mental interests and abilities
He 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, Tolstoy tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Leo Tolstoy unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. His strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Leo Tolstoy tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
Leo has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of his dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of his own life. Tolstoy is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Tolstoy is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Leo Tolstoy tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. Leo Tolstoy could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that Leo Tolstoy is drawn to.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Tolstoy could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Leo Tolstoy has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
He has an innate understanding of relationships and a positive attitude toward marriage, family and children. Leo Tolstoy may have young parents or possibly become a parent at a young age himself. Relationships in his home are likely to be harmonious.
He is somewhat restless and in constant search for variety and change. Cautious in one way and optimistic in another, Leo Tolstoy frequently changes his mind and his philosophy of life. He 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
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Moon
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn