drive and ambition
She is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. Her active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Joni sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Joni Mitchell tends to live on nervous energy. She can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Mitchell. Joni Mitchell often scatters her energies into so many directions and activities at once that she cannot finish or follow through on all of them. She needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Joni Mitchell has a sharp and eager mind, and she enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Joni likes to match wits with others.
Mitchell often achieves her desires through her verbal skill and her ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what she wants. Her drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Joni Mitchell uses her wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve her goals.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is very often difficult for Joni. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Joni Mitchell lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. Positively, Mitchell can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for herself.
However, Joni Mitchell denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
Joni Mitchell has a rather cocky, confident, we-can-do-it attitude which people in her environment pick up on quite readily. Inspiring, motivating, and encouraging others to go out and do their very best is one of Joni's innate gifts. Joni Mitchell has faith in the power of action and boldness, and enjoys imitating new programs and projects.
Although enterprising and proactive, Joni Mitchell is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. She may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving her aims in life.
She is very serious about attaining her goals and feels that keeping her nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. It is by working hard, keeping up her efforts and focusing on a single objective that Joni Mitchell achieves her aims in life. Joni exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what she desires. She meets obstacles stoically and struggles patiently through difficult circumstances. Joni Mitchell feels that she must rely on herself alone and that she must shoulder all of the responsibility. She can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much of herself and others. Joni often holds herself back, doubting her own power and ability. She may feel that she meets great resistance whenever she tries to assert herself or take initiative, which is very frustrating to Mitchell. However, Joni Mitchell has the power to endure and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Joni has the patience and the stamina to realize her visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Joni Mitchell grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Mitchell aims for. Her patient, well-balanced approach gives Joni Mitchell credibility with many different types of people, and she is apt to gain an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Joni Mitchell is apt to receive much publicity and popularity through her professional pursuits, for she has a way of winning the hearts and trust of many people. Joni has an instinct for what the masses of people will respond to emotionally, and this feeling-sense of what other people want enables her to succeed in sales, promotion, and so on. Her career could also involve protecting and caring for people, and nurturing them in some capacity.
Mitchell is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on her way to gaining her objectives. Joni Mitchell could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. She puts herself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be her downfall.
Joni Mitchell perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to attain her ambitions in life. Sometimes it may feel as if she is pushing a boulder uphill. Joni Mitchell should try to avoid bitterness or comparing her lot to others', as these could weaken her resolve.
Joni wants very much to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, she may believe that she has to sacrifice her idealism or convictions in order to attain her ambitions. At times her desire for prominence, popularity, or stature may make Joni Mitchell do things that put her in a dubious situation with her superiors.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
MC Conjunct Moon
Mars Square MC
Saturn Square MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC