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 Holm. Peter Holm 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 Peter.
Holm is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Peter Holm does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Peter Holm better than being with groups of his own peers.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Holm is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Peter Holm is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Peter should take care not to trust others too blindly. Some of his friends or associates may be untruthful and try to deceive him, resulting in great disappointments or even losses for Holm.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Peter Holm 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 Peter Holm needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Peter Holm needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Peter's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Holm's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Peter Holm to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Peter Holm is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Peter Holm needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Peter Holm is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Peter Holm needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Holm.
The following are specific activities that will support Peter Holm in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Holm, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Peter Holm has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Peter Holm has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus