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, Ferrick tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Melissa Ferrick 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. Melissa Ferrick tends to be very good at what she does and critical of others' work if it does not meet her high standards.
Inquisitive and communicative, Melissa's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and she is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. Her attention span may be rather brief; Ferrick has many and diverse interests, and is easily distracted. Ferrick learns quickly, is eager to pass on what she is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
She is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Ferrick's interest. Her interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Melissa Ferrick 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. Ferrick could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Melissa Ferrick 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.).
Melissa Ferrick is nostalgic and she loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss her own experiences and feelings. Melissa likes to read biographies and memoirs, and she probably keeps a diary or journal herself. Melissa Ferrick also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
Melissa Ferrick appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. She could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Ferrick could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Melissa 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 benefit to Ferrick in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although her tact was commented on above, Melissa Ferrick can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Her desire to make a point sometime overrides her receptivity to others' views. She can be a good listener, but Melissa Ferrick often finds it hard not to speak out.
Melissa Ferrick 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. Melissa dislikes vagueness and fuzzy thinking, and is quick to point out the discrepancies in another person's argument. At times Ferrick is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and she tends to overstate her case or offend people with her unadorned frankness. Melissa Ferrick can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. She has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Ferrick enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
She is willing to grow and gather experience through her relationships with others. Ferrick gives and receives good suggestions or stimulating ideas and tends to cultivate an intense exchange of thoughts. Melissa Ferrick has a need for social contact and entertainment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 3rd house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.