Believing in yourself. Having faith that everything will work out. Optimists. Opportunists. Self-indulgent. Glutton for attention. Glutton for self-expression. Shining through your generosity. Shining through your beliefs. Shining through your appetite for learning. Creativity overboard. Fat friars. Broad range of self-expression. Loud laughers. Developing yourself through education. Developing yourself through travel. Identifying with a certain philosophy or set of beliefs. Having your identity bound up with your religion. Preachers. Religious zealots. Overly enthusiastic about your own projects, creative pursuits and self-expression. Out of proportion view of your importance. Out of proportion need to be seen and acknowledged. Having an inflated sense of how much your contribution matters in any situation. Extravagant. Self-important. Stretching your personal limits. Too big for your britches. Supreme confidence. Out of proportion confidence. Being full of yourself. Outshining everyone else. Not letting anyone else shine when you are around.
At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.
~ Muhammad Ali (Sun sesquiquadrate Jupiter)
Dad was overwhelming and overbearing. Dad seemed to loom larger than life. Dad cast a huge shadow. Dad left big shoes to fill. Dad was an enormously generous and slap happy kind of person. Dad was a preacher, teacher or traveler. Dad was involved in law or philosophy. Dad had a tendency to lecture. Dad was a teacher or professor. Dad was a gambler.
Feeling at one with Lady Luck. Recognizing when opportunity is knocking. Identifying with gamblers and risk-takers. Expecting to win the lottery any day now. Waiting for your lucky break. Getting involved in get rich quick schemes. Liking to take shortcuts. Opportunities fall into your lap. Taking your good fortune for granted. Expecting everything to go your way. Identifying with people who fly by the seat of their pants. Identifying with people who seem larger than life. Having the sense that you can accomplish anything. The world is your oyster. Needing to look before you leap. Tending to rely on things working out rather than putting in the effort to make them work out. Good humored. Light-hearted. Buoyant sense of self. The ability not to take life too seriously. Easygoing sense of self. Generous will. Philanthropists. A prosperous attitude. Assuming an attitude of abundance. Positive affirmations. Affirming your role and path in life. Feeling sure of yourself in a positive way. Finding joy in being alive. Radiantly full self-expression. Embracing life to the fullest. Exploring everything that life has to offer. Strong need to protect anything you see as an extension of yourself. Protecting your identity.
Believing in justice. Knowing that things will get better. An enormous sense of loyalty. Long-winded, blustery, preachy, lecturing types. Consumed with finding meaning in life and fascinated with the meaning of life. Philosophers. Philosopher-clowns. Comedians. Intuitive people. Being able to grasp the big picture. Having vision and having the confidence to realize your vision. The ability to banish self-doubt. The ability to triumph over life circumstances. Being above pettiness. Living life with gusto. Not having time for trivial details. Wanting to get to the good part. Teachers. Philosophers. Guides. Gurus. Wise Ones. Sages. Conduits for higher consciousness. Consciousness expanders. “Trip” takers. Adventurers and explorers. You can never have too much of a good thing. Living a life of excess. Living large. Fat Cats. Having a big heart.