challenges and difficulties
Shirley has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave her feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with her peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Douglas.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Shirley Douglas understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Shirley Douglas is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Shirley Douglas tends to be her own worst enemy, demanding inhuman perfection of herself and harshly criticizing or persecuting herself when she does not measure up. Perhaps circumstances or relationships in her life have been extremely difficult and demanding, reinforcing Shirley's belief that she must struggle alone.
She is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Shirley Douglas develops her power and inner strength. However, Shirley Douglas should not make life harder than it is. She must give herself permission to let up sometimes, and to realize that she is only human.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Shirley Douglas 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 Shirley Douglas needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Shirley Douglas' path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Douglas' actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Douglas' life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Douglas' ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress she is likely to become overly focused on herself and her own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Douglas' focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Shirley Douglas needs to strike a balance between doing for herself and doing for others, by discovering how Douglas' unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in her public life and career that Shirley Douglas is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Douglas' reputation and standing in her community or professional circle, as well as how Shirley Douglas achieves her important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Shirley Douglas in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Douglas, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Shirley Douglas should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. She may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Douglas' activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. She is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Shirley really wants such jobs or not, usually because she has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in her path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Douglas' task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Shirley Douglas seems to have an innate sense of cosmic awareness and is likely to have strong psychical or metaphysical talents. She is inclined to join some parapsychology groups where she may share her unusual experiences with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Opposition Neptune/Pluto