drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Modest Mussorgsky often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Modest Mussorgsky strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Modest Mussorgsky can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Modest Mussorgsky underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Mussorgsky does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Modest Mussorgsky conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Mussorgsky may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
He is a team player and collaborates well with others who share his goals, ideals and intentions. Modest Mussorgsky can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a common goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Modest, and he could be a leader, coach or director of any group endeavor.
Modest Mussorgsky seeks out risky and even dangerous activities, primarily for the excitement they provide. Impulsive, daring, impatient and unconventional, Modest Mussorgsky cannot sit still for very long and he has no capacity for "doing things as they have always been done". He is a defiant and independent person who can go it alone if need be. Mussorgsky can be extremely bossy and pushy and is prone to sudden, erratic outbursts, especially when he has to wait for what he wants. Courage and a taste for the unorthodox or outrageous are Mussorgsky's strengths.
He is intensely willful and can create trouble for himself by rather unconsciously forging ahead, without realizing that he is trampling over people. Sometimes, if Modest Mussorgsky cannot get what he wants directly, he will try to dominate, manipulate or seek power in a covert, subtle sort of way.
Modest Mussorgsky seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Modest Mussorgsky has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
Modest Mussorgsky tends to fantasize a lot about erotic and amorous relationships. He should try to keep his expectations more realistic, otherwise his longing for love could end without physical fulfillment. Modest Mussorgsky loves to daydream and he lives in a world of illusion and finds it hard to accept reality.
Mussorgsky 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 Modest's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enables Modest Mussorgsky to evolve and work through his challenges.
Modest Mussorgsky tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Mussorgsky has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. Modest Mussorgsky also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
Happiness and fulfillment in Modest's career are likely because he gives his all to it and will not make the sorts of compromises that others feel compelled to make in order to succeed. Self-expression and being his own person are very important to Mussorgsky.
Modest Mussorgsky's father or another important man in his life is likely to be of tremendous help to him. His relationships with superiors and those in a position to boost his career are usually excellent.
Modest Mussorgsky is always trying to escape routine and has a strong desire for new experiences. Mussorgsky may feel that the course of his life is oppressive and will use all the strength at his disposal to rebel against it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 11th house
Mars Opposition Uranus
Mars Quincunx Pluto
Mars Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Mars Opposition Venus/Neptune
Saturn Sextile Neptune
Venus Square MC
Sun Trine MC
MC Opposition Saturn/Uranus