challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Anderson. Ian Anderson tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Ian.
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Ian Anderson does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Ian Anderson must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Anderson is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Ian Anderson is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Ian Anderson tends to be shy, sensitive and stiff with his emotions and may have difficulty expressing his true feelings, even though his affection for someone is there. One of Anderson's parents may have been too strict and unloving, and so Ian may fear close relationships.
At some time in his life Ian Anderson could have a possible tragedy in love relationships that affects him deeply. Some disturbing experiences may rest heavily on his shoulders and as a result, Ian may turn cold or bitter.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Ian Anderson 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 Ian Anderson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Ian Anderson 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 Ian Anderson a sense of inner balance.
Ian Anderson 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... Ian needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Anderson 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 his public life and career that Ian Anderson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Anderson's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Ian Anderson achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Venus
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Pluto
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 10th house