mental interests and abilities
Emily McLaughlin possesses vision and foresight, and her mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. She is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. McLaughlin is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and she is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. She is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Emily to deal with details and particulars. Emily McLaughlin has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to her.
Inquisitive and communicative, Emily's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and she is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. Her attention span may be rather brief; McLaughlin has many and diverse interests and is easily distracted. McLaughlin learns quickly, is eager to pass on what she is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
Emily McLaughlin often seesaws between what her conscious reasoning tells her versus a belief in things that seem to defy logic. Emily has a penchant for thinking big and being able to visualize the future, but she must beware of grandiose schemes and exaggerated claims. Oftentimes the most "far out" theories or speculative ideas seem perfectly plausible to Emily McLaughlin, but it would be wise to test these ideas before investing in them too much.
Also, Emily McLaughlin is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so she should try to see as much of the world as she can.
Independent and freethinking, Emily McLaughlin dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Emily insists on discovering her own truth. Emily McLaughlin 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 McLaughlin 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". Emily has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Emily McLaughlin also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Her mind is highly imaginative and creative and she possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Emily McLaughlin enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "her own little world" a good deal. She perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Emily McLaughlin has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Emily McLaughlin must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and her imagination. Learning to discipline and focus her mind is necessary if McLaughlin wishes to use all of her creative potential. Otherwise, Emily McLaughlin could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Emily McLaughlin because she often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express her experiences and perceptions. Also, Emily may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 3rd house
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Square Neptune