mental interests and abilities
Benny has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Benny likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Benny Goodman has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Goodman. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Benny Goodman 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 some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Benny Goodman's work.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Benny Goodman is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Benny Goodman has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. He is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. Benny Goodman would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. He may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. He is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
He may find it difficult to think logically and objectively. Goodman can also be too trusting and unrealistic, and others may take advantage of Benny or use him. Benny Goodman tends to avoid confrontation, may withdraw and pretend to agree with others to avoid arguments.
He is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although he is sensitive to criticism, Goodman can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Benny Goodman must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle his somewhat quick temper.
He is somewhat restless and in constant search for variety and change. Cautious in one way and optimistic in another, Benny Goodman frequently changes his mind and his philosophy of life. He may prefer mental work and is likely to choose a scientific field.
Although he is very perceptive and intuitive, he does not trust himself and a bit insecure, Goodman tends to accept other people's influence in his thinking. Benny Goodman seems to take on the feelings of those in his relationships and should surround himself with positive companions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Moon/Mars
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/MC