drive and ambition
She is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. Her active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Talia sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Talia Balsam tends to live on nervous energy. She can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Balsam. Talia Balsam often scatters her energies into so many directions and activities at once that she cannot finish or follow through on all of them. She needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Talia Balsam has a sharp and eager mind, and she enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Talia likes to match wits with others.
Balsam often achieves her desires through her verbal skill and her ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what she wants. Her drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Talia Balsam uses her wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve her goals.
Asserting herself and being direct and forceful about what she wants is often very difficult for Talia. Though she may have a great deal of energy and drive, Talia Balsam lacks confidence or simply the desire to put herself and her interests first. On the positive side, Balsam can be very unselfish, working more for the benefit of others than for herself.
However, Talia Balsam denies her own desires and needs too much, and she is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage her finest efforts.
She enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium or inactivity. Unless other factors in her chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Talia Balsam may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Balsam's middle name! Talia Balsam needs to be a totally free agent, to run her own show. Talia likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
Talia Balsam has a strong tendency to flirt and she seeks excitement and stimulation through her love relationships. Talia has the ability to make herself interesting to people she meets and some of her relationships may have an unusual quality or may begin under unusual conditions.
Balsam dedicates herself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find her approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Talia Balsam under the difficult circumstances that she is willing to tolerate. Her determination and capacity for self-denial often help Balsam get through the rough spots and achieve the goal she is aiming for.
Balsam is able to do her work and take responsibility for overcoming her own problems and challenges in life, while at the same time being open to spiritual comfort, aid and guidance. A good balance between being well grounded and being receptive to spirit or the inner world works in Talia's favor. Enjoying simplicity and cultivating peace enables Talia Balsam to evolve and work through her challenges.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in her community can be hers. Talia Balsam feels that her destiny involves leadership or distinguishing herself in some way. Talia possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for her talent. Talia Balsam should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit her opportunities.
Balsam is intensely competitive and may engage in furious battles of will, numerous conflicts, and possible public controversy on the road toward meeting her objectives. Talia Balsam may be drawn to activities that are dangerous - in the line of fire, so to speak. She puts herself on the line. Anger or recklessness could be her downfall.
Balsam's profession may be unusual, very innovative and progressive, or outside the "mainstream", providing alternative services or products. Talia's career and rise in the professional arena are marked by a certain uneven, erratic quality. Sudden changes of fortune, unexpected upsets and twists of fate are likely.
Balsam always needs to have something going on and may restlessly look for new ideas and action. Talia likes change and variety and is likely to change her relationships frequently.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Conjunct Venus/Uranus
Saturn Trine Pluto
Saturn Sextile Neptune
MC Conjunct Sun
Mars Square MC
Uranus Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Uranus/N. Node