What is Extraverted Thinking?

Thinkers (those who type as ‘T’ in the Myers and Briggs system) are good at logical thinking. They are planners, decision-makers and hard workers. But how you think can be further divided into two categories: Extraverted Thinking and Introverted Thinking. People with Extraverted Thinking traits like to follow a step-by-step process ‘out loud’ whereas Introverted Thinkers are more focused on organizing their inner world. Both tend to prefer clear, measurable results.

4 Resolutions Every Enneagram 8 Should Make This New Year

If you’re a true Enneagram 8, you’re probably already goal-setting for the New Year and beyond. Type 8s can’t help but think ahead and set targets and challenges to add structure to their lives.

If you’re doing the same, why not make room for some alternative resolutions this year? As well as pursuing all-important professional achievements, try opening up to resolutions that give your life more balance too.

Category: Type Eight

How to Survive the Holidays: Tips for Introverts, from an Extravert

Whether you’re an Introvert or Extravert, the holidays can be a really exhausting time. No matter how much you enjoy the holiday period, it can quickly become tiring if you overcommit to too many things. 

Between seeing family, hanging out with old friends and apparently endless parties and gatherings, even the most outgoing person can find themselves worn out. 

To avoid this feeling, you need to get smart about how you socialize.

Ready for an Extravert’s holiday survival guide? Let’s jump in!

7 Signs It's Time for a Career Shift, Based on your Personality

Only you can know when it’s time for a career shift but there are some pretty clear signs to watch out for. 

Depending on your personality type, you might experience workplace boredom and stress in different ways. If you’re someone who likes helping people, it might be time for a career shift when your job doesn’t help you do that. Or if you’re an ambitious personality type, you might realize a lack of career progression is the reason you need to jump ship.

5 Fictional Characters You'll Relate to if You're an INTJ

When it comes to INTJ characters, there are a lot to choose from. Authors and screenwriters love the figure of the gifted hero who’s single-minded, intelligent and sometimes ruthless. 

The core traits of the INTJ personality type make for engaging and likeable characters. INTJs in TV shows, books and movies usually take the form of a lone wolf who always has a brilliant master plan and more than a few tricks up their sleeve.

If you’re looking for INTJ characters to relate to, here are 5 of the best.

Categories: Famous Types, INTJ

What is an Extravert? 10 Signs You May Be One

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 03, 2021

Do you have a feeling you might be an Extravert but you’re not sure what exactly that means? Let’s take a look at what an Extravert is and how to tell if you fit the profile.

What is an Extravert?

Extraverts are known for being extra sociable and are often talkative. They tend to say what they think and are outspoken or open about their thoughts and feelings. They usually thrive off of spending time with other people and get a buzz from big groups and gatherings. 

Category: Myers Briggs

Is there really a blood type personality? Here’s what science says

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 20, 2021

You’ve heard of being cold-blooded, hot-blooded, red-blooded and blue-blooded – but is there really a blood type personality?

Despite popular belief, there is no solid scientific evidence to support the theory that blood type affects personality. A 2014 large-scale survey of over 10,000 people from both Japan and the US found that blood type does not influence personality at all. That doesn’t stop the theory from persisting, though.

Read on to find out more about the blood type personality theory, its history and the science behind it.

What is the Rarest Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 28, 2021

Of all the 16 possible personality types, you might be curious to know which is least common and where your type ranks. Here’s everything you need to know about the rarest personality type, including traits, gender differences and other uncommon types.

Overall, the rarest personality type is INFJ

The rarest personality type is the INFJ personality type, known as ‘The Counselor’. INFJ is the rarest personality type across the population, occurring in just 2% of the population. 

ENTJ? How to Handle your Emotions (When You’d Rather Ignore Them)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 14, 2021

It’s not unusual for ENTJs to find it hard to handle their emotions. We’re the personality type that prefers to squash our emotions and ignore them as much as possible. Life is less complicated when you can take out the emotion, right?

The problem is, to build healthy relationships, you need to learn how to deal with your emotions and let them show from time to time. If you ignore them for too long, you risk jumping straight to anger next time you feel any negative emotion bubbling to the surface. 

Categories: Personal Growth, ENTJ

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