Henry Steel Olcott
challenges and difficulties
Henry Steel Olcott has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. He is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that he discourages himself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Olcott knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyzes or picks things apart mentally. Henry Steel Olcott may also be somewhat of a hypochondriac. Henry must learn that he does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax his unnecessarily high or strict standards.
Olcott 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 Henry Steel Olcott 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 Henry Steel Olcott better than being with groups of his own peers.
Henry Steel Olcott tends to be his own worst enemy, demanding inhuman perfection of himself and harshly criticizing or persecuting himself when he does not measure up. Perhaps circumstances or relationships in his life have been extremely difficult and demanding, reinforcing Henry's belief that he must struggle alone.
He is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Henry Steel Olcott develops his power and inner strength. However, Henry Steel Olcott should not make life harder than it is. He must give himself permission to let up sometimes, and to realize that he is only human.
His emotional life is likely to be somewhat strained and he has a tendency toward pessimism. Henry Steel Olcott may not feel as close in his relationships to his loved ones as he would like to, and Henry may find it difficult to give and receive love.
Somewhat stubborn and self-willed, Henry Steel Olcott persists no matter what obstacles he has to overcome. He has great endurance and strength and he forces himself to work very hard. Henry Steel Olcott may be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of his objectives.
He is inclined to be rather serious and withdrawn. As he feels very uncomfortable in the presence of others, Henry Steel Olcott shies away from social contacts and prefers to be by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Henry Steel Olcott 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 Henry Steel Olcott needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Henry Steel Olcott's path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Olcott's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Henry Steel Olcott is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Henry should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Henry Steel Olcott can offer the world at large.
It is in his public life and career that Henry Steel Olcott is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Olcott's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Henry Steel Olcott achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Henry Steel Olcott in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Olcott, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Henry Steel Olcott should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Henry needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Olcott's heart and bears the stamp of Olcott's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for Henry Steel Olcott to grow and become more whole himself.
Henry Steel Olcott tends to pick his friends and associates very carefully and is always on the lookout for responsible and congenial people. This enables Henry Steel Olcott to feel secure with his colleagues and enjoy good relationships with them.
Olcott is a good team worker and has the ability to lead others. His relationships and associations with others tend to be harmonious and cooperative. Henry Steel Olcott may also have a very industrious family and he tends to be strongly attached to them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Moon/MC
Saturn Opposition Uranus/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/Asc.
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Sun/MC
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Asc.