challenges and difficulties
Duhamel doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Josh is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
It may be difficult for Josh Duhamel to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Josh may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Josh Duhamel also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Because of his inner reserve and basic shyness, Josh Duhamel appears to lack the ability to adapt and is a bit inhibited when dealing with other people. His approach is somewhat serious and it is difficult for Josh to face the public.
Duhamel forges ahead diligently, but may have to work harder than others to gain recognition for his efforts. Reserved and shy, Josh Duhamel tends to build a wall between himself and others and he seems to be more receptive to older and more mature people.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Josh Duhamel 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 Josh Duhamel needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Josh Duhamel has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Josh Duhamel needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Josh Duhamel needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
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 Josh Duhamel between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Josh Duhamel 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 Duhamel's task.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/N. Node
Saturn Opposition Sun/Asc.
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 1st house