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Ancient symbol. Modern psychology. 
POINT FOUR: THE INDIVIDUALIST

Creative, Expressive, Dramatic, and Self-Absorbed

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BASIC DESIRE

to find themselves and their significance, to create an identity, to be unique and authentic to themselves

PASSION / BLINDSPOT

Envy:

manifests as a toxic pattern of comparing their struggles to the ease at which everyone else seems to exist, used to highlight or construct an outlet for emotional fulfillment

CENTER OF INTELLIGENCE

Heart / Feeling

wisdom held in the heart and through emotional awareness is used to create a self-identity that will manifest a unique persona in order to conceal the deep shame and guilt around the feelings that they are lacking wholeness

 

expel energy outward to create opportunities to prove to themselves that they are unique and they liv ein their internalized fantasies

Pain & suffering often transforms into 
internalized & redirected shame & guilt 

BASIC FEAR

to feel ordinary or lacking personal significance, to be inauthentic and mundane

FIXATION / TRAP

Melancholy:

a deep state of despair fueled by negative comparisons and fantasized reality of how sad and disappointed they have become

WINGS

THREE

negative — deeply narcissistic, deceptive, extremely image conscious and insecure, detached from compassion and connection

positive — motivated, driven to stay authentic, understand feelings and motivation of others

FIVE

negative — withdrawn and unfocused on real world problems, egotistical, unable to live with social norms and within typical rules

positive — curiosity and a problem solving, authentic to themselves without shame, ability to remain objective and connected

CORE MOTIVATION

to express themselves and their individuality, to create and surround themselves with beauty, to maintain certain moods and feelings, to withdraw to protect their self-image, to take care of emotional needs before attending to anything else, to attract a "rescuer."

VIRTUE / GIFT

Equanimity:

an acceptance of the absolute fluctuation of emotions and the balance of emotional honesty and connection to others

ARROWS / LINES

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negative — hypercritical of others, overly rigid and judgmental, hold on to polarities

positive — balanced and practical in living authentically, emotionally grounded.

TWO

negative — feeling of fakeness with compassion or inauthenticity they counterbalance with overinflated ego driven behaviors

positive —ability to get out of internalized emotions and connect to others with authenticity and genuine empathy, they are connected to their authentic self and others