approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jeffrey's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Jeffrey Archer comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jeffrey Archer - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his 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 Jeffrey Archer" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jeffrey a little better. This page describes the disguise Archer wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Jeffrey Archer appears gentle and soft, and he acts rather reserved with others until he knows them well and feels it is safe to be open with them. Jeffrey has a strong need for emotional security and a sense of belonging, and is deeply attached to the past: his heritage, roots, family, cherished friends, familiar places, etc. Making radical changes or moves away from what is familiar and safe can be very painful and difficult for him. Archer tends to cling to people, memories and possessions of personal or sentimental significance. Having a home, a safe haven, is very important to Archer.
Archer approaches life emotionally and subjectively and he is sensitive to the emotional atmosphere, the subtle undercurrents of feeling in and around him. Instinctive and non-rational, Jeffrey Archer is often unable to give a clear, simple explanation for his actions. Something either feels right, or it does not.
His emotions and personal loyalties tend to color Jeffrey's thoughts and opinions. He views life from a very personal perspective and often cannot mentally detach himself from his own personal bias and prejudices. He is apt to be concerned primarily with how something affects him and those dear and close to him, rather than with the principle or the broader social implications. For instance, he may be very patriotic and feel that whatever "my country" does is right without really knowing much about the other nation's policies or point of view. Simply put: if it is good for Jeffrey and his near and dear ones, then it is good. If it is not good for him and his near and dear ones, it is no good.
He is tenaciously loyal, protective, and supportive of those he cares about, and has a very strong nurturing, paternal nature. Jeffrey Archer empathizes with others and intuitively senses the feelings and needs of other people. Compassionate and sympathetic, he is easily moved by others' pain, and Jeffrey Archer is often the one that others seek out when they need comfort, reassurance, or help.
His moods fluctuate and change frequently and he is sometimes open and sometimes withdrawn emotionally. Jeffrey Archer communicates nonverbally and appreciates a person who can pick up subtle cues and hints, rather than having to make everything explicit.
Jeffrey never forgets either kindness or unkindness shown to him.
He is extremely willful, but he often achieves his desires in a quiet, secretive, or manipulative way. He may be intensely charismatic and wield considerable influence over others, or he may be attracted to similarly powerful, fascinating personalities. Jeffrey Archer tends to go to extremes in whatever he does, to be compulsive, and he is driven by a sense of mission or destiny. Jeffrey does not take anything at face value and is always digging beneath the surface for the deeper meaning or real motivations of others.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Jeffrey Archer has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Jeffrey Archer often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
Jeffrey Archer appears contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. He watches his step, and frequently withdraws if his environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Archer may seem much more conservative than he actually is. Jeffrey fears making mistakes in social situations, and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As he matures, Jeffrey Archer is likely to grow in confidence, because he will learn to depend more on his own evaluation of himself.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Jeffrey's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Jeffrey Archer also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Archer needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
He may find it difficult to get ahead because Jeffrey lacks the vitality to do so. Jeffrey Archer tends to wait for better conditions and has the desire to accomplish a lot without straining himself too much. Quite often, though, his plans just seem to hang in the air.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto Conjunct Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Neptune