mental interests and abilities
She is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and her 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 Judy. She is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for she is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Judy Garland is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. She is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share her thoughts in small, intimate groups. Garland enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Judy does not speak up readily, even when she has a lot to say! Also, her mind tends to drift and Garland finds it difficult to study very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. Her intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Judy Garland tends to depend upon this faculty in making decisions.
Judy Garland has very little interest in or knack for the technical or mechanical. Garland's forte lies in the human, personal side of life, people, psychology and life's inner workings. Judy Garland understands children and enjoys conversing with, counseling, listening to and learning about them. Garland also needs a variety of social and intellectual experiences on a regular basis, and becomes restless, nervous, and irritable if she cannot get out and about. Garland often needs to be mobile, to go for a walk or a drive, to regroup and to reestablish her emotional equilibrium. Judy Garland tends to dwell on the past, to ponder its significance, and at times, to long for it. Nostalgia and sentimentality substantially color Judy's thinking.
Although she is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Judy Garland is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Garland combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Judy has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze her own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Judy Garland has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to her careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. Judy Garland has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Garland can get entirely wrapped up in her own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. She is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in her work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, she may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. She prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. Judy Garland may also be distrustful or fearful of anything she cannot understand with her rational mind. She is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
Garland knows what she wants to accomplish and has a tendency to strive toward a superior intellect. She is prudent and a convincing speaker with the ability to influence others. But Judy Garland pushes herself tirelessly and tends to overstrain her nerves.
Garland approaches her environment positively, but tends to be a bit critical towards others. She is inclined to seek recognition from her friends and associates and usually is able to get it. Judy Garland also enjoys keeping in contact with young people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 12th house
Moon Opposition Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Asc.