approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Stefaan's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Stefaan Maene comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Stefaan Maene - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Stefaan Maene" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Stefaan a little better. This page describes the disguise Maene wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Stefaan Maene is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Stefaan Maene has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Maene can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Stefaan Maene enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Stefaan never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Stefaan Maene has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Maene may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Stefaan Maene responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Stefaan does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Maene will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Maene's and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Stefaan Maene becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Stefaan Maene tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
To others, he may come across as very gentle, malleable and easily taken in. As a result, people may take advantage of Stefaan Maene, especially through his pity or sympathy. If Stefaan seems to be continually disappointed in or deceived by others, he should try to see how his own naiveté may be a contributing factor.
There is a certain intensity, charisma or compelling attractiveness about Stefaan Maene that may have little to do with his physical features. It is energy, a subtle sexuality that he emanates. Moreover, Maene tends to do everything wholeheartedly and with passion, which is quite fascinating to other people. His instincts and psychological perceptions about others are quite incisive.
Others may see Stefaan as a cool, reserved and unapproachable person, perhaps as a result of his conservative and stern upbringing. Stefaan Maene may feel that no one understands him and tends to isolate himself from others.
Stefaan Maene tends to suppress his feelings and may even pretend that he does not have any, thereby appearing rather cold. Stefaan feels separated from others and is inclined to isolate himself. Others see Stefaan Maene as a reserved, detached and serious person.
He is discrete, tactful and adaptable, and has the ability to create a beautiful environment. Stefaan Maene has a knack for entertaining people and appreciates pleasing manners and proper behavior when he is with others.
He is intellectually alive, curious and willing to learn. Stefaan Maene is intellectually competitive, fond of debating with others and may have some stormy proceedings. Stefaan presents his position skillfully, defends it ably and finds satisfaction in doing so.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Opposition Asc.
Pluto Trine Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Asc. Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Mars