challenges and difficulties
John has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Bardeen.
Bardeen is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If John Bardeen does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits John Bardeen better than being with groups of his own peers.
John dislikes tense or frustrating situations and has a strong desire to free himself from them. Acting quickly at times, John suddenly overcomes his inner inhibitions. John Bardeen also has the ability to grasp difficult situations correctly and to use them for his advancement.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Bardeen instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction John Bardeen needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, John Bardeen is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in John Bardeen's growth. John Bardeen needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within John Bardeen between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. John Bardeen seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Bardeen's task.
The following are specific activities that will support John Bardeen in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Bardeen, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
John Bardeen should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Bardeen's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. John Bardeen needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. John needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
He enjoys relationships with others who can tune into the spiritual world and John Bardeen is likely to join groups or associations that sponsor psychics and that explore the connection with karmic influences.
Bardeen makes a big impression on everyone he meets and has the ability to attract many people. Others find John Bardeen very fascinating and he is likely to see himself as their model or example in groups or associations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Pluto