mental interests and abilities
One of Barbara's greatest assets is her ability to see both sides of an issue, and to negotiate and bring about compromise and reconciliation. Tactful, reasonable, and with considerable social finesse, Barbara Walters works well with people in business as well as in personal relationships. She is objective and somewhat detached from emotional bias, and makes an excellent consultant, mediator, or public relations person. Barbara Walters insists upon fairness and seeks to bring harmony or at least peaceful coexistence between people, and her diplomacy is a benefit in any business or social situation. Barbara Walters also has fine aesthetic sensitivities and could work in an artistic or cultural environment.
She is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get her own ideas and opinions across to others. Barbara Walters says what is on her mind. Others see Walters as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps something of a chatterbox at times.
Barbara Walters 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 Barbara, and she is able to read between the lines and to sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Walters 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 Walters. Barbara Walters also has a talent for learning languages.
Her desire to make a point overrides sometimes her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener but often it is hard for Barbara Walters not to speak out.
Barbara Walters has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and she loves a vigorous discussion or debate. She expresses her thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Barbara dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another's argument. At times Walters is verbally aggressive and abrasive to others, and she tends to overstate her case or offend people by her unadorned frankness. Barbara Walters can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer, or salesman. She has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Walters enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Although she is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Barbara Walters is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Walters combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Barbara has an introverted frame of mind and she tends to dissect or deeply analyze her own and other people's inner lives and experiences.
Barbara Walters has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical, or dry. She could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are her forte. In speech Barbara Walters tends to be factual and to the point.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Walters is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though she rarely reveals her own. Barbara Walters has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. Her mind is penetrating and deep and Barbara Walters 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. Walters is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of her conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Libra
Mercury in 1st house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury Square Pluto