drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Melissa Ferrick often feels that if she wants something done right she must do it herself, for others do not do as thorough a job as she does. Doing a task well is very important to her, and she may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Melissa Ferrick strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Melissa Ferrick can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that she will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that her efforts will simply not be good enough. She is usually modest and realistic in assessing what she can accomplish and, if anything, Melissa Ferrick underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Ferrick does apply herself diligently in a given area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she masters skills and develops expertise.
Melissa Ferrick conserves her energy and paces herself so that she does not waste or diffuse her efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit her opportunities. In short, Ferrick may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Melissa Ferrick enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. She is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Ferrick can be very convincing about her point of view, but she is prone to a "hard-sell" approach which sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is a good avenue for Melissa's aggressive intellect.
Ferrick dedicates herself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find her approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Melissa Ferrick under the difficult circumstances that she is willing to tolerate. Her determination and capacity for self-denial often help Ferrick get through the rough spots and achieve the goal she is aiming for.
Melissa Ferrick has a spiritual gift or vocation which colors her personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of her role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or using imagery, visualization, or imagination can be aspects of Melissa's work in the world.
She is a bit restless and always seems to be in motion. Melissa Ferrick probably had the desire to go her own way early in life, wanting to learn from her own mistakes and experiences. Her plans for the future are far-reaching and Melissa Ferrick may choose an unusual career.
She is quite restless and indefatigable in the pursuit of her objectives. Only satisfied with maximum results, Melissa Ferrick fights to the last moment. Some of her endeavors could be a bit daring though, and her aims a bit high.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 3rd house
Saturn Trine Pluto
Neptune Trine MC
MC Opposition Sun/Uranus
MC Opposition Uranus/Pluto