Sensing or Intuition? Which one rings true for your personality? What is your default when taking in and processing new information or experiences? What style of learner are you? Do others detect a pattern in the way you comprehend what’s going on around you?
Do they nod knowingly and point out that “you’ve always been this way”?
No personality type is free of stereotypes. These “myths” can be extremely misleading, even harmful, and are often not true. ESFPs are victims of stereotyping more than most, and that’s largely because they’re underrepresented online so their true natures are generalized or misunderstood.
Ready to debunk some myths? Let’s begin!
For Extraverts, alone time can be a scary prospect.
While most people are comfortable spending short periods of time alone, it can be hard to get used to being alone if you’ve always surrounded yourself with people. Whether it’s friends, family or city crowds, the contrast is still the same. When you’re on your own, you can feel very alone.
If you’re working on spending more time alone and getting comfortable with alone time, these 10 tips and ideas are for you.
Categories: Myers Briggs
, Big Five
, Self-Development and Wellbeing
When we talk, we give clues about ourselves. From the way we speak to how long we hold eye contact for, we all drop hints and clues about our personality type every time we open our mouths.
While personality type is very individualized, there are some patterns that can tell you about someone’s personality type from the way they speak. You probably won’t get a detailed reading of someone just by talking to them for a short time, but you can get a pretty good idea of some key character traits that dominate their personality.
Do you have a feeling you might be an Extravert but you’re not sure what exactly that means? Let’s take a look at what an Extravert is and how to tell if you fit the profile.
What is an Extravert?
Extraverts are known for being extra sociable and are often talkative. They tend to say what they think and are outspoken or open about their thoughts and feelings. They usually thrive off of spending time with other people and get a buzz from big groups and gatherings.
Famously funny actress Tiffany Haddish has a bold and infectiously positive personality. She’s also incredibly resilient, overcoming tough childhood experiences and working on building her comedy career for nearly two decades before her breakout success in popular comedies such as Girls Trip and Night School. She’s also the author of the best-selling memoir, The Last Black Unicorn.
Every type has its own set of unique strengths and weaknesses. While we are aware of our individual differences, it’s easy to make assumptions across the board regarding particular groups and how they operate. This becomes too apparent when we look into the types that have an "F" in their four-letter combination. Here, the assumption is that they’re going to be overtly emotional and not as logical. There’s another way to say this, and that’s to assume that people with a strong Feeling preference don't struggle emotionally. Isn’t it strange that we never phrase it this way?
Dolly Parton sings country hits like “Jolene,” writes acclaimed songs like Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” and acts in popular films like Steel Magnolias and 9 to 5. It’s hard to imagine another artist so aptly living up to her Typefinder moniker: The Performer. Her bold personality and big heart have made her universally beloved in Hollywood, Nashville and beyond.
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