drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. John Keats often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. John Keats strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, John Keats can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, John Keats underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Keats does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
John Keats conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Keats may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
John Keats encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because John has been too rash or intent on satisfying his own will regardless of the impact on others. John Keats is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Keats.
He abounds with self-confidence and vitality and John Keats believes he can do just about anything he wants to. John has an enterprising spirit, a good sense of timing and the ability to sense what will succeed and what will not. Keats usually makes fortunate work or business decisions. He enjoys healthy competition and has a rather playful, good-humored attitude toward it. John Keats mostly competes with himself to see how far he can go or how much he can accomplish. John likes to keep stretching his limits.
He is intensely willful and can create trouble for himself by rather unconsciously forging ahead, without realizing that he is trampling over people. Sometimes, if John Keats cannot get what he wants directly, he will try to dominate, manipulate or seek power in a covert, subtle sort of way.
An intense team-worker, John Keats is likely to realize plans that he makes in common with others. He may prefer to work with partners rather than alone and could form relationships with others for the purpose of working together.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. John Keats 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 Keats should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Keats achieves his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness and ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for John Keats. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can flourish in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead John Keats to his downfall.
He is highly attuned to the intangible or unseen world. Thus, John's drive and ambitions in life are likely to be colored by his subtle awareness and his mystical or intuitive sensitivity. Imagination, "make believe", creative fantasy and the ability to visualize may also be aspects of his career. John Keats has the ability to "channel" healing or inspirational messages.
Achieving his ambitions and long-range goals will require much stamina and self-reliance as well as a clearly defined strategy. Numerous setbacks, obstructions or delays can also be expected. A father figure, mentor or authority in Keats' life may withdraw support at a crucial time. However, this will not stop John Keats and may ultimately be a blessing in disguise.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 8th house
Mars Trine Jupiter
Mars Quincunx Pluto
Mars Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Venus
MC Conjunct Neptune
Saturn Quincunx MC