challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Banks. Paul Banks tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Paul.
Paul Banks has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Paul limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Paul Banks difficult to get to know intimately, as Banks tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Sometimes circumstances appear to be working against Paul, and he may have to confront major challenges. Paul Banks will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, thereby rendering him hard and cold hearted in his decision-making.
Paul Banks tends to be somewhat insecure and uncertain about his direction in life. Frequently plagued by doubt and fear, he is inclined to worry a lot. Because Banks lacks the confidence to fight back, he may allow himself to become the victim of others.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Paul Banks 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 Paul Banks needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Paul stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Paul Banks has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Paul Banks feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Paul Banks calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Paul Banks 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 his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Paul Banks is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Banks' relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Paul Banks tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Banks, and he may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Neptune/MC
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus