drive and ambition
Once Lorraine McIntosh sets her mind on a goal, her dedication, determination, and commitment are extraordinary. McIntosh pursues her ambitions tenaciously and will stubbornly refuse to give up, let go, or be influenced in any way. Like Aesop's tortoise, Lorraine labors patiently and steadfastly until she achieves what she wants - or until it is clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that all is lost. She is a reliable, consistent and productive worker, and she often shoulders more of the workload than her co-workers, usually without complaint. She often ends up with the nitty-gritty work. She prefers a regular routine, with definite hours and clearly defined responsibilities and tasks. In fact, establishing a pattern or routine is very important to her success because once she gets started in a certain direction, it is easy for Lorraine McIntosh to kept to that path. Getting started is more difficult. Lorraine McIntosh has a lazy, comfort-loving side and there is often a good deal of inertia for her to overcome before McIntosh gets going; but once she gets a momentum going, her energy level is strong and steady.
She is interested in concrete results and solid, practical achievements. Lorraine McIntosh needs to have some tangible product or contribution to show for her efforts, and cannot be content with only intangible rewards (such as having a good time, learning, or spiritual enrichment). Material well-being and security is also a large factor in determining what she does. Lorraine's stamina and persistence are her greatest assets, but they can also work against her; she can get caught in a rut and refuse to seize new opportunities. Lorraine McIntosh also tends to play it safe, and to limit herself as a result.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is often very difficult for Lorraine. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Lorraine McIntosh lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. On the positive side, McIntosh can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for herself.
However, Lorraine McIntosh denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
Lorraine McIntosh has a positive, "can-do" attitude and she tackles life's challenges with relish. She is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much she can do and how far she can go. No matter what McIntosh accomplishes, she does not rest on her laurels. Lorraine wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. She is proactive, enterprising and enthusiastic about new projects. She is not happy in situations that do not offer her challenges and the potential for future growth - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may seem in other respects. She enjoys competition, but Lorraine McIntosh competes mostly with herself, to see how much of her vision and potential she can really achieve. She makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Lorraine McIntosh usually enjoys good health and a high level of vitality.
Although enterprising and proactive, Lorraine McIntosh is also capable of ample much self-discipline, patience and effort. She may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving her aims in life.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about her work, Lorraine McIntosh accomplishes a great deal through her dedication. She is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks or dry spells. This is often the key to Lorraine's success. However, Lorraine McIntosh is humble about her accomplishments and contributions, and may thus fail to receive the recognition or recompense that she deserves.
Although she is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Lorraine McIntosh finally loses patience she loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Lorraine has a daring and rebellious side as well:
She is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. Lorraine McIntosh responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. Lorraine has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - she hates stagnation. She is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
McIntosh is able to combine her vision with sharp perception and intellect, and therefore her actions are guided by common sense. Lorraine has great verbal ability and the gift of inserting her comments at the right time, but she may find it hard to stop talking.
Lorraine McIntosh tends to be on the defensive and fears rejection in love relationships. There could be a violent streak in McIntosh and she is inclined to be rather jealous. Because of her strong sense of duty Lorraine may also sacrifice her own happiness for others.
She is likely to feel depressed frequently and has a strong desire to overcome it, but may not be able to count on much support from others. Lorraine McIntosh tends to separate herself from others and she feels like being expelled from society.
Lorraine has the patience and the stamina to realize her visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Lorraine McIntosh grows by adhering to systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what McIntosh aims for. Her patient, well-balanced approach gives Lorraine McIntosh credibility with many different types of people, and she is likely to acquire an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
In order to achieve her long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as McIntosh gets bored with work that is not intellectually challenging. Lorraine McIntosh needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem she may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Lorraine needs to watch her words. At time, her tongue or even sense of humor can get Lorraine McIntosh in trouble with superiors.
McIntosh is intensely competitive and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy on the road toward meeting her objectives. Lorraine McIntosh may be drawn to activities that are dangerous - in the line of fire, so to speak. She puts herself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be her downfall.
Sometimes her emotional or romantic interests detract Lorraine McIntosh from her professional progress and the achievement of her long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detrimental to McIntosh in a roundabout way. It seems that Lorraine must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Taurus
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
Mars Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Mars Conjunct Saturn/N. Node
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
Mercury Square MC
Mars Square MC
Venus Quincunx MC