challenges and difficulties
Gordon Brown takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing experience. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Gordon enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Gordon Brown also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Gordon Brown takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. Gordon can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Gordon Brown is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Brown can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Gordon Brown becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Brown is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Gordon is inclined to be quite reserved and cautious in his relationships with others, yet he may also have an exaggerated regard for other peoples' views, thereby giving them more credence than they are worth.
He is inclined to be rather serious and withdrawn. As he feels very uncomfortable in the presence of others, Gordon Brown shies away from social contacts and prefers to be by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gordon Brown instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Gordon Brown needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Brown's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Gordon Brown has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is deep within himself, as Gordon Brown faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that Gordon Brown keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
The following are specific activities that will support Gordon Brown in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Brown, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Gordon Brown has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Gordon Brown has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Gordon Brown should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Brown's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Gordon Brown needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Gordon needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Gordon Brown should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit Gordon Brown.
Gordon Brown is not in the least bit selfish and he has the ability to share the joy he feels with other people. Gordon seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Brown is able to cooperate with people harmoniously, and others see him as a welcome comrade. Gordon likes to work hand-in-hand with everyone and has excellent teamwork ability.
Gordon Brown seems to have an innate sense of cosmic awareness and is likely to have strong psychical or metaphysical talents. He is inclined to join some parapsychology groups where he may share his unusual experiences with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/Asc.
Saturn Opposition N. Node/Asc.
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Neptune/Pluto