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So I was reading a very interesting article and I have to admit, I do qualify as a geek and I have been a proud one at that for AGES!

Very often, I have been told I can be persuasive and should consider sales though I have always balked at the idea- ugh, that’s so not my thing! However, I had a Eureka moment today when I came across an article that helps me understand why most geeks are so good at persuasion. And it all comes down to the simple ingredient- PASSION. Is everyone with a passion with a geek? Does this mean I can only ever be with a geek (becos lack of passion is VERY much a deal-breaker for me!)… well, theory says they are better in bed and I am beginning to see merit in that one, though that’s not for this forum now, is it? ;). Maybe companies should hire geeks for salespeople?

So my geeky side converged with wannabe-healthy side and I went to do an ayurvedic test and my results (copied below) are somewhat scary! Seriously, I could become close-minded to change and could blame others- that’s so not acceptable, even if it’s me!! Oh my, I better stay healthy- off for a run people!

Your scores are Vata: 1 Pitta: 4 Kapha: 5
Based on your results, you are a KAPHA-PITTA:
Kapha Characteristics
Kapha is the principle of protection, nourishment, and stability. It is associated with the earth element. People with a predominance of Kapha in their nature tend to have a heavier frame, think, and move more leisurely, and are stable. When balanced, it creates calmness, sweetness, and loyalty. When excessive, Kapha can cause weight gain, congestion, and resistance to healthy change.
Kapha Characteristics
Mind: Detail orientated, steady, consistent
Body: Sturdy, gains weight easily, has trouble losing it
Skin: Smooth & oily
Hair: Thick, oily
Appetite: Loves to eat but has a slow digestion
Routine: Methodical and sturdy, resistant to change
Temperament: Thoughtful, forgiving, sweet, patient, loving, content, slow moving
Conversation Style: Simple and profound
Shopping Style: Saves
Stress Response: I don’t want to deal with it! Withdrawn
Pitta Characteristics
Pitta is the principle of transformation represented in our digestion of ideas, sensory experiences, emotions, and food. It is associated with the Fire element. People with a predominance of Pitta in their nature tend to be muscular, smart, and determined. If balanced, a Pitta is warm, intelligent, and a good leader. If out of balance, Pitta can make us critical, irritable, and aggressive.
Pitta Characteristics
Mind: Sharp, intellectual, direct, precise, discerning
Body: Medium build, warm, muscular
Skin: Sensitive, flush, acne-prone
Hair: Tendency towards early graying or thinning
Appetite: Strong, can eat just about anything, anytime
Routine: Very precise and organized
Temperament: Passionate, driven, courageous, strong sex drive, good leader
Conversation Style: Speaks to convey a point
Shopping Style: Spends on luxury items
Stress Response: Irritable, tendency to blame others.
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