If you got the FIRE personality type on the What’s Your Element? quiz, you value the passionate, the exciting, and the intense. You love the juice of life—the experience of it—more than you value accomplishments or possessions.
You tend to come to conclusions without being able to trace your steps; you simply know what’s right for you, and you pursue it with intensity. You’re very dynamic and inspiring to be around, and people will believe you and follow you easily. You tend to be extremely passionate about whatever you believe, and it doesn’t take you long to build up to full speed ahead.
You’re a go-with-your-gut person. You’re impulsive and brave, and stagnating scares you more than forging ahead without a plan does. You also have the ability to reinvent yourself as you see fit, as you possess the talent of transformation. And you have an opinion on everything.
You’re so charismatic and interesting to be around that you attract people easily, and your relationships with them tend to be full of fireworks. You’re a great leader because you have the ability to inspire others and clearly convey your passion in an authentic way—you never come off like a snake-oil salesperson. You’re comfortable in front of an audience, and if you have a problem, you don’t waffle or hide from it; you attack it.
Not only do you attract people; when you do commit you are very devoted and passionate about exploring that relationship. People who love big romantic gestures will be pleasantly surprised by your willingness to express your feelings. Your confidence allows you to live a motivated and fearless life.
Sometimes your intensity can be exhausting for people who don’t have your energy, and they may just find it obnoxious. You may have a tendency toward anger when things don’t go the way you wanted them to, and you may have trouble working this out constructively. You have trouble taking advice, even if it’s solicited or justified, and you can be self-righteous if you’re questioned.
Your devotion to your causes or interests can sometimes be interpreted as going overboard into obsession. Your tendency to be loud or to engage in attention-getting behavior could result in your being considered immature. Your impulsiveness sometimes leads you to make and commit to poor decisions while your conviction in the rightness of your actions can make it hard for you to see that it’s so before it’s too late. Your predisposition for accepting change can occasionally lead to you betraying others.
Your Roles and Careers:
Leader, soldier, salesperson, rescue worker, performing artist, entertainer, motivational speaker.
Symbols Associated With Fire (these are not supposed to be “your favorites”—they are traditionally used to represent this element):
Time of Day: Noon
Animals: Wild animals, cats, lizards
Foods: Spicy, red, strong-flavored, tangy, smoke-heated, hot: barbecue, meat, garlicky foods, chili, marinades with a kick
Music: Dancing music, hard rock, heavy metal, brass music, marching band music, angry music
Clothes: Unmistakable and sexy, distinct, prideful, nameplate or individualized pieces, fashionable, expensive, tight-fitting, loud, red/orange/gold, black, synthetic, glitter, beads, gold jewelry, diamonds
Comment if you’re a Fire person!