drive and ambition
Stipe is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Michael Stipe aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Michael likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Stipe is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Michael Stipe to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Michael Stipe sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Michael Stipe simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Michael Stipe falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Michael Stipe also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Michael's energy.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Michael Stipe enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. He is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Stipe can be very convincing about his point of view, but he is prone to a "hard-sell" approach that sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is an apt venue for Michael's aggressive intellect.
Michael Stipe has a positive, "can-do" attitude and he tackles life's challenges with relish. He is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much he can do and how far he can go. No matter what Stipe accomplishes, he does not rest on his laurels. Michael wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. He is proactive, enterprising and enthusiastic about new projects. He is not happy in situations that do not offer him challenges and the potential for future growth - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may seem in other respects. He enjoys competition, but Michael Stipe competes mostly with himself, to see how much of his vision and potential he can really achieve. He makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Michael Stipe usually enjoys good health and a high level of vitality.
He is dynamic, decisive and somewhat impulsive. Michael Stipe responds quickly and spontaneously to challenges, and enjoys vigorous physical activities that require fast reflexes and a good sense of rhythm and timing. Michael has an abundance of energy and vitality, and a restless desire to see progress and change - he hates stagnation. He is individualistic and makes a good leader, spearheading new projects and inspiring others to act.
He enjoys life and is capable of feeling and experiencing everything deeply. His sense of love and eroticism is strong and Michael Stipe has a fondness for children, whom he will treat tenderly and affectionately.
Stipe dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Michael Stipe under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Stipe get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Stipe is able to do his work and take responsibility for overcoming his own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world works in Michael's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enables Michael Stipe to evolve and work through his challenges.
His ambitions and long-range goals in life are apt to be personal, subjective and related to inner development or inner satisfaction. The recognition of others or significant accomplishments in material or public terms are quite secondary to Michael.
A great deal of Stipe's energy, attention, and fulfillment may be somehow related to his home, family or heritage.
Michael Stipe may have to overcome some significant handicaps from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. Michael may appear to lack ambition, but he may simply be keeping his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy stemming from early disappointments may make Michael Stipe an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to seek the support and help he requires.
Michael Stipe has a spiritual gift or vocation that colors his personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of his role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or imagery, visualization or imagination may all be aspects of Michael's endeavor in the world.
Michael 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 subconscious forces or subliminal messages may well be a key factor in his career.
Whatever his choice of profession, Michael Stipe 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 Sagittarius
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Mars Trine Uranus
Mars Conjunct Sun/Venus
Saturn Trine Pluto
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Sun Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
Neptune Trine MC
Pluto Sextile MC