About the Author

A native of New England, Gayle Weinraub worked in the educational assessment industry in San Antonio, TX for many years. She first learned about personality type in 1989, became certified to use the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator® assessment in 1998, and has maintained a Web site and blog about personality type since February 2013. When not writing blogs about personality type, she can usually be found enjoying Volksmarches (a sport involving 10K walks), music, art, reading, movies, stamp collecting, photography, cross–stitch, Bible studies on mathetis.org, and her Orange Tabby, Periwinkle. She became a first - time homeowner late in 2020, and is looking forward to seeing what blog posts this adventure will inspire. Her type preferences are INFJ.

On the First Day of Christmas, an Extravert Sang to Me...

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 01, 2020

It was the 2018 holiday season and my radio was keeping me company as I tended to some task in my kitchen. Soon I heard these familiar words:

It’s the hap - happiest season of all

With those holiday greetings and gay happy meetings

When friends come to call

It’s the hap - happiest season of all

“Hmph!” I thought as I listened. “Maybe some of us would find the Christmas season even happier if there weren’t quite so many people around all the time!”

What Keys Unlock the Door to Faith for Thinking Types?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 07, 2018

How do you look at life? According to the brilliant Swiss-American physicist Albert Einstein, our choice of how to live life is simple. “There are only two ways to live your life”, he reportedly said. “One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

Are Some People Hard-Wired to Believe in God?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 26, 2016

Have you always believed in a higher spiritual power; a being who, for some reason we can’t really fathom, created and loves us and will provide a glorious home for our souls after we die? Perhaps you feel that you are seeing this being’s handiwork every time you look at an intricate flower or snowflake, or see breathtaking mountain scenery. To you it makes perfectly logical sense that the existence of such marvels in our world is evidence of a powerful, loving creator who is responsible for them.

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