challenges and difficulties
Brooks both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Mel, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Mel Brooks 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 Brooks.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Mel Brooks tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Brooks withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Mel's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Mel Brooks strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mel Brooks 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 Mel Brooks needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Mel Brooks is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Mel Brooks' growth. Mel Brooks needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his public life and career that Mel Brooks is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Brooks' reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Mel Brooks achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Mel Brooks in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Brooks, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Mel Brooks' path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Brooks' willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Mel.
He is well-mannered and has a kind, helpful and obliging nature. Mel Brooks is very social, loves to entertain and enjoys talking with people. Mel feels mentally in tune with others and makes a good companion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Square Neptune
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Mercury