challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Griffin. Nikki Griffin tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Nikki.
Nikki Griffin has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Nikki limits herself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in herself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Nikki Griffin difficult to get to know intimately, as Griffin tends to distance herself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Her physical vitality and mental energy tend to be somewhat low. For this reason Nikki Griffin should try to avoid any unnecessary emotional and physical stress and maintain good health habits in order to enhance her resistance to illness.
Sometimes circumstances appear to be working against Nikki, and she may have to confront major challenges. Nikki Griffin will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, thereby rendering her hard and cold hearted in her decision-making.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Nikki Griffin instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Nikki Griffin needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Nikki stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Nikki Griffin has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Nikki Griffin feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Nikki Griffin calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Nikki Griffin needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Nikki Griffin is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Griffin's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Nikki Griffin tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate herself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Griffin, and she may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus