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 Rachel. 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, Rachel Miner 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. Miner enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Inquisitive and communicative, Rachel'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; Miner has many and diverse interests and is easily distracted. Miner learns quickly, is eager to pass on what she is learning and thinking about, and may talk excessively.
Independent and freethinking, Rachel Miner dislikes being told what to do and how to do it, and she especially does not like being told how to think, for Rachel insists on discovering her own truth. Rachel Miner 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 Miner 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". Rachel has an aptitude for science and new technologies are of particular interest to her. Rachel Miner also has a penchant for astrology or other esoteric sciences.
Vague, confused thinking which can lead to miscommunication and misunderstandings can be a problem for Rachel Miner, and she has to work at being as clear, honest and unambiguous in her dealings with others as she possibly can. Rachel also tends to "go off the deep end" regarding spiritual philosophies, imaginative ideas or theoretical speculation which may or may not have any true relevance or validity. Rachel Miner should try to critically test out her ideas, or seek out a person whose judgment and character she respects, to use as a sounding board.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Rachel is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though she rarely reveals her own. Rachel Miner has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. Her mind is penetrating and Rachel Miner has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. She is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. She is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Miner is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of her conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 3rd house
Mercury Trine Uranus
Mercury Quincunx Neptune
Mercury Square Pluto