drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Walter Russell often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Walter Russell strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Walter Russell can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Walter Russell underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Russell does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Walter Russell conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Russell may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
He is a doer and an achiever. Energetic, courageous, and often impatient, Walter Russell will forge ahead with his plans regardless of the reservations of others. In fact, Russell often feels other people get in his way and he prefers to work on his own. Walter is active, assertive and rather competitive as well.
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Walter Russell may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Russell's middle name! Walter Russell needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Walter likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
While Walter Russell is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
Walter Russell has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for Walter Russell to work on building up his physical energy. Walter needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more than an average amount of), and especially avoid activities and people who dissipate and waste his time.
Walter Russell has a strong sense of mission and instinctively knows that in order to achieve anything great, one must eliminate superfluous activities and give oneself wholly to the task at hand. His zeal, enthusiasm and clarity of purpose enable Walter Russell to succeed and to achieve whatever he sets his mind to. Walter Russell has a strong will, but is usually quiet and understated by nature.
Walter Russell seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Walter Russell has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Walter Russell feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Walter possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Walter Russell should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Walter Russell is likely to receive much publicity and popularity through his professional pursuits, for he has a way of winning the hearts and trust of many people. Walter has an instinct for what the masses will respond to emotionally, and this sense of what other people want enables him to succeed in sales, promotion, and so on. His career could also involve protecting and caring for people, and nurturing them in some capacity.
Walter Russell feels that he knows who he is and therefore is confident that he can achieve his objectives. He may consider marriage as his sole aim in life and could become completely bound up in his marriage and family life.
His disposition could seem a bit strange to others and Russell has a tendency to lose himself in illusions. Walter Russell has a very dreamy nature and is inclined to have erotic and sexual fantasies.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 1st house
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Trine Pluto
Mars Opposition Moon/Saturn
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Moon
MC Conjunct Sun/Moon
MC Conjunct Venus/Neptune