challenges and difficulties
Mario Barrett has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Barrett is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Mario Barrett takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Mario Barrett has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Mario limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Mario Barrett difficult to get to know intimately, as Barrett tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Although Mario Barrett is generally happy, at times he could become somewhat inhibited and because of this, he may occasionally let good opportunities slip by. Although he is interested in people, Barrett also tends to periodically seek seclusion.
Mario Barrett tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Mario feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and ends up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mario Barrett 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 Mario Barrett needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Mario Barrett - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Barrett tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Mario Barrett is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Barrett's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Mario Barrett needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Barrett's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Mario Barrett back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The tendency for self-indulgence, laziness, and over-reliance on the generosity or affection of others, as well as making love relationships, social life and superficial pleasures more important than anything else in his life.
Barrett cooperates well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Mario Barrett is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have instant recall and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/MC
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Venus
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Uranus