Although Holliday may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, she is much more subjective and biased in her attitudes than her fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Polly has powerful emotional attachments to the past, her family, her childhood, places she associates with safety and security, and her beginnings. It is very important to Holliday to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Holliday tends to cling to whatever is dear to her - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
She is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Polly likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Polly Holliday has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of her life centers on her home. She is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Polly Holliday than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
She is primarily emotional and her views are often dominated by her feelings and her own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for her to judge situations fairly and objectively because her personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Polly Holliday takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Polly Holliday feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Polly Holliday needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Polly Holliday becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Polly Holliday functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Holliday often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Polly Holliday also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
Her compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Holliday's strong points. Her 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.
Holliday is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand her intellectual horizons and broaden her understanding of the world.
Polly Holliday is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy her mind much of the time.
Polly Holliday tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Polly Holliday has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is an original! Polly Holliday radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things she is interested in, and conveys this to others, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Polly does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Uranus