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Marisa Dallas is a freelance writer with two bachelors’ degrees in Biomedical Sciences and English & American Literature. As a creative idealist, INFJ, she is an imaginative world builder and enjoys writing fictional literary short stories. Marisa is working on her first novel. Reach out to her at www.marisadallas.com.

Why Briggs Myers' "Judging" Trait Doesn't Mean Judgmental

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 26, 2020

So you've done a personality test and the results are in: you're a Judger. If you're not too familiar with Myers and Briggs' way of describing personality, being called a Judger may sound like cause for concern. But there's no need to feel defensive! Judging, in this context, has more to do with how you approach life—not how judgmental you are.

Categories: INFJ, ENFJ, INTJ, ENTJ, ISTJ, ESTJ, ISFJ, ESFJ

How Psychologist Carl Jung Described Our Personality Types

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 27, 2020

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment, which is the result of Isabel Briggs Myers’ insightful system of personality typing, can be traced back to the groundbreaking theories of psychoanalyst Carl Jung.  Amongst Jung’s prolific work in the arts and sciences, his seminal book, Psychological Types, presents the foundation for Briggs Myers' theory. 

Why We Can All Develop Even Blends of Extraversion and Introversion

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 05, 2020

Ambiverts have contemplative ideas like an Introvert and also possess the ability to sell or implement those ideas in a competitive environment like an Extravert. This ability to ‘flex’ with the situation is widely valued in society. Known as the ambivert’s advantage, even blends of extraversion and introversion are in demand in the workplace and in personal spheres. As a result, ambiverts tend to find greater opportunities in their relationships and careers than people who sit at the more extreme ends of the personality spectrum.

How Creative Idealists Deal With Disappointment

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 05, 2019

Creative idealist personality types INFJ, ENFP, INFP, and ENFJ are vulnerable to life’s disappointments like any other person. Highly idealistic and with strongly developed Intuitive and Feeling traits, it’s natural for us to resolve those disappointments by using our mental and emotional resources.

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