One key to a successful and fulfilling life is balancing your masculine and feminine energies. If you take a look at your typical day, you'll probably notice there are times when you're very action oriented. At other times, you'll notice you're not really doing much of anything, but
instead, you're simply being.
These two activities - doing and being - are physical expression of masculine and feminine energies. These terms have nothing to do with gender, and everyone, whether you're male or female, is composed of both energies.
Masculine energy is assertive and action oriented. It's energy you use to go out into world and get things done. You might also consider this your powerful energy. It's focused, persistent and aggressive. This energy seeks to penetrate world and make things happen. We tend to associate this energy with personality or ego.
Feminine energy is passive and vulnerable. It's energy you use when you attract, magnetize or allow thing into your life. It's "be-ing" oriented rather than doing oriented. When expressing this energy, we tend to reach a deeper, more spiritual place. We tend to associate this energy with soul.
If you're like most people, you probably lean more toward one or other. In fact, our culture places a premium on masculine energy. Most of us are taught that we should be doing, accomplishing and producing something almost constantly.
We admire people who seem to get a lot done and sometimes judge ourselves if we can't measure up to their accomplishments.
The problem, of course, with doing and accomplishing so much is we end up ignoring opposite part of ourselves - our soul, our spiritual essence.