The Personality Type Temperament and Spirituality

The concept of personality type temperament and spirituality has come up a lot in the course of my day to day discussions this week, so I thought I’d share some thoughts on it and ask for some feedback. Let me know if you agree or disagree in the comments or email me at infinitetealskies@gmail.com. I am genuinely interested to know what you all think!

Social Shame

Do you ever feel embarrassed in social situations? Like you’ve just done and said all the wrong things? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. We’ve all been there, and the reality is that it will likely happen at some point. This does tend to affect introverts more often, but I have talked to many extroverts who experience the same feelings and fear of being judged by others. It’s life and it happens to most of us.

The Server Archetype

I’ve been researching archetypes recently and have learned all about the different types. There are seven different archetypes; sage, server, scholar, priest, warrior, king and artisan. The idea behind these types is that each person has an archetype that mostly defines their purpose in this lifetime. My mom and I have discussed this theory, as well as the types, and we determined that I am a server, and she is a warrior. Given that according to research, the server is the most common role, I thought I would discuss a little about the potentially negative side of being a server, in the hopes that it will help someone (haha not intentional, I swear).

Being Vulnerable

I have learned the hard way that sometimes just saying what is on your mind is actually a win-win for everyone. When something happens that I feel betrayed by (this can be anything – even something I feel is tiny), my instant reaction is to spiral into anger and frustration. It takes courage to speak your mind and tell someone how you are feeling. For me, it takes a bit of mental preparation, but I have found that speaking my mind is a great way to connect and even feel closer in my closest relationships.

Unpacking Emotions

There is so much going on in the world, that sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. Turmoil brings up all sorts of emotions, and a lot of times we can’t put a finger on where the emotion is coming from and what it is trying to tell us. I woke up incredibly sad this morning, and I didn’t have a clue about the depths of where the sadness was coming from. It was deeply buried in my subconscious mind. A good friend of mine reminded me that journaling was a great way to “dig up” where these emotions were coming from. I found so much to unpack in my subconscious, that I quickly almost wanted to throw it all back in. 😊

Struggling to Make an Important Decision?

I have struggled most of my life to determine what the best course of action is to take when multiple options present themselves to me. This indecisiveness comes from a number of fears, fear that I will choose the wrong option, fear that I can’t back out once I have chosen, fear that making a certain choice will undermine someone else, fear of what the future may hold.