challenges and difficulties
Gloria Swanson has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, she prevents herself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Swanson is more rigid and dogmatic than she realizes. Her approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Gloria Swanson takes her own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if she is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Gloria Swanson has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Gloria limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Gloria Swanson difficult to get to know intimately, as Swanson tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of Gloria's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for Gloria Swanson to sort out her true values, especially when she is enmeshed in the demands of mundane life. Times of retreat, isolation, meditation and prayer could be helpful to Swanson in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for her.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gloria Swanson instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Gloria Swanson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Gloria Swanson has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Gloria Swanson needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Gloria Swanson needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her relationships with others that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Gloria Swanson between acting spontaneously and being true to herself versus modifying herself or her behavior to suit others. Gloria Swanson seesaws between being inordinately concerned with her self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about her. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Swanson's task.
Gloria Swanson has a strong desire to break records and set an example for others through her own achievements. Gloria tends to spur others on to improve results and her relationships with others is for the purpose of bettering conditions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Neptune
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Mars/Pluto