drive and ambition
Laura Dern seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational, and insistent on doing things her way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of her own. Laura Dern strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. She may feel frustrated at times that she cannot simply do what HE wants to, that she must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or she may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if she does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, she is not a loner. Laura Dern achieves her goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. She is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if she senses someone is being taken advantage of. Laura Dern avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. She is unlikely to push herself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach her goals.
Laura Dern meets numerous challenges and possibly defeats in pursuit of her goals and desires, and her setbacks often occur because Laura has been too rash or intent on working her own will regardless of the impact on others. Laura Dern is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Dern.
She is enterprising, ambitious, and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Ever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Laura Dern is willing to take risks if she senses that something is going to be a winner. No matter how much Laura accomplishes, she never seems to be completely satisfied. She always feels she can do more, and sets her sights on another goal. Laura Dern feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and she will leave secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and potential for growth and expansion in the future. Laura likes to keep stretching her limits, to see how far she can go. Sometimes Dern overextends herself or promises more than she can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or overly confident assessment of her own capacities. Laura Dern relishes healthy competition and she feels that it spurs her on to even greater achievements.
Although enterprising and forward-looking, Laura Dern is also capable of 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.
Dern frequently meets a tremendous amount of resistance whenever she wants to assert herself in a decisive way, or do something just for herself. This resistance comes from within (in the form of self-doubt, fear, or a heavy sense of responsibility to others), as well as from practical and circumstantial limitations. Especially when initiating a project or acting independently, Laura Dern may tell herself that she is not really prepared, or that she is not good enough (yet), and she puts a lot of pressure on herself. Despite the obstacles, setbacks, or lack of support she encounters, Laura Dern can accomplish a lot in a patient, steady fashion. However, she is apt to aim too low, and not realize how much she is truly capable of.
Laura Dern should try to recognize that she does not have to justify her existence or prove her worth by her accomplishments.
Laura Dern has a good balance between idealism, optimism, and vision for the future on one hand and a realistic sense of what can actually be achieved on the other hand. Her judgment and business sense are usually quite good. Laura possesses patience and the ability to accept limitation and frustration on the way to her goals.
Older, more experienced individuals or mentors are likely to play a significant and beneficial role in Laura's life.
She is very sensitive to the inner qualities of sincerity, honesty, integrity and good will. Laura Dern notices these qualities (or the lack thereof) more quickly than others and brings them up frequently. She is philosophical about life and very perceptive, but may have an exaggerated sense of her own wisdom and depth of understanding of religious, metaphysical, artistic, or intuitive subjects.
Her drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Laura knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Laura Dern does. She is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules, and the like. Laura Dern should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs in the course of her life. She may change course often, and try many different things.
In some ways Laura Dern may feels that she has little choice about her role in society. She is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. Laura delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. Laura Dern could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. She is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
In her professional life Laura Dern is apt to have a great deal of recognition and success. Early on in her career, important and influential people in her field are apt to notice Laura and help her along. At some point, she herself is apt to be quite an influential person - at least in her chosen line of endeavor. Laura Dern is headed for a leadership role.
She enjoys life, is original and likes to be admired. Laura Dern loves to go out and is always looking for new social contacts and relationships. It does not take Dern long to like someone and she is likely to have many adventurous love affairs.
She is very adaptable, and because of her tactful, obliging and cordial manner, others like being around her. Laura Dern loves to be involved with associations or societies in the pursuit of common interests.
Laura Dern tends to be somewhat restless and may change her objectives in life frequently. Laura likes excitement and constantly searches for new stimulating activities as well as new relationships and associations with other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Quincunx Saturn
Jupiter Trine Saturn
Saturn Trine Neptune
Uranus Square MC
Pluto Square MC
Sun Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Venus/Uranus
MC Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
MC Conjunct Uranus/Asc.