mental interests and abilities
Sean Penn is a person of strong opinions and he expresses his views energetically and often dramatically. He is an entertaining speaker and tends to embellish or exaggerate in order to get his point across. Sean has an aptitude for storytelling and performing. Even if his arena is only the classroom or dining room table, Penn puts on a good show. Sean has an abundance of creative ideas and he does not enjoy a job in which he has no creative input or does not share in the decision-making. Sean Penn could be an effective politician, spokesperson, group leader, director or coach.
The mysterious and the unknown fascinate Sean Penn and he may investigate the supernatural or something that is hidden or taboo. Penn needs to know what is going on behind the scenes. He is also deeply curious about or astute about economic, political, or social power, big business, and the motives and powers behind the social facade.
Sean Penn has a sharp tongue and ready wit, and he enjoys intellectual competition, problem solving, and demanding intellectual work. In a debate, he knows how to drive his point home. Sean Penn also possesses quick reflexes and dexterity and could be an excellent tennis or racquetball player. Any sport which involves a dynamic exchange between the players is a suitable arena for Penn.
Sean Penn has a deep, serious turn of mind, and when out of balance, he tends toward pessimism, cynicism, and overly rigid or judgmental thinking. These are tendencies Penn may have to work to counteract, by choosing to focus on the humor in a situation, associating with cheerful, positive-minded people, and so on. Being around children can sometimes alter and lighten up his mental outlook considerably. Duty, obligation, "should", and "ought to" may color Sean's thinking too much.
Penn's attitude toward associations could be somewhat critical and he may be emotionally nervous when he is around others. But he has a need to exchange ideas with others and the way Sean Penn reacts to others is important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Leo
Mercury in 8th house
Mercury Sextile Mars
Mercury Quincunx Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Moon/N. Node