challenges and difficulties
O'Neal doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Shaquille 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.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Shaquille O'Neal works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of Shaquille's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for Shaquille O'Neal 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 O'Neal in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for him.
Shaquille O'Neal tends to be very sensitive to his surroundings and is strongly influenced by the prevailing conditions around him. Shaquille may feels that he has more obligations than he can properly handle, and that it is hopeless to even try.
Shaquille O'Neal strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away, over-throwing all thought of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his live also could suddenly pass away, leaving O'Neal free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Shaquille 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 Shaquille O'Neal needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Shaquille O'Neal's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how O'Neal's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of O'Neal's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support O'Neal's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" O'Neal's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Shaquille O'Neal needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how O'Neal's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his public life and career that Shaquille O'Neal is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact O'Neal's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Shaquille O'Neal achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
He enjoys relationships with others who can tune into the spiritual world and Shaquille O'Neal is likely to join groups or associations that sponsor psychics and that explore the connection with karmic influences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Opposition Neptune
Saturn Opposition Moon/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Uranus/MC
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Neptune