mental interests and abilities
Jean 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. Jean 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.
Jean Cocteau 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 Cocteau. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
His mental skills and intelligence are directed toward practical matters, and Jean Cocteau is interested in the tangible effects of any abstract idea or concept. He is very interested in finance, economics, and moneymaking strategies.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Cocteau's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Jean Cocteau 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. Cocteau could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Jean Cocteau has a particular interest in the past. He 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.).
Jean Cocteau is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Jean likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Jean Cocteau also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
He may find it difficult to think logically and objectively. Cocteau can also be too trusting and unrealistic, and others may take advantage of Jean or use him. Jean Cocteau tends to avoid confrontation, may withdraw and pretend to agree with others to avoid arguments.
Cocteau knows what he wants to accomplish and has a tendency to strive toward a superior intellect. He is prudent and a convincing speaker with the ability to influence others. But Jean Cocteau pushes himself tirelessly and tends to overstrain his nerves.
Jean Cocteau has a strong need to mentally dominate others and always take the lead in his conversations with people. He is able to exert a powerful influence in his community and has far-reaching ideas to change the world for the better.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 2nd house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Pluto/N. Node