challenges and difficulties
Gustav Meyrink has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Meyrink is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Gustav Meyrink takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Gustav Meyrink takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. Gustav can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Gustav Meyrink is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Meyrink can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Gustav Meyrink may often be coerced into doing things that he does not want to do, leaving him frustrated, irritable and touchy. Gustav could turn hard and unforgiving toward others and may break up some important relationships.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gustav Meyrink 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 Meyrink needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Gustav Meyrink copes with stress. Gustav Meyrink also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Gustav Meyrink to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Meyrink's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Gustav Meyrink needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Gustav Meyrink back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Gustav Meyrink tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Gustav is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Gustav is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Gustav Meyrink tends to feel inferior and his attitude in the presence of others could be a bit negative or weak. He is inclined to shy away from groups and would be a rather quiet and passive member of an organization or association.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Opposition Pluto/Asc.
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Sun/Neptune