challenges and difficulties
Thomas has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Kretschmann.
He is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Thomas Kretschmann tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Kretschmann withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Thomas' silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
He is subject to rash decisions and impulsive actions that may have sudden, unexpected consequences and undesirable results. As he lacks the capacity to adapt, Thomas Kretschmann may encounter considerable tension in his relationships and is likely to have disputes or even violent fights with others.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Thomas Kretschmann 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 Thomas Kretschmann needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Thomas Kretschmann's path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Kretschmann's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Thomas Kretschmann is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Thomas should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Thomas Kretschmann can offer the world at large.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Thomas Kretschmann is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Thomas Kretschmann needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Kretschmann.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Thomas Kretschmann back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Thomas Kretschmann's rigid self-control overly restricts his ability to freely express himself or explore possibilities. He is excessively concerned with work, duty and security. He tends to be fearful, judgmental towards himself or others, and can feel alone and cut off from sources of nourishment outside himself. Thomas Kretschmann should try to learn to relax and recognize that not everything is Kretschmann's responsibility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Opposition Mars/Uranus
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Saturn