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 King. Stephen King 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 Stephen.
Stephen King has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Stephen limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Stephen King difficult to get to know intimately, as King tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. King is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Stephen King is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is somewhat pessimistic and prone to depression. Stephen King may feel like withdrawing from everything, with the sense that he is not adequately equipped to handle his life. He may need someone else's point of view to balance his overly pessimistic outlook.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Stephen King 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 Stephen King needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Stephen King benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Stephen King a sense of inner balance.
Stephen King has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Stephen needs to learn to accept things as they are.
King also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Stephen King 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 Stephen King back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Stephen King tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Stephen is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Stephen is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter