The way she appears to others (described in the previous chapter) is very congruent with her inner self as described here. Her conscientiousness and humility are very sincere. However, she has a tendency to be much too hard on, and unforgiving toward, herself.
At heart Sophia Loren is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Sophia Loren has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Loren can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in her work and she takes pride in a job well done. What she may lack in self-confidence Sophia Loren often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. She is adept at using her hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are her forte. Some would say she is a little too meticulous, for Loren can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as she thinks it should be, and she worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Sophia Loren likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Loren. She probably wishes that she were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Loren can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in her environment or within herself, Loren tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. She is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in her self-assessment and often does not give herself enough praise or credit.
She is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about her diet, hygiene, and health habits. Sophia has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. Her tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. She is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Loren can sometimes be difficult to live with because of her fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Sophia Loren seems rather cool and self-contained, she is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. She is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. She is quietly devoted to the ones she cares for.
She is cautious, realistic and practical in her approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Sophia Loren analyzes before she acts. She is sometimes too serious. If Loren allowed herself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to her health!
Sophia Loren craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. She may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know Sophia very intimately. Sophia Loren is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than her ever have before. Sophia has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Sophia Loren undergoes deep, transformative changes in her life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because she does not avoid the depths, Loren has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, Sophia is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people she comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that Sophia Loren is a force to be reckoned with.
Sophia Loren is a restless spirit, a bit self-willed, and she has a tendency to overstrain her nervous system. She is easily aroused and quick to explode when things do not meet her expectations. She is highly individualistic, resourceful and determined.
Loren tends to be in a constant state of tension and seems to look for avenues to test her strength. Sophia Loren uses all the energy at her disposal in order to succeed. Somewhat rebellious and inflexible, Sophia fights any opposition or resistance she meets.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 8th house
Sun Sextile Pluto
Sun Opposition Moon/Uranus
Sun Opposition Saturn/Uranus