The path of the North Node makes us grow. When you embrace the North Node you unlock potentials within yourself. The North Node brings new experiences with it, and it gives opportunities to develop new talents and abilities. The direction of the North Node leads to a sense of exhilaration and fulfillment, yet trepidation and uneasiness at the same time.
The North Node presents experiences that are out of your comfort zone. You don’t know what you’re doing and you’d feel safer running back to the safety of the South Node, which you know so well. Yoy hone the skills represented by the North Node’s sign and house as you go along, and you make mistakes- but they’re new mistakes, they’re not the same old mistakes.
Combining information about the North Node with information about the Midheaven is a good way to navigate your way toward a fulfilling career path.
The South Node is not bad. The South Node is not the self-undoing.
The South Node shows the skills and abilities that you have maxed-out to their full potential. There is no more growth to be had by heading off in that direction. You already know how to do everything that has to do with the South Node- blindfolded, and with one hand tied behind your back.
Jumping into the South Node is like spinning wheels in mud- nothing truly awful is going to happen, but it’s also a complete waste of time and energy.
You don’t have to abandon all that learning as you approach the North Node.
Ideally you will want to use that South Node learning on the journey along the North Node path.