mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Gabriele has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Gabriele Colombo never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Gabriele has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Gabriele Colombo is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Colombo. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Colombo is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Gabriele Colombo 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. Gabriele Colombo 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 Gabriele Colombo is drawn to.
Gabriele Colombo appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Colombo could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Gabriele Colombo has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although his tact was commented on above, Gabriele Colombo can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Gabriele Colombo often finds it hard not to speak out.
Gabriele Colombo has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Gabriele Colombo also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between players is a suitable arena for Colombo.
Gabriele Colombo has a probing, penetrating mind and in his view, nothing is as simple, innocent, or straightforward as it appears. He may not totally understand the undercurrents he perceives, the secret machinations, the dark underside of a person or situation - but he is intrigued by them and Gabriele sometimes cannot stop thinking about them. Once Colombo's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times Gabriele Colombo makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Quincunx Pluto