drive and ambition
Ruth Westheimer has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Ruth tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. She absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what she wants. Ruth Westheimer feels that it is up to her to take the initiative and she pursues her goal or desire very aggressively.
She is also self-reliant, in that she does not depend on others to do things for her or help her along, and Ruth Westheimer is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to her. She is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when she is pursuing something she wants. She is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Ruth Westheimer needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain her interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, she is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. She has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put her own twist to things. Westheimer can discover, invent and initiate new things, but she is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is very often difficult for Ruth. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Ruth Westheimer lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. Positively, Westheimer can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for herself.
However, Ruth Westheimer denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
Ruth Westheimer has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve her objectives. Once she decides she wants something or makes a commitment, Ruth Westheimer will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Ruth and she instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Westheimer chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Ruth Westheimer likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and she does a thorough job. She enjoys working in solitude, and often feels she does her best work when she is alone.
Although she is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Ruth Westheimer finally loses patience she loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Ruth has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Dynamic, self-willed, and fiercely independent, she has extraordinary drive and energy. When Ruth Westheimer wants something, she wants it this very minute, and she acts quickly, impulsively and decisively. Her impatience inclines Ruth Westheimer to be abrupt with people and reckless. She needs a great deal of personal freedom to do things in her own way and does not happily conform to schedules, rules or regimes imposed by others. She is intolerant of authority and can be very rebellious. She is very frank with others, sometimes brutally so. Ruth Westheimer may have an explosive temper. High-strung and often nervous and tense, Ruth finds it difficult to slow down, pace herself or relax. Ruth Westheimer is always on the go. She is restless, daring and experimental.
Ruth Westheimer has a powerful will and when she wants something, she pursues it passionately and relentlessly until she achieves it. She may be so driven by her desire that she loses all objectivity. Ruth Westheimer often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard she must work for it. Her forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often Westheimer does not reveal her real aims and intentions to others until they cross her. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely to erupt. Ruth Westheimer has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if she uses her energies for constructive purposes.
Ruth has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. That is, she is apt to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless she achieves extraordinary things. Ruth Westheimer should avoid get-rich-quick schemes which promise tremendous returns for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Westheimer's ideals and values could be compromised.
In many ways Ruth's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by her personal charm and attractiveness, her ability to please people, and her excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
She is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer Ruth Westheimer a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not her cup of tea. Ruth may make her living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and she is happiest when she can create a place in the world for her unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for Ruth Westheimer to try to fit herself into a ready-made mold.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 12th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Conjunct Uranus
Mars Square Pluto
Jupiter Square MC
Venus Trine MC
Uranus Sextile MC