“The reason that the all-American boy prefers beauty to brains is that he can see better than he can think.”— Farrah Fawcett
The Lifestyle Type of the Americana
The Americana archetype is ruled by the Natural Lifestyle Type, which also rules the Model Off-Duty archetype.
The Image of the Americana
The Americana archetype embodies the serene girl-next-door.
The Americana’s Magnetic Power
You are carefree and breezy. Your style has a comfortable, no-fuss, and age-appropriate appeal. People view you as fun, nurturing, approachable, and authentic at your core. When you dress, you gravitate toward more effortless styles with a relaxed fit yet still maintain your feminine silhouette. Your preference lies in a comfortable heel or boot––stilettos absolutely won’t do simply because, much like your personality, your vibe is laid-back and free of attitude. Your natural beauty requires little enhancement, and too much glam only overpowers it, so you don’t require a lot to feel confident. People are dazzled by your vibrant and amiable personality, making it easy for you to befriend most.
You are full of fertility in all aspects of your life and love to care for everyone around you. Ultimately, you are happiest when you are helping others. You are a pillar of ethics, sustainability, and sincerity. When you’re fully utilizing the power of this archetype, you attract a lifestyle of a humanitarian.
The Americana archetype for women uses her ability to create and sustain and her resourceful nature to excel in family, business, and child-rearing. She often makes a living by making the world a better place or going down the path of personal fulfillment. These women often attract partners who are yang-dominant providers.
The Shadow Side of the Americana
Sustainability is your superpower, but there is a shadow to this archetype.
Sustainability is your ideal because you perfectly understand how to create and nurture anything to blossom into a beautiful manifestation. Actress and singer Doris Day was America’s girl-next-door in the 1940s and possessed a wholesome and conventional manner. She encapsulated the period’s idea of the ‘perfect woman’ in looks and personality.
The shadow side of this archetype when you start to give more than you receive and develop codependencies. If you haven’t mastered the art of leveraging your Americana energy, you may wind up losing yourself or become extremely drained.