mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Vitaly Potapenko, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Potapenko at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Vitaly Potapenko as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Vitaly often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Potapenko can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Vitaly Potapenko is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Vitaly Potapenko as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Vitaly has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Vitaly Potapenko is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Potapenko. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of his.
Vitaly Potapenko would be an excellent teacher or counselor for he listens sympathetically and encourages others to express their inner thoughts and feelings. People trust and confide in Vitaly, and he is able to read between the lines and sense what their feelings are as well as what they are saying. Potapenko works well with and understands women as well as the emotional, feminine side of life. He is articulate on personal (rather than factual or technical) subjects. Keeping a diary or journal would be satisfying for Potapenko. Vitaly Potapenko also has a talent for learning languages.
His mind is highly imaginative and creative and he possesses dramatic, artistic or musical abilities. As a child, Vitaly Potapenko enjoyed daydreaming, fantasizing and pretending, and probably lived in "his own little world" a good deal. He perceives things that are not obvious to other people and Vitaly Potapenko has an uncanny ability to "read" people and situations without being told anything about them. However, Vitaly Potapenko must learn to discriminate between true psychic perception and his imagination. Learning to discipline and focus his mind is necessary if Potapenko wishes to use all of his creative potential. Otherwise, Vitaly Potapenko could be simply a dreamer.
Communication with others is difficult for Vitaly Potapenko because he often finds words frustrating and inadequate to express his experiences and perceptions. Also, Vitaly may purposefully mystify or deceive others.
Vitaly Potapenko has a probing, penetrating mind and in his view, nothing is as simple, innocent, or straightforward as it appears. He may not totally understand the undercurrents he perceives, the secret machinations, the dark underside of a person or situation - but he is intrigued by them and Vitaly sometimes cannot stop thinking about them. Once Potapenko's interest has been piqued, he can become obsessed with getting to the bottom of the matter. At times Vitaly Potapenko makes more of something than is actually the case, like assigning dark, convoluted motives to a person where none exist.
He is physically vigorous and always ready for action. A quick thinker, Vitaly Potapenko is able to make swift decisions and may unknowingly create for himself opportunities to take control over others or to be a leader.
Prudent and far-sighted, Vitaly Potapenko has a talent for organizing and negotiating advantageous business deals. Potapenko has a wealth of plans and is capable of thinking them out and putting them into action successfully. Vitaly Potapenko seems to have the sense to avoid any real risky ventures.
Vitaly Potapenko has a great deal of nervous energy and he is likely to feel a strong sense of uneasiness. Others can expect to be hit back hard when they provoke him. Potapenko is able to make changes if necessary, but in general he is somewhat reluctant to take chances.
Vitaly Potapenko has a talent for organizing and the ability to sum up conditions quickly. He is curious and inquisitive, but tends to criticize others and to interfere in everything. Vitaly has to learn to fight the tendency of finding fault with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 9th house
Moon Trine Mercury
Mercury Square Neptune
Mercury Quincunx Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Mars
Mercury Conjunct Mars/Jupiter
Mercury Opposition Saturn/Uranus
Mercury Opposition Uranus/Asc.