mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Alex Kingston, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Kingston at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Alex Kingston as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Alex often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Kingston can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Alex Kingston is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Alex Kingston as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
Alex has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Alex Kingston is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Kingston. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Alex's emotions and logic are often out of sync. What Alex Kingston feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from her conscious thoughts. Thus she may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up her mind. Alex Kingston functions best when she takes the time to reflect, brood and incubate her ideas and decisions, thereby utilizing her intuition and emotions as well as her reasoning. If Alex Kingston studies her dreams and their messages she will be surprised to discover how often her true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from her conscious stance.
Putting her feelings into words does not come very easily, and Alex Kingston may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate subjects other than those that are purely factual or intellectual in nature. However, finding an outlet through writing about or describing her feelings would be very gratifying for Kingston.
Her desire to make a point sometime overrides her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener, but Alex Kingston often finds it hard not to speak out.
Alex Kingston tends to seesaw between holding her tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Kingston finally does speak her mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Alex Kingston is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting her fingers or getting burned.
Alex Kingston has a brilliant, inventive mind, and Kingston's sudden flashes of insight and clear perception enable her to grasp concepts very quickly. At times Kingston's mind flits from one subject to the next so rapidly that Alex Kingston cannot thoroughly digest any of them. Alex gets bored and restless, and intellectually rebels against too much tedium. She may be abrupt and impatient with people who plan and plod along, because Alex Kingston likes to be open to inspiration and spontaneous. Kingston could invent or discover something truly original, unique or unheard of.
Her success in life comes through her own efforts, through her ability to concentrate and organize. Alex Kingston has a strong sense of self-discipline and carefully considers every move before acting. She may have a difficult childhood because of problems with her father.
She is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although she is sensitive to criticism, Kingston can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Alex Kingston must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle her somewhat quick temper.
She is likely to concentrate on herself a lot and tends to have melancholic thoughts, at times even brooding over something. Preferring to be alone, Alex Kingston always makes sure to have her own space. Very self-reliant, she has a need to work by herself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury Opposition Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mercury Opposition Moon/Mars
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/MC