challenges and difficulties
Marcus Allen has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Marcus is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack the capacity for joy and play. Marcus Allen often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Allen's that may inhibit him a great deal. Marcus Allen must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob him of the playful, imaginative side of life.
Marcus Allen takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. Marcus can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Marcus Allen is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Allen can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
The side of Marcus Allen that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with his urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension as a result, and at times Marcus finds it hard to relax. Marcus Allen may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on himself, in an attempt to strictly control his "wild" impulses. Allen's task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in his life.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Marcus Allen instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Marcus Allen needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Marcus Allen copes with stress. Marcus Allen also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Marcus Allen to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Marcus Allen is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Allen's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
He is well mannered and has a kind, helpful and obliging nature. Marcus Allen is very social, loves to entertain and enjoys talking with people. Marcus feels mentally in tune with others and makes a good companion.
Marcus Allen has a friendly, open and sociable demeanor and a strong desire to cultivate relationships with warm and congenial people. He may enjoy participating in artistic events and he likes to associate with art lovers.
Marcus Allen has a strong desire to share his opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that he has. He may enjoy studying and developing his intellectual interests with them.
Marcus Allen has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Marcus and his friends, and when he falls in love, Marcus Allen is likely to love just as deeply.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Mercury
N. Node Opposition Sun/Venus
N. Node Opposition Mercury/MC
N. Node Opposition Venus/MC