drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Richard sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Richard Benjamin tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Benjamin. Richard Benjamin often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Richard Benjamin has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Richard likes to match wits with others.
Benjamin often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Richard Benjamin uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Richard. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Richard Benjamin lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Benjamin can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Richard Benjamin denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Richard and he must have something that stirs his imagination - a vision or ideal or dream to motivate him. Richard Benjamin has a strong urge to act out his fantasies or to live his dream, and Richard Benjamin will act where others merely talk or dream. Artistic creation, drama or other areas in which Benjamin can express himself imaginatively are excellent for him.
Work that only serves his own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Richard Benjamin. He may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. He also tends to either overestimate or underestimate his own power and abilities.
Richard Benjamin has a tendency to act without having a clear idea of what he wants to do with his life, leading to the wrong conclusions. Richard could also be attracted to the mystical and spiritual and may become interested in studying metaphysical subjects.
Richard Benjamin needs to have a strong spiritual base to his life in order to achieve anything in concrete, external terms. That is, fulfilling any ambitions he has for himself will depend upon whether or not Benjamin feels connected to a higher source. Clarifying his own role or direction in life may take Richard Benjamin some time, so he is apt to be a "late bloomer" when it comes to outward expression and success in material terms.
Benjamin is intensely competitive, and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy, on his way to gaining his objectives. Richard Benjamin could be drawn to activities that are dangerous, in the line of fire, so to speak. He puts himself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be his downfall.
His self-control is well developed and Richard Benjamin is patient, cautious and responsible. Benjamin knows that success comes with hard work and is willing to do his share. Richard likes to be by himself and to do his own thing, but at times he may also feel lonely and deserted.
Richard Benjamin comes across like a person of respect and may give the impression of being unapproachable. Richard has a strong desire to establish himself; he wants to acquire property, a fortune, as well as a symbol of status.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Square Neptune
Mars Conjunct Neptune/MC
Neptune Opposition MC
Mars Square MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Saturn
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn