approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Lisa's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Lisa Lopes comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lisa Lopes - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Lisa Lopes" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Lisa a little better. This page describes the disguise Lopes wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Lisa Lopes likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. She is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. She is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Lopes must have something of her own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that she can develop and manage according to her own will and vision. Whatever Lisa does, she does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. She likes to put her own personal stamp on it.
Lisa Lopes also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats her in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Lopes will rarely confront the offender - she is too proud to do so - but she will lose her affection and respect for them. Lisa dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Lopes admires others who are strong individuals like herself. When Lisa Lopes befriends someone, Lopes is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. She is very giving and generous, but her gifts are never anonymous - Lisa expects recognition and appreciation for them. She also expects the intense loyalty that she offers to her dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Lisa Lopes often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as herself, for she does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If she is not in the leading role, she aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Lisa Lopes has great heart and courage, and people often look to her for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Lisa always puts her best face forward and rarely allows others to see her hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Lisa Lopes also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although she does not like others to realize just how important it is to her.
Her outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. Her own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Lisa more than anything else. Lisa Lopes feels that if she does her best where she is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Lisa Lopes has a rather generous, open, broad-minded demeanor, and she likes to do things in a big way. If she does this primarily to impress others, Lisa will find that many people prefer to avoid her. Even without meaning to, Lopes can seem a bit arrogant or preachy.
Lisa Lopes comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. She watches her step, and frequently withdraws if her environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Lopes may seem much more conservative than she actually is. Lisa is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As she matures, Lisa Lopes' confidence is likely to grow because she will learn to depend more on her own self-assessment..
Lisa Lopes is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around her and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Lisa Lopes tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person she is with the most.
She is somewhat erratic and constantly looking for something new. Lisa Lopes changes her opinions frequently and others never know what she will do next. Because Lopes is easily excitable and unpredictable, others may find it taxing to spend time with her.
Lisa Lopes tends to be somewhat insecure in her relationships with other people and she strives for safety and security in her life. Acquiring possessions and property is important to Lisa, and she has a strong desire to make a distinguished impression on others.
She is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in her environment. Her eternal optimism brings Lisa Lopes the affinity of many people with whom she will have many joyful experiences.
Lisa Lopes seems to float between the world of illusion and reality and prefers to live in the former. Somewhat insecure and uncertain, she may try to avoid responsibility. Her ideas tend to be a bit strange and Lisa Lopes should guard against pursuing the wrong objectives.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Square Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Moon/Uranus
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/Saturn
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/MC
Asc. Opposition Neptune/MC