7 Ways Judgers Procrastinate Worse than Perceivers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 20, 2020

My name is Jayne Thompson and I’m a procrastinator. 

To the outside world, I am the model of efficiency. I have the discipline to perform tasks in a quick and organized manner. I do things systematically and I get projects done on time.    

On the inside, it’s a different story. I habitually procrastinate. I dither and put things off for ages, often to the point where priorities have shifted and the job no longer needs to be done. 

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

Anatomy of a Villain: Dissecting the Personality Types of Characters We All Love to Hate

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 14, 2020

Tragic and misunderstood, a good villain is a complex character who is created not only to pull apart a hero’s worst tendencies, but to poke holes in human nature itself. They have their own rules and beliefs, working within a system they have either created or sworn fealty to. And no matter how monstrous they can be, they always have an underlying shred of recognizable humanity.

Five Mistakes ISFJs Make in Relationships (and What To Do About Them)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 16, 2020

Protective, observant and loyal, ISFJ personality types are natural caretakers who will do everything they can to make their family and loved ones feel safe and supported. But selflessly loving others has its drawbacks. Here are the top five mistakes that ISFJs make in their relationships, plus some tips to help you manage them. 

Category: ISFJ

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

7 Tips for Making it as an Introvert in the Teaching Profession

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 11, 2020

Teaching is an attractive profession for people who prize learning, and for those who like to help others grow and advance. The best teachers have a passion for their topics and truly enjoy passing their knowledge on to eager students. They even embrace the challenge of trying to reach underachieving students, believing that all young people have innate abilities and the potential to achieve.

How to Find Love as an Introvert Who Hates Dating

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 11, 2020

The dating scene is never easy. But it’s particularly hard if you’re an introverted personality type.  For those who score an “I” preference according to Myers and Briggs, then the thought of going out and meeting up with multiple strangers for dates can be excruciatingly painful.

How to Care for Yourself as a Person Who Puts Others First

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 19, 2020

When you’re wholeheartedly focused on the emotions, wellbeing and needs of others, keeping relationships healthy takes special skill. In Myers-Briggs personality typing, this way of approaching relationships is called extraverted Feeling, a mental function that is focused on others and is defined by the desire to connect with others with empathy and consideration.

Categories: INFJ, ENFJ, ISFJ, ESFJ

Why the Holidays Are the Best and Worst of Times for Judgers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 01, 2019

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when feelings of holiday cheer and terrible anxiety flooded the Judger. The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year — for the most part. But as an INFJ—one of the eight Judging types in Myers Briggs typology—my Judging component often gets tested come November and December.

An Introvert’s Guide to Thriving with an Extraverted Boss

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 21, 2019

As an Introvert, do you find it challenging to share your ideas or thoughts with your boss or team? Have you ever wished that there was an app or guide to help Introverts navigate a relationship with an extraverted boss?

There’s an ebb and flow to navigating a relationship with your boss.  However, work has the potential to become more complicated when the boss has an opposite style from yours.  

I learned this the hard way. 

The Healing Power of Nature for the Introverted Mind

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 01, 2019

Throughout the centuries, humans have found solace in the outdoors. Nature has inspired the works of great artists and writers, such as Keats, Millais, and Turner. These artists saw in nature what we still see today—a safe haven and an opportunity to escape the chaos of the city.

But what is it about nature that makes us feel good—whether we’re Introverts or Extraverts?

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