drive and ambition
Joan Hamburg is extremely strong-willed and she pursues her goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. She is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and she is very difficult to influence or sway once her mind is made up. When Joan Hamburg wants something, Hamburg can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. She is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why she feels as strongly and deeply as she does.
She also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal her aims and intentions, and the intensity of her will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Hamburg is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Joan Hamburg often manipulates or forces her will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. She is not interested in confrontation but she is a formidable foe if she encounters opposition or aggression. Joan is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
Hamburg plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for her. Joan Hamburg takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: she is ardent in pursuing anything she desires.
Joan Hamburg has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve her objectives. Once she decides she wants something or makes a commitment, Joan Hamburg will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Joan and she instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Hamburg chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Joan Hamburg likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and she does a thorough job. She enjoys working in solitude, and often feels she does her best work when she is alone.
Although she is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Joan Hamburg finally loses patience she loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Joan has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Joan Hamburg seeks out risky and even dangerous activities, primarily for the excitement they provide. Impulsive, daring, impatient and unconventional, Joan Hamburg 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. Hamburg 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 Hamburg's strengths.
An intense team-worker, Joan Hamburg is likely to realize plans that she makes in common with others. She may prefer to work with partners rather than alone and could form relationships with others for the purpose of working together.
In meeting her challenges and difficulties in life, Joan Hamburg does have allies: her ability to tolerate tension and ambivalence, her ability to compromise, and a capacity to endure discomfort. Remaining steady in the midst of crisis or sudden change is an aspect of this, as well as knowing when to wait and when to make necessary changes. Joan's timing is usually good.
She is sensitive to everything around her and soaks up experiences like a sponge. Joan Hamburg must avoid becoming depressed when things do not go her way. Hamburg also needs to overcome being somewhat timid and to build up her own self-image.
Although Joan Hamburg vigorously pursues her own interests, she can work together with others just as energetically. She is a fighter, a good colleague and a comrade in arms. Very active in the career world, Joan stands up for work and is willing to fight for it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 5th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Opposition Uranus
Mars Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Saturn Sextile Uranus
MC Opposition Sun/Neptune
MC Opposition Mars/Asc.