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 Willem. 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, Willem Dafoe 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. Dafoe enjoys keeping a personal journal and reading the chronicles of others' lives and personal development.
Willem Dafoe uses his mind to organize, classify and bring order to his environment. He is interested in refining his technical skills and abilities and is a stickler for details. Dafoe is highly likely to be engaged in organizational skills, training others in his area of expertise, or work involving teaching and communications.
Willem has a knack for establishing a rapport and communicating with people, is blessed with great interpersonal skills, and is adept at dealing with the public. Willem Dafoe communicates concern, interest, and the ability to listen, which encourages people to open up and confide in him even if they do not know Willem well. Dafoe fosters close relationships with others by talking to them (even gossiping will do), or by writing intimate, personal letters. Women feel that Willem Dafoe understands them.
Willem Dafoe 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. Dafoe could also sell objects of beauty such as artistic products, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.
Willem Dafoe 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 he is perceptive and attuned to the personal, human side of any issue (as described above), Willem Dafoe is also capable of considerable intellectual detachment and objectivity. Dafoe combines the qualities of being subjective and intuitive with a rational, analytical approach. Willem 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.
Willem Dafoe possesses excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or deep thinking in solitude. Discriminating and highly rational, Dafoe gets right down to the bare bones in any discussion and is quick to see the fuzzy thinking or weaknesses in another's logic. He is well-suited to any work that requires organized thinking, precision and a methodical approach. He enjoys working on problems that others consider too tedious, repetitive or technical. Willem Dafoe tends to become a specialist in a given field of knowledge and to become engrossed in all of the small details involved, sometimes unaware that only few people share his particular interest, especially to the extent that he does.
Dafoe shows an interest in other people and receiving and giving mental stimuli is important to him. He is likely to study or do some research work together with others and sometimes may even have the same thoughts on a certain subject.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Cancer
Mercury in 6th house
Moon Sextile Mercury
Mercury Conjunct Venus
Mercury aspects Moon and Saturn
Mercury Trine Saturn
Mercury Opposition N. Node/Asc.