Johann Strauss I
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Johann's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Johann Strauss I comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Johann Strauss I - 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 Johann Strauss I" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Johann a little better. This page describes the disguise Strauss wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Johann 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. Johann Strauss I 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. Johann Strauss I 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. Johann Strauss I 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. Johann Strauss I has great faith in life and he bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Johann Strauss I 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 Johann 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 Johann Strauss I 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. Strauss 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 Johann Strauss I 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.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite distinct from the face the world generally sees, Johann Strauss I has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant impact on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Johann Strauss I often does not get the full recognition he yearns for.
Johann Strauss I appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Strauss understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Johann Strauss I really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Johann Strauss I is quite excitable and very impatient and ready for a fight in a flash. Because of his impulsive and rash behavior, Strauss also tends to be accident-prone. Everything Johann Strauss I does has to be done in a hurry and he expects the same of people in his surroundings.
His pleasant and friendly disposition enables Johann Strauss I to embark on quick personal relationships with other people. He enjoys social functions and has a harmonious relationship to his environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
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Asc. Conjunct Mars/Uranus
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node