Franky Van Der Elst
mental interests and abilities
His mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Franky Van Der Elst 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. Franky Van Der Elst 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. Franky has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Franky does not speak up readily, even when he has a lot to say! Also, his mind tends to drift and Van Der Elst finds it difficult to absorb very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. His intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Franky Van Der Elst tends to depend upon this faculty when making decisions.
Franky Van Der Elst has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Van Der Elst's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Franky Van Der Elst understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Van Der Elst also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if he cannot get out and about. Van Der Elst often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish his emotional equilibrium. Franky Van Der Elst tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Franky's thinking.
Franky Van Der Elst has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Van Der Elst's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Franky Van Der Elst sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Van Der Elst's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Franky Van Der Elst may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
His mind is intuitive, imaginative, colorful and strongly influenced by imagery or fantasy. Van Der Elst sees the world with the eyes of an artist or a poet, and the hard sciences, as well as fields of endeavor based on concrete facts, rules or rigorous logic, are not Van Der Elst's forte. At times he is able to perceive things that other people cannot - e.g. the "aura" of a place or a person - while at others, Franky Van Der Elst apparently does not see and/or overlooks things that are blatantly obvious to others. One problem Franky Van Der Elst is prone to is that he projects his fantasies, wishes and dreams onto other people or external circumstances and simply fails to see what is actually at stake.
His mind is deep and penetrating and he is interested in anything secret, mysterious, or hidden, including the deeper recesses of the human psyche. Franky Van Der Elst possesses an aptitude for private investigation, psychology and research work. Franky Van Der Elst is also drawn to esoteric or occult studies.
Franky Van Der Elst has a lot of imagination and fantasies and is able to control his inner visions by common sense. Franky has creative and artistic talents, but is inclined to underestimate his skill. Franky Van Der Elst could be attracted to art, music, singing or dancing.
He is a social and entertaining person and prefers to talk about beauty, love and art when he is in conversation with others. Courteous and polite, Franky Van Der Elst is well-liked by everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 12th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Neptune
Mercury Trine Pluto
Mercury Opposition Moon/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Asc.