approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jane's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Jane Pauley comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jane Pauley - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Jane Pauley" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jane a little better. This page describes the disguise Pauley wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, she is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Jane Pauley frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. She is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Pauley, and she tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. She is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
She is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning her moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. She is willing to work long and persistently for what she wants and she often does things the hard way. Jane does not expect others to take care of her and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. She is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about her approach. She is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with her duties to others and how she comes across socially - her "rank" so to speak.
To others Jane Pauley seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Jane dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display her feelings, especially the more tender ones. Pauley likes to always appear poised and in control; and she hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in her armor.
Jane Pauley respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and she feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Pauley's guide in life, and she in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which she likes to impart to younger people.
Jane Pauley has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to her personality. She expects much from herself and may not give herself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
She also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve her money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Jane Pauley spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in her. Jane exercises great self-discipline and self-control and she can "do without" very well. Her tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though she may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Pauley shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
Jane Pauley is extremely sensitive to all of the incoming impressions and energies around her, and at times she can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Jane Pauley tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of seeming to become the people or person she is with the most.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Jane that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Jane Pauley may be on the surface, she is also a force to be reckoned with. Jane has causes, passions, or desires that drive her and when one of these is aroused Pauley is quite zealous in her pursuit or defense of it.
Jane Pauley tends to lead a very harmonious life and live in peaceful surroundings. Her emotions seem to play a big part in her relationships with others and Pauley bases her relationships on inner understanding between people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Square Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct MC/N. Node