mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Donald Ballard 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. Donald Ballard 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. Donald has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Donald Ballard has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Ballard does well and is likely to be involved with. Donald collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
His intellectual interests tend toward the offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired, or new is right up Ballard's alley. Donald Ballard may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but he has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Donald could pick up quite easily.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Donald Ballard enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Donald Ballard has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Donald Ballard must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Ballard wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Donald Ballard could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Donald Ballard because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Donald may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
His mind is characterized by a penetrating depth and thoroughness. Donald Ballard ferrets out the facts, and especially enjoys a problem if there is an element of mystery, darkness, or the forbidden. Generally, Ballard does not shy away from the truth, no matter how unpleasant it is.
Donald Ballard has a restless mind and constantly occupies himself with new things and plans. Creative, inventive and resourceful, he is an indefatigable mental worker. Donald Ballard also has the need to pass his knowledge on to others and he does this very excitedly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Sextile Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/Pluto