A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

If you’re anything like me, a poster-child for the personality type ENFP, you love when the New Year rolls around. Not only does it herald a new tour around the sun, but it also brings a clean slate and the opportunity to start everything fresh – like a commitment to health and fitness.

The Case for Being a Worrywart

I have a terrible poker face. I’ve never actually played poker, but I assume I would lose. I’m not good at putting on a happy face when I’m not happy, and please do not tell me to turn my frown upside-down. My ability to maintain a neutral to upbeat expression is so bad that strangers have stopped me in the grocery store to ask if I’m feeling alright.

Needy Friend or Friend Indeed? Tips to Help NTs Cope with Emotionally Needy Relationships

As members of the personality type grouping known as "rationals," NTs are practical and unsentimental folks. Great at solving life's little problems, they are not so great at dealing with people who get sunk into their emotions. NT's are pretty hot on reciprocity, too, and don't appreciate friends who demand more than their fair share of attention. Unsurprisingly, NTs are the type least likely to cope with an excessively needy friend - those who take a mile while giving barely an inch in return.

How to Be Truly Grateful for All the People In Your Life (Including Yourself)

Gratitude.

That one simple three-syllable word can completely transform your life. Whether you are an ENTJ or an ISFP, here’s the great news: any personality can be grateful and what better season than Thanksgiving to practice. Not only does the holiday makes all of us more mindful of our blessings, it also gives us ample opportunity to interact with others and the chance to observe, learn from and appreciate one another and ourselves.

Fear Not, Introverts: You Can Travel Successfully Solo

There are only a few activities that excite and thrill me as much as travel does. At the same time, there are also a few activities that stress and nauseate me as much as travel does. Some of these negative feelings occur because I am, at my core, a homebody and a creature of habit. But another part of it is my introversion, which also plays a role in the fact that I am such a homebody. 

The Art of Confrontation: How Conflict Can Improve a Feeler’s Relationships

Feelers are hardwired to be connected. They make decisions based on other people's thoughts and feelings and spend energy trying to take care of those feelings, although they may not realize they are doing it.

Seven Career Fears for the Ambitious INFP to Get Over

Ambition isn't a problem for most INFPs - it's anxiety. A highly sensitive, compassionate and emotional creature, you have a low tolerance for conflict and a strong need to please. As such, going to work can feel like walking on eggshells. You don't want to say or do the wrong thing so you might not say much of anything - and this paralysis can have a detrimental effect on your career.

Career fears can read like a list of deadly sins for the ambitious INFP. Here are the seven common job worries you might face, and what you can do about them.

Is the Future Made for Introverts?

In celebration of the historic Back to The Future Day, I rewatched the classic movie and was charmed, as always, by the 80’s vision of the new millennium. Flying cars, 3-second pizza machines, talking appliances—this was the life! And of course, featured prominently was that great 1980’s tool of the future: the videophone. In The Future, everyone was going to own a videophone.

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