Type Three - The Abundant Achiever

Success-Oriented, Adaptable, Pragmatic, Excells Through Image

Ambitious, competent, self-assured and highly attractive. The three type is charming, charismatic, status-conscious and always driven by productivity for advancement. They are workaholics who are diplomatic, poised and overly concerned with what others think and how they look. They are highly competitive.

At their best: they are self-accepting role models who inspire others to strive for greatness.


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Leonardo DiCaprio

American Actor, film producer, and environmentalist has often played unconventional roles, particularly in biopics and period films. As of 2019, his films have grossed $7.2 billion worldwide, and he has placed eight times in annual rankings of the world's highest-paid actors.

Kylie Minogue

Australian singer, songwriter and actress has sold over 70 million records worldwide. She is the highest-selling female Australian artist of all time and has been recognised for reinventing herself in music and fashion, for which she is referred to by the European press as the "Princess of Pop" and a style icon.

Taylor Swift

Artist of the decade Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Her narrative songwriting, which often takes inspiration from her personal life, has received widespread critical praise and media coverage. Born in West Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2004 to pursue a career in country music.

Blake Lively

Blake Ellender Lively is an American actress. Born in Los Angeles, Lively is the daughter of actor Ernie Lively, and made her professional debut in his directorial project Sandman.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known by her nickname J.Lo, is an American actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. In 1991, Lopez began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993.

Sarah Jessica Parker

American actress and producer known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City, for which she won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Jennifer Anston

American actress, producer, businesswoman and daughter of actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow, began working as an actress at an early age with an uncredited role in the 1987 film Mac and Me; her first major film role came in the 1993 horror comedy Leprechaun.

Cheryl Ladd

American actress, singer and author, best known for her role as Kris Munroe in the ABC television series Charlie's Angels, whose cast she joined in its second season in 1977 to replace Farrah Fawcett-Majors. Ladd remained on the show until its cancellation in 1981. Her film roles include Purple Hearts, Millennium, Poison Ivy, Permanent Midnight, and Unforgettable.

Fallon Carrington

Cheryl Ladd

Fallon Carrington is a fictional character from the Dynasty series played by Elizabeth Egan Gillies who is also a type 3. The role of Fallon was originated by Pamela Sue Martin in the show's first episode in 1981, and Martin left at the end of the fourth season in 1984.

Fallon Carrington

Heather Lockler

American actress who best known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place, for which she received four consecutive Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Drama.

Kalye Cuoco

Kaley Christine Cuoco is an American actress and producer. After a series of supporting film ... She later starred as Penny on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory ... Cuoco began dating equestrian Karl Cook, son of billionaire Scott Cook,

Rachel McAdams

Canadian actress graduating from a theatre degree program at York University in 2001, she worked in Canadian television and film productions. She was nominated for a Genie Award , for Perfect Pie and appeared in the film Aloha.

Margot Robbie

Australian actor and producer has received nominations for two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and five BAFTA Awards. In 2017, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2019, she was ranked among the world's highest-paid actresses by Forbes.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Boca Raton, Florida, Grande began her career at age 15 in the 2008 Broadway musical 13. She rose to fame for her role as Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious and Sam & Cat.


Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer and actress. Noted for her distinctive raspy voice, her music incorporates elements of varied styles and genres, including pop, country pop, hip hop, experimental, and rock.

Richard Gere & Cindy Crawford

American actor and producer began in films in the 1970s and came to prominence in the film American Gigolo, which established him as a leading man and a sex symbol. His most favourite role was Pretty Woman. Married to Cynthia Ann Crawford who was the most popular supermodel of the 1980's and 90's which made her an international celebrity that have led to subsequent acting and business ventures.

Monica Bellucci

Monica Anna Maria Bellucci (Italian: [ˈmɔːnika belˈluttʃi]; born 30 September 1964) is an Italian actress and model. She began her career as a fashion model, modelling for Dolce & Gabbana and Dior, before making a transition to Italian films and later American films and French films.

