mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Brian McFadden, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for McFadden at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Brian McFadden as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Brian often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. McFadden can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Brian McFadden is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Brian McFadden as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Brian has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Brian McFadden is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest McFadden. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Brian McFadden tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when McFadden finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy behind his words. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Brian McFadden is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
Independent and freethinking, Brian McFadden dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for Brian insists on discovering his own truth. Brian McFadden does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which McFadden finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". Brian has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. Brian McFadden also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Even though McFadden can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Brian could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Brian McFadden may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of McFadden's thinking.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Brian McFadden enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Brian McFadden has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Brian McFadden must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if McFadden wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Brian McFadden could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Brian McFadden because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Brian may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Brian has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Brian McFadden thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
Brian McFadden has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. He is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Brian has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Mercury Opposition Uranus/Asc.