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 Laurel. Stan Laurel 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 Stan.
Laurel is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Stan Laurel does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Stan Laurel better than being with groups of his own peers.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Stan Laurel 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 Stan Laurel needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Stan Laurel needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Stan's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Laurel's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Stan Laurel to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Stan Laurel is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Stan Laurel needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his public life and career that Stan Laurel is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Laurel's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Stan Laurel achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Stan Laurel in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Laurel, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Stan Laurel should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Stan needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Laurel's heart and bears the stamp of Laurel's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for Stan Laurel to grow and become more whole himself.
Stan Laurel tends to pick his friends and associates very carefully and is always on the look-out for responsible and congenial people. This enables Stan Laurel to feel secure with his colleagues and he enjoys good relationships with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 11th house
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Sun/MC