Howard K. Stern
challenges and difficulties
Howard has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Stern.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Howard K. Stern works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Howard K. Stern 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 K. Stern needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Howard K. Stern - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Stern tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Howard K. Stern is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Stern's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Howard K. Stern needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Howard K. Stern between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Howard K. Stern seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Stern's task.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Howard K. Stern back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Howard K. Stern seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
The following are specific activities that will support Howard K. Stern in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Stern, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Howard K. Stern should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. He needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with his family or a community that can support him and give him a sense of safety and belonging.
Howard K. Stern should develop his listening skills and deepen his understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Howard K. Stern has to learn to trust his own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. He needs to care for himself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Howard K. Stern's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from his past and use it in a new way. (If he is so inclined, Howard may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts he has already developed).
Stern is able to achieve good cooperation with people, and others see him as a welcome comrade. Howard likes to work hand in hand with everyone and has an excellent sense of team-work.
His nature is a bit restless and unpredictable and because of this, others may see Howard as somewhat unstable. Howard K. Stern is inclined to involve himself with unusual enterprises and tends to become overly excited in the presence of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 2nd house
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Mars/Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Mars/Uranus