mental interests and abilities
Outspoken and direct, he is always eager to express his ideas and opinions and does not mind opposing the consensus and stirring up a little controversy. Leslie has fresh, original ideas and a great deal of enthusiasm for anything new and untried, but once the novelty has worn off, he is interested in another new idea or project. Leslie Howard never seems to have enough time to do everything he wants. He is very honest, speaks decisively and convincingly about things he believes in, and is unable to pretend to agree with someone if he honestly does not. He may be somewhat lacking in tact.
Leslie Howard thinks a great deal about his career, his reputation and public image, and the way he makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Leslie Howard's work.
Leslie's emotions and logic are often out of sync. What Leslie Howard feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Leslie Howard functions best when he takes the time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, thereby utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Leslie Howard studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Leslie Howard may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate subjects other than those that are purely factual or intellectual in nature. However, finding an outlet through writing about or describing his feelings would be very gratifying for Howard.
Leslie Howard appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Howard could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Leslie Howard has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Leslie Howard is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Howard combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Leslie has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Leslie Howard scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. He may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. He prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Leslie Howard generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and he wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for him.
Howard will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Leslie Howard's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Leslie Howard incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
His mind works in a rather electric, inspired, sometimes brilliant way, and Leslie Howard grasps new concepts very readily. However, his retention may be poor, as Howard tends to leap from one idea to another in a flash, and often without thoroughly digesting any of them. His mind may race so quickly that it is hard for Leslie Howard to sit still for any length of time. Leslie has a highly sensitive nervous system and needs a relatively calm, stable environment to be at his best. Leslie Howard should avoid over stimulating, frenetic places in order to stay balanced.
Although Leslie Howard's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Howard can be quite the opposite. There may very well be periods of absentmindedness, building castles in the air, or ruminating over mystical, abstract or imponderable subjects, as discussed below.
Imaginative, intuitive, and nonlinear in his thinking, Leslie Howard has a gift for writing poetry, fiction, or fantasy. Leslie also has a natural openness to the spiritual, intangible side of life and could write or speak on these subjects. He could also foster an innate clairvoyant tendency in himself quite easily.
His mind is marked by a penetrating depth and thoroughness. Leslie Howard ferrets out the facts, and particularly enjoys problems with an element of mystery, darkness or the forbidden. Generally, Howard does not shy away from the truth, no matter how unpleasant it is.
Leslie Howard has a charming disposition and loves to socialize and meet new people. Howard also likes to be surrounded by beautiful things and likes to talk to others about his views on love relationships problems as well as his views on beauty, fashion and art in general.
Leslie Howard has a positive outlook on life, is far-sighted and prudent, and has a wealth of thoughts. Howard tends to plan large scale projects or ventures and is likely to be very successful. Leslie has good business associations and he also loves social meetings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Aries
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Uranus
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Sextile Neptune
Mercury Sextile Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Venus
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/MC