drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and somewhat of a pacifist. Astin will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a powerful ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best or being on top does not mean much to John Astin, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. John Astin is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. John has many dreams, high ideals and a strong mystical or religious impulse. John Astin also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. John Astin has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order to build strength and stamina.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. John Astin is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Astin gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, John Astin is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much John accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. John Astin always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. John Astin feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Astin likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Astin overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. John Astin relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Although enterprising and proactive, John Astin is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, John Astin accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks or dry spells. This is often the key to John's success. However, John Astin is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus fail to receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. John Astin feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. John possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. John Astin should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how John Astin goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Astin's motto.
His aspirations in life are likely to be quite unusual, extraordinary or ahead of their time. John Astin is a nonconformist who insists on doing things his own way and follows a zigzag path toward his ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of his life's plan. John Astin simply cannot force himself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
John has the ability to unite his own individuality with his community and considers other people's feelings as important as his. Astin works with others in successful cooperation and harmony and is a very good partner or colleague.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 9th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mercury
MC Conjunct Uranus
MC Conjunct Mars/N. Node