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, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Arianna. She is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for she is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Arianna Huffington is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. She is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share her thoughts in small, intimate groups. Huffington enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Arianna Huffington and she may investigate the supernatural, the hidden or the taboo. Huffington needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. She is also deeply curious or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Huffington tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Arianna Huffington could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. She is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Arianna Huffington has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Arianna has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding her mental horizons. She enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, she is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Arianna Huffington learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
An independent and original thinker, Arianna is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to her "out of the blue". Arianna Huffington grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem her rather eccentric and unusual in her interests. Arianna Huffington does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Arianna Huffington has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Even though Huffington can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), she also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Arianna could accurately articulate the images and fantasies she has, she could forcefully convince others of her own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Arianna Huffington may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Huffington's thinking.
Her mind is highly imaginative and creative and she possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Arianna Huffington enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "her own little world" a good deal. She perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Arianna Huffington has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Arianna Huffington must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and her imagination. Learning to discipline and focus her mind is necessary if Huffington wishes to use all of her creative potential. Otherwise, Arianna Huffington could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Arianna Huffington because she often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express her experiences and perceptions. Also, Arianna may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Arianna Huffington has a basic need to reform and is constantly looking for change in hopes that it will lead her to a life that is more exciting. Huffington may not always be tactful and her ideas and opinions sometimes are likely to be strongly challenged by others.
She is willing to grow and gather experience through her relationships with others. Huffington gives and receives good suggestions or stimulating ideas and tends to cultivate an intense exchange of thoughts. Arianna Huffington has a need for social contact and entertainment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Uranus
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Asc.