challenges and difficulties
Howard Dean 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 Dean knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Howard Dean may be something of a hypochondriac also. Howard 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.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Howard Dean tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Dean withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Howard's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Howard dislikes tense or frustrating situations and has a strong desire to free himself from them. Acting quickly at times, Howard suddenly overcomes his inner inhibitions. Howard Dean also has the ability to grasp difficult situations correctly and to use them for his advancement.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Howard Dean 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 Howard Dean needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Howard Dean benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Howard Dean a sense of inner balance.
Howard Dean has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Howard needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Dean also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Howard Dean is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
Howard Dean 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 Virgo
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Neptune