mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Allan Houston dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before he has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. He is also difficult to sway once his mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, he is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever he sets his mind to for he is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Allan Houston succeeds, not so much because of his intellectual brilliance, but because he has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Allan has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Allan Houston thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Allan Houston does.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Allan Houston, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Allan tends, also, to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas, or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any real relevance or validity. Allan Houston should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
His success in life comes through his own efforts, through his ability to concentrate and organize. Allan Houston has a strong sense of self-discipline and carefully considers every move before acting. He may have a difficult childhood because of problems with his father.
Allan has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Allan Houston thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Pluto