6 Things ENTJs and INTPs Have in Common

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 13, 2022

The ENTJ and INTP personality types are often described as a great love match. They have a wide range of personality traits in common and that makes them really fascinating people to know, talk to and work with. When you put these two types together, something really interesting happens. They bring out the best in each other’s intellectual, logical and adventurous personalities, creating a dynamic and challenging combination where sparks fly.

What Enneagram Type is my Child?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 06, 2022

While it’s not possible to personality type children with any degree of accuracy, there are some observable behaviors that can clue you in on your child’s type and help you to understand them a bit better. Note: Truity's Enneagram test is not appropriate for children under the age of 14.

How to Become an INFP Whisperer

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 31, 2022

If you have an INFP in your life, you might sometimes view them as an exotic, high-strung horse that you don’t quite understand or know how to deal with.

First, remember that we’re not animals, or children, so please don’t try to manage us, humor us, or endeavor to bend us to your will.

What you can do is learn about what makes us tick and become a partner who helps us manage our weaknesses and utilize our strengths. We have a great deal to offer, if you give us the chance to do it in our way.

7 Tips for Parenting as a Highly Sensitive Person

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 26, 2022

A highly sensitive person (HSP) can be deeply affected by just about anything that happens around them, for good or for ill. The behavior of their friends, family members, and other companions can have an especially large impact, which creates some interesting challenges for HSPs who are fortunate enough to be parents.

How do Enneagram 8s Deal with People They Don't Like?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 23, 2022

Enneagram 8s are a lot of things - but subtle isn’t one of them! These types find it impossible to hide their feelings, especially if they’re unhappy, angry or frustrated by something happening around them. If they run into someone they don’t like, there’s likely to be a slip of the tongue, a roll of the eyes or even a choice word or two that reveals exactly what they’re feeling. An Enneagram 8 rarely pretends. 

When it comes to people they don’t like, Enneagram 8s will usually choose one of four responses: 

How you Behave When You’re Angry, By Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 09, 2022

Everyone experiences anger sometimes, but how you deal with it reveals a lot about your personality type. For example, some types feel little wrath and more emotional regret, while others feel unprecedented fury! Because every personality type handles anger differently, it can be helpful to examine how each type behaves when dealing with this complicated emotion. 

So how do you behave when you’re angry? Let’s take a look at how each personality type reacts.

Why Highly Sensitive Persons Make the Best Leaders

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 01, 2022

Highly sensitive people (HSPs) have an accommodating temperament combined with a quiet confidence that makes them ideal for most leadership positions. They are sensitive to the needs of others and transparent in their concern for everyone’s welfare. This helps them elicit support and cooperation from people of diverse backgrounds and personalities, who come to trust them implicitly.  

How to Deal with a Dominant Personality

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 29, 2022

Run. Hide. Triple-bolt the door. Declare yourself permanently busy. 

One of these is probably your first response when dealing with one of those people who has to always be right and not only expects you to agree with them, but to do whatever they say while feeling you must hand them your dignity and personal choice on a silver platter.

Unfortunately, sometimes there will be such a person in your life that you just can’t avoid. They could be your co-worker, your boss, your (not so) Great-Aunt Clarice, or your best friend’s boorish boyfriend. 

10 Signs that You May Be Living with an HSP Personality

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 26, 2022

Could you be living with a highly sensitive person (HSP) and not know it? Many people who have an HSP personality are unaware of it, in many instances not even realizing that such a thing exists. Needless to say, if they don’t know the truth about their HSP personality you aren’t likely to know either, unless you’ve learned how to identify the signs on your own.

12 Ways that ISTJ Women are Misunderstood

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 22, 2022

ISTJ personalities make up 12% of the general population. ISTJ women claim 7% of this personality, while 16% of ISTJs are men. Running on pure statistics, it might surprise you that we make up so large a personality population. Odds are, you know an ISTJ. It’s also a safe bet to say that if you aren’t paying attention, you don’t know that you know her.

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