The behavior of people vary differently, some appear to be rude and are always upset, while some are filled with joy and seem friendly. The two major reasons for this variation are how one was raised and how one was treated by society or in school. The demons from the past keep haunting. This often becomes the reason for relationships to weaken or for the worse, break. However, knowing about your element gives you a quick overview of how your ride ahead is going to be.
Chinese physicians believed that the universe is composed of five elements water, earth, fire, wood, and metal. They also proposed that people are led by any one or two elements and these influence our behavior, health and emotions as well.
This test is based on five founding elements of the universe. Using this 5000-year-old Asian concept we can bring some clarity and understanding to our relationships once we know which element is prominent in us.
Brief overview of the types:
Generally, water types are persistent, quiet, creative and prone to feeling sorry for themselves. Fire types are fun, joyful, ever smiling and they are bad with commitments, sort of unstable for that matter. Earth types are humble, caring, compassionate and full of life. They tend to over think and over worry at times. Wood types are fierce, bold, aggressive, determined and they are keepers. Metal types are calm, intelligent, and down to earth, sort of practical, reverent and they have the tendency to detach from the people.
Below we have an overview of each type followed by the best matches for them.
Water types are the persistent people. They adapt to any environment and are quick to fit in any circle. They dive deep in life and try not to miss a detail. These are the people you will find dancing with the drops of rain as it touches their foreheads and makes it way tickling their cheeks all the way into their soul. You will find them soaking up the smell of earth given off by the first drops of rain. ‘Hurry’ is not their cup of tea, they believe in persistence rather than worry, the never make hasty decisions and you will find them taking their time to speak walk, or conclude anything.
Waters are full with innovative and inspiring ideas but putting the ideas to action is not their type of thing. They at times get overwhelmed by details and seek for someone to take care of little things for them.
Woods are people with roots deep down the ground. They are fearless, determined, independent, bold, unapologetic and logical. They take no bullshit, they cannot injustice, if it’s not fair they have a problem and that means you’re in a problem. This makes them incredibly powerful. They are supportive and if they are into you, they can take a bullet for you.
Their determination is so strong that if their mind can perceive it and their heart can believe it then they can do it. They are not someone that can be manipulated. Once they make up their mind nothing can convince them otherwise. This trait makes them stronger but when it comes to personal relationship, this same trait causes some problems.
Water goes in with wood
Water and wood together can do wonders. Water can up with ideas and wood can put it to action, win win for both of them. Water gives the float needed to wood and in return, the wood fulfills the productivity needed by the water.
They are the liveliest and joyful of humans one would ever meet. The spell of sadness cast upon us never seems to have affected them. They are always excited, full of energy, and their flawless evergreen smile is their personality signature.
Every day is a reason for the best things to happen, an optimist: they have this natural ability to brighten up people. One can hardly get tired or bored by their unending talks. Crazy? Nah, full of life is the word for them.
They believe in spreading smiles and they simply love everybody and this may make you feel their love for you is not sincere. They are naturally drawn to high vibes, are fun and pleasure seeking individuals. If something is not exciting, it’s not worth their time. They are loyal and they stay dedicated but once they are taken for granted and they know when there is no pleasure left that is loving or being loved is not making sense anymore, they move on.
Wood blends along with fire
Wood and fire make the best of couples, wood appreciates the joyfulness in fire, while fire falls for the determination and strength of wood. Wood can keep the fire burning that is to keep it focused on track while the fire helps the wood to relax and have fun along.
They are the most caring of all. Their love is never ending. If they don’t have someone their love will be poured on animals or plants. They are the true worshipper of nature. They are generous human beings, they don’t love you, just by saying it but they make you feel it. They pour their heart out in every little thing they do, the gifts you receive will mostly be handcrafted which have their touch of love. They do have expectations. Deep down they do expect you to love in return. They are careful of not hurting anyone, they will want to go with the flow, just to see you happy.
Fire hugs the earth
Earth and fire have a warm and loving relationship. Their support for each other is soulful. The fire motivates the earth and fills it with its energy while earth makes fire feel at home with all its love and care. The fire teaches the art of smiling and spreading joy to earth while earth returns the favor by teaching to be calm and stay motivated.
The calm self-content, enlightened soul seeking the truth, those are the metal types. The ups and downs of life don’t affect them, they are the spiritual seekers on a journey to find themselves and truth of course. The metal person has a higher vibe and their frequency resonating to the universes and if you don’t fit into their way of life or their vision of life they will end the relationship but not with much arguments or struggle, they do it politely. It may seem rude and cold but they know things can get toxic if they don’t end the relationship soon. They move on to something that resonates at their level. They can see beyond emotions. It’s not that they are cold: just that they look for meaning in everything.
Earth accommodates metal
The earth will appreciate the wisdom of metal and the metal will dive into the compassion offered by the earth. While earth shows a way of being connected with people while metal teaches the benefit of solitude and that detachment is okay at times. They earth shows what life has to offer and the metal makes clear of what can be done with it.
Metal meets the water
When metal meets water there is peace. They are still, drowning in each other knowledge. It’s like two great mind sharing ideas. There is no roller coaster or fireworks but calm where words of wisdom flow. The water questions everything and looks for logical meaning into things while the metal seeks for enlightenment. When these two meets, it’s actually meeting of two minds. The metal helps the wood to stay focused on its work while the wood helps the metal to get along in the world.