About the Author

Cianna Garrison holds a B.A. in English from Arizona State University and works as a freelance writer. She fell in love with psychology and personality type theory back in 2011. Since then, she has enjoyed continually learning about the 16 personality types. As an INFJ, she lives for the creative arts, and even when she isn’t working, she’s probably still writing.

Here’s What You Love and Hate About Thanksgiving, by Enneagram Type

Thanksgiving is an intense celebration — it can be stressful for everyone, even if it’s one of your favorite holidays. So while it’s great to bring friends and family together to eat an extravagant dinner, everyone has something they love and hate about Turkey Day. 

Between the chaos and the pie, here’s what you love and hate about Thanksgiving, based on your Enneagram type.

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. 

12 Date Night Ideas for an Introvert/Extravert Couple

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

Whether you’re the Introvert or the Extravert of your relationship, sometimes it’s a challenge to understand your partner’s point of view on outings. While Extraverts have no problem venturing into large groups and crowded places, they’ll find their Introvert partner won’t be comfortable doing this 100 percent of the time. On the other hand, Introverts grow tired of expounding on the pleasures of staying in for the night. 

How to Make Meetings More Inclusive to Introverts

Work meetings are a necessary business practice, whether your company is a large corporation or a budding startup. However, as a team leader or manager, getting everyone involved in meetings may be challenging, and you might notice that the same few people speak the most every time. While this isn’t bad, per se, it’s important to make your meetings less about those with the loudest voice and more about inclusivity.  

Here’s how you can make meetings more inclusive to Introverts and make your more reserved team members feel comfortable.

What is the Most Common Enneagram Type?

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

No Enneagram type is good or bad – all types are equal and bring their unique perspectives to the world. But have you ever wondered whether all Enneagram types are equally represented in the population? Like in other personality type theories, some types are more common than others. 

So what is the most common Enneagram type, then? 

What is the Rarest Enneagram Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 18, 2022

There are nine different Enneagram types in the Enneagram personality system, but statistics suggest they aren’t evenly distributed amongst the population. Considering these differences, the Enneagram has some types that are more rare and some that are more common. So what is the rarest Enneagram type? Among Truity readers, the rarest Enneagram type is Type 7, “The Enthusiast,” with Type 5 “The Investigator” following close behind. 

How Do You Read an Enneagram Chart?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 11, 2022

If you’re new to the Enneagram system of personality, you may feel out of your depth when looking at your Enneagram test results. Your Enneagram chart is what showcases your primary Enneagram type (and much more) to give you the complete picture of your personality. 

So how do you read an Enneagram chart if it’s all Greek to you? Once you understand the meaning of it all, it won’t feel so complicated. This step-by-step guide to understanding what your Enneagram chart has to tell you will help you go from confused to knowledgeable.

What Enneagram Should a Type 3 Marry?

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

Enneagram Type 3s might seem like they’re all about business, but they also desire an intense and loving relationship. As one of the three heart types of the Enneagram system, The Achiever has a strong connection to the emotions of others and easily recognizes how someone is feeling. However, when it comes to examining their own feelings, Type 3s have a hard time. So with their tough exterior and on-the-go lifestyle, what Enneagram should a 3 marry?

Best Dating Strategies, By Personality Type

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

It’s easy to get burned out when going through the motions of dates that don’t meet your expectations. Each personality type has a different ideal partner, so it makes sense that dating strategies should not be one-size-fits-all. 

Whether you’re casually dating or have just gone through a breakup, brush up on the best dating strategies for your personality type to experience more meaningful connections.

10 Self Help Books you Should Read as an INFJ

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

INFJs love working on their personal growth, and it isn’t uncommon for them to explore growth through self-help books. Self-help literature can offer people a new perspective, new information, and even new schedule ideas to help people achieve a better work-life balance. 

If you’re an INFJ who’s open to exploring the self-help department, consider these 10 self-help books that are perfect for INFJ personality types. 

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