…ou as an individual — that’s why the suffocating feeling. The impression you cannot do much, or are stuck in someone else’s approval. Love, friendship or business relationships — they can all lead to this.
While you may adopt and discard dozens of personas over a lifetime, you will likely only have one or two archetypes. And these stick with you throughout your life.
…scious. While personas include superficial aspects of the personality, like your appearance or job, archetypes capture more fundamental motifs like motivations, values, desires, and talents.