approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Sarah's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Sarah Chatto comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Sarah Chatto - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Sarah Chatto" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Sarah a little better. This page describes the disguise Lady Sarah Chatto wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Sarah Chatto appears gentle and soft, and she acts rather reserved with others until she knows them well and feels it is safe to be open with them. Sarah has a strong need for emotional security and a sense of belonging, and is deeply attached to the past: her heritage, roots, family, cherished friends, familiar places, etc. Making radical changes or moves away from what is familiar and safe can be very painful and difficult for her. Lady Sarah Chatto tends to cling to people, memories and possessions of personal or sentimental significance. Having a home, a safe haven, is very important to Lady Sarah Chatto.
Lady Sarah Chatto approaches life emotionally and subjectively and she is sensitive to the emotional atmosphere, the subtle undercurrents of feeling in and around her. Instinctive and non-rational, Sarah Chatto is often unable to give a clear, simple explanation for her actions. Something either feels right, or it does not.
Her emotions and personal loyalties tend to color Sarah's thoughts and opinions. She views life from a very personal perspective and often cannot mentally detach herself from her own personal bias and prejudices. She is apt to be concerned primarily with how something affects her and those dear and close to her, rather than with the principle or the broader social implications. For instance, she may be very patriotic and feel that whatever "my country" does is right without really knowing much about the other nation's policies or point of view. Simply put: if it is good for Sarah and her near and dear ones, then it is good. If it is not good for her and her near and dear ones, it is no good.
She is tenaciously loyal, protective, and supportive of those she cares about, and has a very strong nurturing, paternal nature. Sarah Chatto empathizes with others and intuitively senses the feelings and needs of other people. Compassionate and sympathetic, she is easily moved by others' pain, and Sarah Chatto is often the one that others seek out when they need comfort, reassurance, or help.
Her moods fluctuate and change frequently and she is sometimes open and sometimes withdrawn emotionally. Sarah Chatto communicates nonverbally and appreciates a person who can pick up subtle cues and hints, rather than having to make everything explicit.
Sarah never forgets either kindness or unkindness shown to her.
The effect of her childhood experiences, and the beliefs and attitudes Sarah learned while young, are clearly apparent in her demeanor. All is well on the surface, but when trouble arises, Sarah Chatto seems childish and needy. When she is in calmer waters, she appears to have a vulnerable, trusting nature that brings out the mothering instinct in others.
To others, Sarah Chatto appears capable, mature and down to earth. Even when she was young, there was a certain practicality and responsible air about Sarah that inspired people to rely on her. Lady Sarah Chatto keeps her cool in most situations.
Sarah Chatto comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. She is quite curious and interested in the people and events around her and cannot resist commenting about them.
Lady Sarah Chatto also needs to be busy and active and she moves quickly. Sarah Chatto also appears to be restless. Keeping her mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Lady Sarah Chatto projects a feeling of broad-mindedness, generosity, and beneficence, a sense that she is someone others should listen to and treat with respect. Because Sarah Chatto generally makes such a favorable impression on people, many doors are open to her, and she may appear to be somewhat luckier than other people. This is primarily due to the confidence that Sarah Chatto emanates.
Sarah Chatto is quite excitable and very impatient and ready for a fight in a flash. Because of her impulsive and rash behavior, Lady Sarah Chatto also tends to be accident-prone. Everything Sarah Chatto does has to be done in a hurry and she expects the same of people in her surroundings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Opposition Asc.
Saturn Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Jupiter Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Uranus