How You Like to Dress, Based on Your Personality Type

Your personality type influences every aspect of your life, including your closet! For some personalities, fashion and style are high on their list of priorities whilst others barely give their clothes a second thought. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the key style signifiers for every personality type and the sense of identity lying behind them.

Read on to find out if you buck the trend or stick firmly to your sartorial stereotype!

5 Tips to Quiet Your Mind and Manage Stress

This isn’t news to you: It feels like the world has been turned on its head. 

Businesses are closing and entire industries are suffering. Schools are shut down for the foreseeable future. Professionals have found themselves working in entirely new environments. Everybody is worried about their own health, as well as the health of their loved ones.

Daily habits and routines have had to shift, and decisions that used to be inconsequential now seem monumentous.

How to Cope with Intense Emotions in Uncertain Times

If your head feels like it is spinning and you struggle to function when uncertain times hit, you are not alone. During uncertain times, it is normal and human to experience intense emotions, as we yearn to make sense of what is happening in and around us. With the right support and coping skills, our intense emotions can become gifts that help us process what is happening and move forward with strength.

The Strengths and Challenges of an “S” Personality in DiSC: Supportive, Steady...Submissive?

So you’ve taken the DISC assessment and have learned that your primary style is “S” (for Supportive).  How do you feel about that? Do you have mixed feelings? I know I did when I first took the DISC assessment.  S is sometimes seen as “Steady” and a whole bunch of “S” adjectives -- “Sweet”, “Shy”, “Sincere” … even “Submissive”.  At the time, I was in a leadership position and was concerned about what that said about me, what I was capable of, and whether it limited my options for my future.

Your Perfect Fictional Quarantine Partner, Based on Personality

In these times of social distancing and mandated isolation, most of us don’t have the luxury of choosing who we’re quarantined with. But that doesn’t mean we can’t imagine who we’d rather be locked inside with. Since we’re all reading more books or binging more Netflix, we’re becoming fast friends with the fictional people in our lives. 

How to Support Your Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Whatever Their Personality

Right now, our kids are really feeling the effects of “staying at home” orders.  Luckily, most of them are physically healthy and safe, but many are feeling bored, stressed, scared, anxious, and confused.  Could we use personality typing to better understand and help them as we do for ourselves? Well, it’s not that simple. Personality type assessments are usually intended for adults or older teens.

Gender Roles, Parenting and the Conflicted INFJ

As an INFJ personality type, I understood at a young age that there were “rules” in society that people were “supposed” to follow. Through intuition and observation, I learned that men and women had different roles to play. And while I understood that these rules existed, what didn’t make sense to me was “why?”

Five Mistakes ISFJs Make in Relationships (and What To Do About Them)

Protective, observant and loyal, ISFJ personality types are natural caretakers who will do everything they can to make their family and loved ones feel safe and supported. But selflessly loving others has its drawbacks. Here are the top five mistakes that ISFJs make in their relationships, plus some tips to help you manage them. 

10 Ideas for Creating Community While Sheltering in Place

As businesses close and sheltering in place becomes the norm, many people are feeling stressed, anxious, scared and even powerless.  The impact of coronavirus and social distancing has hit us quickly. And without being able to get together with others, this experience can feel incredibly isolating. In times like these, we need connection, support and community.  We need to feel like we’re not alone. But with businesses and public spaces closed, how do we create a much-needed sense of community?

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