drive and ambition
She is a perfectionist and has high standards for her own work. Melissa Mathison 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 Mathison strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and she becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Melissa Mathison 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 Mathison underestimates herself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Mathison does apply herself diligently in a given area, she gradually gains self-confidence as she masters skills and develops expertise.
Melissa Mathison 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, Mathison may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
She is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Melissa Mathison will forge ahead with her plans regardless of the reservations of others. In fact, Mathison often feels other people get in her way and she prefers to work on her own. Melissa is active, assertive and rather competitive as well.
Her career is likely to involve some aspect of protecting, caring for and nurturing others. Equally important to her are home, family relationships, cherishing the past and carrying on tradition. Melissa Mathison is likely to be quite popular through her profession or business.
Melissa has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything she desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to Melissa's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Melissa Mathison pushes herself too hard without even realizing it, whereas at other times, even she needs to relax and take a break. Melissa Mathison has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
Melissa has confidence in herself and a healthy self-assured attitude. She makes up her own mind and has a clear idea of where she is headed. Melissa Mathison does not feel the need for recognition from others, but is likely to receive recognition anyway.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 1st house
Moon Trine MC
Mars Trine MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mercury