mental interests and abilities
He is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Van Johnson tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Van Johnson unless they are useful in a tangible way. He is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. His strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Van Johnson tends to be very good at what he does and critical of others' work if it does not meet his high standards.
He is quite verbal and communicative and eager to get his own ideas and opinions across to others. Van Johnson says what is on his mind. Others see Van Johnson as a lively, intelligent person, and perhaps something of a chatterbox at times.
Charles has talent for establishing rapport and communicating with people, great personnel skills, and he is adept at dealing with the public. Van Johnson communicates concern, interest, and the ability to listen, which encourages people to open up and confide in him even if they do not know Charles well. Van Johnson creates close relationships with others by talking to them (even gossiping will do), or by writing intimate, personal letters. Women feel that Van Johnson understands them.
Although he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Van Johnson is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Van Johnson combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Charles 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.
Van Johnson has a great capacity for concentration, handling details, and learning about subjects others might find ponderous, too technical, or dry. He could easily become a teacher of some specialized skill or field of knowledge. Practical applications and techniques are his forte. In speech Van Johnson tends to be factual and to the point.
He is physically vigorous and always ready for action. A quick thinker, Van Johnson is able to make swift decisions and may unknowingly create for himself opportunities to take control over others or to be a leader.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 1st house
Moon Sextile Mercury
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Sextile Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Mars