Michael John Smith
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Michael's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Michael John Smith comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Michael John Smith - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Michael John Smith" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Michael a little better. This page describes the disguise Smith wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Michael John Smith likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Smith must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Michael does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Michael John Smith also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Smith will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Michael dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Smith admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Michael John Smith befriends someone, Smith is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Michael expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Michael John Smith often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Michael John Smith has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Michael always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Michael John Smith also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Michael more than anything else. Michael John Smith feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Michael John Smith appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Smith understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Michael John Smith really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Michael's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Moreover, Michael John Smith also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Smith needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Michael has an appealing physical appearance, which - along with his winning ways - is likely to make him a favorite in his immediate environment. Michael John Smith is the "easy" one, and he knows how to please others. However, Smith must not take his personal charm for granted, because he may also come across as vain or too needy for approval.
His family conditions may have been a bit oppressive, adding a note of gravity to Michael's personality. Somewhat insecure, Michael John Smith may feel that others restrain him. He has doubts about mankind in general and a fear of failure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/Neptune