Dictator or Doormat? How Your Personality Type Determines Your Conflict Style

Since the 2016 election season is in full swing, you might want to brace yourself for some conflict with family, friends, and your TV screen during debates. Even if you’re not politically inclined, you’ll probably have to face conflict in the near future in some facet of your life. One of the reasons why resolving conflicts is so difficult and often unpleasant is that different people have different styles of handling conflict.

Top Ten Mistakes That Extraverts Unwittingly Make

Success in relationships, careers and family life isn't about having the "right" personality. It's about understanding your individual traits and how these support, or undermine, success. When it comes to extraverts, demonstrating that you're not a shallow, loud-mouthed party animal is essential to overcoming the blanket stereotypes that follow you around like a shadow.

This Valentine's Day, Love Them Like They Want You To

I'll never forget the time my ex gave me a set of grey floor mats for my car for Valentine's Day. That went over almost as well as the rowing machine another ex gave me for the holiday: “Maybe this will help make your thighs thinner." There's a reason exes become exes.

Needy Friend or Friend Indeed? Tips to Help NTs Cope with Emotionally Needy Relationships

As members of the personality type grouping known as "rationals," NTs are practical and unsentimental folks. Great at solving life's little problems, they are not so great at dealing with people who get sunk into their emotions. NT's are pretty hot on reciprocity, too, and don't appreciate friends who demand more than their fair share of attention. Unsurprisingly, NTs are the type least likely to cope with an excessively needy friend - those who take a mile while giving barely an inch in return.

How to Be Truly Grateful for All the People In Your Life (Including Yourself)

Gratitude.

That one simple three-syllable word can completely transform your life. Whether you are an ENTJ or an ISFP, here’s the great news: any personality can be grateful and what better season than Thanksgiving to practice. Not only does the holiday makes all of us more mindful of our blessings, it also gives us ample opportunity to interact with others and the chance to observe, learn from and appreciate one another and ourselves.

The Art of Confrontation: How Conflict Can Improve a Feeler’s Relationships

Feelers are hardwired to be connected. They make decisions based on other people's thoughts and feelings and spend energy trying to take care of those feelings, although they may not realize they are doing it.

Four Tips for Dealing with a Competitive Friendship

Humans are social animals and friendships are vital to our health, happiness and well-being. But if you want to be happy, having lots of friends is much less important than having good friends - loyal and trusted companions who are genuinely happy for you when things are going OK and genuinely supportive when things are falling apart.

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