challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Reynolds. Ryan Reynolds tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Ryan.
Ryan Reynolds takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. Ryan can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Ryan Reynolds is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Reynolds can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
He is inclined to be somewhat timid and afraid to start something on his own, preferring that someone else tell him what to do. Ryan Reynolds can easily be deterred from pursuing his goals, which makes his advancement in life rather slow.
Because he is somewhat inhibited when initiating relationships with others, Ryan Reynolds may prefer to be by himself. Ryan may feel that he does not fit in very well with others and as a result, may have difficulties with team-work.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Ryan Reynolds 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 Reynolds needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Ryan Reynolds becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Ryan Reynolds needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Reynolds also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Ryan Reynolds tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Ryan Reynolds to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Ryan Reynolds has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
The following are specific activities that will support Ryan Reynolds in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Reynolds, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Ryan Reynolds should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Ryan needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Reynolds' heart and bears the stamp of Reynolds' individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for Ryan Reynolds to grow and become more whole himself.
Ryan Reynolds should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Reynolds' best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Ryan Reynolds needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Ryan needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Ryan Reynolds should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen his ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. He needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Ryan can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Ryan Reynolds has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
He is somewhat restless and nervous, but enjoys communicating with people and is constantly confronting others with his new ideas. Ryan has the ability to develop new relationships quickly and he can also be a stimulating force in group activities.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Uranus