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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
When you try personality testing for the first time, you might be surprised by the knock-on effect it can have in all aspects of your life. Knowing your personality type can open up new doors to understanding yourself and the people around you.
Curious to know more? Here are 7 unintended consequences of personality testing that you might not be prepared for…
If you’ve ever wondered if you’re more sensitive than others around you, you might be a highly sensitive person (HSP). But what is a highly sensitive person? Although it’s easy to assume that a HSP experiences a greater reaction to sad situations and criticism, and is therefore more prone to stress and overwhelm, what makes someone an HSP goes much deeper than that. There’s biology involved, as well as personality science, which explains why HSPs respond differently to others and may face different challenges.
Let’s take a deeper look.
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