mental interests and abilities
Dana has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Dana likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Dana Ashbrook has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He 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 Ashbrook. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Dana Ashbrook thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Dana Ashbrook's work.
Dana Ashbrook has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Ashbrook's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Dana Ashbrook understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Ashbrook also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if he cannot get out and about. Ashbrook often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish his emotional equilibrium. Dana Ashbrook tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Dana's thinking.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Dana Ashbrook often finds it hard not to speak out.
He speaks clearly, decisively, and convincingly and thoroughly enjoys a vigorous discussion or debate. Dana Ashbrook would be an effective lawyer or public speaker, a salesman of ideas. Others tend to listen to Ashbrook and follow his lead, and he has a talent for directing people and making decisions. Dana Ashbrook also has an aptitude for writing - especially criticism or satire.
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. Dana Ashbrook grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Dana quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Dana Ashbrook has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Dana is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Dana Ashbrook has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Dana Ashbrook 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. Ashbrook is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
His thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and he may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, Dana Ashbrook has a sympathetic understanding of his partner's desire for affection and he seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
He is very sociable and has a talent for organizing and arranging associations or groups of people. Dana Ashbrook is likely to have good cooperation between people and he proudly shares his successes with them.
His way of thinking is greatly influenced by the conditions in his environment. In general, Dana Ashbrook prefers to be alone and away from the stress in his surroundings, for his daily contact with others always seems to bring some kind of trouble in one way or another.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Trine Mars
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Asc.