approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Lorax's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Lori Black comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lori Black - 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 Lori Black" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Lorax a little better. This page describes the disguise Lori Black wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if she strongly disagrees with someone, Lori Black will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. She often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Lorax has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Lori Black very much wants to be liked and because of her need for approval and acceptance, Lori Black is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. She so much wants to please that often Lori Black will suppress her own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Lori Black's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
Her need to create harmony extends to her physical environment and personal appearance as well. Lori Black appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. She does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From her home furnishings to her choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
She also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Lori Black is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Lorax possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to her and finding the right person to share her life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Lori Black - she is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases her self-confidence. Lori Black does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on her partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being herself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Lorax.
Others see Lori Black as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to her, this is the sort of face Lori Black shows to the world. She possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. Her motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Lori Black usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Lori Black seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Lori Black has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who she is. She is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Lori Black has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and she is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
Lori Black comes across as tolerant, broad-minded, and well educated or as a seasoned traveler. She radiates a certain distinction, even nobility. Lori Black is apt to have a significant, beneficial impact on the people she encounters, without even realizing it.
She is assertive and bold. Lori Black is willing to be the first person to speak up and make her position known, and to strike out on her own if necessary. Lorax generally gets along better with men than with women because her approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. She can be a bit too forceful. However, Lori Black's boldness is her calling card, and most people feel that she can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
Lorax has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes facets of life. She may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Lorax's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
The initial impression Lori Black makes on people may be somewhat deceiving, in that the way Lorax thinks and her true opinions are not always readily apparent. Lori Black may try to clothe her ideas and thoughts in terms that tend to mute rather than clarify them. For instance, she may have a very definite, unambiguous opinion, but state it in such a gentle, tactful manner that it seems as though she does not stand behind it as vigorously as she would like. This creates miscommunication or misunderstandings at times. On another level, Lori Black tends to become scattered and nervous when she is out of balance. She needs clarity and order in her environment to be at her finest.
Daring and a bit reckless, Lori Black is not afraid to face danger. Lorax wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Lori Black has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Jupiter Trine Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.
Mercury Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Pluto