Complementary Principles

 

In the Chinese culture, there are two complementary principles of nature, the Yin and the Yang. I see them now very clearly:

Yin Yang
Feminine Masculine
Heart Head
Meta-Physical Physical
Spiritual Rational
Inner Outer
Intentions Results
Soft Skills Hard Skills
Therapist Engineer
Attitude Action
Belief Behavior
Character Competence
Principles Performance
Will Skill

 

To lead a balanced and effective life, each principle is required, but many people are dominant in one principle or the other.

For those centered in the Yin / Meta-physical principle,

  • Everything we see, feel, and experience is a manifestation of our subconscious mind.
  • Every problem is solved through intention, vision, thought, and energetic alignment. No action is truly necessary.
  • Every problem is a problem of the heart.
  • We focus on the “what” and the “how” takes care of itself.
  • Fear is the only thing that prevents us from manifesting.

Some of their favorite words are: intention, vision, manifesting, attraction, alignment, integrity, authenticity.

For those centered in the Yang / Physical principle,

  • Taking action is the only thing that matters.
  • Every problem is solved through taking action. Having a vision is important, but having a plan and taking action on the plan is really what matters.
  • Every problem is a problem of the head - not knowing what to do or how to do it.
  • We focus on the “how” and on doing the work.

Some of their favorite words are: goals, efficiency, effectiveness, facts, results, and outcomes.

That's a big difference; I find that taking a balanced approach and seeing the principles as being complementary is best.

Are you balanced in most things, or is one dimension dominant in your life?

Suggested Exercise: Whenever you find yourself focused on one dimension, meditate on the value of the other mindset for a while.

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