drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Van sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Van Morrison tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Morrison. Van Morrison often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Van Morrison has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Van likes to match wits with others.
Morrison often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Van Morrison uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Van. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Van Morrison lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Morrison can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Van Morrison denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
His self-control tends to be a bit weak and Van Morrison seems to crave excitement. He is subject to sudden changes and seeks emotional freedom. His wants and needs tend to be different than those around him and others may think he is crazy because of his impulsive actions.
Exercising self-control could be quite difficult for Van Morrison and he may often become involved in quarrels. Some of these disputes could end in violent behavior, if he is not careful. Being with others seems to put Van in a constant state of excitement.
His career is apt to involve protecting, caring, and nurturing in some aspect. Home, family relationships, cherishing the past, continuing a tradition are also featured. Van Morrison is apt to be quite popular through his profession or business.
Sometimes his emotional or romantic interests detract Van Morrison from his professional progress and the achievement of his long-range goals. Friendship with colleagues and especially superiors may be lacking, or prove to be a detriment to Morrison in a roundabout way. It seems that Van must choose either business or pleasure - work or love. These two arenas simply do not go together very well for him.
Van wants very much to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to attain his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity, or stature may make Van Morrison do things that put him in a dubious situation with his superiors.
Van has confidence in himself and a healthy self-assured attitude. He makes up his own mind and has a clear idea of where he is headed. Van Morrison does not feel the need for recognition from others, but is likely to receive recognition anyway.
He is very generous and his style of life is likely to be grandiose. A very gracious host, Van Morrison displays a warm heart and gladness when he meets other people. Van has the ability to radiate his inner happiness and show his affection for others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 12th house
Mars Conjunct Moon/Uranus
Mars Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Moon Trine MC
Venus Quincunx MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Sun/Mercury
MC Opposition Venus/Jupiter