Not doing quite as well as you’d like, no matter how hard you try? Stop being so much who you are and instead try being who you are not. We all rely on our strengths, never thinking that our weaknesses might just be the doorway to greater achievement.
You naturally have tons of energy, courage and flair. Think about cultivating sensitivity; choose variety and practicality when sussing out what will work and what won’t. Your inspirational approach will pack an even greater punch.
You are steady, sensible, a rock of stability. Try being a reed that bends in the breeze instead of an oak tree, adapting to others. Find the faith to follow your hunches, rather than double-checking all the practical angles. Listen to your heart. Then your strength will become much more effective.
You are a thinker, a talker, a mover. Try standing still -– you won’t die of boredom. Go down into the depths of a project rather than scattering your energy to the four winds. Feel your way into situations rather than standing back and thinking. You’ll never be a stick-in-the-mud, but you’ll find your efforts pay off handsomely.
You’re sensitive, creative and a go-getter. Try shutting your feelings in a box for a day. Listen to your head, not your heart. Develop ruthlessness to shut out distractions. Learn to be more resilient and more secure that life will be there for you. Your amazing ability to sniff out possibilities will be super-charged.
You’re sunny, outgoing and naturally optimistic. What you’re not is realistic or introspective. Plan before you jump into action. Take quality time on your own and enjoy it. Everyone else thinks you’re wonderful, but you need to find that in yourself without an audience. Then you’ll find you sparkle ever more brightly.
You’re practical, helpful, fussy. You need to find your hidden fire, which means cultivating optimism, taking the odd risk, following your dreams and not your duties. Be bolder, more pro-active. Be flamboyant, not understated. Get out your white horse and ride into battle. Your new vitality will sweep you towards victory.
You’re sociable, a charming talker, a mediator. Toss the tact out of the window and focus on yourself for a while. Forget about gaining approval and being respectable. Get down and dirty. There are nuggets of gold in the gutter. Be yourself and endure the consequences. You’ll be a much better player once you get below the surface.
You live naturally with passionate intensity, needing depth of feeling. Standing back to think will take effort. So will practicing the art of letting go without bitterness. You’ll never be superficial but you’ll find that being more on the surface adds a missing dimension to your efforts.
You’re excitable, hopeful, restless and always trying to expand the potential of whatever you’re involved in. Having to be practical feels as if it’s taking a bite out of your dream. But if you put a limit on your inspirations, box them in, then you’ll find you consolidate what might have remained hot air. Think less, not more.
You’re earthy, sensible, ambitious. You need to cultivate your sense of vision, nurture your dreams and develop your faith. You need to be optimistic not pessimistic, fiery not leaden, reckless not cautious. Inject sheer unadulterated spontaneous enjoyment into your activities and your projects will leap ahead.
You’re cool, detached, firm and independent. Finding fire is your first port of call –- that will breathe warmth and vitality into your ideas. Don’t be scared of your feelings since they’ll be your main portal to greater fulfilment. Get out of your head and down into your body, your heart, your guts, and live in multi-dimensions.
You’re a creature of the cosmos and the oceans, floating and swimming your way through. Dry land is your least comfortable realm. Learn to get rooted in reality, in your body. Bring your visions and dreams down to earth. They’ll be less perfect, but they’re more likely to happen. Take your wobbly self-confidence and give it an adrenalin shot. Then nothing will stop you.