challenges and difficulties
McKenna doubts her own intelligence and mental capacities, and she may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Lori Ann is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for her.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Lori McKenna understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Lori McKenna is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Lori McKenna 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 Lori McKenna needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Lori McKenna has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Lori McKenna 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. Lori McKenna needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Lori McKenna should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Lori McKenna has a tendency to shy away from other people, and she reacts toward others in an almost fearful way. McKenna seems to lack confidence in herself and for this reason may feel that she lacks the ability to adapt easily into relationships with others.
She may have an inner fear of separation and could feel left out or ignored at times. Lori McKenna may have not received much affection while she was growing up or it had to be shared with others. Lori Ann could find it difficult to show her love in her relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 10th house
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Moon/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Venus/Saturn