How to be a Great Parent by Understanding the Love Languages of Children

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 27, 2022

If you want to know how to be a better parent and foster closer relationships with your children, learning the five love languages can help. First proposed by Gary Chapman in 1992, the five love languages have expanded to include not just adults and couples but also children. 

Read on to find out more about the love languages of children, including how to recognize them and how to speak your child’s love language in different ways.

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!

There Are 9 Types of Intelligence - Which One Fits Your Personality Type?

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

You’ve heard of the 16-type personality system, but what about the 9 types of intelligence? The multiple intelligence theory organizes people into different categories depending on where their skills lie. You might be a logician or have strong musical intelligence or anything in between.

If you want to know which type of intelligence fits your personality type, keep reading!

How to Problem-Solve as a Team Using the Zig-Zag Method

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 23, 2022

This blog post is part of our Truity at Work series for those who are new to people management. In these posts, we’re creating useful content for managers and teams alike, helping you to understand personality, improve communication, and navigate conflict and change with ease. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here.

What to Do When an Introvert Ignores You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 20, 2022

Some people find their introverted friends enigmatic—and even if you’re an Introvert, seeing eye-to-eye with your fellow Introverts isn’t always a clear-cut process. Since Introverts experience a wide range of distractions in their lives, both in their inner world and the overwhelming stimuli of the outside world, it’s hard to be sure if their lack of response is purposeful. So what do you do when an Introvert ignores you?

What Are the Best Careers for the Enneagram Type 5?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 18, 2022

A comprehensive list of suitable Enneagram Type 5 careers would be quite long, which is a testament to their high levels of motivation and impressive intellectual and creative capacities.

The Enneagram 5 is known as the Investigator. This label is appropriate, because it captures the true nature of this thoughtful and curious type.

Category: Type Five

7 Unintended Consequences of Personality Testing

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…

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