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 Nan. 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, Nan Martin 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. Martin enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Nan Martin thinks a great deal about her career, her reputation and public image, and the way she makes a contribution or impact on the world at large. Public speaking or some other form of communication is likely to be an important aspect of Nan Martin's work.
Nan has an ongoing interest in learning and expanding her mental horizons. She enjoys traveling, philosophical discussions and exchanging ideas with those who have different experiences and viewpoints. Broad-minded and fair, she is well-suited to law, consulting, diplomatic relations, as well as business. Nan Martin learns quickly, and can pick up on a new idea or concept with relative ease.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Martin'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 Nan Martin may seesaw between her optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and her skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
Nan Martin possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Martin gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. She is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. She enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Nan Martin tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share her particular interest, especially to the extent that she does.
Martin will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Nan Martin'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! Nan Martin 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, Nan Martin dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Nan insists on discovering her own truth. Nan Martin 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 Martin 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". Nan has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Nan Martin also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 10th house
Mercury Trine Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Trine Uranus