challenges and difficulties
Joan Hamburg often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something she cannot name or specify, and she may have both: great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or oversensitivity is an important task for Hamburg.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Joan Hamburg understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Joan Hamburg is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joan Hamburg instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Joan Hamburg needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Joan Hamburg has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Joan Hamburg needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Joan Hamburg needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Joan Hamburg has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Hamburg will see these issues arise in close partnerships of any kind, especially when there is a mutual dependency involved. Dealing with in-laws, inheritances, and legal matters involving joint custody, shared assets, and resources is also a part of this.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Joan Hamburg back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Joan sometimes abuses her own power to use others to her own selfish ends.
The following are specific activities that will support Joan Hamburg in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Hamburg, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Joan Hamburg should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Joan Hamburg should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Joan Hamburg has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Joan Hamburg's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Joan may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
Joan Hamburg has a very obliging manner and is always in search for new relationships. She is able to identify with people quite easily and probably will make many friends who can be of help to her.
She is very obliging in her interaction with other people and can easily relate to them. Joan Hamburg is likely to have many friends and acquaintances who share the same ideas and viewpoints as she does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 10th house
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Sun/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Asc.