challenges and difficulties
Garfield either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. John Garfield may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times John Garfield feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague John. He strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for him.
On another level entirely, John Garfield is very careful about joining forces, and especially his material resources, with others. Garfield wants to keep his own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
At some time in his life John Garfield could have a possible tragedy in love relationships that affects him deeply. Some disturbing experiences may rest heavily on his shoulders and as a result, John may turn cold or bitter.
John should take care not to trust others too blindly. Some of his friends or associates may be untruthful and try to deceive him, resulting in great disappointments or even losses for Garfield.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Garfield 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 Garfield needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to John Garfield - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Garfield tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
John Garfield is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Garfield's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
John Garfield needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Garfield's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The following are specific activities that will support John Garfield in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Garfield, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
John Garfield has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for John to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Garfield needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. John Garfield should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for John Garfield to pursue.
John Garfield tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of his relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, Garfield gets the impression that others try to restrain him.
John Garfield tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Garfield, and he may frequently encounter some upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus