mental interests and abilities
Her mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Lorraine McIntosh dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before she has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. She is also difficult to sway once her mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, she is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever she sets her mind to for she is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Lorraine McIntosh succeeds, not so much because of her intellectual brilliance, but because she has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Lorraine has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Lorraine does not speak up readily, even when she has a lot to say! Also, her mind tends to drift and McIntosh finds it difficult to absorb very factual material that does not have much color or imaginative appeal. Her intuition and first impressions are likely to be quite accurate, however, and Lorraine McIntosh tends to depend upon this faculty when making decisions.
Lorraine McIntosh 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. McIntosh could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Lorraine McIntosh 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.
Although her tact was commented on above, Lorraine McIntosh can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Lorraine McIntosh has a sharp mind and a sharp tongue as well, and she loves a vigorous discussion or debate. She expresses her thoughts in a clear, decisive, convincing style. Lorraine dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times McIntosh is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and she tends to overstate her case or offend people with her unadorned frankness. Lorraine McIntosh can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. She has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. McIntosh enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
She enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. McIntosh is interested in a broad perspective, universal principles and systems, and connecting relationships and patterns - namely, she prefers to see the whole picture rather than the sum total of its components.Lorraine McIntosh has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Lorraine McIntosh also has a talent for teaching and sharing her knowledge, and as a teacher, Lorraine presents herself as a fellow participant in the ongoing quest for understanding rather than as a figure of authority.
She may become involved in television, publishing or other fields that involve sharing ideas with large groups of people. Lorraine McIntosh excels in areas that require long-range planning and foresight, and can therefore be very successful in business, but she is rather sloppy and haphazard when it comes to implementing her ideas concretely. Lorraine McIntosh should leave the details to someone else. Travel or long-distance contacts and communication will play a major role in her life and work.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), McIntosh'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 Lorraine McIntosh may seesaw between her optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and her skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Lorraine McIntosh has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical or dry. She could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are her forte. In speech Lorraine McIntosh tends to be factual and to the point.
McIntosh will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Lorraine McIntosh's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines her mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Lorraine McIntosh incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
Independent and freethinking, Lorraine McIntosh dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Lorraine insists on discovering her own truth. Lorraine McIntosh does well in a rather unstructured environment that allows her to make her own decisions and to respond to the needs of the moment, rather than following a routine, standardized way of doing things. She is also suited to a fast-paced atmosphere, which McIntosh finds exciting and stimulating. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and flashes of inspiration often come to her "out of the blue". Lorraine has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Lorraine McIntosh also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Her thinking is somewhat sober and McIntosh visualizes everything with complete reality. Lorraine McIntosh tends to be a late bloomer and could be a bit narrow-minded or selfish in matters of love relationships. Lorraine McIntosh seems to have a certain fear of being left out in some way.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 12th house
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Saturn