Princess Máxima of the Netherlands
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Princess Máxima's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Princess Máxima of the Netherlands comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Princess Máxima of the Netherlands - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Princess Máxima of the Netherlands" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Princess Máxima a little better. This page describes the disguise Máxima Zorreguieta wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, she is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Princess Máxima of the Netherlands frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. She is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Máxima Zorreguieta, and she tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. She is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
She is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning her moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. She is willing to work long and persistently for what she wants and she often does things the hard way. Princess Máxima does not expect others to take care of her and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. She is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about her approach. She is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with her duties to others and how she comes across socially - her "rank" so to speak.
To others Princess Máxima of the Netherlands seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Princess Máxima dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display her feelings, especially the more tender ones. Máxima Zorreguieta likes to always appear poised and in control; and she hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in her armor.
Princess Máxima of the Netherlands respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and she feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Máxima Zorreguieta's guide in life, and she in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which she likes to impart to younger people.
Princess Máxima of the Netherlands has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to her personality. She expects much from herself and may not give herself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
She also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve her money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in her. Princess Máxima exercises great self-discipline and self-control and she can "do without" very well. Her tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though she may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Máxima Zorreguieta shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
There is an intense and somewhat secretive or guarded quality about Princess Máxima of the Netherlands which may make people around her distinctly uncomfortable. They may feel that Princess Máxima is constantly monitoring their inner motives, and she probably is. Máxima Zorreguieta sees through anything phony, any false pretense - and she may or may not be above using others' Achilles' heels (which she perceives so clearly) against them. At times, however, Princess Máxima of the Netherlands may be too suspicious and assign negative intentions to innocent people. Princess Máxima should avoid always looking on the dark side.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Princess Máxima's manner and appearance regardless of her chronological age. Moreover, Princess Máxima of the Netherlands also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Máxima Zorreguieta needs mental stimulation from her environment, or she will rapidly get bored.
Princess Máxima has an appealing physical appearance, which - along with her winning ways - is likely to make her a favorite in her immediate environment. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands is the "easy" one, and she knows how to please others. However, Máxima Zorreguieta must not take her personal charm for granted, because she may also come across as vain or too needy for approval.
Her emotional instincts, feelings and intuition play a big part in the decisions Princess Máxima of the Netherlands makes and how she interacts with the world, and generally her feelings are quite accurate and helpful to her. Also, establishing emotional rapport with the people she meets day-to-day is rather easy for Máxima Zorreguieta. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands appears somewhat sympathetic and concerned, so that others are drawn to her, especially when they need guidance or help.
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