mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective, and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Phil Collins insists upon being shown facts to back up any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Collins approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Collins' advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Phil therefore makes a good arbitrator or judge. He is thorough, conscientious, and disciplined in his thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization, and administration. Phil Collins is also a good strategist, and will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Collins enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
Inquisitive and communicative, Phil's mind seems to be "on" all of the time and he is forever gathering information and sharing ideas. His attention span may be rather brief; Collins has many and diverse interests, and is easily distracted. Collins learns quickly, is eager to pass on what he is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic, or musical abilities. As a child, Phil Collins enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing, pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. Phil Collins perceives things which are not obvious to other people and he has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Collins must learn to discriminate between a true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Phil Collins wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, he could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Phil Collins because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Phil may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 3rd house
Mercury Square Neptune