Hey! But where?! Where exactly do you want to go? And where do you want to be? These questions are interchangeable as both ask about the direction in which you are heading. At a micro level, most of you know roughly where you are going.
Your direction in life probably looks like this:
You are born…
You went to school… to study history, language, science, etc.
You had dreams…
You came out from school and started working…
Maybe you achieved some of your goals like getting a car, having the latest gadget…
Then what? You are looking forward to buy a home.
Day in and day out, you go to work waiting for the next pay-cheque to buy more things…
Some of you are happy in this state…
But most of you feel that something is missing in life. Life can be better than this. Life should be better. However, somehow along the way you got lost.
You believe that you can excel and become better. And you can! The first step is to start by understanding yourself!
There is this part in Alice in Wonderland, where Alice comes to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.
At a macro level, a lot of people are at loss as to where they are heading. What the Cheshire cat said was true. It doesn’t matter which road you take if you have no idea where you want to be because any road you take will bring you there. The only problem is the destination may not be where you want to be. Worst still you may be circling around and land in the same old place.
Most of you are likely in your comfort zone right now and let things be when the pay-cheques are still coming and everything is still looking fine. It is only when some drastic event happens, that you begin to desperately make changes. At this point, you have no idea what your needs are or what you want to change to?! You’re in panic mode with no time to think or plan things properly. In this instance, you are likely to be making changes through trial and error with more errors than you care to know. It causes you anger and fear! It is painful to go through that kind of change.
You know what? You do not have to go through this painful experience at all. You do not need to feel uncertainty, ANGER and FEAR every time you make a mistake. Just START NOW! Now is the best time to find your direction and start making small changes that will lead to your dream, where you have ample time to adjust and work WITHOUT FEAR AND ANGER. Your dream will become reality with your right action.
To do this you must first know your thoughts by understanding yourself. Your thoughts lead to your action, and the action will create result.
Here is why most of you are at the crossroad or getting stuck and unsure as to where you are heading or what to do… Take a quick note which category you fall into.
- You have the same old thoughts which spur you into action that give the same old result. Usually you do not realize this!
- You have too many thoughts that lead to too many actions which give little or no result. You are the type who enjoys the action more than seeing the result!
- You have too many thoughts that caused you to keep changing your action thus this lead you to no where. Do you know that you are fickle-minded and easily influence by outside forces?
- You keep on thinking with no action. You’re likely immobilized by too much information.
- You have very little thoughts but many unfathomable reasons of your underachievement. You are the lazy type and have a very pessimistic mind-set. You too did not realize your inherent negativity. This type of people is the hardest to change.
You may say, “I’m not one of above”. Let me tell you this, if you are in anyway feeling unsatisfied or discontented, then there is definitely something wrong. By KNOWING YOURSELF, you can recognize the issue whether it is coming from within you or from your environment.
If you have already set your goal and know where you’re heading, well congratulations! However may I ask, do you know the easiest way to achieve your goal? Sometimes you have to not only look at where you want to go, but also find the easiest and nearest road, and steer in that direction.
Therefore, it is important to take some time to understand yourself, your needs and wants. Find out your natural talent and set a direction on where you want to be in life.
The Great Wall of China was not built in one day. The same goes with everything you do too. It takes time and your conscious effort to make the changes in your life and make your path to success.
The simplest way to understand yourself is through BaZi analyse. Your Day Master of your BaZi already fill with many information of yourself and this is only first layer of your characters:
Wood Day Master
Wood element can be categorized into yang, Jia Wood, and yin, Yi Wood. Jia Wood is like the tall trees of the Amazon forest.
At a glance, Jia Wood people are very sociable and comradely to all his Jia Wood brothers. But in fact, they are loner and very territorial. They have a direct, genuine and honest personality which is a virtue not many will appreciate. They will call a spade, a spade and nothing else. Thus, often enough their words may come-off as crude and lack of diplomacy.
A Jia Wood person will fall soon when they become too successful like a tall tree being chopped down for other usage. Being on top a corporate company or in any organization as the first man is a bad sign indeed for them.
Yi Wood is like flowers, creeper and small plants. They look soft and gentle but while tree tumble after a storm, Yi Wood will still be there in the next morning.
Similar to the creeper, Yi Wood is a social climber. Their main talent is networking. Due to their sociable and diplomatic nature, they are very good at handling public relation matter. Like the creeper or plain grass, they will survive any storm that comes their way.
Yi Wood is never firm with their decision because of their fickle nature. Hence, they may come across as a person who is short of principal. However, it is this nature that save them from many danger. They are the Master of “Damsel in Distress”. Only they will know their truly bad patches in life.
A Yi Wood has a far reaching career than Jia Wood in climbing the corporate ladder.
Fire Day Master
Your Day Master tells a lot about yourself. It represents your core-self, and can review your likes and dislikes. By understanding you’re the element of your Day Master, you can understand how you behave and react in such a way from the influence of external and internal forces around you.
