mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Frieda Hughes, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Hughes at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Frieda Hughes as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Frieda often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Hughes can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Frieda Hughes is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Frieda Hughes as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
Frieda does not speak up readily, even when she has a lot to say! Also, her mind tends to drift and Hughes finds it difficult to absorb very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. Her intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Frieda Hughes tends to depend upon this faculty when making decisions.
Frieda Hughes appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. She could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Hughes could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Frieda Hughes has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. Her sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Frieda Hughes has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. She could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are her forte. In speech Frieda Hughes tends to be factual and to the point.
Hughes will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Frieda Hughes' thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines her mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Frieda Hughes incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Her mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Frieda Hughes grasps new concepts very readily. However, her retention may be poor, as Hughes tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. Her mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Frieda Hughes to sit still for any length of time. Frieda has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at her best. Frieda Hughes should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Frieda Hughes has a strong need to mentally dominate others and always take the lead in her conversations with people. She is able to exert a powerful influence in her community and has far-reaching ideas to change the world for the better.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 12th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury Opposition Pluto/N. Node