mental interests and abilities
She is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Child tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Julia Child unless they are useful in a tangible way. She is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. Her strengths lie in her precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Julia Child tends to be very good at what she does and critical of others' work if it does not meet her high standards.
Julia has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of her dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of her own life.Child is studious and something of a bookworm.
Julia Child 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. Child could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Julia Child 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.
Julia Child has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. She is not a specialist for she seeks a broad overview; she wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest her.
She also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to her success in the business world. However, Child's optimism and grand vision can also get her into trouble. Julia Child sometimes promises more than she can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt her later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Child's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Julia Child may travel extensively in her work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for her.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Child's mind is clear and practical as well. Her wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Julia Child may seesaw between her optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and her skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Julia Child 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. Julia Child has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Child 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. Julia Child 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.
Julia Child has a lot of imagination and fantasies and is able to control her inner visions by common sense. Julia has creative and artistic talents, but is inclined to underestimate her skill. Julia Child could be attracted to art, music, singing or dancing.
She is somewhat restless and in constant search for variety and change. Cautious in one way and optimistic in another, Julia Child frequently changes her mind and her philosophy of life. She may prefer mental work and is likely to choose a scientific field.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 4th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Neptune
Mercury Opposition Jupiter/Saturn