drive and ambition
Douglas is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Melvyn Douglas has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Melvyn finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Melvyn Douglas always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Melvyn Douglas plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Melvyn loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Melvyn Douglas tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Melvyn is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Melvyn Douglas becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Melvyn Douglas often buys things on impulse and he can be reckless with his material resources and money. Melvyn has certain possessions that he is extremely attached to and possessive of.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Douglas is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they seem. Melvyn Douglas has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for some higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Melvyn Douglas feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Melvyn possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Melvyn Douglas should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Douglas gains his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness, ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Melvyn Douglas. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can succeed in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Melvyn Douglas to his downfall.
Melvyn has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. That is, he is apt to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless he achieves extraordinary things. Melvyn Douglas should avoid get-rich-quick schemes which promise tremendous returns for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Douglas' ideals and values could be compromised.
Melvyn Douglas perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to attain his ambitions in life. Sometimes it may feel as if he is pushing a boulder uphill. Melvyn Douglas should try to avoid bitterness or comparing his lot to others', as these could weaken his resolve.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of his life's work. Douglas' ambitions in life, as well as the way he achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, Melvyn Douglas is apt to be ahead of his time in many respects.
Melvyn has an aptitude for detective or research work, or any field that involves digging beneath the surface for the hidden elements. An interest in psychology, hypnosis, and utilizing subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, Melvyn Douglas is apt to feel a sense of inner mission about it and may pursue it with great zeal and intensity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 2nd house
Mars Sextile Neptune
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Venus
Jupiter Square MC
Saturn Square MC
Uranus Trine MC
Pluto Sextile MC