Simone de Beauvoir
drive and ambition
She is non-combative, noncompetitive, and something of a pacifist. de Beauvoir will give something up rather than fight for it. She may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for she does not have a strong ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best, being on top does not mean much to Simone de Beauvoir, and she can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that she believes in. Simone de Beauvoir is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. She may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making her way in the world. Simone has many dreams, high ideals, and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Simone de Beauvoir also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply herself to art or music. Simone de Beauvoir has a sensitive physique and she needs to maintain good regular health habits in order build strength and stamina.
It is not easy for Simone de Beauvoir to show the world at large her angry or competitive side, but her family sees this side of her more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between de Beauvoir and one or more of her relations is likely. Simone de Beauvoir likes to be the one in charge in her home and she puts a lot of energy into making it the way she wants it.
She is very serious about reaching her goals and feels that keeping her nose to the grindstone is the only way to do it. Hard work, persistent effort, and concentration upon a single objective are the ways Simone de Beauvoir achieves her aims in life. de Beauvoir exercises great self-control, even self-denial, in order to accomplish what she desires. She meets obstacles stoically and will struggle patiently through difficult circumstances. Simone de Beauvoir feels that she must rely on herself alone, that it is all on her shoulders, and de Beauvoir can be a harsh disciplinarian, expecting far too much from herself and from others. Often Simone holds herself back, doubting her own power and ability. She may feel that she meets great resistance whenever she tries to assert herself or take initiative, and that is very frustrating to her. However, Simone de Beauvoir has the power of endurance and a dogged determination to overcome all obstacles.
Happiness and fulfillment in Simone's career are likely, because she gives her all to it and will not make the sorts of compromises that others feel compelled to make in order to succeed. Self-expression and being her own person are very important to de Beauvoir.
Enormous aid is apt to come to Simone de Beauvoir through her father or another important man in her life. Her relationships with superiors and those in a position to boost her career are usually excellent.
Fluidity of speech and thought, and using intellectual gifts or communicative skills to achieve her ambitions in life are featured. Convincing, selling, persuading, reasoning, bringing ideas into public awareness are also part of de Beauvoir's professional life.
Innovation, discovery, originality, experimentation, and opening up new channels of understanding are important aspects of her life's work. de Beauvoir's ambitions in life, as well as the way she achieves those goals, are unique or "alternative". Concerned with future trends and the new, Simone de Beauvoir is apt to be ahead of her time in many respects.
Simone has two different career paths which appeal to her, and which may at some point be blended. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or music industry. The other is an involvement in the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. Simone de Beauvoir has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is apt to be a key factor in her professional decisions and overall goals in life.
Sometimes her emotional or romantic interests detract Simone de Beauvoir from her professional progress and the achievement of her long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to de Beauvoir in a roundabout way. It seems that Simone must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 4th house
Mars Conjunct Saturn
Sun Trine MC
Mercury Trine MC
Uranus Trine MC
Neptune Sextile MC
Venus Quincunx MC