Bellucci played a Bride of Dracula in Francis Ford Coppola's gothic romance film Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) and Malèna Scordia in the Italian-language romantic drama Malèna (2000). She was in the controversial Gaspar Noé arthouse horror film Irréversible (2002), and portrayed Mary Magdalene in Mel Gibson's biblical drama The Passion of the Christ (2004).

Paul Newman

Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, race car driver, and entrepreneur. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards.

Jude Law

David Jude Heyworth Law is an English actor. He has received several accolades throughout his career, including a British Academy Film Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, two Tony Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

Ryan Gosling

Canadian actor and musician began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's The Mickey Mouse Club (1993–1995), and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs, including Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996).

Hugh Grant

Hugh Mungo Grant is an English actor. His awards include a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award and an Honorary César. As of 2018, his films have grossed a total of nearly US$3 billion worldwide from 29 theatrical releases.

Grant Show

Grant Show

Grant Alan Show is an American actor best known for his role on Melrose Place as Jake Hanson, which he played from 1992 to 1997. Since 2017, Show has portrayed tycoon Blake Carrington in the soap opera reboot Dynasty.

Grant Show

Ben Stiller

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller is an American actor, comedian, producer, film director, and screenwriter. He is the son of the late comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.  

Alex Madagascar

Alex (born as Alakay) is the overall main protagonist in the Madagascar franchise. He is an African lion who was shortly raised in an African wildlife reserve, before being captured by poachers, and eventually end up being sent to the Central Park Zoo, becoming one of the most popular exhibits in the zoo.

Jaime Lannister & Nikolaj

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor and producer plays Ser Jaime Lannister is the eldest son of Tywin Lannister. With Cersei's ascension to the Iron Throne, Jaime was appointed as the new commander of the Lannister armies but left the position to honour and help the North face the White Walkers.

Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record and film producer who gained worldwide fame as co-lead vocalist, co-songwriter, and bassist for the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most successful in history.

Ed Westwick

Edward Jack Peter Westwick is an English actor and musician, best known for his role as Chuck Bass on The CW’s Gossip Girl as well as Vincent Swan in the TV series White Gold.

Chris North

Christopher David Noth is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Mike Logan on Law & Order, Big on Sex and the City, and Peter Florrick on The Good Wife.

Natalie Dormer

English actress, Natalie Dormer gained her first major recognition for her role as Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors, for which she was nominated for two Gemini Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Drama Series. Her stage debut was at the Young Vic in 2010 in the play Sweet Nothings.

Will Smith

American actor, rapper, and film producer has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. During the late 1980s, he achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince.

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, television host, writer, producer, political commentator, and actor. He is the host of The Daily Show, an American satirical news program on Comedy Central. Born in Johannesburg, Noah began his career as a comedian, television host, and actor in South Africa in 2002.

Micahel Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is an American businessman and former professional basketball player. He is the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Tiger Woods

Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer. He is tied for first in PGA Tour wins, ranks second in men's major championships, and holds numerous golf records. Woods is widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time and one of the most famous athletes of all time.


Eddie Murphy

American actor, comedian, writer, and singer rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. He has received Golden Globe nominations for his performances in  48 Hrs, the Beverly Hill Cops series, Trading Places and the Nutty Professor and won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in musical "Dream Girls".   

Donkey from Shrek

Donkey is a fictional asthmatic fast-talking donkey created by William Steig and adapted by DreamWorks Animation for the Shrek franchise. The character is voiced by Eddie Murphy. He is described as unattractive, asthmatic, awkward, and as the goofy best friend of the main character, Shrek.

Michael Jackson

The " King of Pop" is regarded as the "Most Successful Entertainer of All Time" and most significant cultural figures of the 20th Century. This is mostly due to his complicated dance moves which and considered the best-selling music artists of all time with sales over 350 million records worldwide. Thriller was the best selling album of all time of 66 million, 13 Grammy Awards, the Grammy Legend & Lifetime Achievement awards and 39 Guinness World Records.

