mental interests and abilities
She is highly interested in inner, subjective, and personal issues, and her thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences, and prejudices rather than reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Alanis. She is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for she is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in a person's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Alanis Morissette is drawn to education, art, poetry, music, or mythology. She is not especially confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share her thoughts in small, intimate groups. Morissette enjoys keeping a diary or personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Alanis Morissette has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Morissette does well and is likely to be involved with. Alanis collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
Alanis Morissette would be an excellent teacher or counselor for she listens sympathetically, and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Alanis, and she is able to read between the lines and to sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Morissette works well with and understand women, and the emotional, feminine side of life. She is articulate on personal subjects (rather than factual or technical). Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Morissette. Alanis Morissette also has a talent for learning languages.
Alanis Morissette appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. She could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Morissette could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Alanis has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. Her sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great benefit to Morissette in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although she is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Alanis Morissette is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Morissette combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Alanis has an introverted frame of mind and she tends to dissect or deeply analyze her own and other people's inner lives and experiences.
Her mind is serious and deep, and Alanis Morissette will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until she has thoroughly considered and studied it. Alanis has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Alanis Morissette has an aptitude for research or doing mental work which requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail, and a methodical approach. She is conservative and something of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Alanis Morissette is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Morissette is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though she rarely reveals her own. Alanis Morissette has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. Her mind is penetrating and deep and Alanis Morissette has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting, or private investigation. She is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of others. She is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Morissette is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of her conviction.
She is physically vigorous and always ready for action. A quick thinker, Alanis Morissette is able to make swift decisions and may unknowingly create for herself opportunities to take control over others or to be a leader.
Alanis has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand her horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Alanis Morissette tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Morissette, and she may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 11th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Mars
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Uranus