Self-Preservation Ones focus their resentment and perfectionism in areas of health, self-management,
and homemaking. They are not necessarily worked up about the plight of refugees in the Third World but may have very firm convictions about proper diet and exercise or the best way to maintain one's household or family budget.
Self-Pres Ones like to be organized, to have their life structured, and their possessions put in their proper place.
They are neat, punctual, and fastidious—sometimes to a fault.
They believe that controlling the "dirt" and chaos in their lives will enhance their well being,
even their survival. It seems to them that a well-ordered life is the best hedge against chaos and danger, and they are concerned that any mistakes on their part could have dire consequences.
Thus, they tend to be careful and meticulous in the planning of their lives. Many Self-Pres Ones also take an active interest in preventative health matters: vitamins, cleansing diets and fasts, exercise routines, alternative medicine,
and cutting-edge medical knowledge.
Characterized by a tendency towards worry and negative anticipation, especially as it relates to material well-being.
Can seem a little like Sixes. They fret about how to avoid making mistakes that could jeopardize survival.
Petty, finicky quality; could seem "penny-wise and pound-foolish." Sense of being undeserving or inadequate - try to compensate with worry. As a parent or friend, they might be critical and nurturing by turns, wanting to protect you from the same negative consequences they worry about.