About the Author

Nathan Falde has been working as a freelance writer for the past six years. His ghostwritten work and bylined articles have appeared in numerous online outlets, and in 2014-2015 he acted as co-creator for a series of eBooks on the personality types. An INFJ and a native of Wisconsin, Nathan currently lives in Bogota, Colombia with his wife Martha and their son Nicholas.

Try These Career Tests To Help You Choose a College Major

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 02, 2022

As their name suggests, career tests can help you choose a career. But if you’re currently in college or plan to enroll soon, you could also benefit from taking a career test. These probing examinations can help you select your college major, and they may be especially useful if you’re trying to decide between various attractive possibilities.

How to Prioritize Your Peace During the Holiday Season, by Enneagram Type

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

The holiday season can produce wonderful memories and joyful shared experiences that bring families and friends together - but it can also be overwhelming. Between Thanksgiving and New Years, you’ll be saturated in an atmosphere where demands are high and expectations even higher. If you’re not managing your stress levels, you could end up feeling harried and hemmed in instead of calm and celebratory. 

The One Thing You Can Do to Add More Meaning to Your Life, by Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 30, 2022

Like beauty, meaning is in the eye of the beholder.

You may define a meaningful existence as one filled with love, laughter, and happiness. Or perhaps you believe meaning emerges from seizing the moment and taking full advantage of the opportunities that the world presents. Or you may believe life has meaning only when a person acts in harmony with their values and beliefs. You may take a more holistic approach to the question, believing all of the above are necessary to live a life that really matters.

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! 

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

What is an Aloof Personality and How are Aloof Personality Traits Misunderstood?

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

People with aloof personalities keep to themselves in most social situations. Even with friends and family members they will often appear distant, distracted, and uninvolved. They tend to separate themselves from others, physically, socially, and emotionally. They don’t seem to have much interest in starting or joining conversations, and this is a persistent pattern of behavior.

9 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Your INFJ Friend

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

If you’ve been lucky enough to have them in your life, you know that INFJs are warm, giving, and supportive. They take great joy in seeing others achieve their dreams and ambitions, and they will help you in any way they can if you give them the opportunity to do so.

Adding to the delight of knowing them, INFJs are also thoughtful, curious, inquisitive, creative, and never afraid to think outside the box. In fact, they prefer to cultivate unique qualities and viewpoints, which makes them fun people to be around.

Does the DISC Assessment Determine Your Best Career Match?

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

DISC personality assessment tests are often administered by employers who want to make sure they’re hiring the right people or assigning their employees to perform the tasks for which they’re most suited. And you can take the DISC assessment test all on your own, since the information it discloses about personality styles and personal preferences can be highly useful for those seeking the perfect career.


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