Mamie Van Doren
drive and ambition
Van Doren is proud and ambitious and she strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what she is. Mamie Van Doren has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Mamie finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and she hates being wrong; Mamie Van Doren always insists that she is right!
She is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Mamie Van Doren plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, she sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Mamie loves admiration and applause, and she has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Mamie Van Doren tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of her self-confidence, Mamie is able to accomplish a great deal, but if her confidence is ever undermined, Mamie Van Doren becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is often very difficult for Mamie. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Mamie Van Doren lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. On the positive side, Van Doren can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for herself.
However, Mamie Van Doren denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
Her self-expression tends to be limited and Mamie Van Doren feels that she has to learn everything the hard way. She may find it difficult to establish relationships with people and feels isolated and alone. Mamie wants to break out of her seclusion, but feels that some barrier is holding her back.
In order to achieve her long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Van Doren gets bored with work that is not intellectually challenging. Mamie Van Doren 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. Mamie needs to watch her words. At time, her tongue or even sense of humor can get Mamie Van Doren in trouble with superiors.
In many ways Mamie's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by her personal charm and attractiveness, her ability to please people and her excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are another manifestation of such.
Her perseverance and endurance give Mamie Van Doren the power to overcome a lot of difficulties in life. She is able to carry her lot with dignity and without complaints, but may literally work herself to death; Mamie wants to work until she takes her last breath!
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 12th house
Mars Opposition Sun/Saturn
Mercury Square MC
Venus Trine MC
MC Opposition Mars/Saturn