mental interests and abilities
She is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Parker tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Mary-Louise Parker unless they are useful in a tangible way. She is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. Her strengths lie in her precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Mary-Louise Parker tends to be very good at what she does and critical of others' work if it does not meet her high standards.
Mary-Louise Parker has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements, and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Parker does well and is likely to be involved with. Mary-Louise collaborates well in group efforts and is likely to be part of a successful team or large organization.
Mary-Louise Parker scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. She may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. She prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Mary-Louise Parker generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and she wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for her.
Parker will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Mary-Louise Parker'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! Mary-Louise Parker incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
An independent and original thinker, Mary-Louise is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to her "out of the blue". Mary-Louise Parker grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem her rather eccentric and unusual in her interests. Mary-Louise Parker does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Mary-Louise Parker has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
Suspecting that appearances are superficial and mask the "nitty-gritty", Mary-Louise Parker is always probing beneath the surface to uncover the deeper, hidden recesses. She is interested in anything secret or mysterious. Mary-Louise Parker has great powers of concentration and a penetrating mind, with an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or detective work. She is also keenly observant and seems to have "x-ray vision" regarding the inner motivations and intentions of other people. Mary-Louise Parker would make an excellent psychotherapist, uncovering the deeper causes and roots of a person's emotional problems. She may also be drawn to esoteric or occult studies and the development of unusual mental powers. She is fascinated by stories of mystery, intrigue and espionage.
She is sensitive and compassionate in her dealings with other people. But Mary-Louise Parker 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.
Mary-Louise Parker tends to idealize her actions or situation, which could lead to misguided endeavors. Uncertain about her goals, Parker has a tendency to stray from her original purpose and could be disillusioned with the results.
Mary-Louise Parker 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/N. Node