mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Desmond Howard dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before he has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. He is also difficult to sway once his mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, he is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever he sets his mind to for he is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Desmond Howard succeeds, not so much because of his intellectual brilliance, but because he has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Desmond has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Desmond Howard has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Howard does well and is likely to be involved with. Desmond is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Desmond Howard would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Desmond, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Howard works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Howard. Desmond Howard also has a talent for learning languages.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Desmond Howard is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Howard combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Desmond has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
His mind is serious and deep, and Desmond Howard will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Desmond has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Desmond Howard 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, Desmond Howard is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Desmond Howard has good powers of perception and visualization and an intense imagination. Greatly inspired, he feels optimistic and hopeful for the future. He is likely to talk a lot about his plans and also is inclined to put on an act at times.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 11th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Neptune