Life Archetype: Magician
LIFE ARCHETYPE: THE MAGICIAN
The Magician is the master manifestor…once they learn to harness the elements vs. manipulating them. Both at home, on the stage and with their audience.
Attention: the Magician needs no fake glitter.
This is the one question the Magician must ask when making a decision in order to remain balanced.
Does this serve my vision?
Also known as sub-archetypes.
Alchemist; Manipulator; Manifestor; Visionary; Showman/woman; Catalyst; Medicine Man; Whistleblower
Understanding the fundamental laws of the universe.
Experience what else is possible.
Potential is everywhere.
I make my dreams my reality, fast.
All 4 elements: wand, sword, chalice, pentacle; hat, rabbit, 8 on the side, cloak, yang symbol
Mercury/Hèrmes, Merlin, Maya
Magick, manifestation, alchemy, publicity, applause, recognition, uniqueness, consciousness, spiritual concepts, movement, change, transformation, cutting edge, practicality, potential, experience, purpose, entertainment, super natural, extraordinary, mystery, expansion, discipline, intuition, seduction, charisma, resources, imagination, visualisation, spinning ideas, daydreaming, a game, play, flexibility
Seeing the potential in everything and everyone.
Finding the purpose of something and converting it into something useful.
Finding win-win solutions quickly.
Producing extraordinary results.
Dreaming big and a strong belief in that dream.
Understanding the ways of the cosmos.
Using entertainment for transformation.
Strong will and ability for laser focus.
Flexibility to change quickly.
Faith in one’s own power of alchemy.
The desire to make dreams a reality.
Creating extraordinary results.
Staying focused due to being easily bored.
Including others in a project, process, life.
Too many balls up in the air.
Knowing when to reveal what, how much and to whom.
Being patient as the rest of the world catches up.
Too many possibilities at once.
Dealing with the restlessness within and aiming the energy at something meaningful.
Manipulation of others and outcomes.
Bending reality, aka the truth to suit own reality. the land of half truths.
Superiority issues and attitudes.
Not following through with the projects initiated.
PRIMARY LIFE LESSONS:
Develop a vision and live by it.
Being fully present and pure of heart.
Unintended negative consequences which leads to going into avoidance and hiding behind alchemical concepts and grand visions and playing through the possibilities in the mind rather than bringing them down to earth by using the powers.
The Magician is born with this primary wound. It’s often unconscious and hard to spot.
Being labelled a fraud, not able to deliver.
This is the achilles heel the Magician must watch out for.
Ego trip. Thinking it’s all about you.
Too many projects at once in the vision stage leading to boredom and burnout.
These are the things the Magician must have in both life & home in order to have balance
Visioning. Dreaming big and bold.
Integrating all the elements in daily life including environment.
Freedom to experiment and explore.
Entertainment, magick, transformation and creation need a designated space in daily life.
A steady stream of new projects.
These are the things the Magician must absolutely avoid in order to have balance in both life & home.
Boring people and situations.
Stagnation, slow motion.
Too meditative environment and way of doing things.
Too many possibilities.
The Wheel of Fortune: Mastering the universe of potential and possibilities without spinning out of control.
Do with great focus, excitement & magick. Don’t loose yourself in potential and ego land. Read more about the bigger context of Doing Styles.
Stop pulling rabbits out of that hat and start looking yourself squarely in the eye. Drop the self-manipulation.Read more about the bigger context of Self-love Styles.
Go backstage & intentionally cloak yourself in love.
Harvest some of those skills you have been practicing vigorously by putting them on display for others to enjoy and benefit from. Read more about the bigger context of Harvest Styles.
FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH THIS ARCHETYPE:
Maya Angelou, Anna Wintour, Christian Dior, Jane Birkin, Walt Whitman, Steve Jobs, Nikola Tesla, Sophia Loren, Glennon Doyle, Martin Luther King Jr., Alanis Morisette, Maya Angelou, Tiger Woods, George Clooney, Ban Ki-moon