approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of John's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way John Tesh comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner John Tesh - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner John Tesh" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know John a little better. This page describes the disguise Tesh wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, John Tesh will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. John has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. John Tesh very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Tesh is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often John Tesh will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Tesh's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. John Tesh appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Tesh is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for John possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to John Tesh - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. John Tesh does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for John.
Others see John Tesh as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Tesh shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for John Tesh usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
John Tesh seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. John Tesh has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who he is. He is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. John Tesh has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and he is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, John Tesh has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, John Tesh often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
John Tesh seems quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes it seems that he is trying to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Tesh tends to be restless, excitable, and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
John Tesh appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Tesh understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time John Tesh really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
John Tesh comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Tesh also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. John Tesh also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
At times his desire to impress other people, to be important, or to be popular may make Tesh does things that go against his better judgment. Even John's sincere attempts to be generous or helpful may be misinterpreted, seen as pompousness or interference. John Tesh needs to be aware of his tendency to overdo - to go all out - even when it is not appropriate.
His family conditions may have been a bit oppressive, adding a note of gravity to John's personality. Somewhat insecure, John Tesh may feel that others restrain him. He has doubts about mankind in general and a fear of failure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Jupiter Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/Neptune