How to Let Go of Grudges, Advice from a Judger

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 27, 2021

Do you find yourself holding a grudge for months or maybe even years? Well you’re not alone. Many of us hold grudges as a way of dealing with disappointment. This is a common trait for a whole range of personality types but especially for those with a Judging preference on the Myers and Briggs personality system.

Why You Need To Get Out Of Your Head and Into Your Body to Get The Most Out Of Your Personality System

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 12, 2021

The Big Five, DISC, Myers and Briggs, the Enneagram — all these personality systems help you understand yourself and other people better. By learning your own personality traits and those of others, you can begin to understand the inherent strengths and potential pitfalls we all possess.

What Are Kate Middleton’s Enneagram and Myers-Briggs Types?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 08, 2021

Straight-laced and serious-minded, there’s a reason Kate Middleton was able to blend so seamlessly into the rule-following, traditional role of Duchess of Cambridge; her personality type might just be perfectly suited to wearing that crown.

Based on an analysis of her observed behavior and motivations, Kate is most likely an Enneagram Type One, and an ISFJ personality type. Here’s what makes the Duchess of Cambridge so unique. 

Holiday Tips for Introverts: When You Want to be Alone But Hate to be Forgotten

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 23, 2020

The holiday season is a time to connect with loved ones, but it can be a stressful time for Introverts who are trying to keep up. Getting enough alone time is important to introverted types, but if they’re skipping events to be alone, they often feel a major case of FOMO. So how do you balance the much-needed time to recharge with the demanding social calendar of the holidays? 

A Very Truity Christmas! The Personality Types of Our Favorite Holiday Characters

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 22, 2020

As we gather together, decking our halls and sipping hot cocoa, we thought we’d take a look at the personality profiles of our favorite holiday characters—the heroes and the villains! It’s up for interpretation, of course, but here’s our highly scientific view of where certain characters might fall. 

Ebenezer Scrooge: ISTJ

Have you muttered a grumpy ‘Bah Humbug!’ yet? Crotchety and miserly, this two-word catchphrase marks Ebenezer Scrooge as the ultimate holiday grouch, and one we can all identify with when things get stressful! 

Help! I Can’t Delegate!

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 17, 2020

“I’ll never be able to delegate. I just don’t have the personality for it.”

Well, yes and no. Or, more specifically, no and yes. Delegation phobia, as I like to call it, is definitely rooted in personality. My ENFJ friend has no problem with it. She recently told an entire meeting, “Someone needs to write these thank-you letters, and I’d prefer it not to be me.”

5 Ways Mentally Strong Feelers Deal With Rejection

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 04, 2020

People who type as Feelers in the Myers and Briggs personality system make for truly special friends and partners. That’s because they’re able to connect emotionally, communicate their thoughts and feelings, and empathize when appropriate. These types are very tuned into their emotions, which can be an essential tool to navigating the world. 

Body Language Tips for Introverts: Changing Your Body Language Can Change Your Life!

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 17, 2020

How often have you heard someone say that body language makes up 90 percent of communication? The number may or may not be true, but we definitely know that our words are only one avenue of communication. Body language conveys information about thoughts, perceptions, moods, and emotions, which other people pick up on either consciously or subconsciously.

Top Three ISFJ Literary Sidekicks (and Why They Make Ideal Companions)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 03, 2020

From the beginning of storytelling, epic adventures have had their heroes — the larger-than-life, charismatic persona who is willing to endure fantastic quests in order to right a wrong or secure their place in infamy. Though the particular quest may differ from story to story, there are similarities in these tales. Generally, there’s an obstacle that requires immense strength or extreme cleverness to conquer. 

And often, the hero has a trusted companion to help him do it.

8 Powerful Ways That Feelers Can Become More Assertive

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

Some of the best qualities of Feeler personalities -- the “Fs” of the Myers and Briggs personality system -- are their kindness, empathy, and their ability to think about others. Feeling personalities follow their instincts and trust their emotions to guide them in their professional and personal lives. That’s one of the reasons why they have such beautiful, lasting relationships.

Categories: INFJ, INFP, ENFP, ENFJ, ISFJ, ISFP, ESFP, ESFJ

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