Type A people have it rough.
It’s not that the world is hard on Type A people. The world at large loves Type A people. They are doers and movers and shakers. Type A people are hard on themselves (which is probably why they’re more susceptible to heart disease and stroke.)
Type A people just keep hustling, digging deep into yang energy and using its rocket fuel to start businesses, create art and move forward in everything.
Type A people don’t know how to stop.
Imagine being in the North Woods of Minnesota. Sunlight warms the wooden porch floor. The sounds of water lapping on the shore and children playing follow the breeze through the open windows. It’s 80, and beautiful and you’re on your laptop because you won’t. stop. working.
That’s Type A.
Because the Type A definition of relaxation is speed boats out on the lake, wakeboarding, water skiing and high energy water sports. It’s wiring together fireworks and cooking for 100 people.
Type A people are all about the hustle.
I’m here to tell you that America is Type A. And we need to turn it down a notch.(more…)