The Five Archetypes and Stress


We interviewed Carey Davidson, author of The Five Archetypes, about the five archetypes of Traditional Chinese Medicine as they relate to stress.
In many schools of Chinese Medicine, the elements Fire, Earth, Metal Water, and Wood are the foundation of how nature grows and evolves.
They are believed to help us understand everything from illness and healing to the fundamental processes of child development—and they continue to inform Chinese medicine practice today.
According to Carey Davidson, each of the five elements can also be seen as a personality archetype—and inside all of us is a unique blend of these archetypes that serves as a window into living a more fulfilling life on every level.
By knowing the personality traits associated with each type and using what Carey calls the Five Archetypes method, you can actually start to predict your behavioral patterns.
Listen in as Carey Davidson explains how each of the Five Archetypes deals with stress and how it affects our ability to deal with challenges.

About Carey Davidson

Carey Davidson is the founder and CEO of Tournesol, the holistic health think tank collaborative and treatment center in New York City.

Carey established Tournesol to evaluate and design better methods for optimal human experience throughout the lifecycle.

Tournesol’s transformative programs and interventions combine frontier science and proven wisdom to empower people and organizations with strategies that build self-knowledge, self-acceptance and mastery of individual gifts.

Carey has more than 25 years of experience leading altruistic and educational initiatives to build successful, collaborative, creative solutions that enhance lives.

Prior to founding Tournesol, she served as Director of Administration for the Nalanda Institute of Contemplative Science, and the Executive Director of CARING at Columbia, a component of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital that provides culturally sensitive prevention and intervention programs using art and music for at-risk children in New York City.

Carey began her career at Columbia University where she realized her talent for building creative solutions that increase productivity and decrease turnover in the workplace as head of HR at Columbia College.

Carey is also the Executive Director of Tournesol Kids, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the physical, emotional and spiritual health of every child.

She is the author of The Five Archetypes: Discover Your True Nature and Transform Your Life and Relationships.
You can find out which archetype you are by taking the quiz:
Carey has generously offered our listeners a reduced rate for a session with her.
You can find out more about Tournesol Wellness at her website


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