Inside, she is quite different from what her freewheeling, confident, playful demeanor (mentioned in the previous chapter) would suggest. Although Welch likes to theorize and speculate and dream big dreams, she is basically clearheaded and practical. However, Raquel Welch also worries and frets a great deal, although others may not know this from her jovial demeanor.
At heart Raquel Welch is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Raquel Welch has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Welch can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in her work and she takes pride in a job well done. What she may lack in self-confidence Raquel Welch often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. She is adept at using her hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are her forte. Some would say she is a little too meticulous, for Welch can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as she thinks it should be, and she worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Raquel Welch likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Welch. She probably wishes that she were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Welch can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in her environment or within herself, Welch tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. She is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in her self-assessment and often does not give herself enough praise or credit.
She is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about her diet, hygiene, and health habits. Raquel has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. Her tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. She is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Welch can sometimes be difficult to live with because of her fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Raquel Welch seems rather cool and self-contained, she is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. She is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. She is quietly devoted to the ones she cares for.
She is cautious, realistic and practical in her approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Raquel Welch analyzes before she acts. She is sometimes too serious. If Welch allowed herself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to her health!
Raquel Welch craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. She may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know Raquel very intimately. Raquel Welch is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than her ever have before. Raquel has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Raquel Welch 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. Raquel Welch has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Raquel Welch has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Raquel Welch has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Raquel has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. Her self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit her in an almost magical way. Her optimism and cheerful generosity also win Welch many allies and successes in life.
While Raquel Welch does have a strong drive, she frequently holds herself back. One of her challenges lies in learning to endure frustration and to patiently overcome the obstacles in her life (or her own internal caution and resistance!).
However she also has a more somber side, which keeps Welch's optimism from becoming ungrounded or overblown. Raquel Welch tends to seesaw between her faith, vision and high aspirations, and her caution and realism (or fear!). She cannot and does not rely on good luck or grace alone, and she accepts the need for hard work. Her skeptical or "somber" side is described below.
Realistic and practical, Raquel Welch sets goals for herself that are modest enough for her to actually achieve. She is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for Welch possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Raquel Welch also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling her obligations. Welch often does things because she feels it is expected of her.
Raquel Welch tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Raquel has what it takes to make her own way in life. She may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Raquel has the ability to stand on her own feet and use the power of her own personality to attain success. Raquel Welch needs to be a leader and she has a strong desire to obtain power and authority. It is imperative to Welch that she be out in front of the parade.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Saturn
Sun aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Pluto/MC