approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Valerie's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Valerie Bertinelli comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Valerie Bertinelli - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her 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 Valerie Bertinelli" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Valerie a little better. This page describes the disguise Bertinelli wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Valerie Bertinelli likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. She is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. She is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Bertinelli must have something of her own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that she can develop and manage according to her own will and vision. Whatever Valerie does, she does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. She likes to put her own personal stamp on it.
Valerie Bertinelli also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats her in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Bertinelli will rarely confront the offender - she is too proud to do so - but she will lose her affection and respect for them. Valerie dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Bertinelli admires others who are strong individuals like herself. When Valerie Bertinelli befriends someone, Bertinelli is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. She is very giving and generous, but her gifts are never anonymous - Valerie expects recognition and appreciation for them. She also expects the intense loyalty that she offers to her dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Valerie Bertinelli often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as herself, for she does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If she is not in the leading role, she aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Valerie Bertinelli has great heart and courage, and people often look to her for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Valerie always puts her best face forward and rarely allows others to see her hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Valerie Bertinelli also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although she does not like others to realize just how important it is to her.
Her outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. Her own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Valerie more than anything else. Valerie Bertinelli feels that if she does her best where she is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Valerie Bertinelli identifies with the progressive, innovative elements in society, and with being a rebel, reformer, nonconformist, or iconoclast. She enjoys being original, unpredictable, and spontaneous, and insists on doing whatever she wishes regardless of tradition, convention, or other people's wishes. Others see Valerie Bertinelli as "different" yet interesting and exciting.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Valerie's manner and appearance regardless of her chronological age. Valerie Bertinelli also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Bertinelli needs mental stimulation from her environment, or she will rapidly get bored.
Valerie has an appealing physical appearance and this, along with her winning ways, is apt to make her a favorite in her immediate environment. Valerie Bertinelli is the "easy" one, and she knows how to please others. However, Bertinelli must not take her personal charm for granted, because she may also seem vain or too needy for approval.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Conjunct Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.