, he wants it this very minute, and he acts quickly, impulsively and decisively. His impatience inclines Gary Snyder to be abrupt with people and reckless. He needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in his own way and does not happily conform to schedules, rules or regimes imposed by others. He is intolerant of authority and can be very rebellious. He is very frank with others, sometimes brutally so. Gary Snyder may have an explosive temper. High-strung and often nervous and tense, Gary finds it difficult to slow down, pace himself or relax. Gary Snyder is always on the go. He is restless, daring and experimental.
Gary Snyder really wants to leave his mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for his contributions, and he is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve his aims, though, Gary Snyder will have to compromise and "give" more than he may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in his life, may arise. To accomplish his goals, Gary may have to put aside some of his self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Gary Snyder may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on his own and fulfill his own destiny.
Gary has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Gary's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Gary Snyder pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, but sometimes even he needs to relax and stop doing. Gary Snyder has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Snyder's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, Gary Snyder is apt to be ahead of his time in many respects.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. Gary Snyder is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
To achieve his ambitions and long-range goals will require much stamina and self-reliance as well as a clearly defined strategy. Numerous setbacks, obstructions or delays can also be expected. A father figure, mentor, or authority in Snyder's life may withdraw support at a crucial time. However, this will not stop Gary Snyder and may ultimately be a blessing in disguise.
Gary Snyder has a self-assured and self-confident manner and feels the need to projects his personality. Others cannot help noticing him and because Gary Snyder has great integrity, he is likely to attain esteem and respect.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 5th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Conjunct Uranus
Sun Square MC
Mars Trine MC
Uranus Trine MC
Venus Sextile MC
Saturn Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Asc.