Introvert vs. Extravert Test: What’s Actually Being Measured?

Understanding introversion and extraversion can feel complicated if you don’t know their fundamental differences. In its simplest terms, the introversion and extraversion dichotomy measures your energy style. If you’re an Extravert, you gain energy through social events and spending time with others. If you’re an Introvert, you expend energy through socializing and instead gain energy through solitude.

20 Signs You Have a Sensing Personality Type

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”?

“I Still Miss Them”: What INFPs Can Do When They Can’t Let Go

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 13, 2023

When a relationship ends, whatever the reason, it can be hard to let go and move forward. It might even be tempting to minimize what went wrong and idealize the other person. This could cause you to drown in regret, to resist getting on with your life, or even be tempted to revive the relationship, even if that wouldn’t be good for you or isn’t possible. 

Is It Possible to Become More Open Minded?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 12, 2023

When it comes to your personality, you may wonder how changeable it is. According to Myers and Briggs, personality cannot change at all – you are born a certain type and you stay that type forever. More recently, scientists have found that subtle shifts in personality can and do take place over time. Age, relationships, situations and experiences can all influence a person's outlook and attitude.

Brain Hacks To Boost Your Creativity, Whatever Your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 05, 2023

We sometimes think of creativity as an innate gift: something you either have or you don’t. And whilst it’s true that certain personality types are generally perceived as being more creative, creativity is actually a habit that anyone can cultivate. In fact, being creative is not just about waiting for inspiration to strike, it requires continual practice. 

If you feel like you could use some tips to improve your creativity, you’ve come to the right place. Here are eight brain hacks that will help you on your way.

What’s the Difference Between the Myers-Briggs and the Big Five Personality Systems?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 15, 2022

The Myers-Briggs personality typing system and the Big Five trait model are major entrants in the personality evaluation field. Those seeking an assessment system that can untangle and interpret the various layers of their complex and dynamic personality profiles cannot go wrong with either.

Why it's Important to be in a Job that Changes you for the Better

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 06, 2023

You spend a huge amount of time and energy on your job. Finding one, learning one, keeping one, commuting to one.

So you shouldn’t settle for just any job, right?

At the very least, a job will teach you about yourself if you are paying attention. At its best, a job can boost you on your path to personal and professional growth, teaching you lessons that will last a lifetime – a stepping stone to your best life.


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