challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Stevens. Rachel Stevens tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Rachel.
Her fears revolve around money and material security, and Rachel Stevens works very hard to ensure that her assets are solid. She may be very conservative, even stingy, with her money because she is afraid there will not be enough. She may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
At times circumstances seem to be pushing against Rachel, and she may have to withstand severe challenges. Rachel Stevens will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, turning her hard and cold hearted in her decisions because of it.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Rachel Stevens 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 Rachel Stevens needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Rachel stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Rachel Stevens has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Rachel Stevens feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Rachel Stevens calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Rachel Stevens 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 trying to strike a balance between Stevens' inner, personal life and her career or involvement with the world at large that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Rachel Stevens needs to focus attention on her home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
Rachel Stevens tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate herself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Stevens, and she may frequently encounter some upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus