challenges and difficulties
Helen Taft has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. She is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that she discourages herself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Helen Herron Taft knows it should be done.
She frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Helen Taft may be something of a hypochondriac also. Helen must learn that she does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax her unnecessarily high or strict standards.
Helen Taft takes both her work and her health very seriously, but she may demand so much of her at work that she compromise her health. Helen can become a workaholic, not so much because she has lofty ambitions, but because she never feels like she has done enough. Helen Taft is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that she may not enjoy it at all.
Helen Herron Taft can also get overly involved in self-improvement or her health, and she tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Helen Taft becomes tense and upset rather easily. She becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In her eagerness to see her inspirations materialize, Helen Herron Taft is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving her goals. Her occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Her ambition and desire for power could be somewhat out of proportion and Helen Herron Taft can be quite ruthless in dealing with obstacles and difficulties she may be faced with. Helen Taft must learn to control her temper and be willing to compromise.
Helen Taft tends to have inner conflicts between her responsibilities and what she would like to do. Helen Herron Taft may weigh her duties favorably against her desires, making it very difficult for her to be truly happy.
Helen tries to keeps her sensuality under control and is likely to suppress the tension she feels in her love relationships. At times she could feel somewhat emotionally inhibited, while at other times Helen Taft may have a strong wish to break all moral barriers.
Helen Herron Taft knows her own shortcomings and is able to overcome many frustrations and limitations. She concentrates on her aims and goes about achieving them, even if she has to sacrifice something for it.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Helen Taft instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Helen Taft needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Helen Taft has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Helen Taft needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Helen Taft needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her public life and career that Helen Taft is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Helen Herron Taft's reputation and standing in her community or professional circle, as well as how Helen Taft achieves her important life goals and aspirations.
Helen Taft tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate herself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Helen Herron Taft, and she may frequently encounter some upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Opposition Sun/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Jupiter
Saturn Opposition Venus/Uranus
Saturn Opposition Pluto/MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Uranus