Nurture by Nature

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 08, 2022

How understanding your children’s personality type is the key to helping them develop self-esteem.

Being a parent is by far the toughest, most rewarding job I’ve ever had.

I believe most people lucky enough to have kids would agree. I remember when my first child was born having a genuine epiphany. Up until that moment, my strongest primal instinct was my own survival. That changed in an instant when I realized I would give up my life, without a second thought, to save my child. I think all parents feel the same way.

12 Traits That Anyone With a Type A Personality Will Relate To

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 07, 2022

Type A personalities are competitive go-getters who strive for perfection. Because of their intense drive, they’ll stop at nothing to be number one in everything they do. But there’s more to a Type A’s personality than what you see on surface value. 

Whether you’ve recently discovered that you’re a Type A personality or you’ve known for years, check out these 12 Type A personality traits you’ll be sure to relate to.

8 Things You Should Never Say to an ENTJ

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

When it comes to personality types, ENTJs have to be one of the most single-minded and rigid of them all. This personality type has strong opinions about a lot of things and saying the wrong thing can quickly turn them against you.

If you’re chatting to an ENTJ personality, bear in mind that they’re listening to everything you say and secretly making judgments about your character. Overly emotional, needy or authoritative chat is the fastest way to lose them as a friend, date, or employee. 

What to Get your Dad for Father’s Day, By Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 14, 2022

Finding the perfect gift for the dad or father figure in your life can sometimes feel like a gargantuan task. But choosing a gift doesn’t have to be hard! Try incorporating his personality type to help you narrow down his interests.

Here’s a guide to the best Father’s Day gifts for your father, based on his personality type. 

INFP

If your dad is a “Healer” type, find a gift for his artistic, caring soul. For example, you may pick a group activity with his loved ones or a fun item he can use to enjoy some solitude. 

How to be a Great Parent by Understanding the Love Languages of Children

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 27, 2022

If you want to know how to be a better parent and foster closer relationships with your children, learning the five love languages can help. First proposed by Gary Chapman in 1992, the five love languages have expanded to include not just adults and couples but also children. 

Read on to find out more about the love languages of children, including how to recognize them and how to speak your child’s love language in different ways.

What to Do When an Introvert Ignores You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 20, 2022

Some people find their introverted friends enigmatic—and even if you’re an Introvert, seeing eye-to-eye with your fellow Introverts isn’t always a clear-cut process. Since Introverts experience a wide range of distractions in their lives, both in their inner world and the overwhelming stimuli of the outside world, it’s hard to be sure if their lack of response is purposeful. So what do you do when an Introvert ignores you?

What to Get Your Mom for Mother’s Day, By Personality Type

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

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for your mom, don’t worry! We are here to help. The secret to gift giving is to think about the person you’re buying for, not your own preferences. So whether your mom is a free-spirited artist or a loyal traditionalist, we have got you covered! 

Here’s what gift to get your mom this year, based on her personality type.

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