challenges and difficulties
Tom 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 Baker.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Tom Baker works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Tom Baker tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Tom feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and ends up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Tom Baker 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 Tom Baker needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Tom Baker's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Baker's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Baker's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Baker'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?" Baker's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Tom Baker needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Baker's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Tom Baker needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. Tom Baker should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The following are specific activities that will support Tom Baker in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Baker, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Tom Baker has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Tom Baker has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Tom Baker should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Baker's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Tom Baker 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. Tom 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.
Tom Baker should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. He may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Baker's activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. He is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Tom really wants such jobs or not, usually because he has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in his path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Baker's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Tom has an extremely magnetic personality along with strong sexual attraction. Tom Baker tends to put his heart and soul into his work and may prefer to work with partners of the opposite sex.
He may have an inner fear of separation and could feel left out or ignored at times. Either Tom Baker did not receive much affection while he was growing up or it had to be shared with others. Tom may find it difficult to show his love in his relationships.
Baker is inclined to seek out relationships with people who have the same interests and he has a desire to work with them on obtaining mutual objectives. Some of Tom's contacts or introductions could come about suddenly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/Asc.