22 NATAL REPORT FOR YUNA can benefit from cultivating a more practical approach. Mercury in trine (within 5.7 degrees) with Jupiter The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This conjunction gives a quiet and unassuming and clever personality, which is also somewhat scattered. You are good-natured, and are likely to be above average in intelligence. You make a good teacher. You may be absent-minded, also apt to be somewhat changeable in your opinion. You likely prefer a simple mode of life and possess a good balance between spiritual and physical realms. Mercury in inconjunct (within 0.4 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies do not flow smoothly, one or the other predominates; discrimination must be employed. This aspect gives a profound mentality, deepening and concentrating your mind and your powers of speech and communication. You are shrewd in business, and are adaptable to a variety of professions. Long hours of concentration could produce in you a brilliant scholar, or a star of the legal profession. You may seem to suffer from a variety of nervous disorders, but these could actually be the result of subconscious fears of inadequacy in mental pursuits. You may on the other hand over-compensate for this by making extraordinary efforts. You may also feel a sense of isolation and loneliness in your life. Your lesson is to learn faith and to cultivate a positive attitude toward your mental process, restructuring that process along more personal and less rigid lines. Mercury in septile (within 0.7 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies darkly interact; incline to occult dimensions apart from socially accepted norms. This aspect gives a mentally active personality, who is very involved in mental pursuits. You are a good communicator, and a gifted thinker and organizer, who can use these abilities in your professional life to great advantage. You also like variety, and may be changeable and somewhat unstable in the pursuit of your goals. You may also have great ego-investment in your mental abilities, and benefit from an attempt to cultivate humility in your dealings with others. Venus in sextile (within 3.0 degrees) with Mars The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. This aspect gives a warmly affectionate and lively personality. You are self-assured and passionate, and greatly enjoy family life. You probably exhibit a fondness for children. You
23 NATAL REPORT FOR YUNA are also interested in the arts, especially singing and dancing, as well as other musical forms. You possess an innate kindness and demonstrate a love for humanity that makes you well liked and carries you far in life. Mars in sesquiquadrate (within 1.4 degrees) with Jupiter The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; control is required. This aspect gives a personality with issues of self-esteem. There is a feeling of expansiveness about you, and abundant energy, but you may bring too much egotism to your encounters with others, especially if there are other challenging aspects to Mars. You have an optimistic nature, and you may therefore have a tendency to push it and take chances or to gamble. You are independent, restless and impulsive, and perhaps need to beware of rash decisions. It is also quite possible that you will seek a literary or artistic outlet for your abundant and restless energy. Mars in semi-square (within 2.2 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; calmness is required. You are likely to be on the go most of the time. This aspect gives an assertive personality who desires success in public life. You have a great drive to succeed. You are active in the pursuit of your goals with tremendous energy that need that outlet. Career issues are very important for you, although you may need to beware of too much ego-involvement in your work or professional life. Jupiter in square (within 6.1 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect gives a serious and conscientious personality but one that may be impractical. You are motivated to achieve success, but you are likely to run into some self-imposed barriers on the road to achieving it. There is a gap between your ambition and what you actually accomplish. You tend not to be content with the extent of your responsibilities until you have taken on too much, leading to the problem of actually fulfilling these obligations. You also may have too limited and narrow a view of your potential, so that you aim too low, and garner less than you are capable of. This could lead to problems with your material well-being, or with being too cautious and thrifty for your own good. You can benefit from cultivating a more giving and generous attitude, greater contentment with your present resources, and trying for a better balance between dreams and reality.