results show a relative balance in all the elements; as in not an extreme
variance for any particular one.
knowledge, inspiration and action. When
wood is in balance we will trust the process.
consumes Earth, which is indicative in the totals shared above. Too much wood can be Type A personality; a
lot of things happening but not enough gain; lots of work not enough pay.
emotional element; it is communication (words), touch, life, spark, excitement. This is connected to Fame and Reputation or
Community. It is defined as Integrity,
true to self and how we are viewed by others.
The results of the assessment show that there is plenty of wood to keep the fire burning and Fire creates Earth, yet in this instance Earth is the lowest or most yin of the elements.
It may be possible that you are full of ambition, lots of great ideas and are inspired to share. You can communicate effectively, your ideas spark interest and yet the seeds of your inspiration may not have enough Earth in order to sprout, take root and begin to grow.
In any garden there are times when you have to control the growth. Culling weeds or runts from your plantings. Perhaps it may serve you to look at your “garden or forest”, stand in a place of observation and see what you can nourish to truly take root and harvest and preserve the others for another planting cycle?
of Metal is used to control Wood as a Dominant Element. (Metal cuts Wood.)
Metal can impact one’s ability to focus, stay on task, lack determination thru
procrastination, forgetting, and avoidance.
to generate many ideas, however, needing to cull the forest in order for those
ideas to take root in the Earth.
could you let go of in order to allow yourself to focus your intentions more
there concepts, ideas or things in your world that can be blended together to create
a more solid root structure?
seeds have you planted that need more room to grow?
branches could be pruned?
teaches us that Metal is the element associated with Children and Creativity;
the essence being “Joy”.
could you cultivate Joy in your life right now?
could you “lighten up”?
would it feel like if you could infuse your life overall with joy?
with Earth and Fire Elements:
have their own germination period. I
invite you to consider all the great things you intend to plant, nurture and
harvest. Then consider the possibility
that all the seeds do not necessarily have to planted all at once.
Perhaps you can find a rhythm in clearing the
soil, plant specific seeds, nurture and intend to harvest.
Find your ground, stand in your garden.
Fire can be a feeling of being separate from, lots of flame but not a lot of
heat. Just as above, metaphorically
speaking, you may benefit from concentrating your efforts on stoking less
number of fires rather than have many individual matches lit and expect the
same radiant heat.
of water helps to refine. “Going with
the Flow”. “Trusting the flow of life.” If the garden is too dense the plants can not thrive in rationing the water.
Yang Element, what you show on the outside.
compliment Yang Element, supporting your creation of Earth.
Internal Yin elements are Metal, Water and Wood.
indicates that you are practical, stable, grounded in the here and now. While the assessment total in relation to the
other elements may suggest that you may have and to take on too much
responsibility, feelings of getting stuck, not moving forward, rather a feeling
of being anchored or weighed down.
Ching; Earth is the Element associated with the Love & Relationship area of
receptive; being able to take something in.
The receptive Earth.
Devotion; between love partners and within self.
balance out the dominance of Earth, I invite you to add Wood. Wood consumes Earth.
knowledge, inspiration, active, awake & alert. It embodies openmindness, ability to trust,
ability to accept guidance, to take reasonable risks, to try new activities.
wood can keep us “small” or not branching out.
Family’s element is Wood. The I Ching
associates: arousing, thunder & shock.
The best reaction to shock is laughter; Despite being shocked by a
thunderclap life goes on. Shock is a
movement to transformation.
is stimulating transformation in your life?
can you plant and nurture in Health – Body, Mind, Spirit?
“unearth” about your relationships; to self and to others?
new way at looking at your relationships?
cultivate in your life?
with Metal & Water
mental and intellectual. It is the element
of both strength and endurance; as well it can be made malleable.
excavated from Earth. To little metal
can be procrastination, avoidance, forgetting.
I invite you to consider releasing some of the Earth’s burden of
responsibilities to lighten the anchor.
your life are you holding on to things that others may help support you?
source of life, it is the tapping into the soul, spirit, trusting in the flow
of life. This could be an invitation to “dive”
into something. To feel more fluid, to nourish growth.