approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Tommy's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Tommy Sands comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Tommy Sands - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Tommy Sands" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Tommy a little better. This page describes the disguise Sands wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Tommy loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. He is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Tommy Sands has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything he has yet experienced, and he often lives in his dreams and visions for the future. Tommy Sands tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and he likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, he always expects something better ahead. Tommy Sands loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once he achieves it he is on to something else. He is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and he is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for him. Tommy Sands has great faith in life and he bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Tommy Sands cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect his need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Tommy and he may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
He is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. He is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about his convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Tommy Sands gets carried away with his enthusiasm of the moment and he tends to exaggerate. He is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and he is usually pretty convincing. He does everything in a big way, a generous way. Sands likes to have the best, and he heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. His vision is always large. He is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and he is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Tommy Sands as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. He may also be seen as a wise person since he does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. He is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and he inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
He is forceful and energetic and goes for what he wants quite aggressively. He is a doer and an achiever and has a positive "I can" attitude. He may run over people and stir up opposition and conflict because Tommy Sands tends to be very self-centered, or simply oblivious to the needs and intentions of others.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Tommy Sands has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Tommy Sands often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
To others, Tommy Sands appears capable, mature, and down to earth. Even when he was young, there was a certain practicality and responsible air about Tommy that inspired people to rely on him. Sands keeps his cool in most situations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Conjunct Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Saturn Trine Asc.