approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Paula's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Paula Poundstone comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Paula Poundstone - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her 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 Paula Poundstone" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Paula a little better. This page describes the disguise Poundstone wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Paula Poundstone meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Paula projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Poundstone is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Paula Poundstone may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Poundstone is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Paula to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Paula Poundstone feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Poundstone's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Paula Poundstone it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Paula Poundstone is not a follower. Others see Paula as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Poundstone presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
She is direct, honest, and to the point - some might say excessively so. However, no one has to guess who Paula Poundstone is or what she wants - she is pretty much up front. Paula radiates a refreshing enthusiasm and vigor when she is at her best. She seems to enjoy competition without taking it terribly seriously.
Paula Poundstone seems tolerant, broad-minded, and well-educated or as if she has traveled widely. She radiates a certain distinction, even nobility. Poundstone is apt to have a significant impact on the people she encounters, without even realizing it - a positive, encouraging one.
Paula Poundstone appears to be liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual, or off the beaten track arouses her interest. Poundstone infuses her environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Paula Poundstone does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Paula Poundstone has a strong desire to build an image of her that captivates everyone around her, and with her attractive and fascinating personality, she has the ability to influence many people. Paula is likely to have some unusual love affairs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Trine Asc.
Jupiter Trine Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Asc. Opposition Venus/Pluto