drive and ambition
Josef Albers seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Josef Albers strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Josef Albers achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Josef Albers avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
Josef Albers expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for Josef at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Albers can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, Josef Albers can become fanatic about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Josef Albers works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Josef is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Josef Albers feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Josef Albers, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Josef works best in solitude.
Josef Albers has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner, and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for Josef Albers to work on building up his physical energy. Josef needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more of than average), and especially avoid activities and people that dissipate and waste his time.
His efforts to do something are likely to be half-hearted. Josef Albers tends to get discouraged easily and may lack an incentive to work. His sexual drive also may be somewhat low and Albers tends to be averse to physical exertion in general.
Albers is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well-grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world is working in Josef's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enable Josef Albers to evolve and to work through his challenges.
He is capable of overcoming tremendous odds, and of enormous self-discipline and focus. When Josef Albers sets his sights on achieving something or is presented with a thorny challenge, it is his capacity for eliminating the superfluous, getting along with very little, and riding through tough times that enables Josef Albers to triumph eventually.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. Josef Albers is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
The road to success, professional advancement, and fulfillment of his long-range goals is apt to be easier and smoother for Josef Albers than for many. Partly this is due to getting a great deal of support - financial, emotional, or both. Probably someone early in his life really believed in Josef and had high expectations for him. Josef Albers contributes to his own success by having large goals, and by including, helping and enlisting the aid of friends and others in reaching those goals. A lack of selfishness or pettiness is a great boon to him. Whatever Josef Albers does is apt to be expansive and eventually quite prosperous.
He is quite restless and indefatigable in the pursuit of his objectives. Only satisfied with maximum results, Josef Albers fights to the last moment. Some of his endeavors could be a bit daring though, and his aims a bit high.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 6th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Opposition Sun/Neptune
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Saturn Sextile Pluto
Moon Trine MC
Jupiter Sextile MC
MC Opposition Uranus/Pluto