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.

It's Not Just You — Here's How Common it is to Have Imposter Syndrome.

Do you think you might have imposter syndrome? How can you tell? What can you do about it? Is it even a bad thing if you do? And how many people have imposter syndrome? That’s what we’re looking at in this article. 

First, some definitions. 

What is Imposter Syndrome? 

Clearly, a person with imposter syndrome feels like an imposter. That feeling alone likely proves they are not an imposter.

Huh?

How to Be More Social as an Introvert

If you’re like the vast majority of Introverts, you’re comfortable in your own skin and couldn’t imagine being any other way. You’re happy with the way you are and view your introversion as a positive characteristic. Nevertheless, you would probably like to know how to be more social as an Introvert, because there isn’t an Introvert alive who doesn’t have at least some regrets about opportunities for socializing they’ve let slip by.

6 Signs you are a Type B Personality

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

You’ve probably heard about type A personality and its traits, but are you familiar with its counterpart? A type B personality is basically the opposite of type A. People with type B personality are usually described as relaxed, easy-going and flexible.

Some think that those with type B personality are lazy when, in reality, they just have a more carefree approach to life than the goal-driven type As. Wondering if you have type B personality? Here are six signs you might want to look out for.

17 Ideas for the Introvert’s Ultimate Summer Bucket List

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. 

Categories: Personal Growth, ISTJ

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?

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

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.

Categories: Personal Growth, ISTJ

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