Justin Beiber

Canadian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist was discovered at age 13 by talent manager Scooter Braun after he had watched Bieber's YouTube cover song videos, Bieber was signed to RBMG Records in 2008.

Tom Crusie

American actor and producer has received various accolades for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and three nominations for Academy Awards. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world.

DiCaprio & Robbie

American Actors Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio typify the 3 fixation Hollywood culture of film and image.


Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 black comedy crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, based on the 2007 memoir of Jordan Belfort, who was engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street.

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Hollywood is a neighbourhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California is now. Its name has come to be a shorthand reference for the U.S. film industry and the people associated with it. Many of its studios such as Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., and Universal Pictures were founded there and Paramount still has its studios there but has now been dubbed pedowood.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,690 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.


Tom Cruise and American Made

American Made is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli, and starring Tom Cruise. It's a great example of the type three theme of success seeking and how deceit plays out represented by actor Tom Cruise to represent the real life of drug smuggler for Medellín cartel as well as for the CIA.

Kim Kardashian

Kimberly Noel Kardashian West is an American media personality, socialite, model, businesswoman, producer, and actress.

Kardashian culture

The Kardashian family is an American family that is prominent in the fields of entertainment, fashion design, and business. Founded by Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner, the family consists of their children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian, as well their grandchildren.

Selling Sunset

Selling real estate in the Los Angeles market can be glorious, given the area's sunny location and an abundance of the rich and famous living there. It can also be cutthroat as agents fight over clients and properties. "Selling Sunset" showcases the drama at The Oppenheim Group, where elite real estate brokers sell the luxurious life to their affluent buyers. And the drama gets bumped up even more when a new agent joins the team and the veterans want her to prove herself before accepting her as a member of the group.

Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk FRS is an entrepreneur and business magnate. He is the founder, CEO and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early stage investor, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI.

Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business magnate, investor, and author. In the 1970s he founded the Virgin Group, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age.

Oprah Winfrey

American talk show host, television producer, actress, author  is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. She has since been arrested for child sex trafficking and the world wide distribution of adreno chrome.

3 fixation psychology

The motivation for all type three is the ever striving for excellence.

Washington D.C.

State of Washington the first US President  was named after George Washington.

Washington D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or just Washington, is the capital city of the United States of America. It is located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, with Congress holding its first session there in 1800 which has now been turned into a prsion house.


Barrack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician, author, and retired attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party and Pizzagate, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States.

Malcolm Turnbull

29th Prime Minister of Australia from 2015 to 2018 served twice as Leader of the Liberal Party, from 2008 to 2009 when he was Leader of the Opposition, and from 2015 to 2018 when he was Prime Minister.

Kevin Spacey

American actor, producer, singer and sexual predator Sir Kevin Spacey Fowler won an Academy Award for Best Actor for American Beauty and played Frank Underwood in Netflix political drama series "House of Cards". Accused Spacey of sexually harassed of several men, Netflix cut ties with Spacey and removed him from the last season of the House of Cards just prior to the real House of Cards that tumbled down in DC.


Jeffery Epstein

Jeffrey Edward Epstein was an American financier and convicted sex offender. He began his professional life as a teacher, but then switched to the banking and finance sector in various roles, working at Bear Stearns before forming his own firm.

Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor, filmmaker and comedian. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, he is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon.

Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American epic biographical black comedy crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, based on the 2007 memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort. It recounts Belfort's perspective on his career as a stockbroker in New York City and how his firm, Stratton Oakmont, engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street, which ultimately led to his downfall.

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Engineering Mind-set

Engineering Mind-set Thinking is a way of thinking that combines the problem. solving/design process with the life-skills that fosters dealing with others as in a team.

Success Mindset

A success mindset because it is seen as important. Even with difficult upbringings those who have faked it until they made it have gone on to make amazing things out of themselves and secure success


Hong Kong

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea.


