You are a "lymphatic" or "pituitous" Phlegmatic, with an abundance of phlegm. Phlegmatics are characterized by the element of Water, the season of Winter, old-aged adulthood, the colors white and green, the Moon, and the characteristics of "Cold" and "Wet." Animals used to symbolize the Phlegmatic include the lamb and turtle. To ehnance your Phlegmatic tendencies, listen to music in the Hypodorian Mode; to diminish those tendencies, listen to music in the Dorian mode.
If you were living in the Age of Faith, the career choice for you would be a copier of manuscripts or a night watchman.
From "The Four Temperaments," by Rev. Conrad Hock:
Is deliberative; slow in making decisions; perhaps overcautious in minor matters.
Is indifferent to external affairs.
Is reserved and distant.
Is slow in movement.
Has a marked tendency to persevere.
Exhibits a constancy of mood.
The soul or mind of the phlegmatic person is only weakly or not at all touched by impressions. The reaction is feeble or entirely missing. Eventual impressions fade away very soon.
II FUNDAMENTAL DISPOSITION OF THE PHLEGMATIC PERSON
1. He has very little interest in whatever goes on about him.
2. He has little inclination to work, but prefers repose and leisure. With him everything proceeds and develops slowly.
III BRIGHT SIDE OF THE PHLEGMATIC TEMPERAMENT
1. The phlegmatic works slowly, but perseveringly, if his work does not require much thinking.
2. He is not easily exasperated either by offenses, or by failures or sufferings. He remains composed, thoughtful, deliberate, and has a cold, sober, and practical judgment.
3. He has no intense passions and does not demand much of life.
IV DARK SIDE OF THE PHLEGMATIC TEMPERAMENT
1. He is very much inclined to ease, to eating and drinking; is lazy and neglects his duties.
2. He has no ambition, and does not aspire to lofty things, not even in his piety.
V THE TRAINING OF PHLEGMATIC CHILDREN
The training of phlegmatic children is very difficult, because external influence has little effect upon them and internal personal motives are lacking. It is necessary to explain everything most minutely to them, and repeat it again and again, so that at least some impression may be made to last, and to accustom them by patience and charity to follow strictly a well-planned rule of life. The application of corporal punishment is less dangerous in the education of phlegmatic children; it is much more beneficial to them than to other children, especially to those of choleric or melancholic temperament.
To read about the other 3 personality types, see these pages:
Melancholic Sanguine Choleric