mental interests and abilities
Gary has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Gary likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Gary Snyder has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Snyder. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
He is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviewing, discussing, debating, counseling, negotiating, getting and giving feedback, and sharing information. Gary Snyder is drawn to intelligent and verbal people, with whom he can communicate and from whom he can learn. Gary loves to have an audience to hear his ideas, and he also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
Gary Snyder would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Gary, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Snyder works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Snyder. Gary Snyder also has a talent for learning languages.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Gary Snyder enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Gary Snyder has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Gary Snyder must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Snyder wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Gary Snyder could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Gary Snyder because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Gary may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Snyder is generally in a positive frame of mind and he has the ability to express himself well. Gary Snyder could be successful in speaking, lecturing, writing, or acting. Gary might also be interested in issues of health, diet etc. and may consider a profession in the medical field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 7th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Jupiter