Those with Pluto in the 6th house can have an obsession with things to do with routine and ritual, the physicality and health, or the work-life. This realm rules over the day-to-day functioning of life and, thus, persons with Pluto here can explore the functions of the mind and body in all-encompassing depth, complexity, and penetration. This placement can indicate the eruption of health problems, and therefore the whole diet, the regime, and lifestyle will need an overhaul. The body needs to get rid of bodily toxins and poisons, but the type has to be careful with dangerous detox diets and exercise. In this position, Plutonian weight-loss attempts could be severe, and the body may survive on minute quantities of food. Sometimes there are major control issues with the body. The person tries various rebuilding techniques, and there is often a tremendous amount of effort put into self-improvement.
This house also describes how we get along with our co-workers and the people we are serving and who serve us. People with this placement of Pluto may possibly have power-struggles in the place of work, and sometimes the person gives the impression of being threatening, intimidating and hostile to other people. In other cases, those at work bully or threaten them, and betrayal, treachery, jealousy, bitchiness, or even intrigue are not uncommon manifestations. This position of Pluto does not react well to criticism at work and they can be ruthless with others on the job. Alternatively, they may be over-zealous in their work practices, powerful and efficient in routine and have the ability to execute the job the right way.
Pluto can transform work conditions, lifestyle, routine, and the person has tremendous organizational capability, excelling in precision work. The type can be a dynamo at work and have a laser-like focus on what needs to be done within a schedule. Pluto in the 6th house desires and ensures that the job gets done right and they’re extremely passionate in the workplace, no one is more loyal, committed and dedicated to service. Furthermore, there is also a need to make sweeping changes in the office, factory or workshop. In addition, there is also the tendency towards obsession with work and some individuals function like workaholics. Hence, Pluto here may be over-consumed with the minor details and tend to over-analyze problems to death.
In some cases, the work is Plutonian by nature: Psychology, healing, detective, investigation, research, mortician and so forth. The work-life, in general, may go through cycles of change and the person may stay in a job for years until fate pushes them in a completely new direction. Moreover, there can be losses at work or conditions beyond their control. Losing a job can have a serious psychological impact. Pluto here is invested, driven and compulsive in their workplace. Wherever Pluto is placed is where a person may have to face a life and death struggle, and so crisis at work, health troubles or pet matters may all be areas of deep concern.