challenges and difficulties
Mario has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Cipollini.
His childhood or his relationship with his parents was restrictive, unloving or unhappy in ways that may prevent Mario from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. Mario Cipollini feels that he was deprived in one form or another, regardless of whether he actually was or not. His early life - at least as Cipollini remembers it - may have been marked by emotional separation or repression of his needs and feelings. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, Mario Cipollini needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Mario accomplish this task.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. Mario has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. Mario Cipollini may enjoy doing some type of creative artwork involving hard or heavy materials.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mario Cipollini 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 Cipollini needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Mario Cipollini benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Mario Cipollini a sense of inner balance.
Mario Cipollini has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Mario needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Cipollini also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Mario Cipollini should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Mario Cipollini in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Cipollini, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Mario Cipollini has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Mario Cipollini has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 4th house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Venus
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus