challenges and difficulties
William has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Shockley.
Shockley is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If William Shockley does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits William Shockley better than being with groups of his own peers.
William Shockley tends to seesaw between hope, optimism, and faith versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. He needs to overcome impatience and restlessness in order to achieve his dreams and desires for a better life.
William Shockley becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Shockley is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
William Shockley strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
He is somewhat pessimistic and prone to states of depression. William Shockley may feel like withdrawing from everything and that he is not adequately equipped to handle his life. He may need someone else's point of view to balance his overly pessimistic outlook.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which William Shockley 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 William Shockley needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
William Shockley needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either William's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Shockley's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable William Shockley to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, William Shockley is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. William Shockley needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is deep within himself, as William Shockley faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that William Shockley keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
William Shockley has a strong desire to break records and set an example for others through his own achievements. William tends to spur others on to improve results and his relationships with others is for the purpose of bettering conditions.
Shockley is a good team worker and has the ability to lead others. His relationships and associations with others tend to be harmonious and cooperative. William Shockley may also have a very industrious family and he tends to be strongly tied to them.
He is gay and cheerful in the company of others and happy to be with them. William Shockley is fond of telling jokes and is likely to entertain everyone. His relationships with others are inclined to be for a common purpose.
Shockley is somewhat shy and tends to feel inferior when he is with others. William Shockley is inclined to establish relationships more with weak or sick people and is always willing to help or take care of them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 11th house
Jupiter Opposition Saturn
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Neptune