challenges and difficulties
Priestley either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Jason Priestley may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Jason Priestley feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
Jason Priestley takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Priestley a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Jason Priestley and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Priestley will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by a great deal of caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Jason Priestley has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Jason also fears it and holds back. Jason Priestley may blame practical limitations, some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
As a deep thinker, Jason Priestley has good powers of concentration. However Priestley thinks slowly and takes his time making decisions, which are likely to be based on considerations of practicality and economy. Having little to say, Jason Priestley prefers to talk about serious or sad things.
He is subject to rash decisions and impulsive actions that may have sudden, unexpected consequences and undesirable results. As he lacks the capacity to adapt, Jason Priestley may encounter considerable tension in his relationships and is likely to have disputes or even violent fights with others.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Jason Priestley 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 Jason Priestley needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Priestley's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Jason Priestley has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Jason Priestley should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Jason Priestley back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Jason sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
The following are specific activities that will support Jason Priestley in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Priestley, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Jason Priestley 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.
Jason Priestley should develop his listening skills and deepen his understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Jason Priestley 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 Jason Priestley'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, Jason may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts he has already developed).
He is very socially minded and it is easy for Jason Priestley to show his affection. His family or community probably provided fertile ground for his development. Priestley may love to show off a little and he thrives on being involved with others in joyful group activities.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 7th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Mars
Saturn Opposition Mars/Uranus
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Sun/Jupiter