Although she is empathetic, sensitive and responsive to others' feelings and needs (as described on the previous page), she also has a very clear-eyed, objective and practical nature, described in more detail below. Because Lauren Bacall appears to be a softy, others may be surprised at her cool, intelligent criticism and insights. Others may feel that Lauren Bacall swings from extremes of kind tenderheartedness to biting sarcasm.
Her warm, caring side, combined with her perfectionism, can make her very effective in any service area because she has the capacity to work practically and efficiently and to show deep concern for the needs of others.
At heart Lauren Bacall is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Lauren Bacall has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Bacall can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in her work and she takes pride in a job well done. What she may lack in self-confidence Lauren Bacall often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. She is adept at using her hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are her forte. Some would say she is a little too meticulous, for Bacall can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as she thinks it should be, and she worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Lauren Bacall likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Bacall. She probably wishes that she were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Bacall can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in her environment or within herself, Bacall tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. She is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in her self-assessment and often does not give herself enough praise or credit.
She is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about her diet, hygiene, and health habits. Lauren has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. Her tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. She is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Bacall can sometimes be difficult to live with because of her fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Lauren Bacall seems rather cool and self-contained, she is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. She is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. She is quietly devoted to the ones she cares for.
She is cautious, realistic and practical in her approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Lauren Bacall analyzes before she acts. She is sometimes too serious. If Bacall allowed herself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to her health!
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Lauren Bacall, and she expresses herself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Bacall is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Lauren enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for herself what is going on in the world around her.
Lauren Bacall tends to struggle with how to assert her will and she gets what she wants in life in a way that she can feel good about. Bacall may be unsure about when to use force and take decisive action, and she may occasionally become inappropriately aggressive or pushy. Lauren Bacall may also disapprove of her own anger, competitiveness, or aggressive impulses - and thus have difficulty accessing her personal power. Learning to accept and express her "masculine" or "yang" qualities in a positive manner is a challenge for Bacall.
If she follows her true nature, her life is apt to be unconventional, unusual, controversial and full of insecurity and excitement. Lauren Bacall cannot and will not be forced into a pre-set mold, and Lauren finds it difficult to conform. Her offbeat interests and tastes lead Bacall to ventures that others may consider too "far-out" or experimental. Lauren Bacall has a very creative, inventive streak.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Quincunx Mars
Sun Opposition Uranus