mental interests and abilities
He is highly interested in inner, subjective and personal issues, and his 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 Tom. He is empathic and would be an excellent counselor, for he is a sensitive listener and deeply interested in people's feelings and inner life. In addition to psychology, Tom Jones is drawn to education, art, poetry, music or mythology. He is not particularly confident about speaking in public, but will open up and share his thoughts in small, intimate groups. Jones enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Jones enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Tom Jones likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other display of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Jones is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Tom Jones tends to be very personal and subjective in his point of view. He has a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, dreams, desires and other things that are meaningful to them. Tom Jones could be an excellent interviewer, reporter or biographer. Idle talk and gossip are his vices.
The study of the past - history, archeology, genealogy, etc. - is of great interest to him. Psychology, symbolism, mythology and languages are also areas that Tom Jones is drawn to.
He is mentally restless, intellectually thirsty, and immensely curious. Tom Jones may study and travel widely in order to satisfy these urges and he is even happier if he shares his journeys with companions. Tom's gifts lie in his capacity for learning about the beliefs of a broad spectrum of people, making long-distance connections, opening up channels of communication and understanding, bringing people together from foreign lands, and promoting social and cultural exchange.
He is impatient, a bit nervous and easily irritated. Although he is sensitive to criticism, Jones can also be insensitive to the feelings of others. Tom Jones must consciously cultivate self-control in order to handle his somewhat quick temper.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 5th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Sextile Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Mars