challenges and difficulties
Baldini either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Stefano Baldini may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Stefano Baldini feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
His childhood or his relationship with his parents was restrictive, unloving or unhappy in ways that may prevent Stefano from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. Stefano Baldini feels that he was deprived in one form or another, regardless of whether he actually was or not. His early life - at least as Baldini remembers it - may have been marked by emotional separation or repression of his needs and feelings. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, Stefano Baldini needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Stefano accomplish this task.
Stefano Baldini tends to seesaw between hope, optimism and faith versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. He needs to overcome impatience and restlessness in order to achieve his dreams and desires for a better life.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of Stefano's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for Stefano Baldini to sort out his true values, especially when he is enmeshed in the demands of mundane life. Times of retreat, isolation, meditation and prayer could be helpful to Baldini in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for him.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Stefano Baldini 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 Stefano Baldini needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Stefano Baldini's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Baldini's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Baldini's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Baldini's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Baldini's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Stefano Baldini needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Baldini's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Stefano Baldini between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Stefano Baldini seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Baldini's task.
The following are specific activities that will support Stefano Baldini in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Baldini, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Stefano Baldini should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Baldini's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Stefano Baldini needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Stefano needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Stefano Baldini has a vivacious and lively manner with a tendency to shock others at times by blurting out blunt comments. Stefano loves to be with people, but tends to get overly excited when he is with them.
Stefano Baldini often tends to feel sad and may sympathize with people who are "in the same boat". He is likely to cling to old things and wants to pass on his traditions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 4th house
Jupiter Opposition Saturn
Saturn Opposition Neptune
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Opposition Moon/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Saturn/MC