mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to John. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, John Glenn is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Glenn enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate John Glenn and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Glenn needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
John Glenn has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Glenn's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. John Glenn understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Glenn also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if he cannot get out and about. Glenn often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish his emotional equilibrium. John Glenn tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color John's thinking.
Independent and freethinking, John Glenn dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and he especially does not like being told how to think, for John insists on discovering his own truth. John Glenn does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows him to make his own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. He is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which Glenn finds exciting and stimulating. His mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to him "out of the blue". John has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to him. John Glenn also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", John Glenn is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. He is interested in anything secret or mysterious. John Glenn has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. He is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. John Glenn would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. He may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. He is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
He is sensitive and compassionate in his dealings with other people. But John Glenn tends to get lost in his fantasies when it comes to love relationships; he is inclined to exaggerate his emotions and could easily be deceived or misled.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 8th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Neptune