mental interests and abilities
Cate has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. She is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once her curiosity has been satisfied. Cate likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not her strong points. Mentally restless, she may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Cate Blanchett has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. She 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 Blanchett. Her ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of her greatest strengths.
Cate Blanchett thinks a great deal about her career, her reputation and public image, and the way she makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Cate Blanchett does.
Cate Blanchett appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. She could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Blanchett could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Cate 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 benefit to Blanchett in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although her tact was commented on above, Cate Blanchett can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Intellectually, she is very competitive, argumentative sharp, and incisive. Cate Blanchett starts arguments and may stir up animosity with her impulsiveness and tactlessness. Blanchett always likes to have the last word, and others often feel that she does not really listen to what they are attempting to communicate; so while she may win the battle (especially if it is a battle of wits), she may well lose the war. In other words, Blanchett's relationships in all arenas suffer tremendously from Blanchett's aggressive way of getting her point across and her inability to take in what others are saying. Learning techniques to calm Blanchett's nervous system and relax her mind would be extremely beneficial for her.
She is adaptable and very social and loves to entertain. Because of her charm and outgoing personality, Cate Blanchett draws others to her. Cate has an innate nurturing instinct and she loves to take care of others. But Blanchett also knows what appeals to the public and could be a good salesman.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Opposition Mars
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Asc.