What is an Extravert? 10 Signs You May Be One

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 03, 2021

Do you have a feeling you might be an Extravert but you’re not sure what exactly that means? Let’s take a look at what an Extravert is and how to tell if you fit the profile.

What is an Extravert?

Extraverts are known for being extra sociable and are often talkative. They tend to say what they think and are outspoken or open about their thoughts and feelings. They usually thrive off of spending time with other people and get a buzz from big groups and gatherings. 

Corporate Criminal Test: Find Out How Your Personality Traits Align With Famous Corporate Con Artists, from Elizabeth Holmes to the Fyre Fest Organizers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 28, 2021

Note: The corporate crimes and True Crime stories highlighted here can involve dark and mature themes. If you’re sensitive to reading about these types of crimes, skip this read and the test. 

What Is an Introvert? 7 Traits All Introverts Have, Even If They Don’t Know It

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 21, 2021

Although you’ve probably heard the terms “Introvert” and “Extravert” thrown around in conversation, you might not know exactly what these traits mean and how they differ. It’s easy to say Introverts like to stay in while Extraverts like to go out, but few people know why. Because  generic statements are so prevalent, people often find these personality terms confusing and unknowingly perpetuate falsehoods about them. So what is an Introvert, exactly?

Are You an Introverted Extravert? Here are 11 Signs

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2021

It may sound contradictory to refer to someone as an introverted Extravert. But personality does not exist in absolutes.

Introversion and Extraversion can best be pictured as opposite ends of a personality spectrum. You may be closer to one end than the other, but not 100-percent defined as one or the other.

How to Use Enneagram Arrows for Growth

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 18, 2021

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here. For an understanding of arrows, check out this post. 

Are you a Difficult Person? Take the Toxic Traits Test

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 13, 2021

We all know someone who’s difficult to deal with. Maybe it’s a cunning colleague at work, an overly dramatic friend who demands too much of your energy, or that killjoy who always runs to tell you—you guessed it—the bad news. All of these behaviors describe what some call a toxic person.

While no one would like to think of themselves as being difficult, the truth is we all have some less-than-perfect personality traits. Wondering if you’re a difficult person? This article is for you. Here are seven signs that you may be a bit more toxic than you think.

Understanding Enneagram Arrows: Your Three-step Pathway for Growth

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 11, 2021

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here.

What’s the Color Personality Test?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 07, 2021

Whether you’re new to personality testing or not, you may have heard about a color personality test that has recently taken TikTok by storm. While this version of the color personality test is having a moment, they actually are nothing new. Several variations have emerged over the years, and the concept is pretty similar to other personality tests in that the color test can give you a ton of insight into who you are, how you think, and your personal strengths. 

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