approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Paul's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Paul Greengrass comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Paul Greengrass - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Paul Greengrass" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Paul a little better. This page describes the disguise Greengrass wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, Paul Greengrass will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Paul has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Paul Greengrass very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Greengrass is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Paul Greengrass will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Greengrass' politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. Paul Greengrass appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Greengrass is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Paul possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Paul Greengrass - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Paul Greengrass does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Paul.
Others see Paul Greengrass as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Greengrass shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Paul Greengrass usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Paul Greengrass seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Paul Greengrass has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who he is. He is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Paul Greengrass has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and he is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
Paul Greengrass comes across as quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes he appears to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Greengrass tends to be restless, excitable and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
Paul Greengrass appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Greengrass understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Paul Greengrass really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Paul Greengrass comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him and cannot resist commenting about them.
Greengrass also needs to be busy and active and he moves quickly. Paul Greengrass also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Paul has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes facets of life. He may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Paul's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
Paul Greengrass loves children and young people and is likely to provide an intellectually stimulating environment for them. Greengrass is inclined to lead an active social life and establishing relationships with others comes easy to him.
Paul Greengrass has a strong need to influence others and to dominate his home or environment. He is likely to join associations with large groups of people and some of Greengrass' relationships will be very important to him and possibly affect his future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Asc. Conjunct Pluto/N. Node