Ways to Give Back to Your Community, Based on Your Personality Type

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said, “Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.” 

At Truity, our mission is to ensure that scientifically validated personality tests are available to everyone who can benefit from them — as powerful tools for self-development and career and relationship growth. Year-round, Truity provides free or low-cost personality and career assessments to nonprofits and schools

What is an Introverted Extravert? 6 Signs You Might Be One

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 12, 2022

Introverted Extraverts take the best parts of both extremes and find a happy place in the middle. They are Extraverts on their 16-type profile, but also have some traits that make them more introverted than their more outgoing peers. 

They are also much more common than you think. 

Read on for a full breakdown of what is an Introverted Extravert, and signs you might be one.

8 Resolutions Every Enneagram 4 Should Make This New Year

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 30, 2021

Enneagram Type 4 is a creative powerhouse, so focused on art and being distinctive that distraction in other areas of their life is commonplace. As an “Individualist,” you may have tried to stick to a long list of projects but fell short, and that’s okay. As the new year approaches, you’ll have a fresh slate, and ideating a list of resolutions for 2022 can help you address those areas of your life that feel are a bit neglected, or simply give you a stronger grasp on your personal or professional goals.

4 Resolutions Every Enneagram 8 Should Make This New Year

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

If you’re a true Enneagram 8, you’re probably already goal-setting for the New Year and beyond. Type 8s can’t help but think ahead and set targets and challenges to add structure to their lives.

If you’re doing the same, why not make room for some alternative resolutions this year? As well as pursuing all-important professional achievements, try opening up to resolutions that give your life more balance too.

Strengths and Struggles of the Three Enneagram Centers of Intelligence

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 27, 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.

Understanding the Fixations of the Enneagram in Everyday Language

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 19, 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.

12 Things Introverts Say During the Holidays (Out-loud or to Themselves)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 16, 2021

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone but especially so for Introverts. From the pressure to buy presents, to the small talk you’ll have to endure, these quieter types can find the festive season exhausting. As Introverts, we may not always express this discomfort out-loud, but it still affects us. Sound familiar? 

How to Survive the Holidays: Tips for Introverts, from an Extravert

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 15, 2021

Whether you’re an Introvert or Extravert, the holidays can be a really exhausting time. No matter how much you enjoy the holiday period, it can quickly become tiring if you overcommit to too many things. 

Between seeing family, hanging out with old friends and apparently endless parties and gatherings, even the most outgoing person can find themselves worn out. 

To avoid this feeling, you need to get smart about how you socialize.

Ready for an Extravert’s holiday survival guide? Let’s jump in!

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