5 Element Questionnaire
Everything becomes spontaneously what it should rightly be, for in the law of
heaven life has an inner light that it must involuntarily obey. The
Which of the Five Elements - Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, or Water - surges most strongly within you? Are you most like the supple birch tree bending in the wind, the sun setting crimson behind a bank of clouds, the fertile fields that nourish and provide for all living things, the snow-capped mountain reaching toward the heavens, or the rushing river flowing to the sea?
The following questionnaire will help you determine the relative strengths and weaknesses of your affinities to the Five Elements. In Section One you'll find a list of physical characteristics and symptoms, while Section Two describes psychological inclinations and behavioural tendencies.
Put a check mark next to each
statement that accurately describes your present-day condition or a
predictable pattern you have experienced in the past. Because an
affinity to a particular element or an imbalance within that element
may be expressed in a wide range of sometimes opposing symptoms, some
of the statements in Section Two contain contradictory phrases, as in
enjoy (or dread) public speaking.
If either alternative accurately describes you, place a check next to
the statement. After finishing the questionnaire, you'll learn what
your responses indicate about your affinities to Wood, Fire, Earth,