mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Chad. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Chad Allen is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Allen enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Chad Allen and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Allen needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Chad Allen appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Allen could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Chad has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great benefit to Allen in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
His mind is serious and deep, and Chad Allen will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Chad has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Chad Allen has an aptitude for research or doing mental work that requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail and a methodical approach. He is conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Chad Allen is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Although Chad Allen's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Allen can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Chad Allen, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Chad tends, also, to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas, or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any real relevance or validity. Chad Allen should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Chad is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Chad Allen has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Chad Allen has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. He is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. He is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Allen is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Square Pluto