challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Milligan. Spike Milligan tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Spike.
Spike Milligan takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. Spike can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Spike Milligan is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Milligan can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Spike Milligan takes his ideals and dreams very seriously and goes through periods of fervent dedication to a lofty ideal or vision. Spike has the ability to acquire true spiritual or imaginative insight, but he can also become so involved in his imaginative, idealistic pursuits that he looses perspective and develops feelings of alienation and isolation.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. Spike Milligan has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Spike Milligan 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 Spike Milligan needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for Spike Milligan to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. Spike Milligan needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until Spike directs his attention to some of the big questions, such as "What is my life's purpose?" "What is really important to me and essential to my happiness?", he is apt to dabble, scatter his energies in many directions and engage in activities which are entertaining but ultimately neither fruitful nor enriching.
Having an overall vision for his life and aligning his daily activities so that they support rather than detract from Milligan's larger purpose in life, is a significant step toward his personal development.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Spike Milligan is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Spike Milligan back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being bound to past events and experiences because of his desire to belong, deep attachments to family and the familiar (even if they are neither nourishing nor helpful), the desire to nurture or be nurtured by others, and a strong resistance to cutting the umbilical cord.
He is reserved and somewhat conservative in presenting his viewpoints to others and prefers a philosophical discussion to small talk. Spike Milligan is quite selective in his choice of subjects and only wants to study what is really of interest to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Conjunct Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Moon
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Saturn