Physical Recklessness. Aimless wandering. Putting yourself in harmful situations. Overcautiousness, missing the joy of new experiences. Fear of the unknown.
Extremism, imbalance. Overcompensating, not recognising when balance has been achieved. Fear of equilibrium, a reluctance to find middle ground.
Overindulgence, lustful obsession. Denying or suppressing natural urges, not embracing one's human nature. Fear of physical desires, apprehension towards embracing one's own sensuality.
Self-neglect, extreme denial. Being overly puritanical, denying oneself without reason. Fear of abstaining or commitment, anxiety about missing out.
Chaos, lack of harmony. Trying to micromanage, not trusting the process or flow. Fear of letting go, trepidation about trusting life's rhythm.
Overthinking, paralysis by analysis. Over-analysis to the point of paralysis and endless rumination. Fear of introspection, avoiding deeper self-reflection.
Lack of joy, feeling out of sync, being out of sync, trying to control rather than going with the rhythm. Control issues. Fear of joy and spontaneity, reluctance to acknowledge life's challenges.
Being stuck in the past, inability to move on. Refusing to acknowledge lessons from the past, ignoring ancestral wisdom and tradition. Fear of the past, unease about confronting personal or family history.
Burnout, chronic fatigue. Persisting without rest, ignoring the signs of burnout. Fear of vulnerability, avoiding admitting fatigue or the need for rest.
Obsession, unhealthy attachment. Overlooking what one already has, constant dissatisfaction, fear of contentment, unease with the present, playing the victim. Feeling you always need the new shiny thing to be happy.
Archetypical possession. Refusing to confront one's shadow, denial of personal flaws. Fear of the shadow self, avoiding confronting one's darker aspects.
Fear of opposing outlooks, staying in your intellectual comfort zone, fear of new ideas, not listening to other viewpoints, being trapped in a bubble, being in an echo chamber.
Lack of connection to the divine. Seeing creation as being rudderless, feeling the universe is out to get you or is attacking you, and feeling that there is something fundamentally wrong with life and creation. Feeling that human life & experience is a mistake or a punishment. Feeling that there is no point to life or failing to see the bigger picture.
Tyranny, neglect. Being overly authoritarian, missing opportunities for gentle guidance. Fear of authority or being an authority, apprehensive about responsibility.
Meddling, causing more harm than good, over-correcting, trying to 'fix' what isn't broken, feeling that you will be punished if you get what you want, not accepting what is, not moving on, paying too high a price, or thinking there is a price to be paid when there isn't.
Over-reliance on luck, entitlement. Not checking your privilege. Taking things for granted, missing the blessings in one's life. Fear of good fortune, perhaps feeling undeserving or anxious about losing it. Bad luck.
Obstruction, unnecessary barriers, red tape, needless delays, unnecessary barriers, not recognising when to let things through. Fear of barriers, or alternatively, fear of opening up too much. Feeling every box is Pandora's box. Being closed down, being unapproachable, not being helpful. Throwing your weight around.
People pleasing, giving mindlessly, not recognising when to hold back or receive. Selfish withholding. Being selfish or stingy, fear of generosity, perhaps due to a worry of depletion or lack.
Misinformation, leading astray. Being trapped in dogma, not recognising the evolving nature of wisdom. Fear of wisdom. Apprehensive about embracing or imparting deeper insights. Not applying what you have learned. Imposter syndrome.
Malpractice, causing harm. Not wanting to heal. Fear of healing or vulnerability, maybe due to past wounds. Letting illness define you. Hypochondria or faking sickness for attention.
Stagnation, lack of innovation. Stuck in old patterns, not recognising innovative solutions. Fear of innovation or change, preferring the status quo. Doing things because "that's the way it's always been done." Copying other people's ideas. Imitation.
Being grounded to a fault, heaviness. Being aloof. Being on your high horse. Being in an ivory tower. Being too lost in the spiritual, missing the lessons of the earthly. Fear of transcendence, hesitating to rise above the mundane.
