Although Johnny Dowd is a team player who puts the group's welfare ahead of his own, he is also very competitive and aggressive. When his colleagues do exude as much energy as he does, Johnny Dowd quickly becomes discouraged, frustrated and alienated from the group. Dowd can also make an excellent leader, manager or coach by leading the team, group, or company to excellence.
He is a person who thrives on challenge, and he often feels that he must battle his way through life, relying on no one and nothing but his own strength, intelligence and courage. Johnny Dowd believes in being totally honest, true to himself and his own vision and convictions, even if it means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor and authenticity are Dowd's gods, and he has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
Johnny Dowd craves the freedom to do things in his own way, and he works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not his style. Johnny likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
Johnny Dowd loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then he is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes and introduce some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are tantamount to death for him. He is not afraid of trying something that has never been done before, and even though he may sometimes be perceived as a fool, Johnny Dowd also discovers, invents and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following his own star are the breath of life for Dowd, and he wilts (or gets very frustrated and angry) if he cannot do this.
He is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic and assertive. Johnny Dowd believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and he perceives himself as a strong, even invincible, person. Johnny Dowd hates being ill or in a position of dependency. Accepting his own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for him.
He is basically aggressive in his attitudes and less adept at relating to others, picking up on subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing and harmonizing. He is often so fired up about his own projects or goals that he inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas and feelings would be highly instrumental in improving Dowd's relationships. His impatience to get on with things causes Johnny Dowd to be rather insensitive, thereby alienating others unnecessarily. He also frequently tries to accomplish his goals through anger or temper tantrums. Johnny Dowd would gain much by learning to slow down, relax and sometimes just let things be, however his energetic, restless nature rarely allows Johnny Dowd to do so.
Ownership gives Johnny Dowd a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Johnny also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Johnny Dowd is extremely sensitive, compassionate and giving, often to his own detriment. His ideals and spiritual values motivate Johnny Dowd, and he cannot live for personal gain or materialistic concerns alone. There must be an element of beauty, magic, imagination, inspiration or creativity in what he does. Otherwise Johnny Dowd becomes listless and aimless. The arts, theater, music and/or charitable work are ideally suited to Johnny.
Johnny Dowd deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Johnny has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Johnny likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
He keeps his feelings well under control, but is inclined to feel inferior and insecure. Dowd displays a cool and reserved manner and tries to hide his inner discontentment. Johnny Dowd also has a tendency to cling to the past.
His emotions are very intense and Johnny Dowd is excited quite easily. Love is very important to him and he is constantly seeking emotional fulfillment, but he will not waste time with casual relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aquarius and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Opposition Neptune
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Opposition Moon/Saturn
Sun Opposition Moon/Pluto