mental interests and abilities
Tony Bonin 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. Tony has an aptitude for storytelling and performing. Even if his arena is only the classroom or dining room table, Bonin puts on a good show. Tony 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. Tony Bonin could be an effective politician, spokesperson, group leader, director or coach.
Tony Bonin uses his mind to organize, classify, and bring order to his environment. He is interested in the refinement of his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications are highly probable for Bonin.
Often Tony's emotions and his logic are out of sync with one another. What Tony Bonin feels or subconsciously wants or believes is quite different from his conscious thoughts. Thus he may have trouble becoming clear about a given situation or making up his mind. Tony Bonin functions best when he takes time to reflect, brood and incubate his ideas and decisions, utilizing his intuition and emotions as well as his reasoning. If Tony Bonin studies his dreams and their messages he will be surprised to discover how often his true feelings about someone or something are significantly different from his conscious stance.
Putting his feelings into words does not come very easily, and Tony Bonin may feel awkward trying to articulate and communicate on subjects other than the purely factual or intellectual. However, finding an outlet through writing or telling his feelings would be very gratifying for Bonin.
Tony Bonin appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design, and beauty. He could develop great technical skill as an artist, designer, craftsman, or creative writer. Bonin could also sell objects of beauty - artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Tony has the ability to please and harmonize well with others and a talent for assuaging strain in the relationships of other people. His sense of humor, tact, and personal charm are a great benefit to Bonin in any work with people on a one-to-one level.
Although his tact was commented on above, Tony Bonin can also be very direct, even brutally frank, in the way he communicates, as mentioned below.
His desire to make a point sometime overrides his receptivity to others' views. He can be a good listener, but Tony Bonin often finds it hard not to speak out.
Argumentative and rather aggressive and critical in discussions, Bonin tends to turn any conversation into a debate, and sometimes a verbal war. Tony Bonin could be a spokesman for a righteous cause, a lawyer vigorously defending a client, a sharp analyst or critic. He is a convincing speaker, but is not especially receptive to the ideas and opinions of others. Tony Bonin has a forceful intellect and an aptitude for mental work.
Tony Bonin often seesaws between what his conscious reasoning tells him versus a belief in things which seem to defy logic. Tony has a penchant for thinking big and being able to visualize the future, but he must beware of grandiose schemes and exaggerated claims. Oftentimes the most "far out" theories or speculative ideas seem perfectly plausible to Tony Bonin, but it would be wise to test these ideas before Tony invests too much into them.
Also, Tony Bonin is prone to severe wanderlust at times, so he should try to see as much of the world as he can.
His reasoning and judgment is sound and Bonin is good-natured, friendly and helpful. Tony Bonin thinks in large spheres and is likely to have far-reaching plans. Tony has the desire to learn and study and may be interested in religion, journalism and travel.
He may have to deal with considerable nervous tension and is inclined to see everything a little cloudy. Expressing what is on his mind could be hard for Tony Bonin, and he could either intentionally or inadvertently deceive others, or vice versa.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Leo
Mercury in 6th house
Moon Quincunx Mercury
Mercury Sextile Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Square Mars
Mercury Quincunx Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Moon/Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/Pluto