mental interests and abilities
Lionel has an extremely active, lively and versatile mind with a multitude of interests and an inexhaustible curiosity about life. He is quick to grasp new concepts and equally quick to lose interest in an idea or project once his curiosity has been satisfied. Lionel likes to taste a little bit of everything - concentration and disciplined study are not his strong points. Mentally restless, he may change jobs or locations frequently, or do work that involves movement, travel and variety.
Lionel Richie has a flair for language, playing with words, speaking, writing or teaching in an entertaining and informative way. He also enjoys meeting new people, conversing and learning a little bit about them, and works well with the public.
Sales, advertising, communications, journalism or public relations are good areas for Richie. His ability to be articulate and communicate well is one of his greatest strengths.
Lionel has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Lionel Richie 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 Richie. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Lionel Richie has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and he loves a vigorous discussion or debate. He expresses his thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Lionel dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Richie is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and he tends to overstate his case or offend people with his unadorned frankness. Lionel Richie can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. He has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Richie enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
Even though Richie can be a decisive and convincing speaker (as indicated earlier), he also has a highly imaginative and intuitive mind. This combination offers a number of possibilities: Lionel could accurately articulate the images and fantasies he has, he could forcefully convince others of his own brand of idealism (or illusion!), or Lionel Richie may alternate from being very clear and direct to being rather evasive or poetic. The following describes the more fluid, non-rational aspect of Richie's thinking.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Richie could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Lionel Richie has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Gemini
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury aspects Mars and Neptune
Mercury Trine Neptune