challenges and difficulties
Princess Diana has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Diana is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. Princess Diana often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Spencer's which may inhibit her a great deal. Princess Diana must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out the playful, imaginative side of life.
Princess Diana has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Diana limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Princess Diana difficult to get to know intimately, as Spencer tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Diana dislikes tense or frustrating situations and has a strong desire to free herself from them. Acting quickly at times, Diana suddenly overcomes her inner inhibitions. Princess Diana also has the ability to grasp difficult situations correctly and to use them for her advancement.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Princess Diana instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Princess Diana needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Princess Diana's path lies in her development as an individual, the discovery of her own strengths and joys, the capacity to express her uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Spencer's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Princess Diana is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, she may believe that striving to do her personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Diana should let go of this notion. Finding her own center and doing what gives her delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Princess Diana can offer the world at large.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Princess Diana has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Spencer will see these issues arise in close partnerships of any kind, especially when there is a mutual dependency involved. Dealing with in-laws, inheritances, and legal matters involving joint custody, shared assets, and resources is also a part of this.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Princess Diana back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being bound to past events and experiences because of her desire to belong, deep attachments to family and the familiar (even if they are neither nourishing nor helpful), the desire to nurture or be nurtured by others, and a strong resistance to cutting the umbilical cord.
The following are specific activities that will support Princess Diana in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Spencer, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Princess Diana should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems she faces. It is in Spencer's best interest to act on her own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for her. Princess Diana needs to assert herself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Diana needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick herself up, and go! She also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Princess Diana should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen her ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. She needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Diana can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Princess Diana has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Princess Diana has a strong desire to share her opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that she has. She may enjoy studying and developing her intellectual interests with them.
Her nature is a bit restless and unpredictable and because of this, others may see Diana as somewhat unstable. Princess Diana is inclined to involve herself with unusual enterprises and tends to become overly excited in the presence of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Uranus
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Opposition Moon
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/MC
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Uranus