drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Gwyneth Paltrow often feels that if she wants something done right she must do it herself, for others do not do as thorough a job as she does. Doing a task well is very important to her, and she may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Gwyneth Paltrow strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Gwyneth Paltrow can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that she will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that her efforts will simply not be good enough. She is usually modest and realistic in assessing what she can accomplish and, if anything, Gwyneth Paltrow underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Paltrow does apply herself diligently in a given area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she masters skills and develops expertise.
Gwyneth Paltrow conserves her energy and paces herself so that she does not waste or diffuse her efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit her opportunities. In short, Paltrow may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Paltrow is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and she seems to need a lot of fireworks in her personal relationships. Gwyneth Paltrow can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Gwyneth will join with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
She is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Gwyneth Paltrow is willing to take risks if she senses a winner. No matter how much Gwyneth accomplishes, she never seems to be completely satisfied. Gwyneth Paltrow always feels that she can do more, and sets her sights on another goal. Gwyneth Paltrow feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and she will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Paltrow likes to keep stretching her limits, to see how far she can go. Sometimes Paltrow overextends herself or promises more than she can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of her own capacities. Gwyneth Paltrow relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs her on to even greater achievements.
When Gwyneth Paltrow wants something, she goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by her desire that she loses all objectivity. Gwyneth gets so deeply involved in whatever she is pursuing that she becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Gwyneth Paltrow insists on having her way no matter the cost. She is fascinated with power. Paltrow often tries to overpower anything or anyone she perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of her will. Paltrow can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving her ambitions and goals in life. Gwyneth Paltrow has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Paltrow can also become a compulsive workaholic.
Gwyneth Paltrow has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. She is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and she has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
Maybe the most important factor in Gwyneth's choice of career and her success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to Gwyneth Paltrow, and she would not sacrifice her family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Gwyneth Paltrow has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with her parents, she is likely to fulfill any aspirations she has for accomplishment.
She may have to overcome some significant handicap from her childhood or background in order to attain her ambitions in life. Gwyneth Paltrow may appear un-ambitious, but she is apt to simply be playing her cards close to her chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make Gwyneth Paltrow an underachiever. However, she can accomplish a great deal if she understands the influence of the past, and learns to give herself the support and help which was lacking.
She is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer Gwyneth Paltrow a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not her cup of tea. Gwyneth may make her living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and she is happiest when she can create a place in the world for her unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for Gwyneth Paltrow to try to fit herself into a ready-made mold.
Her self-control is well developed and Gwyneth Paltrow is patient, cautious and responsible. Paltrow knows that success comes with hard work and is willing to do her share. Gwyneth likes to be by herself and to do her own thing, but at times she may also feel lonely and deserted.
A big dreamer, Gwyneth Paltrow loves comfort and is likely to promote human welfare. But Paltrow could be somewhat of a fortune-hunter, likes to speculate, and has a tendency to squander her money. Gwyneth Paltrow is always hopeful and does not take life too seriously.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 7th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Trine Uranus
Moon Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
Uranus Sextile MC
MC Opposition Moon/Saturn
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune