mental interests and abilities
Karen has the ability to concentrate and become completely immersed in her work. Karen Sheperd seems to know things at an instinctive, nonverbal level and prefers learning through direct experience or apprenticeship rather than through books or lectures. Karen has mechanical ability and works well with her hands. Sheperd could become adept at sculpture, pottery, carpentry or anything that involves manual creativity. Biology (and related fields such as medicine) interests her as well. Karen Sheperd also has an instinctive rapport with animals, and may feel that she relates better to them than to people! Karen Sheperd tends to become narrowly focused on her own specialized interests and may not have much to say or communicate outside of that particular field.
Karen has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Karen Sheperd is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Sheperd. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Karen Sheperd 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. Sheperd could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Karen Sheperd 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.
Karen Sheperd 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, Sheperd's optimism and grand vision can also get her into trouble. Karen Sheperd 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 Sheperd's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Karen Sheperd may travel extensively in her work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for her.
Her intellectual interests tend to be offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired or new is right up Sheperd's alley. Karen Sheperd may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but she has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Karen could pick up quite easily.
Sheperd's attitude toward associations could be somewhat critical and she may be emotionally nervous when she is around others. But she has a need to exchange ideas with others and the way Karen Sheperd reacts to others is important to her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Scorpio
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Moon/N. Node