Vishen Lakhiani

Vishen Lakhiani is a Malaysian entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker, of Indian descent. He is the founder and CEO of Mindvalley and the author of two books: The Code of the Extraordinary Mind and The Buddha and the Badass.

Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty is an English author, former Hindu monk, and life coach of Indian descent. As the host of the podcast On Purpose, his guests have included Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian, and Kobe Bryant, resulting in 64 million downloads.

Dev Patel

English actor made his screen debut as Anwar Kharral in the first two series of the British television teen drama Skins, landing the role with no prior professional acting experience.

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is awesome at making money from his ideas. In the wake of a blockbuster TED Talk, he published a book called Start With Why that quickly became a bestseller. Then he parlayed that into a run of high-traffic YouTube videos and even higher-priced keynote speeches.

Crown of the Head

The crown is the top portion of the head behind the vertex. The anatomy of the crown varies between different organisms. The human crown is made of three layers of the scalp above the skull.


Crown jewels are the objects of metalwork and jewellery in the regalia of a current or former monarchy. They are often used for the coronation of a monarch and a few other ceremonial occasions. A monarch may often be shown wearing them in portraits, as they symbolise the power and continuity of the monarchy. Crwon Jewels are made up of crown, sceptres, orbs, swords, ceremonial maces and rings of gold and silver  and heavily decorated with precious stones.

Festival of Lights

The festival of light represents type 3. Called Boun Awk Phansa in Laos, Loy Krathong in Thailand and Thandingyut in Myanmar, marks the end of Green Season and the Buddhist Lent. The nature of style of this event has the mood and characteristics of this ancient lunar calendar which changes each year.


Type three is about being one the throne. This is the central theme for Aladdin who despite being a  common thief, he falls in love with Princess Jasmine, but he cannot marry her as he is not a prince. Jafar, a royal vizier with a hidden agenda, enlists Aladdin's help to retrieve a magical lamp.

Genie Lantern

This genie lantern represent the magic abilities of reflective three is capable of who can make just about anything happen when they put their mind on achieving their goal.


A trophy is a tangible, durable reminder of a specific achievement, and serves as a recognition or evidence of merit. Trophies are often awarded for sporting events, from youth sports to professional level athletics but in this case represents  the motivation and striving for all type 3's.

Human Heart

Being the essence of love, type three is the custodian of the heart space. Your heart is about the size of your clenched fist and lies in the front and middle of your chest, behind and slightly to the left of your breastbone. It is a muscle that pumps blood to all parts of your body to provide it with the oxygen and nutrients in needs to function.

Healing Hands

A self reflective type three has the potential to heal all those who come into their association. An image of these healing hands serves to remind them of their true function.


Peafowl is a common name for three bird species in the genera Pavo and Afropavo of the family Phasianidae, the pheasants and their allies. Male peafowl are referred to as peacocks, and female peafowl are referred to as peahens, even though peafowl of either sex are often referred to colloquially as "peacocks". Their fine display of elaborate plumage is the embodiment of type 3.

Anandadeep Murli

Anandadeep Murli is from Varanasi and is well known in India for his melodious Indian classical flute playing.  He performs with both Indian classical musicians and with  Westerners according to their style and fusion. He also teaches many students world wide. As a type three he has the ability to enter the hearts of all he meets with a service mood that can evoke and inspire others to follow in his wake.





Jiddu Krishnamurti was a philosopher, speaker and writer. In his early life, he was groomed to be the new World Teacher, but later rejected this mantle and withdrew from the Theosophy organisation behind it. His interests included psychological revolution, the nature of mind, meditation, inquiry, human relationships, and bringing about radical change in society.


Swami Sarvapriynanda

Swami Sarvapriyananda is a Hindu monk belonging to the Ramakrishna Order. He is the current resident Swami and head of the Vedanta Society of New York, a position he has been serving since January 2017.

