What We Want to Thank Each Personality Type for this Thanksgiving

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

At Thanksgiving, we’re given a rare opportunity to reflect on what we have to be grateful for. High on that list of blessings are those special individuals who make us happy and who enrich our daily lives through their kind and caring presence.

When we contemplate such things, we wouldn’t normally do so within the context of personality types. But that is an oversight. Each of the different personality types has special qualities they bring to the world – and we think it’s about time we thanked them for those gifts! 

How to Find a Satisfying Career as an ENFP Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. ENFPs – people with preferences for Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling and Perceiving – seek work that uses their creativity to express themselves while benefiting others. 

As it’s so easy to fall in love with the idea of many careers, ENFP’s can need a little help to narrow down the options as to which careers or jobs to try. Knowing what an ENFP needs in a job and which careers meet those requirements can really help!

How to Talk to an Introvert So They Will Actually Listen to You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 23, 2022

Is there an Introvert in your life? And do you need them to stick around and listen to you?

Introverts can be quite specific about how they approach people and conversation. If you’re an Introvert yourself, you already know this and your fellow Introverts hear you loud and clear.

But you Extraverts out there? Your natural communication style may not mesh so well with an Introvert’s style, and you’ll need to make some adjustments if you want your Introvert to tune in, engage, and stick around for the conversation. 

Is Impatience an ENTJ Vice or a Virtue?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 10, 2022

Impatience is often viewed as a negative personality trait, associated with irritability, agitation and restlessness.

But is impatience always a bad thing?

In the case of ENTJ personality types, their natural impatience can be both a vice and a virtue. And it’s part of what makes the personality type unique.

12 Everyday Habits that Show You’re an INFJ

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

INFJs spend their lives in a (semi) predictable routine. This isn’t to say that INFJs are predictable; they’re far from it. But, like any of the 16 personality types, INFJs have habits that affect their routine or how they live their lives. 

If you’re a thoughtful, introverted INFJ personality, you may recognize these everyday habits as your own. 

How to Love an Enneagram Body Type (Types Eight, Nine and One)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 06, 2022

Our Enneagram Relationship content was co-developed with marital therapist-turned relationship coach Christa Hardin (MA)*. 

 

Enneagram body types are motivated by a desire to be independent and self-sufficient. They are often very moral people who have a strong sense of right and wrong. There are three Enneagram body types: Eight, Nine and One

What Does an INFP Need to be Happy at Work?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INFPs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Feeling and Perceiving – seek work that aligns to their personal values and allows them to help others. 

When your career choices are driven by your values, without actually trying them out, it can be hard to know which jobs or careers might actually suit you. Let’s explore what INFPs need in a job and some of the careers that meet those requirements. 

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?

What is the Most Introverted Personality Type?

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

There are eight Myers and Briggs personality types who classify as Introverts and all share certain essential characteristics.

For example, all can become stressed and de-energized by excessive socializing (as they define it). If they are surrounded by people for too long, and especially if they’ve been active participants in the conversation, they will need to escape eventually to relax and renew their depleted emotional and psychological reserves.

Categories: Myers Briggs, INFP, INTP, ISTP

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