About the Author

Andreia is an INFJ who used to think she was the only person in the world terrified of answering the phone. She works as a freelance writer covering all things mental health, and psychology related. When not writing, you’ll find her cozying up with a book, or baking vegan treats. Find her at: https://andreiaesteves.com/

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.

The ONE Thing You Can Do to Make a New Habit Stick, by Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 17, 2022

Starting a new habit can be exciting, but how do you sustain motivation and commitment once the initial enthusiasm wears off?  While there is no magic formula to stick to your New Year’s resolutions, understanding your Myers-Briggs personality type can be a start. 

If you’ve struggled with following through with your resolutions in the past, don’t panic! Here is our advice on the one thing you can do to make a new habit stick based on your personality type. 

What Gift you Bring to the Holidays, by Enneagram Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 25, 2022

Ahh, the holidays. A time of family gatherings, happy friend reunions, hearty meals...with a dash of stress and a sprinkle of drama thrown in. But whether you love or hate this time of the year, you’re sure to bring your own special quality to the holiday season, based on your personality. 

Today we’re looking at what gift each Enneagram Type brings to the holidays. Here’s why we’re so grateful to have you around! 

5 Tips to Communicate Effectively with Your Team, Based on Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 13, 2022

As a manager, you know that effective communication is crucial to the success of your team. But how do you communicate effectively when working with different Myers and Briggs personality types? Maybe you have a Feeler who needs reassurance when starting a new project, or a Thinker-Judger who thrives on autonomous tasks and is a bit reluctant to ask for help.

How Enneagram Twos Can Ask for What they Need (Without Feeling Guilty)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 22, 2022

From explaining to the barista that your coffee order is wrong to asserting yourself at your job, asking for what you need can be challenging. The act of asking looks simple enough, but many have internalized fears about the consequences: What if they say no? Am I just being selfish? What will everyone think?

How to Best Show Affection to an Enneagram 2

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 20, 2022

Loving, nurturing and selfless: three words that describe the Enneagram 2 personality type. If you have a Two in your life, you’ll know that these personalities are natural providers. In fact, Enneagram Twos are at their best when they feel helpful, especially if their efforts are acknowledged.

At the same time, it can be tricky to understand how to show affection to an Enneagram 2. Twos often struggle to be vocal about their own emotional needs so you may be in the dark about what they want or need from you to be happy. 

What Personality Types are Prone to Anxiety?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 01, 2022

As humans, we’re all susceptible to stress. After all, that’s our brain's response to potential threats. However, some of us can develop anxiety as well. Unlike stress, anxiety can linger and show up without any recognizable triggers. For years, researchers have wondered whether there’s a link between personality and anxiety. And if so, what personality types are prone to anxiety? Today we’re connecting the dots between anxiety and typology.  

Why is it so Hard for INFJs to Find Love?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 27, 2022

Idealists to the core, INFJs are the ultimate hopeless romantics. These personalities care deeply about people and generally look to form meaningful connections with others and find kindred spirits in whom they can confide. But if INFJs are so connected and compassionate, why is it so hard for them to find love?

Let’s take a look at some reasons.

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