challenges and difficulties
Stella both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know her intimately does not come easily to Martina, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Martina Stella is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Stella.
She is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Martina Stella tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Stella withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Martina's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
Her ambition and desire for power may be somewhat out of proportion and Stella can be quite ruthless when faced with potential obstacles and difficulties. Martina Stella must learn to control her temper and be willing to compromise.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Martina Stella 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 Martina Stella needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Martina Stella 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 Martina Stella a sense of inner balance.
Martina Stella 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... Martina needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Stella also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Martina Stella is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Martina Stella needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Stella.
Martina 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, Martina Stella likes to cultivate close relationships, especially with women.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Pluto
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Moon/Asc.