Is Everyone More Introverted These Days? Here’s What the Science Says

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 01, 2021

Over the past year, we’ve all had our unique experiences of adapting to life in a time of pandemic. With lockdowns and work from home mandates, many of us were forced to endure months of near-solitude, and saw our daily routines disrupted. While some saw these restrictions as an opportunity for slowing down, others struggled with the lack of social interaction imposed.

The Quality that People Underestimate the Most, By Personality Type

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

Each of the 16 personality types has extraordinary qualities, strengths, and opportunities for personal growth. Whether you’re an Introvert or an Extravert, a Thinking type or a Feeling type, every combination in the 16-type system has a few traits that aren’t recognized often enough. For example, when I say I’m an INFJ, people are more concerned with my empathetic or enigmatic nature than some of my lesser-known strengths.

The Personality Types of your Favorite Children’s Books Characters

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

The characters in the books we loved as kids have a significant impact in our lives. They find a place in our hearts, shaping how we see the world and often, how we see ourselves. In honor of National Children’s Book Week, we wanted to explore the personality profiles of our favorite children’s book characters -- one for every Myers-Briggs type. Enjoy!

What Are Miley Cyrus’ Enneagram and Myers-Briggs Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 19, 2021

Miley Cyrus is a dynamic entertainer who’s had a long, evolving career in Hollywood and the music industry. As she’s come into her own, it’s clear Miley is independent, fun-loving and sociable, unafraid to make bold choices and stand up for what she believes in through her causes and politics. She lives in the moment -- and trust us, there’s never a dull one with her.

Miley is an Enneagram Seven and Myers-Briggs’ ESTP. Here’s more about her fascinating, unexpected personality. 

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

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.

This Is You At Your Best and Your Worst In Relationships, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 25, 2020

No one enjoys feeling vulnerable, and romantic relationships tend to be where we are exposed the most. That’s the place with the highest stakes; where even a small shift in dynamics can leave you feeling insecure and off balance. While we’re all different, how we navigate our relationships is closely intertwined with our Myers and Briggs personality preferences. Check out your personality type below to see what you look like in a relationship—at your very best and your absolute worst.  

Parenting as a Perceiver: How to Set the Rules

Perceiver personality types can be a lot of fun to spend time around. They’re playful and good at adapting to new situations with ease. They’re innately curious and always following the next exciting project, and they thrive without too many guidelines or structures, finding success on their own terms and in their own ways.

The Extravert’s Guide To Reintroducing Your Introvert To The World

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 28, 2020

As countries, cities, and communities begin to ease out of social distancing restrictions, Extraverts around the world are celebrating. Plans are being made, lists are being compiled, outings and gatherings are being planned as access to restaurants, retail and outdoor activities continues to rise. And obviously, in their joy, these enthusiastic Extraverts want to include their close Introverts in their festivities.

Categories: ENFP, ENFJ, ENTP, ENTJ, ESTP, ESTJ, ESFP, ESFJ

The Extravert's Social Distancing Survival Guide

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 24, 2020

By now, you’ve certainly heard of the term “social distancing”. In case you’ve been living under a rock, it’s a bona fide strategy for minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Guidelines for social distancing may vary based on geography, time and the severity of the situation but, ultimately, the advice is to avoid (or at least limit) in-person contact with others. Basically, it means canceling events, avoiding crowds, limiting yourself to tiny social gatherings and staying 6 feet away from others. Yes, even in the grocery store. 

Categories: ENFP, ENFJ, ENTP, ENTJ, ESTP, ESTJ, ESFP, ESFJ

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