challenges and difficulties
Marie Bashkirtseff has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. She is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that she discourages herself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Bashkirtseff knows it should be done.
She frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Marie Bashkirtseff may be something of a hypochondriac also. Marie must learn that she does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax her unnecessarily high or strict standards.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Marie Bashkirtseff 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 Marie Bashkirtseff 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.
Marie Bashkirtseff becomes tense and upset rather easily. She becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In her eagerness to see her inspirations materialize, Bashkirtseff is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving her goals. Her occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Marie Bashkirtseff 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 Marie Bashkirtseff needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Marie Bashkirtseff has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Marie Bashkirtseff 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. Marie Bashkirtseff needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Marie Bashkirtseff needs to integrate in tangible ways: how she makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what she does with the resources she has. Marie Bashkirtseff should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
Marie has an inner need to share her experiences with others and she talks to her friends and acquaintances in a very open manner. Socially minded, Marie Bashkirtseff likes to cultivate close relationships, especially with women.
Marie Bashkirtseff tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate herself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Bashkirtseff, and she may frequently encounter some upsets or hostility.
Marie likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. She knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in her position at the expense of other people.
Marie should use extra care in her relationships with people, for she could easily end up in the wrong crowd. Marie Bashkirtseff could be the victim of fraud and falsehood or through association may become an accessory to malicious action.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Square Uranus
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Uranus/MC
N. Node Conjunct Neptune/Asc.