drive and ambition
James Woods has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. James tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. James Woods feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and James Woods is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, James Woods needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Woods can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. James Woods is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Woods gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
James Woods has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, James Woods will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to James and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Woods chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. James Woods likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Unless he has a goal that transcends merely personal gain, James Woods is apt to become deeply discontented, aimless and uncertain of his direction in life. At his best, James Woods will work or fight for a greater cause, and feel fulfilled through serving the greater good. However, should he lack the necessary focus, Woods could be confused and easily persuaded to do things that are either unethical or simply ineffectual.
James Woods puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. James Woods learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
His desires are very strong and at times James Woods could be quite forceful and impulsive in his sexual expression. James wants to be with those who are closest and most important to him and he has a great need to express his affection in his relationships.
James Woods possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. James could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of James' personal ambitions.
He is attracted to careers, which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and offer James Woods a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not his cup of tea. James may make his living in diversified ways rather than by focusing on one specific area or talent, and he is happiest when he can create a place in the world for his unique combination of diverse talents and interests. James Woods finds it hard and unnatural to try to fit himself into a ready-made mold.
James has confidence in himself and a healthy self-assured attitude. He makes up his own mind and has a clear idea of where he is headed. James Woods does not feel the need for recognition from others, but is likely to receive recognition anyway.
James Woods has a clear view of his aim in life and plans a course of action very thoroughly and decisively. He pursues his objectives with great assurance, gladly accepts responsibility, and loves to work because Woods likes what he does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 9th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Opposition Neptune
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Mars Conjunct Venus/MC
Pluto Trine MC
Uranus Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mercury
MC Conjunct Sun/Mars