mental interests and abilities
Tony Martin possesses vision and foresight, and his mind is often occupied with big ideas, plans and goals for the future. He is interested in what is possible and what is on the horizon, rather than what has already been done. Martin is attracted to the study of philosophy, religion, politics or education and he is more concerned with theories and concepts than with specific applications. He is not inclined to focus on any specific, concrete area; It irks Tony to deal with details and particulars. Tony Martin has a gambling instinct and enjoys speculative enterprises and new ventures. Business, advertising and promotion would also be ideally suited to him.
Tony has an introspective turn of mind and may enjoy keeping a journal or a record of his dreams and personal experiences, or learning about psychology, history, and the inner workings and emotional foundations of his own life.Martin is studious and somewhat of a bookworm.
He is a natural psychologist or counselor, interested in the inner motivations, feelings, personal life, relationships and problems of others. Martin is a sympathetic listener and he also loves to (endlessly!) discuss his own experiences and feelings. Tony Martin 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. Tony Martin 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 Tony Martin is drawn to.
Tony Martin appreciates aesthetics and has a fine sense of form, design and beauty. He could develop considerable technical skills as an artist, designer, craftsman or creative writer. Martin could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Tony Martin 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 asset when working with people one-on-one.
Although his tact was commented on above, Tony Martin 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 Martin often finds it hard not to speak out.
Tony Martin tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Martin finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Tony Martin is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Tony Martin is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Martin combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Tony has an introverted frame of mind and tends to dissect or deeply analyze his own inner life and experiences as well as those of others.
Tony Martin scrutinizes, analyzes, dissects and critically assesses ideas before accepting them. He may seem judgmental, serious and unreceptive to others' thoughts, particularly if they are frivolous or poorly thought out. He prefers substantial conversation to superficial, meaningless banter. Tony Martin generally thinks carefully and thoroughly before speaking and he wishes that others would do the same! Communication problems, like extreme reticence, stuttering or difficulties with interpersonal relationships may well be challenges for him.
Tony Martin has a great mind coupled with great powers of suggestion. People may be drawn to Tony, fascinated by his energy and power. What he says has great weight with others and they believe him, because Martin speaks with great conviction.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Sagittarius
Mercury in 4th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury aspects Venus and Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Mars
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Opposition Saturn
Mercury Opposition Pluto/MC