challenges and difficulties
Amiez doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Sébastien is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Sébastien Amiez understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Sébastien Amiez is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by a great deal of caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Sébastien Amiez has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Sébastien also fears it and holds back. Sébastien Amiez may blame practical limitations, some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of Sébastien's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for Sébastien Amiez to sort out his true values, especially when he is enmeshed in the demands of mundane life. Times of retreat, isolation, meditation and prayer could be helpful to Amiez in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for him.
Sébastien Amiez tends to be emotionally shy, sensitive and awkward and may have difficulty expressing his true feelings, even when his affection is real. One of Amiez's parents may have been too strict and unloving, and as a result, Sébastien may fear close relationships.
His vitality tends to be a bit low and Sébastien may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Sébastien Amiez is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps his upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in his relationship with his parents.
He is likely to have very intense experiences in his emotional life and should guard against feelings of depression and inhibition. Sébastien Amiez may be plagued by inner turmoil and obsessive ideas or notions.
When he is with others, Sébastien Amiez may often suddenly become inhibited. He is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Sébastien Amiez 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 Sébastien Amiez needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Sébastien Amiez has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Sébastien Amiez needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Sébastien Amiez needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Sébastien Amiez should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Amiez is a good team worker and has the ability to lead others. His relationships and associations with others tend to be harmonious and cooperative. Sébastien Amiez may also have a very industrious family and he tends to be strongly attached to them.
Sébastien has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Sébastien Amiez will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 10th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Opposition Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Venus
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Mars
Saturn Opposition Moon/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Uranus/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Mars/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Pluto/MC