His gift for gab (discussed below), combined with his agreeable and accommodating nature (described in the previous chapter), make John Hamburg a real "people person", with an almost constant need for dialogue and personal interchange. John could succeed as a public relations consultant, an interviewer or a host.
John Hamburg is, in many ways, an eternal child. His mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and his attention span is often quite brief. Hamburg grasps ideas quickly and once his initial curiosity has been satisfied, he is ready to move on. John Hamburg craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for John Hamburg to decide just where his talents and true vocation lie, for he has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting himself by concentrating on just one. He is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. His curiosity and restlessness propel John toward many different experiences in life, and he is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something he does well, is tantamount to drudgery for Hamburg.
John Hamburg lives in his head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and he needs mental stimulation every bit as much as he needs food and drink. In fact, if John had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, he would very likely choose the former. John Hamburg has a creative mind and he often lives by his wits.
He is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. He enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting his ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas he has talent for.
John Hamburg also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though he craves emotional involvement, it is hard for John Hamburg to achieve it, for he is frequently unwilling to commit himself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit his personal freedom and mobility.
His happiness lies in using his creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. John has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. His faults are his lack of constancy and persistence, and his tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Hamburg.
John Hamburg has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Hamburg, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. John Hamburg craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. John Hamburg possesses inventive and creative genius.
John Hamburg tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. John has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Hamburg alternates between aggression and apathy and sometimes feels that he is unable to meet all the demands made on him. Once John Hamburg becomes aware of what he needs to do, however, he is capable of working long and hard, not giving up until his work is done.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 9th house
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars/Saturn