challenges and difficulties
O'Neal either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Ryan O'Neal may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Ryan O'Neal feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
O'Neal is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Ryan O'Neal does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Ryan O'Neal better than being with groups of his own peers.
His aspirations and dreams are always tempered by realism and practical considerations. Ryan O'Neal pursues his aims in a systematic, disciplined and thorough manner, and he is willing to take his time, advancing slowly and steadily toward his goal.
Sometimes Ryan O'Neal underestimates what is possible, and holds himself back unnecessarily due to a lack of faith or an overly cautious attitude.
Ryan tries to build his life on solid ground, but may find it difficult to move forward because he always tends to look back. This could result in feelings of inferiority and periodic depression.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Ryan O'Neal 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 Ryan O'Neal needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Ryan stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Ryan O'Neal has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Ryan O'Neal feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Ryan O'Neal calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Ryan O'Neal 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 O'Neal's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Ryan O'Neal needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The following are specific activities that will support Ryan O'Neal in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to O'Neal, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Ryan O'Neal should become more aware of the spiritual side of life and its underlying unity by getting involved in charitable activities and opening up his psychic channels. Meditation that develops O'Neal's intuitive abilities, as well as learning about the unseen side of life through his own dream experiences or altered states of awareness, can be important steps in Ryan's path.
Moreover, musical and artistic or imaginative endeavors will be important to him.
O'Neal is able to cooperate with people harmoniously, and others see him as a welcome comrade. Ryan likes to work hand-in-hand with everyone and has excellent teamwork ability.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 11th house
Jupiter Conjunct Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Asc./MC
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Conjunct Neptune
N. Node Opposition Mars/Jupiter