Board: The Quest Within

The 12 Different Personality Archetypes

By Carl Golden The term “archetype” has its origins in ancient Greek. The root words are archein, which means “original or old”; and typos, which means “pattern, model or type”. The combined meaning is an “original pattern” of which all other similar persons, objects, or concepts are derived, copied, modeled, or emulated. The psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung, used the concept of archetype in his theory of the human psyche. He believed that universal, mythic characters—archetypes—reside within the collective unconscious of people the world over. Archetypes represent fundamental human motifs of our experience as we evolved; consequentially, they evoke deep...

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Why Leaning Into Your Uncomfortable Emotions Actually Makes You Happier

Life is the most amazing teacher. It offers us the exact lesson that we can benefit most from precisely when we need to hear it. So that means that if you’re feeling emotions like anxiety, anger, sadness, jealousy, or bitterness, then life is offering you an opportunity to understand where you’re stuck in your growth…where you have more to learn…where you could focus your attention. That’s why you should LEAN INTO those emotions and really FEEL them. Explore them. Consider WHY you’re feeling that feeling. Think about what lesson you can learn from the situation and the feeling you’re...

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10 Common Myths About Emotions You should know

How good are you at understanding your own emotions? The philosopher Nietzsche once said that we are often most clueless about what is closest to us. Nothing is closer to us than our own emotions. Nevertheless, we do not understand our emotions. The followings are a list of some misunderstanding about emotions. 1. I can’t help how I feel Emotions are forms of judgment. A person’s emotional experience typically results from a subjective interpretation (appraisal) of an event rather than the event itself, even though the appraisal (beliefs) involved may not be accurate. Different individuals can interpret the same event...

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The False Self vs The Real Self

A Message To The Reader from Teal Scott Swan My Dear Friend, A child is born.  Shortly thereafter, it is molded by society into something that is needed by society.  The child becomes a utility, more like a part of a machine.  Our society is a society of ignorance and cowardice.  It is a society of ignorance because it fails to see that every person is born with a destiny and that by molding him or her into something, we prevent that destiny.   Our society is cowardice because it does not want to take the risk of seeing what...

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12 Struggles Of Having An Outgoing Personality But An Anxious Mind

Outgoing people with anxious minds – or minds that overthink – tend to feel anxiety the most intensely, often because we don’t talk about it. And by “often” I mean never. Our anxiety is a contrast to our big, bold personalities. Strangers would never guess it. We never know when to fight or flight, and our self-angst is maxed out. We are often the life of the party but can also be mind-numbingly introspective, questioning everything. 1.  Our day normally goes something like this: Anxiety: Okay but what if – Me: Homie we went over this a thousand times and...

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Adam LoDolce

Adam LoDolce