drive and ambition
Fontaine is proud and ambitious and she strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what she is. Joan Fontaine has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Joan finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and she hates being wrong; Joan Fontaine always insists that she is right!
She is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Joan Fontaine plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, she sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Joan loves admiration and applause, and she has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Joan Fontaine tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of her self-confidence, Joan is able to accomplish a great deal, but if her confidence is ever undermined, Joan Fontaine becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
She is likely to be known for her drive, energy, ambition, and competitive spirit. A successful career based on her ability to take initiative, be a leader, or excel in physical strength and prowess is likely. Joan Fontaine most definitely wants to be a winner and will work hard to achieve that.
Joan Fontaine seeks out risky and even dangerous activities, primarily for the excitement they provide. Impulsive, daring, impatient and unconventional, Joan Fontaine cannot sit still for very long and she has no capacity for "doing things as they have always been done". She is a defiant and independent person who can go it alone if need be. Fontaine can be extremely bossy and pushy and is prone to sudden, erratic outbursts, especially when she has to wait for what she wants. Courage and a taste for the unorthodox or outrageous are Fontaine's strengths.
Joan has the patience and the stamina to realize her visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Joan Fontaine grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Fontaine aims for. Her patient, well-balanced approach gives Joan Fontaine credibility with many different types of people, and she is apt to gain an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Her attunement to the intangible or unseen world is very strong. Thus, Joan's drive and ambitions in life are apt to be colored by her subtle awareness, her mystical or intuitive sensitivity. Imagination, "make believe", creative fantasy, and the ability to visualize may be aspects of her career, also. Joan Fontaine has the ability to "channel" healing or inspirational messages.
Joan Fontaine really wants to leave her mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for her contributions, and she is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve her aims, though, Joan Fontaine will have to compromise and "give" more than she may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in her life, may arise. To accomplish her goals, Joan may have to put aside some of her self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Joan Fontaine may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on her own and fulfill her own destiny.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 10th house
Mars Opposition Uranus
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Neptune
Sun Square MC