About the Author

Ruby Scalera recently graduated Emerson College and has since reported on a wide variety of topics from the Equal Rights Amendment to the history of the romance novel. In her free time, she loves to travel, and spent several months living in a 14th-century castle in the Netherlands. She currently resides in Nashville.

How ENFPs Can Keep From Burning Out Before Spring

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 04, 2021

ENFP personality types love a fresh start. They’re excited, enthusiastic, and always looking ahead to see what the future might bring. Whether it’s a brand new year, a new month, or even a new day, they like to follow paths they’ve never taken, engage in creative projects, and say yes to every opportunity that comes their way.

Category: ENFP

ENFPs and the Art of Self-Destruction—Stupid Things ENFPs Do to Sabotage Themselves

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 06, 2020

Anyone who is or knows an ENFP personality type is aware of all the things that make them wonderful. They’re bold and adventurous, happy to share ideas and chase wild passions, and always up for meeting new people and learning new things. 

But for every wonderful trait that draws people to ENFPs, there’s a pitfall. ENFPs are notorious for getting in their own way and are often their own worst enemy. Here are just some of the ways ENFPs sabotage themselves, plus some tips for steering yourself back towards your true goals.  

Categories: Personal Growth, ENFP

Conscientious Personality Type? Here’s How You Can Take More Risks and Try New Things

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2020

Conscientiousness appears as a trait in several key personality tests, including the Big Five System and the DISC profile, where it’s also known as Clarity or a few other ‘C’ words like Cautious or Competent or Compliant. Fundamentally, it describes someone who has a high level of self-discipline, thrives on accurate information and research, and is driven by a job well-done. 

How DISC’s Most Dominant Personality Types Can Better Work in Team Settings

People with the Drive personality type on their DISC profile are typically bold, persuasive and impervious to influence from others. They are goal-oriented and strong leaders and, when they’re at their best, they can see projects and goals through to completion with top-of-the-line quality, effectiveness, and impact. As such, they can be excellent assets to any team. 

10 Things you Can Learn About Life by Watching an ENFP

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 12, 2020

ENFPs often seem like they flit through life, moving from one party or adventure to the next. The truth is, there’s so much more below the surface than passion and spontaneity for the ENFP personality type.

When you watch closely, you’ll see that ENFPs have plenty of qualities that few get to see, but which make them excellent role models and friends. If you have an ENFP in your life, here are just a few of the lessons they can teach you. 

Categories: Personal Growth, ENFP

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