drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and something of a pacifist. Steinbeck will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a strong ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best, being on top does not mean much to John Steinbeck, 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 Steinbeck 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 Steinbeck also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. John Steinbeck has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order build strength and stamina.
John Steinbeck meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because John has been too rash or intent on working his own will regardless of the impact on others. John Steinbeck is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Steinbeck.
John Steinbeck has a powerful will and when he wants something, he pursues it passionately and relentlessly until he achieves it. He may be so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. John Steinbeck often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard he must work for it. His forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often he does not reveal his real aims and intentions to others until they cross him. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely. John has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if he uses his energies for constructive purposes.
John Steinbeck perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to attain his ambitions in life. Sometimes it may feel as if he is pushing a boulder uphill. John Steinbeck should try to avoid bitterness or comparing his lot to others', as these could weaken his resolve.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Steinbeck's ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, John Steinbeck is apt to be ahead of his time in many respects.
John's profession is apt to involve communications, language, carrying messages, sales, speaking, or teaching - put simply, getting ideas across. A great deal of social involvement, networking, and personnel skills also play a significant part in his professional role.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. John Steinbeck is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Pluto
Saturn Square MC
Uranus Trine MC
Mercury Sextile MC
Venus Sextile MC