challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Baryshnikov. Mikhail Baryshnikov tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Mikhail.
It may be difficult for Mikhail Baryshnikov to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Mikhail may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Mikhail Baryshnikov also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Baryshnikov is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Mikhail Baryshnikov is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mikhail Baryshnikov 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 Mikhail Baryshnikov needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Mikhail Baryshnikov benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Mikhail Baryshnikov a sense of inner balance.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Mikhail needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Baryshnikov also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Mikhail Baryshnikov between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Mikhail Baryshnikov seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Baryshnikov's task.
He is a born leader and has the ability to persuade members of a group or association he belongs to. Baryshnikov always promotes the fostering of good fellowship and teamwork, which ensures the success of any plans or joint undertakings he may pursue.
He is reserved and somewhat conservative in presenting his viewpoints to others and prefers a philosophical discussion to small talk. Mikhail Baryshnikov is quite selective in his choice of subjects and only wants to study what is really of interest to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Saturn