challenges and difficulties
Vanderbilt both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting herself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Gloria, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Gloria Vanderbilt is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Vanderbilt.
Gloria Vanderbilt takes both her work and her health very seriously, but she may demand so much of her at work that she compromise her health. Gloria can become a workaholic, not so much because she has lofty ambitions, but because she never feels like she has done enough. Gloria Vanderbilt is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that she may not enjoy it at all.
Vanderbilt can also get overly involved in self-improvement or her health, and she tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gloria Vanderbilt 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 Vanderbilt needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Her natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing her situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing her situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Gloria Vanderbilt copes with stress. Gloria Vanderbilt also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
Her development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Gloria Vanderbilt to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Gloria Vanderbilt should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Gloria Vanderbilt back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being excessively egocentric or proud, needing personal recognition and applause, wanting to be center stage all the time, needing to be important and special.
The following are specific activities that will support Gloria Vanderbilt in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Vanderbilt, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Gloria Vanderbilt should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Gloria Vanderbilt should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Gloria Vanderbilt has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Gloria Vanderbilt's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Gloria may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
Gloria Vanderbilt has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Gloria and her friends, and when she falls in love, Gloria Vanderbilt is likely to love just as deeply.
Vanderbilt is a good team worker and has the ability to lead others. Her relationships and associations with others tend to be harmonious and cooperative. Gloria Vanderbilt may also have a very industrious family and she tends to be strongly tied to them.
Gloria likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in her environment. Gloria Vanderbilt loves to be around people and has a strong desire to be influential in social circles.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 6th house
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Sun
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Venus/MC
N. Node Opposition Mars/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Asc.