Fire element can be categorized into the yang, Bing Fire, and the yin, Ding Fire. Bing Fire represents the one and only sun. It has the ability not only to shine on every corner of the earth and but also bring lights to other planets in this solar system.
As such you know Bing Fire people are naturally generous and giving. They emit warmth, happiness and are always energetic. Their laughter is almost contagious to the people around them. Albeit their friendliness, Bing Fire people are also a loner.
Should you meet a Bing Fire person who behaves the opposite of this cheerful nature, you will know they are facing tougher time of their life.
Ding Fire represents the candle light. It has a very illuminating nature, and the candle brings lights by lighting another candle one by one.
Therefore, Ding Fire people are helpful in nature. They are the care-taker. They have a gentle persuasive manner to get their message across. They work better in group compare to their yang brother, the sun.
Ding Fire person unlike the Bing Fire, who is self-generating, can be burned out with their constant helpful nature. When this happened, they take on a “couldn’t careless attitude” in their life.
Earth Day Master
Earth element can be categorized into the yang, Wu Earth, and the yin, Ji Earth. Wu Earth can be represented by mountain, rock and big boulder. The term rock solid aptly apply to the Wu Earth people.
Like the “Great Wall of China” built to block the attack from enemy, Wu Earth people are naturally protective, quiet and steady. Whilst they are a good listener, they hardly talk or speak their mind preferring to keep silent and thought to themselves. Not many will know what a Wu Earth think hence, they may come of as mysterious to some. However, people still trust the Wu Earth naturally due to their quiet strength. They like to confess their darkest secret to Wu Earth person because they know that Wu Earth will not reveal their secret anytime soon.
Sometimes Wu Earth people are bug down by too much secret. It becomes a burden to them. Their weakness in expressing their inner emotion and ideas makes it even harder for them to call for help when needed.
Ji Earth is the soil that grows the plants and produces mineral.
Therefore, Ji Earth people have a nurturing and motherly characteristic. They are very good care-taker. Since Ji Earth can growth thousands things, they are naturally resourceful and giving. People always come to Ji Earth looking for answer and help while Ji Earth people will hardly say no to any request that come their way.
Hence, Ji Earth needs to be assertive, as people tend to walk all over them because of their good giving nature.
Metal Day Master
Metal element can be categorized into the yang, Geng Metal, and the yin, Xin Metal. Geng Metal can be represented by raw metal, axe, sword or in human form, Geng Metal is the hero who always rescue the damsel in distress.
Therefore, heroes like Captain America, Iron Man or Superman are very Geng Metal. They are very protective. Unlike the Wu Earth who just standby, fortified and protect, Geng Metal people will not hesitate to fight back or attack. Geng Metal people have a tough exterior and do not mix around easily. However, once they become your friend, it is for life. This is because of their altruistic nature. They usually are very fair person and demand justice to be served.
The tougher the life of Geng Metal the better their luck. If thing is getting easy for the Geng Metal, it spell trouble for them soon.
Xin Metal is the jewellery, ring and sparkling accessories. It main objective is to attract people and for show.
Therefore, Xin Metal people love the glamorous limelight. They are natural in showmanship. However, they are not attention seeker but they demand people to pay attention to them. Face value is important a Xin. Xin Metal people may not be pretty but they must standout in the crowd. The best way to get into the right footing with Xin is to shower them with praises. However it must be done with sincerity because they dislike being deceives. They may look like a “dumb blond” sometimes but their mind and words are as sharp as a knife.
Xin Metal is going through bad cycle, if they have to work hard or are unnoticeable.
Water Day Master
Water element can be categorized into yang, Ren Water, and yin, Gui Water. Ren Water can be represented by the ocean. It covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. The ocean itself contains many living forms and creatures that hardly can be seen on the outside.
As such, Ren Water people are extrovert and adventurous on the outside while introvert when it comes to emotional matter. Ren Water people are very resourceful too. They are true capitalist because of their strategic mind, in born entrepreneur talent as well as their ability to pull the entire important factors together to run a business. Most of the top riches men in the world are Ren Water.
Hence, Ren Water people should not delve deeply into emotion matter and should focus their mind on a trade. You’ll know Ren Water are down and under when they are involves in emotional issue.
Gui Water is like the morning dews, the cloud or the rain. It do not have a form and hard to contain. Gui Water brings coolness to their surrounding with morning dews, and freshness to the plants with their slight drizzle. In the form of cloud they shade us from the bright hot sun.
Therefore, Gui Water people are helpful and nurturing in nature. They are naturally introvert and shy people. Their strong quality comes from intuitiveness, and they are very good with their gut feeling decision.
Gui water is at their worst when they are being contain. They will act like a cage animal, ready to spring on you in the element of surprise, and then dash for freedom.
While both Gui and Ren Water are flexible, Gui Water lack the Ren Water’s dynamism and stamina.
An in depth analysis of your BaZi can tell you more of yourself.