mental interests and abilities
Ian 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. Ian 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.
Ian Astbury 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 Astbury. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Ian Astbury thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Ian Astbury's work.
Ian Astbury 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. Astbury could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Ian Astbury 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.
Ian Astbury possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Astbury gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Ian Astbury tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Although Ian Astbury's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Astbury can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Ian Astbury, and he has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in his dealings with others as he possibly can. Ian also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Ian Astbury should try to critically test out his ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character he respects, to use as a sounding board.
Although he may intend to cooperate or collaborate in his relationships with others, Ian Astbury is inclined to use them to serve his own ends. A bit impatient and aggressive, he may be over eager to gain the advantage.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Mars/N. Node