How to Improve Your Mood Right Now, By Personality Type

Everyone has a bad day now and then, and most people have some ideas about what they can do to cheer themselves up. But sometimes the usual methods go stale. That’s when you start searching for a different type of pick-me-up.

If you’re looking for a new way to break out of a funk, why not try something that’s customized for your personality type? Here’s how you can boost your mood today, according to your Myers and Briggs type. 

6 Healthy Habits That Every INFP Should Cultivate

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 19, 2023

Like with every personality type, INFPs have unique gifts – and challenges. Even a strength can become a liability if it’s not used properly. The trick is learning how to lean into your authentic traits and developing those that don’t come as easily, while being careful not to lean so far that you topple forward. 

How do you find that balance? 

Is Personality Testing Just Stereotyping?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 11, 2023

Personality testing has critics who are skeptical of its validity. The list of detractors includes a few working psychologists and some academics who question the theories of the experts who created the tests. Also included on the list are lay people who don’t think the Myers-Briggs, Enneagram or Big Five tests have any connection to real life.

EQ is the Most Important Predictor of Success at Work – Here’s How You Can Increase your Emotional Intelligence

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 29, 2023

You likely have heard about emotional intelligence by now. But maybe you think it’s only important for your personal life and doesn’t matter much in business. Or perhaps you think it’s a nice extra to have, but isn’t that essential to your career success. If you believe either of these things, it’s time to think again.

How to Be Your Most Confident Self – Inside and Out – by Enneagram Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 12, 2023

Self-confidence looks different for everyone. For some, it is simply feeling more comfortable with decision-making while for others, it means finally getting rid of anxiety and self-doubt. The benefits of self-confidence are enormous. They range from increased resilience to better interpersonal relationships and better performance at work. 

Whatever your Enneagram type, there’s a good chance that you can benefit from working on your inner and outer self-confidence. Here are some tips to help.  

3 Simple Steps to Leaving Your Comfort Zone as An Enneagram 6

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 13, 2023

As an Enneagram Type Six, you value your comfort zone more than any other personality type. You thrive in well-established routines and can feel very anxious when asked to try something new. These behaviors are limiting, however. If you stay in your comfort zone, you'll never know what you're really capable of.

The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Great First Impression on Everyone you Meet

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 29, 2023

As an Introvert, it isn’t always easy to meet new people. There’s a lot of pressure that makes Introverts uncomfortable — making small talk, the fear of appearing “too quiet” and the expectation to engage when you may feel too drained to do so are a few of these.

5 Ways Introverts Can Make Friends For a Lifetime

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 22, 2023

Introverts tend to curate a handful of close friends, not collect a tribe. We love to go deeper, not wider, with our people circle and there might come a time when a lack of kindred spirits leaves a real gap.

Because we gravitate toward solo activities, love our quiet time, and think that a good book beats a party any day, Introverts have to make conscious decisions when it comes to forming and maintaining friendships.


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