Ananda Mayi Ma

Ananda Mayi Ma is placed here as an Avatar for type three as She has cultivated the mood to light the way into the Self an extend love. She will assist in ushering you into being the best version of yourself.


This love mandala is for meditation, prayer and healing, unites and boost the immune system. It vibrates love and can be used to meditate upon for the contemplation of the bond between two people, rather than the more traditional use of divine communication. Mandalas boost the immune system, reduce stress and pain, lower blood pressure, promote sleep and ease depression.

Love Mandala

This love mandala is for meditation, prayer and healing, unites and boost the immune system. It vibrates love and can be used to meditate upon for the contemplation of the bond between two people, rather than the more traditional use of divine communication. Mandalas boost the immune system, reduce stress and pain, lower blood pressure, promote sleep and ease depression.

Quan Yin

There is no higher Avatar than Srimati Radha Rani who never should be viewed without Lord Krishna but for the purpose of shining her light into the type three as the embodiment of unconditional love in its purest form.

Vaikuntha Loka

Vaikuntha, Vaikuntha Loka, Vishnuloka, Paramam padam, Nitya Vibhuti, Thirupparamapadham or Vaikuntha Sagara is the celestial abode of Vishnu who is the principal deity of the Universes and known to be, Vaikuntha is the abode for type three as this position is the most regal of any place within the universe.

Goddess Laksmi

Goddess Lakshmi, also spelled Lakṣmī, also called Shri, is the Hindu goddess of wealth and good fortune. The wife of Vishnu, she is said to have taken different forms in order to be with him in each of his incarnations. Goddess Laksmi as the Avatar for type three exhibits the discipline needed to achieve the fortune type three seeks if they were only to recognise they hold the gold within and extend love to all.


Gold is the goal for Type 3 being one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. In a pure form, it is a bright, slightly reddish yellow, dense, soft, malleable, and ductile metal. Chemically, gold is a transition metal and a group 11 element.


Mohini (Sanskrit: मोहिनी, Mohinī) is a Hindu goddess. She is the only female avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. She is portrayed as a femme fatale, an enchantress, who maddens lovers and demons, sometimes leading them to their doom. Mohini is introduced into the Hindu mythology in the narrative epic of the Mahabharata. Here, she appears as a form of Vishnu, acquires the pot of Amrita (an elixir of immortality) from the thieving asuras (demons), and gives it back to the devas (gods), helping them retain their immortality.

Churning of the Ocean

The churning of the ocean of milk, in Hinduism, one of the central events in the ever-continuing struggle between the devas (gods) and the asuras (demons, or titans). ... After many adventures, it was finally consumed by the gods, who were thus restored in strength and what the Kumbh Mella is based upon.

Krishna Rasa

In the literal sense, rasa means “aesthetics” and lila means “act”, “play” or “dance”. It is a concept in Hinduism which somewhat translates to “Play of Aesthetics” or broadly as “Dance Of Divine Love”. The term also comes from the Sanskrit word rasa meaning “juice”, “nectar”. “emotion” or “sweet taste”. If we consider this etymologic breakdown of the word then “Rasa Lila” means the “sweet act” of Lord Krishna. It is also known as the dance of love.

Radha Rani

There is no higher Avatar than Srimati Radha Rani who never should be viewed without Lord Krishna but for the purpose of shining her light into the type three as the embodiment of unconditional love in its purest form.

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The essence of the 3 is Love which born into a body runs a basic fear of being worthless or without inherent value.

The essence of love has been constricted and so the desire to be valuable when depleted turns to the chase for success. The chief feature inevitably becomes efficiency.  

The search for success runs the passion of deceit. The deception is believing in the ego identity rather than deepening into the truth of ones nature, love. 

The passion can also be held as vanity in an attempt to feel valuable, rather than going within to the source of Self. The way to arise within the Self is through the holy idea of compassion through the holy path of veracity.

