mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Shirley Douglas, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Douglas at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Shirley Douglas as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Shirley often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Douglas can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Shirley Douglas is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Shirley Douglas as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
Shirley Douglas 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 communications of some other kind is likely to be an important aspect of the work Shirley Douglas does.
Shirley Douglas would be an excellent teacher or counselor for she listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Shirley, and she is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Douglas works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. She is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Douglas. Shirley Douglas also has a talent for learning languages.
Her mind is intuitive, imaginative, colorful and strongly influenced by imagery or fantasy. Douglas sees the world with the eyes of an artist or a poet, and the hard sciences, as well as fields of endeavor based on concrete facts, rules or rigorous logic, are not Douglas' forte. At times she is able to perceive things that other people cannot - e.g. the "aura" of a place or a person - while at others, Shirley Douglas apparently does not see and/or overlooks things that are blatantly obvious to others. One problem Shirley Douglas is prone to is that she projects her fantasies, wishes and dreams onto other people or external circumstances and simply fails to see what is actually at stake.
Shirley Douglas has a healthy, stimulating and encouraging family environment. Douglas loves to exchange news and ideas with others and may be especially fond of associating with young people.
Shirley Douglas has a tendency to dwell upon her basic ego needs and wants to plan everything out before acting. Others may see Shirley as being all thought and no action, but the plans Douglas makes are more likely to be in keeping with her real inner desires.
She is self-assured and confident and has the necessary energy to carry out her objectives. Shirley Douglas makes her plans with sufficient forethought and always keeps in mind to proceed according to the currently prevailing regulations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 10th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Opposition Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Sun/N. Node
Mercury Conjunct Sun/MC
Mercury Conjunct Mars/MC