challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Fabius. Laurent Fabius tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Laurent.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Laurent Fabius understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Laurent Fabius is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
Laurent Fabius has a tendency to be overly critical of himself. He may be plagued by feelings of guilt about certain past events, leading to further self-doubt. Laurent must learn to handle his frustration, depression and discontent and try to overcome his lack of self-confidence.
Laurent Fabius tends to be very sensitive to his surroundings and is strongly influenced by the prevailing conditions surrounding him. Laurent may feel that he has more obligations than he can properly handle, and that it is hopeless to even try.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Laurent Fabius 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 Laurent Fabius needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Laurent Fabius needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Laurent's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Fabius' understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Laurent Fabius to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Laurent Fabius is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Laurent Fabius needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Laurent Fabius is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Laurent Fabius needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Fabius.
The following are specific activities that will support Laurent Fabius in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Fabius, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Laurent Fabius should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen his ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. He needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Laurent can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Laurent Fabius has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Mars
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Neptune
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Uranus