approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Rob's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Rob Thomas comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Rob Thomas - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Rob Thomas" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Rob a little better. This page describes the disguise Thomas wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Rob Thomas is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Rob Thomas has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Thomas can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Rob Thomas enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Rob never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Rob Thomas has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Thomas may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Rob Thomas responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Rob does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Thomas will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Thomas' and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Rob Thomas becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Rob Thomas tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
Rob Thomas appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Thomas understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Rob Thomas really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Rob Thomas comes across as liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual or off the beaten track arouses his interest. Thomas infuses his environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Rob Thomas does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
He is somewhat erratic and constantly looking for something new. Rob Thomas changes his opinions frequently and others never know what he will do next. Because Thomas is easily excitable and unpredictable, others may find it taxing to spend time with him.
Rob Thomas tends to get easily excited and may act a bit restless in the presence of other people. Always in motion, Thomas comes across like a whirlwind and has a constant need for different and new experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Uranus
Asc. Opposition Uranus/MC