Richard Dean Anderson
challenges and difficulties
Richard Dean Anderson has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. He is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that he discourages himself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Anderson knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Richard Dean Anderson may be something of a hypochondriac also. Richard must learn that he does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax his unnecessarily high or strict standards.
It may be difficult for Richard Dean Anderson to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Richard may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Richard Dean Anderson also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Richard Dean Anderson instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Richard Dean Anderson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Richard Dean Anderson - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Anderson tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Richard Dean Anderson is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Anderson's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Richard Dean Anderson needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Richard Dean Anderson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Richard Dean Anderson back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
The following are specific activities that will support Richard Dean Anderson in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Anderson, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Richard Dean Anderson should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. He needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with his family or a community that can support him and give him a sense of safety and belonging.
Richard Dean Anderson should develop his listening skills and deepen his understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Richard Dean Anderson has to learn to trust his own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. He needs to care for himself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Richard Dean Anderson's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from his past and use it in a new way. (If he is so inclined, Richard may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts he has already developed).
Anderson co-operate well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Richard Dean Anderson is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have an instant recall of things and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 5th house
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Mars
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Uranus