mental interests and abilities
Her mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Melissa Gilbert 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. Melissa Gilbert 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. Melissa has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Melissa has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom and for an ever broadening understanding of life. Melissa Gilbert 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 Gilbert. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Melissa Gilbert 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. Gilbert 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 Gilbert in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although her tact was commented on above, Melissa Gilbert can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way she communicates, as mentioned below.
Melissa Gilbert 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 Gilbert is verbally aggressive and abrasive toward others, and she tends to overstate her case or offend people with her unadorned frankness. Melissa Gilbert can be an effective spokesperson, lawyer or salesman. She has an aptitude for writing as well, particularly criticism or satire. Gilbert enjoys mental challenges and mental work.
She enjoys philosophical speculation and theorizing about abstract ideas and concepts. Gilbert 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.Melissa Gilbert has a great respect and thirst for knowledge and education, and is the proverbial "perpetual student". Melissa Gilbert also has a talent for teaching and sharing her knowledge, and as a teacher, Melissa 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. Melissa Gilbert 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. Melissa Gilbert 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), Gilbert'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 Melissa Gilbert may seesaw between her optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and her skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Melissa Gilbert 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 Melissa Gilbert tends to be factual and to the point.
Gilbert will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Melissa Gilbert'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! Melissa Gilbert 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, Melissa Gilbert dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Melissa insists on discovering her own truth. Melissa Gilbert 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 Gilbert 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". Melissa has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Melissa Gilbert also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Her thinking is somewhat sober and Gilbert visualizes everything with complete reality. Melissa Gilbert tends to be a late bloomer and could be a bit narrow-minded or selfish in matters of love relationships. Melissa Gilbert 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 9th 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