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 Horne. Lena Horne 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 Lena.
It may be difficult for Lena Horne to play spontaneously or just let her hair down, for she tends to inhibit that side of her by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression she is making.
Lena may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for she wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though she may indeed be outstanding, Lena Horne also needs to learn to relax and enjoy herself more.
Lena Horne takes her ideals and dreams very seriously and goes through periods of fervent dedication to a lofty ideal or vision. Lena has the ability to acquire true spiritual or imaginative insight, but she can also become so involved in her imaginative, idealistic pursuits that she looses perspective and develops feelings of alienation and isolation.
Lena Horne has a tendency to feel inadequate, perhaps even unlovable, and she tends to withdraw from others. Consequently, Horne may feel lonely and out of touch with everyone, and that she has no support from anyone.
Basically shy, Horne tends to be somewhat inhibited in love relationships and may feel uncomfortable or awkward expressing her love for someone. Lena Horne longs for love relationships and dreams about love, but is also inclined to torment herself because of a seeming lack of affection.
When she is with others, Lena Horne may often suddenly become inhibited. She is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Lena Horne strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away and overthrow any thoughts of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in her life could suddenly wane, thereby leaving Horne free to do her own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Lena Horne 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 Lena Horne needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Lena Horne has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Lena Horne needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Lena Horne needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her public life and career that Lena Horne is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Horne's reputation and standing in her community or professional circle, as well as how Lena Horne achieves her important life goals and aspirations.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Lena Horne back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being excessively egocentric or proud, needing personal recognition and applause, wanting to be center stage all the time, needing to be important and special.
She is very social, loves artistic events and entertainment, and has the ability to show her feelings without reservation. Lena Horne probably found joy in learning things early in life and she stays close to her family and other relations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Conjunct Neptune
Saturn Opposition Moon/Asc.
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Uranus/N. Node
Saturn Opposition Uranus/MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Opposition Sun
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Venus