challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Fechner. Gustav Fechner tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Gustav.
Fechner is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Gustav Fechner does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Gustav Fechner better than being with groups of his own peers.
Gustav Fechner strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
He is subject to rash decisions and impulsive actions that may have sudden, unexpected consequences and undesirable results. As he lacks the capacity to adapt, Gustav Fechner may encounter considerable tension in his relationships and is likely to have disputes or even violent fights with others.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gustav Fechner 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 Gustav Fechner needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Gustav Fechner - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Fechner tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Gustav Fechner is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Fechner's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Gustav Fechner needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Gustav Fechner to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Gustav Fechner has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
The following are specific activities that will support Gustav Fechner in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Fechner, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Gustav Fechner has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Gustav to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Fechner needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Gustav Fechner should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Gustav Fechner to pursue.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Uranus
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury