Daphne du Maurier
mental interests and abilities
Her mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Daphne du Maurier dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before she has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. She is also difficult to sway once her mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, she is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever she sets her mind to for she is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Daphne du Maurier succeeds, not so much because of her intellectual brilliance, but because she has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Daphne has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
She is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviewing, discussing, debating, counseling, negotiating, getting and giving feedback, and sharing information. Daphne du Maurier is drawn to intelligent and verbal people, with whom she can communicate and from whom she can learn. Daphne loves to have an audience to hear her ideas, and she also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
She is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty, and immensely curious. Daphne du Maurier may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and she is even happier if she shares her journeys with companions. Daphne's gifts lie in her capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
Independent and freethinking, Daphne du Maurier dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Daphne insists on discovering her own truth. Daphne du Maurier does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows her to make her own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. She is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which du Maurier finds exciting and stimulating. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to her "out of the blue". Daphne has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Daphne du Maurier also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Imaginative, intuitive, and nonlinear in her thinking, Daphne du Maurier has a gift for writing poetry, fiction, or fantasy. Daphne also has a natural openness to the spiritual, intangible side of life and could write or speak on these subjects. An innate clairvoyant tendency could also be developed quite easily by her.
She is very thorough and is likely to commit herself to some type of study or research work. Not very talkative, Daphne du Maurier tries to avoid contact with others as much as possible and prefers to do her work in seclusion or solitude.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Sextile Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Pluto