challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Ripoll. Shakira Ripoll tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Shakira.
It may be difficult for Shakira Ripoll to play spontaneously or just let her hair down, for she tends to inhibit that side of her by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression she is making.
Shakira may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for she wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though she may indeed be outstanding, Shakira Ripoll also needs to learn to relax and enjoy herself more.
Shakira Ripoll becomes tense and upset rather easily. She becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In her eagerness to see her inspirations materialize, Ripoll is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving her goals. Her occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Shakira Ripoll instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Shakira Ripoll needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Shakira stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Shakira Ripoll has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Shakira Ripoll feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Shakira Ripoll calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Shakira Ripoll 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 her marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. She may see the qualities that she needs to develop more fully (described above) in her partner. It is important for Shakira Ripoll to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in her life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them herself. Shakira Ripoll has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about herself through others.
Not at all selfish, Shakira Ripoll has the ability to share the joy she feels with other people. Shakira seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Shakira Ripoll tends to feel sad a lot of times and may sympathize with people who are "in the same boat". She is likely to cling to old things and wants to pass on her traditions.
Ripoll constantly seems to be under tremendous pressure and she wants to achieve record performances. Having a strong desire to accomplish immense tasks in team-work with others, Shakira Ripoll has a tendency to demand too much of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Square Uranus
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Venus/Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/MC
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/Pluto