challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Maran. Josie Maran tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Josie.
Josie Maran has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Josie limits herself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in herself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Josie Maran difficult to get to know intimately, as Maran tends to distance herself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
She is inclined to exercise self-control and tries to suppress her inner excitability or irritability. However, Maran can be somewhat self-willed and determined to be independent. If Josie Maran feels that someone is holding her down too much, she may suddenly break up the relationship.
Sometimes circumstances appear to be working against Josie, and she may have to confront major challenges. Josie Maran will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, thereby rendering her hard and cold hearted in her decision-making.
Josie Maran tends to be somewhat insecure and uncertain about her direction in life. Frequently plagued by doubt and fear, she is inclined to worry a lot. Because Maran lacks the confidence to fight back, she may allow herself to become the victim of others.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Josie Maran instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Josie Maran needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Josie stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Josie Maran has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Josie Maran feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Josie Maran calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Josie Maran 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 her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Josie Maran is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Maran's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Josie Maran tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate herself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Maran, and she may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Neptune/MC
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus