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 Barker. Lex Barker 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 Lex.
Lex Barker has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Lex limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Lex Barker difficult to get to know intimately, as Barker tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Lex Barker tends to be very sensitive to his surroundings and is strongly influenced by the prevailing conditions surrounding him. Lex 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 Lex Barker 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 Lex Barker needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for Lex Barker to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. Lex Barker needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until Lex directs his attention to some of the big questions, such as "What is my life's purpose?" "What is really important to me and essential to my happiness?", he is apt to dabble, scatter his energies in many directions and engage in activities which are entertaining but ultimately neither fruitful nor enriching.
Having an overall vision for his life and aligning his daily activities so that they support rather than detract from Barker's larger purpose in life, is a significant step toward his personal development.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Barker's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Lex Barker needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
Lex Barker has a vivacious and lively manner with a tendency to shock others at times by blurting out blunt comments. Lex loves to be with people, but tends to get overly excited when he is with them.
Lex has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Lex Barker will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Neptune
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Pluto/MC