Essence: Love

Holy Idea: Compassion

Holy Path: Veracity

Chief feature: Efficiency

Passion: Deceit

Idealisation: I am successful

Talking Style: Propaganda

Trap: Efficiency

Defence Mechanism: Identification

Avoidance: Failure

Dichotomy: Overactive/Fantasy

Subtypes: Self preservation – Security

Social – Prestige

Sexual – Masculine/Feminine

They want to work with the system but also like being outside of it having little patience with rules and procedures.

Awesomely Orgasmic – Fake It Til You Make It

A goal-oriented, top-performing, self-enhancing, status-orientated/career-focused lover, who feels that love is earned through their achievements. Solving intimacy issues the same way as in the workplace.

Threes Advance their Cause by impressing others with perceived or actual success or drawing the attention to themselves in order to overcome feeling shame. They become the centre of attention to attract their lover, sharing sex like putting on a performance, “Wasn't I great?” It's taken quite a few partners to get this technique wired to bask in the light of their success to seduce others while feeling less fulfilled inside.

Wing Two and Four and stretch/release points Six and Nine can all relate.

Love Type: Erotic wanting to shine brightly, child-like in their self-focus of “Look at me, look at my achievements”.

Relationship Belief: I am better than the others, a super-lover because I achieve more in bed.

Sexual frustration: My partner just doesn't get what an amazing catch I am. I bet they've never had sex this good.

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An assertive type who is ego-oriented and ego-expansive, responding to stress by reinforcing and inflating their ego and expanding it in the face of difficulty rather than withdrawing, backing down or seeking protection.

They have an intrinsic sense of self in relationship, but have issues with processing feelings. By recognising and understanding the truth of this "sense of self" they can be extremely valuable for seeing through some of the major features of ego. 

Upon walking into a room, the auto-response has more difficulty with feeling like the centre as the need to feel valued, and so Threes are more covertly dependent upon the attention of others, seeking positive regard in order to feel like the centre. 

"Look at what I have achieved. Affirm my value".

Dichotomy is Overactive/Fantasy 

In childhood the soul was forced to shut down and believe that to have your own feelings and identity was not okay. To compensate this, the idealisation then became: I am successful.

A competency type who places emphasis on being efficient, capable and outstanding.

They focus on being pragmatic, achieving goals, and how to best present self. 

They manage their feelings by repressing them and staying on task because they feel that achievements will compensate for their painful feelings. They will rather look to others for feeling cues. 

They seek to work with the system, as well as being outside of it by bending rules and finding shortcuts. 

Lesson 61 of "A Course in Miracles" Jesus

I am the light of the world.

Who is the light of the world except God's Son? This, then, is merely a statement of the truth about yourself. It is the opposite of a statement of pride, of arrogance, or of self-deception. It does not describe the self-concept you have made. It does not refer to any of the characteristics with which you have endowed your idols. It refers to you as you were created by God. It simply states the truth.

To the ego, today's idea is the epitome of self-glorification. But the ego does not understand humility, mistaking it for self-debasement. Humility consists of accepting your role in salvation and in taking no other. It is not humility to insist you cannot be the light of the world if that is the function God assigned to you. It is only arrogance that would assert this function cannot be for you, and arrogance is always of the ego.

True humility requires that you accept today's idea because it is God's Voice which tells you it is true. This is a beginning step in accepting your real function on earth. It is a giant stride toward taking your rightful place in salvation. It is a positive assertion of your right to be saved, and an acknowledgment of the power that is given you to save others.

You will want to think about this idea as often as possible today. It is the perfect answer to all illusions, and therefore to all temptation. It brings all the images you have made about yourself to the truth, and helps you depart in peace, unburdened and certain of your purpose.

As many practice periods as possible should be undertaken today, although each one need not exceed a minute or two. They should begin with telling yourself:

I am the light of the world.
That is my only function.
That is why I am here.

Then think about these statements for a short while, preferably with your eyes closed if the situation permits. Let a few related thoughts come to you, and repeat the idea to yourself if your mind wanders away from the central thought.

