mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, she is always eager to express her ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Jean has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, she is interested in another new idea or project. Jean Houston never seems to have enough time to do everything she wants. She is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things she believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if she honestly does not. She may be somewhat lacking in tact.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Jean Houston and she may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Houston needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. She is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Jean Houston appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. She could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Houston could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Jean Houston has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. Her sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although her tact was commented on above, Jean Houston can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Houston tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Jean Houston 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. Jean Houston has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Her mind is serious and deep, and Jean Houston will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until she has thoroughly considered and studied it. Jean has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Jean Houston has an aptitude for research or doing mental work that requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail and a methodical approach. She is conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Jean Houston is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Jean is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though she rarely reveals her own. Jean Houston has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. Her mind is penetrating and Jean Houston has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. She is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. She is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Houston is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of her conviction.
Houston is generally in a positive frame of mind and she has the ability to express herself well. Jean Houston could be successful in speaking, lecturing, writing, or acting. Jean might also be interested in issues of health, diet etc. and may consider a profession in the medical field.
Jean has an abundance of thoughts and many ideas to expand her horizon. Always receptive to new ideas, Jean Houston tends to acquire considerable knowledge. New vistas of understanding may appeal to Houston, and she may get involved in groups that teach these ideas.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus