Getting to know the emotional side of every archetype!

By studying these indvidual natures, we can start to identify them in the people we encounter throughout the day and come to understand others on a much more intimate level!

Emotional Nature:

Subject to mood swings (which can depend on how their current project is going).

Emotional Pledge:

I will learn to talk about my fears without growing defensive and projecting them onto others.

Emotional Nature:

With no “off” button, they say, “be on my team.” They can be extreme – all or nothing.

Emotional Pledge:

I understand that I have limitations. I will try to be aware of when I’m getting off balance and do what I need to do to get centered again.

Emotional Nature:

Highly charged and sexual – watch out for blowout fights and make up sex!

Emotional Pledge:

I need to remember that everyone’s not out to get me. I will learn the difference between rebellious reactions and healthy decisions.

Emotional Nature:

They’re are all for talking it out before getting upset. They’re compassionate and the last thing they want is to hurt anyone.

Emotional Pledge:

I need to take care of myself too. That will be easier to do if I can determine when my help is really needed so that I don’t feel taken advantage of or overextended.

Emotional Nature:

Shifty and unpredictable. They may seem to have as many moods and ways of expressing them as there are minutes in a day.

Emotional Pledge:

I don’t need to give power to every impulse and emotion. Feelings aren’t permanent.

Emotional Nature:

Self-expression is as natural as breathing, which means ego, ego, and more ego!

Emotional Pledge:

I’m not the worst of the worst or the best of the best. My drama needn’t turn into melodrama. Instead of ‘why me?’ think ‘why not me?’

Emotional Nature:

Intense and rigid, they need to feel in control to function.

Emotional Pledge:

The only thing I truly have control over is myself. I must commit to compromise and cooperation in my closest relationships.

Emotional Nature:

Indifferent on the outside, insecure on the inside, and capable of being very nasty when they want to be.

Emotional Pledge:

Happiness is an inside job. I can be comfortable in my own skin because of who I am – all the wonderful things about me. It’s not about what I wear and where I am or who I’m with.

Emotional Nature:

No problem being vulnerable. They wear their heart on their sleeves and have their head in the clouds.

Emotional Pledge:

I will be honest with myself about who I really am and what I believe so that I don’t compromise my happiness for comfort.

Emotional Nature:

Rugged and determined. They get anxious when emotional demands feel conventional.

Emotional Pledge:

I understand that emotional exploration can be as important as physical. I needn’t fear commitment.

Emotional Nature:

Sincere and (chronically) concerned.

Emotional Pledge:

As long as I did what I could, I did my best. Even if it doesn’t feel like enough I won’t beat myself up.

Emotional Nature:

Cerebral and looking for logic in everything. Can be tempermental and argumentative.

Emotional Pledge:

Do I want to be right? Or do I want to be happy? I can give up the need to know why. I can let go.