mental interests and abilities
Carol has the ability to concentrate and become completely immersed in her work. Carol Alt seems to know things at an instinctive, nonverbal level and prefers learning through direct experience or apprenticeship rather than through books or lectures. Carol has mechanical ability and works well with her hands. Alt could become adept at sculpture, pottery, carpentry or anything that involves manual creativity. Biology (and related fields such as medicine) interests her as well. Carol Alt also has an instinctive rapport with animals, and may feel that she relates better to them than to people! Carol Alt tends to become narrowly focused on her own specialized interests and may not have much to say or communicate outside of that particular field.
Carol has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Carol Alt is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Alt. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Carol Alt has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Alt's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Carol Alt understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Alt also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if she cannot get out and about. Alt often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish her emotional equilibrium. Carol Alt tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Carol's thinking.
Carol Alt appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. She could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Alt could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Carol Alt has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. Her sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although her tact was commented on above, Carol Alt can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Her desire to make a point sometime overrides her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener, but Carol Alt often finds it hard not to speak out.
She speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. Carol Alt would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Alt and follow her lead, and she has a talent for directing people and making decisions. Carol Alt also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
She is an original thinker, capable of unique discoveries and innovations, but she tends to scatter her energies in too many directions at once and to make impulsive or hasty decisions. Carol Alt grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Carol quite well, even though she may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Carol Alt has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Scorpio
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Trine Mars
Mercury Square Uranus