drive and ambition
She is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. Her active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Soraya sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Soraya Esfandiary tends to live on nervous energy. She can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Empress Soraya Pahlavi. Soraya Esfandiary often scatters her energies into so many directions and activities at once that she cannot finish or follow through on all of them. She needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Soraya Esfandiary has a sharp and eager mind, and she enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Soraya likes to match wits with others.
Empress Soraya Pahlavi often achieves her desires through her verbal skill and her ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what she wants. Her drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Soraya Esfandiary uses her wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve her goals.
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, Soraya Esfandiary enjoys arguing, debating, and contesting other people's opinions. She is quite forthright and sometimes tactless. Empress Soraya Pahlavi can be very convincing about her point of view, but she is prone to a "hard-sell" approach which sometimes backfires. Challenging mental work is a good avenue for Soraya's aggressive intellect.
Soraya Esfandiary has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve her objectives. Once she decides she wants something or makes a commitment, Soraya Esfandiary will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Soraya and she instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Empress Soraya Pahlavi chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Soraya Esfandiary likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and she does a thorough job. She enjoys working in solitude, and often feels she does her best work when she is alone.
She is hyper-sensitive and her energy could be somewhat low. Soraya Esfandiary seems to shy away from any physical effort and has a tendency to dream of big accomplishments that never materialize. Soraya prefers to live in a world of illusion rather than to face reality.
Soraya Esfandiary seems to be compelled to defend her rights and may be subject to angry upsets or quarrels in her relationships. At times Soraya Esfandiary could be the force behind the scenes and may be attracted to some kind of secret mission, such as a secret agent.
Indecision and confusion over her ambitions or direction in life may hold Soraya back from achieving anything solid, especially in her early life. She is very much a dreamer and her interests and inclinations may not translate very readily into concrete goals. Personal glory or accomplishment can never be Empress Soraya Pahlavi's sole motivation or drive in life. Ministering to others in some way may be her calling, however. Or Soraya Esfandiary could use her dreamy, imaginative energies in creative ways - the arts, music or entertainment field.
Sometimes her emotional or romantic interests detract Soraya Esfandiary 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 Empress Soraya Pahlavi in a roundabout way. It seems that Soraya 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 Gemini
Mars in 3rd house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Opposition Moon/Neptune
Mars Opposition Neptune/Asc.
Neptune Square MC
Venus Quincunx MC