Although Hammerstein may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, he is much more subjective and biased in his attitudes than his fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Oscar has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Hammerstein to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Hammerstein tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Oscar likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Oscar Hammerstein has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Oscar Hammerstein than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Oscar Hammerstein takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Oscar Hammerstein feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Oscar Hammerstein needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Oscar Hammerstein becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Oscar Hammerstein functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Hammerstein often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Oscar Hammerstein also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Hammerstein's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Hammerstein. Oscar Hammerstein has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Oscar Hammerstein may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
Oscar Hammerstein feels that he has the support of his family or others in his environment for his creative efforts and personal goals, which enables him to act with confidence. He is able to satisfy both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. He is in harmony with himself and is therefore an effective individual.
He is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence and cheerful generosity. His good will and friendliness win him many allies. Oscar Hammerstein also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Oscar expects the best, and usually gets it.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Hammerstein, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Oscar Hammerstein craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Oscar Hammerstein possesses inventive and creative genius.
Oscar Hammerstein is a restless spirit, a bit self-willed, and he has a tendency to overstrain his nervous system. He is easily aroused and quick to explode when things do not meet his expectations. He is highly individualistic, resourceful and determined.
Oscar has an optimistic and harmonious personality and he happily goes about the attainment of his goals. Hammerstein knows how to make the best of life's opportunities and he gets along with everyone. Oscar Hammerstein has the good fortune to live in pleasant and agreeable circumstances.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Trine Moon
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Opposition Moon/Uranus
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/MC