Be sure both to begin and end the day with a practice period. Thus you will awaken with an acknowledgment of the truth about yourself, reinforce it throughout the day, and turn to sleep as you reaffirm your function and your only purpose here. These two practice periods may be longer than the rest, if you find them helpful and want to extend them.

Today's idea goes far beyond the ego's petty views of what you are and what your purpose is. As a bringer of salvation, this is obviously necessary. This is the first of a number of giant steps we will take in the next few weeks. Try today to begin to build a firm foundation for these advances. You are the light of the world. God has built His plan for the salvation of His Son on you.


Lesson 67 of "A Course in Miracles" Jesus

Love created me like itself.

Today's idea is a complete and accurate statement of what you are. This is why you are the light of the world. This is why God appointed you as the world's saviour. This is why the Son of God looks to you for his salvation. He is saved by what you are. We will make every effort today to reach this truth about you, and to realise fully, if only for a moment, that it is the truth.

In the longer practice period, we will think about your reality and its wholly unchanged and unchangeable nature. We will begin by repeating this truth about you, and then spend a few minutes adding some relevant thoughts, such as:

Holiness created me holy.
Kindness created me kind.
Helpfulness created me helpful.
Perfection created me perfect.

Any attribute which is in accord with God as He defines Himself is appropriate for use. We are trying today to undo your definition of God and replace it with His Own. We are also trying to emphasise that you are part of His definition of Himself.

After you have gone over several such related thoughts, try to let all thoughts drop away for a brief preparatory interval, and then try to reach past all your images and preconceptions about yourself to the truth in you. If love created you like itself, this Self must be in you. And somewhere in your mind It is there for you to find.

You may find it necessary to repeat the idea for today from time to time to replace distracting thoughts. You may also find that this is not sufficient, and that you need to continue adding other thoughts related to the truth about yourself. Yet perhaps you will succeed in going past that, and through the interval of thoughtlessness to the awareness of a blazing light in which you recognise yourself as love created you. Be confident that you will do much today to bring that awareness nearer, whether you feel you have succeeded or not.

It will be particularly helpful today to practice the idea for the day as often as you can. You need to hear the truth about yourself as frequently as possible, because your mind is so preoccupied with false self-images. Four or five times an hour, and perhaps even more, it would be most beneficial to remind yourself that love created you like itself. Hear the truth about yourself in this.

Try to realise in the shorter practice periods that this is not your tiny, solitary voice that tells you this. This is the Voice for God, reminding you of your Father and of your Self. This is the Voice of truth, replacing everything that the ego tells you about yourself with the simple truth about the Son of God. You were created by love like itself.

 Three - A deeper look into the achiever

Threes are all about the sparkle, the show, and the stars who naturally take the centre stage. Their eye is always on the prize, no matter the cost. They are the Core hysteric image, otherwise known as the shame point. Known as “The Achiever”, “The Performer”, “The Winner” because when healthy, they are able to achieve great things. These people are natural Kings and Queens, sitting upon a throne of followers, always popular, attractive, stylish, gracious and with many personal accomplishments.

A Healthy Three not only knows how incredible it feels to develop themselves and contribute their abilities to the world, but they also love to motivate others to greater personal achievements beyond what they ever thought were capable. As children they were the overachievers, popular and well regarded among their peers, they were the child prodigies and class leaders. Threes are voted the class president, home-coming queen, cheerleader and school duct as they attempt to earn lovableness.

Threes, like Ones, often have a seamless quality about them where there appears to be no rough edges. However, unlike Ones, everything is on the surface. There is no plummet to the depths to find more riches with a Three because everything is already in view.

Regardless, people want to be associated with them because their skill is in being able to act as a stand-in for others, such as an MC for a performance or show. When a society or culture is seemingly healthy, the Three will embody the best of this culture because they embody the hopes and dreams mirrored in themselves. This could be seen during the administration of President Obama when the world appeared to still strive for the American Dream that was instantly ripped away by the 2020 Covid crisis.

