challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Rhys-Meyers. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Jonathan.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
At some point in his life Jonathan Rhys-Meyers may experience a tragic love relationship that affects him deeply. He may remain heavily burdened by certain disturbing experiences, thereby rendering Jonathan cold or bitter.
Sometimes circumstances appear to be working against Jonathan, and he may have to confront major challenges. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, thereby rendering him hard and cold hearted in his decision-making.
Jonathan is inclined to be quite reserved and cautious in his relationships with others, yet he may also have an exaggerated regard for other peoples' views, thereby giving them more credence than they are worth.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Jonathan Rhys-Meyers 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 Jonathan Rhys-Meyers needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Jonathan stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Jonathan Rhys-Meyers feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Jonathan Rhys-Meyers calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Jonathan Rhys-Meyers between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Rhys-Meyers' task.
The following are specific activities that will support Jonathan Rhys-Meyers in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Rhys-Meyers, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers' path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Rhys-Meyers' willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Jonathan.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto