Archetype: Charioteer

The Charioteer Life Archetype is the Mental Acrobat.

The Charioteer Life Archetype is the Mental Acrobat.

LIFE ARCHETYPE: THE CHARIOTEER

THE MENTAL ACROBAT

A BRIEF OVERVIEW:
The Charioteer is the mental acrobat. They are fast...once they get all their horses in a row. A sharp mind and a sharp tongue can both be a blessing and a curse. 
Attention: Be sure to go within...before you go out.

CHARIOTEER COMPASS QUESTION:
This is the one question the Charioteer must ask when making a decision in order to remain balanced.
Does this take me where I want to go?

CHARIOTEER ASPECTS:
Also known as sub-archetypes.
Mental Acrobat; Philosopher; Hero; Warrior; Zen Master; Inventor

NATURAL LANGUAGE:
Balance

CORE DESIRE:
Seeking of Divine love through spiritual practice 

CHARIOTEER MOTTO:
Let’s do this. 

CHARIOTEER MANTRA:
I slow down to go fast. Right now is all that there is. 

CHARIOTEER ELEMENT:
Air

CHARIOTEER POWER SYMBOLS:
# 7, chariot, horse, sphynx, disc, wheel, helmet, spark 

CHARIOTEER COLOR:
yellow 

CHARIOTEER CHAKRA:
3rd chakra 

CHARIOTEER GODS/GODDESSES:
Mercury, Hèrmes, Rhiannon, Freya in her Warrior aspect, Ars

CHARIOTEER VALUES:
Lightness, speed, movement, zen, simplicity, thinking, meditation, transcendence, rush, thrill, will-power, genius, logic, competition, victory, metrics, maps, practice, refinement, discernment, science, the future, presence, focus, adventure, clarity, progress, pushing the boundaries

CHARIOTEER STRENGTHS:
Brilliant mind and large capacity for intellectual and metaphysical concepts
Great presence 
Laser focus and discipline 
High energy 
Time management 
High productivity 
Prolific 
Risk-taker 
Self-mastery 

CHARIOTEER MOTIVATORS:
Mental stimulation 
A cause to fight for 
A mental or physical challenge that pushes boundaries 
Adventure, promise of thrill 
Competition 

CHARIOTEER CHALLENGES:
Including others vs. leaving them in a cloud of dust.
Having an actual conversation vs. just throwing information at people.
Ego ruled decisions vs. heart lead choices.
Listening vs. immediately offering a solution.
Zoning out and just going through the motions, being present.
Patience with others.
Inertia born from an internal war between strengths and weaknesses which cause a split and thus standstill.  
Moving out of attack and battle energy into a more life affirming energy field and living from that source.

CHARIOTEER SHADOW:
The curse of logic: being in denial of the cosmic energies within and around you. 
Escapism.
Rigid thinking.
Inflexibility to new ideas, new ways, new movement on all levels.
Lethargy & stoicism.
Blissing out with no action following.
Going on a rampage and mowing it all down: physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually.
Aggression.
Lack of control and direction.
Recklessness.
Overriding themselves, their inner knowing and others.
Overestimating their capability to do something.
Taking things and people for granted.

CHARIOTEER PRIMARY LIFE LESSONS:
Feelings are equally valuable as thoughts. 
The quality of your thoughts determine the state of your feelings. 
Loving the process of the journey at least as much as the destination.

CHARIOTEER PRIMARY FEAR:
Permanent immobility.

CHARIOTEER PRIMARY WOUND:
The Charioteer is born with this primary wound, that’s why it’s often unconscious and hard to spot.
Not being taken seriously.

CHARIOTEER KRYPTONITE:
This is the achilles heel the Charioteer must watch out for.
Isolation and inertia

CHARIOTEER NON-NEGOTIABLES:
These are the things the Charioteer must have in both life & home in order to have balance.
Movement 
Spaciousness 
Intellectual input 
High vibration 
Speed 

CHARIOTEER TABOOS:
These are the things the Charioteer must absolutely avoid if you want to have balance in both life & home. Overindulgence
Lots of stuff
Lukewarm people, places, projects
Multitasking 

CHARIOTEER LIFE CHALLENGE ARCHETYPE:
Tower Archetype: Change and revelation does not need to be painful and destructive 

CHARIOTEER DOING STYLE:
Do with great speed, anchored in equally great peace of mind. Refill your mental tank through mindfulness vs. will power. Read more about the bigger context of Doing Styles.

SELF-LOVE STYLE:
Reign in the need to escape and sit with yourself for a while. Refuse to partake in other peoples battles and make peace with yourself. Read more about the bigger context of Self-love Styles.

CHARIOTEER SELF-LOVE PROMPT:
Meditate on the qualities of love and integrate these into your everyday. Read more about the bigger context of Self-Love Styles.

CHARIOTEER HARVEST STYLE:
You might want to reap some of that willpower you have been strengthening and put that chariot in motion. Read more about the bigger context of Harvest Styles.

FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH THIS LIFE ARCHETYPE
Joseph Campell, Princess Diana, Andrea Merkel, Stephen Hawking, Marilyn Monroe, Mileva Maric Einstein, Muhammad Ali, Toni Morrison


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