mental interests and abilities
Her mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Martha Graham 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. Martha Graham 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. Martha has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Martha does not speak up readily, even when she has a lot to say! Also, her mind tends to drift and Graham finds it difficult to study 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 Martha Graham tends to depend upon this faculty in making decisions.
She is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Graham's interest. Her interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Martha Graham is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Graham could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Martha Graham has a particular interest in the past. She is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Martha Graham is nostalgic and she loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss her own experiences and feelings. Martha likes to read biographies and memoirs, and she probably keeps a diary or journal herself. Martha Graham also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Martha Graham has a brilliant, inventive mind, and Graham's sudden flashes of insight and clear perception enable her to grasp concepts very quickly. At times Graham's mind flits from one subject to the next so rapidly that Martha Graham cannot thoroughly digest any of them. Martha gets bored and restless, and intellectually rebels against too much tedium. She may be abrupt and impatient with people who plan and plod along, because Martha Graham likes to be open to inspiration and spontaneous. Graham could invent or discover something truly original, unique or unheard of.
Martha has the ability to adapt herself mentally and emotionally to any situations she may have to face. She is considerate and compassionate and sensitive to others' needs. People have confidence in her judgment and it is easy for Martha Graham to succeed.
She is sensitive and compassionate in her dealings with other people. But Martha Graham tends to get lost in her fantasies when it comes to love relationships; she is inclined to exaggerate her emotions and could easily be deceived or misled.
She is very sociable and has a talent for organizing and arranging associations or groups of people. Martha Graham is likely to have good cooperation between people and she proudly shares her successes with them.
Martha Graham tends to expect too much from people and consequently often feel let down by the actions of others. Feeling misunderstood, she may try to avoid contact with others as much as possible.
Martha Graham has a strong need to mentally dominate others and always take the lead in her conversations with people. She is able to exert a powerful influence in her community and has far-reaching ideas to change the world for the better.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 12th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Opposition Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Moon/MC
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Pluto/N. Node