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 Claudio. 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, Claudio Abbado 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. Abbado enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Claudio has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of his dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of his own life. Abbado is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
He is an original thinker, capable of unique discoveries and innovations, but he tends to scatter his energies in too many directions at once and to make impulsive or hasty decisions. Claudio Abbado grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Claudio quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Claudio Abbado has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Claudio Abbado is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Claudio Abbado 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. Claudio Abbado 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.
Claudio has strong feelings of love and an emotional need to talk about love relationships problems. Beauty also is important for his emotional contentment and Claudio Abbado dresses very tastefully. He is kind and popular and gives complements from the bottom of his heart.
Claudio Abbado tends to have big plans and pursues his ideas with great zeal. Claudio Abbado also has the power to influence people and sway them to his point of view. He may accomplish this through public speaking or writing, and could do well in publicity or advertising.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 4th house
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Venus
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Pluto