approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Joe's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Joe DiMaggio comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Joe DiMaggio - 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 Joe DiMaggio" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Joe a little better. This page describes the disguise DiMaggio wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Joe loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. He is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Joe DiMaggio has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything he has yet experienced, and he often lives in his dreams and visions for the future. Joe DiMaggio tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and he likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, he always expects something better ahead. Joe DiMaggio loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once he achieves it he is on to something else. He is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and he is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for him. Joe DiMaggio has great faith in life and he bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Joe DiMaggio cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect his need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Joe and he may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
He is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. He is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about his convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Joe DiMaggio gets carried away with his enthusiasm of the moment and he tends to exaggerate. He is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and he is usually pretty convincing. He does everything in a big way, a generous way. DiMaggio likes to have the best, and he heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. His vision is always large. He is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and he is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Joe DiMaggio as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. He may also be seen as a wise person since he does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. He is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and he inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
Joe DiMaggio appears confident and self-assured and he makes a clear, strong impression on others. He is very concerned with the impact he makes on others and with getting personal recognition, sometimes too much so. Joe DiMaggio tends to dominate in relationships and to be oblivious to others' points of view if they differ very much from DiMaggio's own.
Joe DiMaggio has a friendly, affectionate attitude towards others and a great deal of personal charm. His attractiveness is one of the first things others notice about Joe, and is probably something he cares a great deal about. DiMaggio gets along well with people and knows how to please them. Joe DiMaggio has a well honed sense of style and beauty.
There is an air of universal sympathy, gentleness, and nonjudgmental acceptance about Joe DiMaggio which draws people in need to him. Because he has a good deal of intuitive insight or psychic perceptiveness, Joe is able to say or do just the right thing for them. Joe DiMaggio needs to beware of fostering dependency in those people, however.
DiMaggio may well have been discouraged from freely expressing himself, and an overemphasis on being acceptable, conforming to certain standards and expectations, and generally not getting out of line is apt to inhibit Joe quite a bit.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Joe that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Joe DiMaggio may be on the surface, he is also a force to be reckoned with. Joe has causes, passions, or desires that drive him and when one of these is aroused DiMaggio is quite zealous in his pursuit or defense of it.
Joe DiMaggio has a loving and kind-hearted personality and he loves other people. DiMaggio can readily express his love and affection and others show their affection for DiMaggio. Joe probably had a safe and secure childhood and was allowed to make friendships early in life.
He is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in his environment. His eternal optimism brings Joe DiMaggio the affinity of many people with whom he will have many joyful experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Conjunct Asc.
Venus Conjunct Asc.
Neptune Trine Asc.
Saturn Quincunx Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Venus
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/MC