17 Ideas for the Introvert’s Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 30, 2022

Summertime is here! If you’re an Introvert who wants to make the most of the beautiful sunny weather, you’ll want to plan ahead for all your must-do activities. From beach going to poolside hangouts, there’s plenty to do to cool down and relax. And if you’re hoping to squeeze in some time with your closest friends, you don’t have to do activities that are too demanding.

Here are 17 ideas for the Introvert’s ultimate summer bucket list.

Confessions of an Unhealthy ISTJ

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 24, 2022

ISTJs have an inner willpower that other personalities can only dream about. We stare down a situation and take notes, willing to remain aloof until we can arrive at a solid conclusion. The right conclusion. And if this keen observer forgets that she is being observed, well, things get messy.

And you know how we feel about messy.

ISTJs are unhealthy when our best characteristics turn a corner to the dark side. 

The One Productivity Boosting Habit That Will Improve Your Day, By Enneagram Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 17, 2022

It can be hard to change your day-to-day schedule with a hectic lifestyle, but sometimes all you need is a little push to make your day better. To start improving your day in a simple, effective way, you can incorporate one new habit and see a big difference. To find an easy habit you can start practicing right away, why not look at your personality type? 

Here, we’re using Enneagram types to figure out your perfect productivity-boosting habit. They are guaranteed to improve your mood and your day! 

What Happens When You Defy Your Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 16, 2022

Personality testing can tell you a lot about yourself, including your strengths and the best path for you. But what happens when you defy your personality type? 

From finding new interests to risking your relationships, ignoring your personality type can have some unexpected outcomes – good and bad. You might feel lost or confused but you might also end up uncovering traits you didn’t know you have.

Here are 9 things that can happen when you defy your personality type.

5 Understated Ways ISTJs Show Their Sensitive Side

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 15, 2022

The Tin Man was wrong all along. When he rapped on his chest, all he heard echoing back was hollow emptiness. Everyone else could hear it, too. The Tin Man decided that he’d been built without a heart.

Isn’t that just like an ISTJ? The Tin Man was so attuned to only what he could observe that he missed what his friends did not. “He was tender, he was gentle, and awful sentimental,” but it took some paying attention to notice it.

What is Extraverted Sensing?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 10, 2022

Extraverted Sensing (Se) occurs when someone is really focused on the outside world and all the information they’re getting from their senses. People who use Extraverted Sensing live in the now, and find joy and purpose through their interactions with other people, culture, and nature. Unlike types who ‘live in their heads,’ Extraverted Sensors are energized by the sights, sounds, smells, feelings, and emotions they get from interacting with the world.  

Sound like you? Read on to learn more about this fascinating function! 

Individualized, Personality-backed Strategies for Reducing Covid-era Stress

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

Is there anyone on the planet who is not incredibly stressed these days?

Over the past few years, depression, anxiety, and alcohol and substance abuse have all skyrocketed. As have damaged relationships, disrupted careers, devastated finances, delayed social development, and numerous other consequences we are only now beginning to appreciate. And even before COVID-19, stress was a significant factor in increased heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and many other serious medical conditions.

What Each Enneagram Type Packs for a Road Trip

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

Some believe that road trips should be planned, itinerized and run like a well-oiled machine, while others have a more go-with-the-flow style. And these differences appear before you even hit the road, with very different attitudes about what to pack and why. 

Here’s what we think each Enneagram type will pack for their road trip. Read on to find out what’s in store for you and your travel companions!


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