Information overload, analysis paralysis. Buying books but not actually reading them. Having access to information but ignoring it. Fear of knowledge or the unknown, apprehensive about learning more. Not wanting to know.
Dysfunctional relationships, dependence, missing the deeper connection. Fear of intimacy, emotional, or physical. Fear of commitment.
Arrogance, mastery without humility. Falling for the Dunning–Kruger effect. Being overly proud or egotistical, not recognising the constant need for growth. Fear of mastery or success, possibly feeling undeserving. Thinking you'll never be "good enough". Perfectionism.
Sensory overload, getting lost in noise. Over stimulated. Fear of communication or worry about misinterpretation. Afraid to put yourself "out there". Shyness. Feeling you aren't important.
Deliberate misinterpretation. Not listening. Not letting others speak or have their say. Blocking or closing down communication channels. The silent treatment or freezing people out. Fear of hearing the truth, hesitating to heed new information.
Isolation to a detrimental extent. Running away. Separating yourself out of fear. Missing the value of community. Fear of solitude, apprehension about introspection. Feeling abandoned or abandoning someone else.
Delusion, inability to distinguish reality. Being trapped in illusions, not recognising the reality. Fear of illusion or anxiety about what might be hidden. Not having hope. Not seeing any light at the end of the tunnel. Mistaken a copy for the real thing.
Smothering, Over-nurturing, not recognising when to let go or when tough love is needed. Fear of nurturing or being nurtured, perhaps due to past experiences. Not allowing yourself to be helped or looked after. Neglect.
Seeing someone innocent as an enemy. Blaming someone without evidence. Always seeing the worst in people. Misanthropy. Thinking everyone is out to get you. Blaming others for your failures. Fear of conflict or confrontation.
Disconnection from the world, feeling alienated. Not recognising your sphere of influence. Feeling unwanted. Feeling alone. Feeling powerless. Feelings of not having any influence or sway. Fear of one's place in the wider universe or ecosystem, feeling insignificant.
Overprotection. Being overly guarded, missing opportunities for vulnerability and connection. Fear of vulnerability, or alternatively, fear of being too shielded. Not taking the need for protection seriously. Not being protected.
Rebelling without a cause, opposing without understanding, not recognising the root causes. Being self-righteous, not recognising one's own fallibilities. Feeling you are right about everything. Being a contrarian. Shouting people down. Fear of standing up, hesitating to voice out against injustice.
The Road Opener
Creating unnecessary obstacles, being a hindrance. Overlooking open paths, focusing solely on obstacles. Fear of new beginnings, preferring the familiar path. Always taking the road often taken. Not finishing things, constantly abandoning projects and starting new ones. Always looking for a way out. Escapism.
Always asking for help even when you don't need it. Making others do things for you rather than doing it yourself. Not sharing your connections with other people. Bowing to expert authority and not trusting in your own ability. Seeing everything as a hierarchy. Feeling unable to help yourself. Feeling you need to plead to get what you want. Feeling that power belongs solely to other people.
Misguidance, cloudy vision. Mistaking anxiety for an omen. Fear of visions or insights, worried about what the future might hold. Seeing only the good or bad in everything. Being too reliant on feelings.
Not thinking enough. Ignoring the truth because you don't like how it makes you feel. Cognitive dissonance.
Overexposure to something. Being blinded by the truth. Letting things dazzle you. Fear of power. Being overly energetic. Afraid of stepping into the light. Afraid of being seen. Preferring to stay in the shadows. Flying too close to the sun.
Paralysis by over-analysis, indecision. Over-relying on logic, not recognising the role of emotions. Over-thinking. Being a cynic. Being closedminded.
Misuse of power, malevolent intentions. Getting lost in rituals, not recognising the innate magic within. Fear of magic, personal power, or the unknown. Seeing magic as evil or a sin. Being an "armchair magician"