challenges and difficulties
Nick has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Manning.
Nick may be plagued by fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death. He strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for him.
On another level entirely, Nick Manning is very careful about joining forces, and especially his material resources, with others. Manning wants to keep his own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Nick Manning 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 Nick Manning needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Nick Manning 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 Nick Manning a sense of inner balance.
Nick Manning 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... Nick needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Manning 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 fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Nick Manning is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Nick Manning needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Manning.
He is very social and his relationships with others are very warm and expansive. It is essential for Nick's emotional welfare to be surrounded by people and he is an active member of groups or associations he belongs to.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 8th house
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Jupiter