mental interests and abilities
Helen Taft possesses vision and foresight, and her mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. She is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Helen Herron Taft is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and she is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. She is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Helen to deal with details and particulars. Helen Taft has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to her.
Helen has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Helen Taft is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Helen Herron Taft. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
She is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Helen Herron Taft's interest. Her interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Helen Taft is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Helen Herron Taft could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Helen Taft has a particular interest in the past. She is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Helen Taft is nostalgic and she loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss her own experiences and feelings. Helen likes to read biographies and memoirs, and she probably keeps a diary or journal herself. Helen Taft also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Her desire to make a point sometime overrides her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener, but Helen Taft often finds it hard not to speak out.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Helen Herron Taft tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Helen Taft could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. She is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Helen Taft has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Helen has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding her mental horizons. She enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, she is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Helen Taft learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Even though Helen Herron Taft can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), she also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Helen could accurately articulate the images and fantasies she has, she could forcefully convince others of her own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Helen Taft may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Helen Herron Taft's thinking.
Her mind is highly imaginative and creative and she possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Helen Taft enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "her own little world" a good deal. She perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Helen Taft has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Helen Taft must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and her imagination. Learning to discipline and focus her mind is necessary if Helen Herron Taft wishes to use all of her creative potential. Otherwise, Helen Taft could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Helen Taft because she often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express her experiences and perceptions. Also, Helen may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Helen Taft has a charming disposition and loves to socialize and meet new people. Helen Herron Taft also likes to be surrounded by beautiful things and likes to talk to others about her views on love relationships problems as well as her views on beauty, fashion and art in general.
She is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although she is sensitive to criticism, Helen Herron Taft can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Helen Taft must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle her somewhat quick temper.
Helen Taft has a lot of imagination and fantasies and is able to control her inner visions by common sense. Helen has creative and artistic talents, but is inclined to underestimate her skill. Helen Taft could be attracted to art, music, singing or dancing.
Her thoughts tend to go along artistic lines and she may very well pursue some kind of art as a hobby. In love relationships, Helen Taft has a sympathetic understanding of her partner's desire for affection and she seems to be able to read their wishes from their viewpoint.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Venus
Mercury Opposition Moon/Mars
Mercury Opposition Moon/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Venus/MC