challenges and difficulties
Bennett doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Michael is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
Michael Bennett has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Michael limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Michael Bennett difficult to get to know intimately, as Bennett tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Michael wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Michael Bennett becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and his occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Michael Bennett 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 Michael Bennett needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Michael Bennett's path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Bennett's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Michael Bennett is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Michael should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Michael Bennett can offer the world at large.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Michael Bennett should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Michael Bennett back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Michael Bennett tends to be a bit too idealistic and may place too much hope in his relationships, resulting in frequent disappointments. Michael could be attracted to naive people, but some of his contacts may also turn out to be swindlers.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune