Sponge Embodied EXPERIENCE

Aware of and comfortable experiencing own bodily sensations. Feeling grounded and present in own body & sensory experience. Feeling safe & comfortable experiencing own emotions.

Hyper-aware of and easily distracted by own bodily sensations. Feeling trapped & isolated in own felt experience, in the moment. Being overwhelmed by the intensity of own feelings & emotions.

#4c2e19 Sponge
Cradle Mindful SELF-COMPASSION

Curious and self-reflective toward own inner-experiences. Kind & compassionate attitude toward own thoughts and feelings. Attending to & caring for own experience, needs, and quality of life.

Hyper attentive to and overly focused on own thoughts & inner states. Feeling overwhelmed trying to manage own inner-experiences. Worried and overwhelmed about not being able to meet own needs.

#0c2ee6 Cradle
Pillar Empowered SELF-EFFICACY

Energized and empowered by trusting own inner-impulses & self-motivation. Confident in own abilities and trusting own inner-knowing. Determined & tenacious in the face of difficulties or opposition.

Impulsive, rash, or overly forceful, actions or behaviors. Over-confident and/or over-reliant on own abilities, knowledge, or power. Rigid, stubborn, or over-insistent in the face of difficulties or opposition.

#0cd119 Pillar
Gateway Constructive SELF-ESTEEM

Valuing, appreciating, and having healthy pride about own capacities, actions, and self-potential. Recognizing & authentically accepting own limitations, shortcomings, and vulnerability. Allowing and appreciating receiving positive attention & acceptance from others.

Over-confidence, and boastful exaggerating of own capacities, actions, & potential. Over-compensating and “covering up” for own limitations, weaknesses, and vulnerability. Overly seeking of attention and/or admiration from others.

#4cd1e6 Gateway
Field Adaptive COMMUNION

Present with & easefully responsive to the environment, context, or situation. Feeling socially accepted & included, with a positive sense of belonging. Socially & contextually adaptable and agreeable; easily getting along with different people and cultures.

Easily distracted by and drawn into whatever’s happening in the environment or situation. Having a socially over-optimistic, idealizing attitude of “We’re all fine!”, even when there’s discord. Over-agreeable, over-adaptable, and over-conforming to the group—going along to get along.

#dc2ee6 Field
Mesh Co-Creative ENGAGEMENT

Fluid, energized, and engaged in shared, collaborative processes. Easily able to adaptively improvise, be co-creative, in new or changing situations. Having visions & inspirations stimulated by shared/new/future-focused experiences.

Messy collaborative process, unfocused, over-involvement in a shared process. Becoming over-excited, chaotic, and/or scattered. Ungrounded idealism, impractically big dreams, over-stimulated by future visions.

#b4d1e6 Mesh
Bridge Supportive CONNECTION

Emotionally warm, close, and genuinely caring towards others. Understanding, empathetic, and appreciative of the experiences, views, and situations of others. Experiencing mutually supportive, nourishing, and resilient close relationships.

Emotionally over-attached, enmeshed, needy, and clingy—often with a fear of being abandoned. Over-focused on, impacted by, and taking on the views, concerns, & situations of others. Fixated on & anxious about maintaining positive relationships, & tending to do more than 1/2 the work.

#b42e19 Bridge
Channel Purposeful CONTRIBUTION

Helpful & engaged in fulfilling the needs and desires of others. Effective & dependable enacting needed roles or delivering on commitments. Getting satisfaction and fulfillment by providing things for others.

Over-involvement or over-delivery in serving & fulfilling the needs or desires of others. Overworking, over-functioning, or taking on too many roles. Over-attached to doing things to receive validation & praise, or “proving” own worth.

#dcd119 Channel
Neutral Open Awareness

Non-Attached, Equanimous, Spacious, Peaceful, Open, Clear-headed, Unbiased, Balanced, Aware, Awake

Spaced out, Unfocused, Detached, Disconnected, Lacking

#7F7F7F Neutral
Sponge Embodied EXPERIENCE

Aware of and comfortable experiencing own bodily sensations. Feeling grounded and present in own body & sensory experience. Feeling safe & comfortable experiencing own emotions.

Hyper-aware of and easily distracted by own bodily sensations. Feeling trapped & isolated in own felt experience, in the moment. Being overwhelmed by the intensity of own feelings & emotions.

#4c2e19 Sponge
Cradle Mindful SELF-COMPASSION

Curious and self-reflective toward own inner-experiences. Kind & compassionate attitude toward own thoughts and feelings. Attending to & caring for own experience, needs, and quality of life.

Hyper attentive to and overly focused on own thoughts & inner states. Feeling overwhelmed trying to manage own inner-experiences. Worried and overwhelmed about not being able to meet own needs.

#0c2ee6 Cradle
Pillar Empowered SELF-EFFICACY

Energized and empowered by trusting own inner-impulses & self-motivation. Confident in own abilities and trusting own inner-knowing. Determined & tenacious in the face of difficulties or opposition.

Impulsive, rash, or overly forceful, actions or behaviors. Over-confident and/or over-reliant on own abilities, knowledge, or power. Rigid, stubborn, or over-insistent in the face of difficulties or opposition.

#0cd119 Pillar
Gateway Constructive SELF-ESTEEM

Valuing, appreciating, and having healthy pride about own capacities, actions, and self-potential. Recognizing & authentically accepting own limitations, shortcomings, and vulnerability. Allowing and appreciating receiving positive attention & acceptance from others.

Over-confidence, and boastful exaggerating of own capacities, actions, & potential. Over-compensating and “covering up” for own limitations, weaknesses, and vulnerability. Overly seeking of attention and/or admiration from others.

#4cd1e6 Gateway
Field Adaptive COMMUNION

Present with & easefully responsive to the environment, context, or situation. Feeling socially accepted & included, with a positive sense of belonging. Socially & contextually adaptable and agreeable; easily getting along with different people and cultures.

Easily distracted by and drawn into whatever’s happening in the environment or situation. Having a socially over-optimistic, idealizing attitude of “We’re all fine!”, even when there’s discord. Over-agreeable, over-adaptable, and over-conforming to the group—going along to get along.

#dc2ee6 Field
Mesh Co-Creative ENGAGEMENT

Fluid, energized, and engaged in shared, collaborative processes. Easily able to adaptively improvise, be co-creative, in new or changing situations. Having visions & inspirations stimulated by shared/new/future-focused experiences.

Messy collaborative process, unfocused, over-involvement in a shared process. Becoming over-excited, chaotic, and/or scattered. Ungrounded idealism, impractically big dreams, over-stimulated by future visions.

#b4d1e6 Mesh
Bridge Supportive CONNECTION

Emotionally warm, close, and genuinely caring towards others. Understanding, empathetic, and appreciative of the experiences, views, and situations of others. Experiencing mutually supportive, nourishing, and resilient close relationships.

Emotionally over-attached, enmeshed, needy, and clingy—often with a fear of being abandoned. Over-focused on, impacted by, and taking on the views, concerns, & situations of others. Fixated on & anxious about maintaining positive relationships, & tending to do more than 1/2 the work.

#b42e19 Bridge
Channel Purposeful CONTRIBUTION

Helpful & engaged in fulfilling the needs and desires of others. Effective & dependable enacting needed roles or delivering on commitments. Getting satisfaction and fulfillment by providing things for others.

Over-involvement or over-delivery in serving & fulfilling the needs or desires of others. Overworking, over-functioning, or taking on too many roles. Over-attached to doing things to receive validation & praise, or “proving” own worth.

#dcd119 Channel
Neutral Open Awareness

Non-Attached, Equanimous, Spacious, Peaceful, Open, Clear-headed, Unbiased, Balanced, Aware, Awake

Spaced out, Unfocused, Detached, Disconnected, Lacking

#7F7F7F Neutral
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