challenges and difficulties
Casablancas doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. John is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, John Casablancas may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, John may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and John Casablancas may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his step!
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. John wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. John Casablancas becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and his occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
John Casablancas strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away and overthrow any thoughts of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his life could suddenly wane, thereby leaving Casablancas free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Casablancas 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 Casablancas needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John Casablancas' path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Casablancas' instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress John Casablancas is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but John should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution John Casablancas can offer the world at large.
It is deep within himself, as John Casablancas faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that John Casablancas keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
John Casablancas tends to be a bit too idealistic and may place too much hope in his relationships, resulting in frequent disappointments. John could be attracted to naive people, but some of his contacts may also turn out to be swindlers.
John Casablancas tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Casablancas in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/MC
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/Asc.