Threes believe in themselves and in developing their talents and capacities and so are generally successful and well-liked. They act as living “role models” and paragons due to their extraordinary embodiment of socially valued qualities. Healthy Threes know that they are worth the effort it takes to be “the best that they can be'' and in doing so, they manifest a cool competence of maximum efficiency. It is their success of how they indeed get the job done that inspires others to invest in their own self-development.

Threes ensure their lives are a success, according to how this is defined by their family, culture, and social sphere. This could mean having lots of money and a grand house and other symbols of status for some families, while others may value ideas where success means being distinguished in academia or the world of science. According to place and circumstance, it could mean becoming famous as an actor, model, writer, or public figure such as a politician. In religious families where being a priest, minister or rabbi holds status in the eyes of the family and community, you will find a three type in such a profession. However the success may be defined, Threes will attempt to be the noteworthy "somebody" in their family and community. They will not be a nobody and to this end Threes will perform in ways that garner them praise and positive attention and gain self worth through success and production.

For example, the United States is a classic Three fixation nation that has held high value in image, production and success and where deep emotions are avoided. The combination of these values and qualities peak in the epicenters of the Three fixation culture seen in Washington DC, Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard and Kardashian culture. Hong Kong is another shining example of a three fixation culture.

As children, they believed they could not be loved for themselves but only for what they produced and so were able to recognise the most valued activities of their parents and peers. They therefore put their energies into excelling in these areas by cultivating and developing what is most attractive and potentially impressive.

Type Three lost touch with their essential being, seduced by images. Just as there appears to be an absence of anger in the core anger point, and an absence of fear in the core fear point, an absence of hysteria in the core hysteric point is prevalent.

Everyone needs attention, encouragement, and the affirmation of their value in order to thrive, and Threes are the type which most exemplifies this universal human need. Threes want success not so much for the things that success will buy (like Sevens do), or for the power and feeling of independence that it will bring (like Eights do). They want success because they are afraid of disappearing into a chasm of emptiness and worthlessness, devoid of the increased attention and feeling of accomplishment which success usually brings.

Threes fear that they are nobody and have no value. A perfect example of this is seen within social platforms such as Instagram and Facebook where the number of likes and followers brings and instant dopamine hit. “Going viral” in the successful way is the extreme peak of the Three fixation experience, only to dissolve into an empty abyss afterwards, what to speak of a negative viral experience.

Striving or rushing to achieve whatever is believed to make one more valuable is their inherent problem. As a result Threes can become so alienated from themselves that they lose sight of what they truly want, or what their real feelings or interests are. It is in this state where they fall prey to self–deception, deceit, and falseness of all kinds. The deeper more confounding problem thus follows: the search for a way to be of value which increasingly takes them further from their Essential Self. The ultimate disillusionment is the loss of core value: love.

From their earliest years, Threes become dependent on receiving attention from others and pursuing the values that brings reward from others and thus they gradually lose touch with themselves. Their own inner core and “heart’s desire” step by step is left behind until they no longer recognise it.

It is interesting that Threes, being the primary type of the Feeling Centre, are not known as “feeling” people, and rather are people of action and achievement. Feelings are kind of boxed, in preference for getting ahead with what they strive to achieve. This is because Threes have come to believe that emotions get in the way of their performance, so they substitute thinking and practical action for feelings.

There comes a point when a Three realises that to a certain extent they have adapted their lives to the expectations of others, and quite naturally the question arises, “What do I want?” Quite often they don't know, as they had not thought about it before this crisis point. The fundamental dilemma of Threes is that they have not allowed themselves to be who they really are and manifest their own authentic qualities. At a young age, the message was that they were not granted permission to have feelings and be themselves. They believed they must be someone else in order to be accepted. To some degree, all personality types have received this same message, but due to the nature of the Three, upon hearing it, they lived by it. The attention received by performing in a certain way was their oxygen in order to breathe. But this came at a high price of such disillusionment.

Sonja Watson Sunaina

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