Hans Christian Andersen
drive and ambition
Andersen is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Hans Christian Andersen has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Hans Christian finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Hans Christian Andersen always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Hans Christian Andersen plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Hans Christian loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Hans Christian Andersen tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Hans Christian is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Hans Christian Andersen becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Hans Christian Andersen meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Hans Christian has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. Hans Christian Andersen is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Andersen.
He abounds with self-confidence and vitality and Hans Christian Andersen believes he can do just about anything he wants to. Hans Christian has an enterprising spirit, a good sense of timing and the ability to sense what will succeed and what will not. Andersen usually makes fortunate work or business decisions. He enjoys healthy competition and has a rather playful, good-humored attitude toward it. Hans Christian Andersen mostly competes with himself to see how far he can go or how much he can accomplish. Hans Christian likes to keep stretching his limits.
His competitive drive and lofty ambitions (commented upon earlier) feed on either intense spiritual idealism or a rather inflated, grandiose idea of what Hans Christian Andersen can actually accomplish. His energy level is apt to fluctuate from being very high, as noted earlier, to rather low, as mentioned in the following paragraphs.
Andersen dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Hans Christian Andersen prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Andersen finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Hans Christian Andersen has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
Hans Christian Andersen puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Hans Christian Andersen learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
He is light-hearted and sociable and enjoys attending social gatherings. Most projects that Hans Christian takes up should have a successful outcome. Hans Christian Andersen also has a great desire for beauty and he likes to surround himself with beautiful things.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Hans Christian Andersen from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to Andersen in a roundabout way. It seems that Hans Christian must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Hans Christian Andersen feels that he knows who he is and therefore is confident that he can achieve his objectives. He may consider marriage as his sole aim in life and could become completely bound up in his marriage and family life.
His mind and feeling work together harmoniously and his ability to convince and lead others comes out of his deepest inner self. An independent thinker, Hans Christian Andersen forms his own judgments and opinions. In relationships Andersen seeks out people with whom he can feel a soul-link.
Hans Christian has the ability to unite his own individuality with his community and considers other people's feelings as important as his. Andersen works with others in successful cooperation and harmony and is a very good partner or colleague.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Neptune
Mars Trine Neptune
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Mars Opposition Venus/Jupiter
Venus Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Sun/Moon
MC Opposition Moon/Mercury
MC Conjunct Mars/N. Node