Erik Per Sullivan
mental interests and abilities
Erik Per Sullivan is a person of strong opinions and he expresses his views energetically and often dramatically. He is an entertaining speaker and tends to embellish or exaggerate in order to get his point across. Erik has an aptitude for storytelling and performing. Even if his arena is only the classroom or dining room table, Sullivan puts on a good show. Erik has an abundance of creative ideas and he does not enjoy a job in which he has no creative input or does not share in the decision-making. Erik Per Sullivan could be an effective politician, spokesperson, group leader, director or coach.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviews, discussions, debates, counseling, negotiations, providing and obtaining feedback, and sharing information. Erik Per Sullivan is drawn to intelligent and verbal people with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Erik loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Sullivan is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Erik Per Sullivan tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. Erik Per Sullivan could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that Erik Per Sullivan is drawn to.
He enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Sullivan is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, he prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components. Erik Per Sullivan has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Erik Per Sullivan also has a talent for teaching and sharing his knowledge, and as a teacher, Erik presents himself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
He may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Erik Per Sullivan excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but he is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing his ideas concretely. Erik Per Sullivan should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in his life and work.
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Erik Per Sullivan grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Sullivan tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. His mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Erik Per Sullivan to sit still for any length of time. Erik has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Erik Per Sullivan should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Erik Per Sullivan, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Erik also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Erik Per Sullivan should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Erik is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though he rarely reveals his own. Erik Per Sullivan has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. His mind is penetrating and Erik Per Sullivan 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. Sullivan is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of his conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Leo
Mercury in 7th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Square Pluto