mental interests and abilities
She is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and her thinking is based more on feelings, intuition, personal experiences and prejudices, than on reason or logic. Intellectual abilities and accomplishments without heart or soul mean little to Martha. She is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for she is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Martha Stewart is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. She is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share her thoughts in small, intimate groups. Stewart enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Martha has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Martha Stewart is the perpetual student and will be involved in higher education, philosophy, or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing, or fields of communications are also areas that interest Stewart. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Often Martha's emotions and her logic are out of sync with one another. What Martha Stewart feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from her conscious thoughts. Thus she may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up her mind. Martha Stewart functions best when she takes time to reflect, brood and incubate her ideas and decisions, utilizing her intuition and emotions as well as her reasoning. If Martha Stewart studies her dreams and their messages she will be surprised to discover how often her true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from her conscious stance.
Putting her feelings into words does not come very easily, and Martha Stewart may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling her feelings would be very gratifying for Stewart.
Although she is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Martha Stewart is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Stewart combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Martha has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze her own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Martha Stewart 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 Martha Stewart tends to be factual and to the point.
Although Martha Stewart's thinking is precise and logical, as described above, at times Stewart 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 her thinking, Martha Stewart has a gift for writing poetry, fiction, or fantasy. Martha also has a natural openness to the spiritual, intangible side of life and could write or speak on these subjects. An innate clairvoyant tendency could also be developed quite easily by her.
Her sense of reality seems a bit distorted and Stewart tends to always think the worst. Her attitude toward the world is rather pessimistic and Martha Stewart places too much importance on matters that really are not important and ignores the ones that are.
Martha Stewart forms her own conclusion about things and may have some difficulty in exchanging her thoughts and ideas with others, although they regard her ideas as having a good foundation. Most of her conversations tend to have a serious overtone.
Intellectually oriented, Martha Stewart comprehends things rapidly and is able to assess every situation just as quickly. At times Stewart can also be impulsive and have a tendency to criticize others. She may enjoy riddles and the participation in quiz shows.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Neptune
Mercury Sextile Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Saturn/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/N. Node