About the Author

Jayne is a B2B tech copywriter and the editorial director here at Truity. When she’s not writing to a deadline, she’s geeking out about personality psychology and conspiracy theories. Jayne is a true ambivert, barely an INTJ, and an Enneagram One. She lives with her husband and daughters in the UK. Find Jayne at White Rose Copywriting.

Are You Too Secretive in Your Relationship?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 08, 2016

Not everyone feels comfortable laying their heart on their sleeve, even to the person they hold the most dear. Some people bottle things up because they don't like sharing things that are personal. They feel vulnerable when they open up and worry that they will lose their partner's acceptance if they show the "real" them. Others keep secrets from their significant other to protect them. If telling the truth will potentially hurt their partner, they might go to great lengths to keep their lips sealed.

How to Cope When Your Boss Has Less Experience Than You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 27, 2016

People get promoted for all sorts of reasons, not all of which have to do with their skills, qualifications or seniority. So if you suspect that your boss has less experience than you, you may be right.

Working under a less-experienced manager can be incredibly demoralizing, especially if your manager is an energetic, young upstart fresh out of school. So what do you do? Raise a ruckus, complain to your coworkers, or simply keep your head down? And how do you get what you need to further your own career, when you're not sure that your boss can teach you anything?

Unmistakable Signs You're Dating a Perceiver

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 18, 2016

Perceivers are the laid-back, adaptable all-rounders of the personality type world. They don't stress when things go wrong and have an easy time adjusting to change. Members of this free-wheeling type are typically more tolerant of people's differences than their Judging cousins, and often find themselves drawn to relationships with people from all corners of the personality spectrum.

If the person you're dating demonstrates the following behaviors, chances are you've got a Perceiver on your hands.

More Successful Than Your Significant Other? Here's How to Cope

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 11, 2016

Most of us strive to be the best person we can possibly be, especially when it comes to our career. But if you are more successful than your partner, you can probably expect there to be some tension in your relationship. Even if you are not competing in the same challenge or line of work, living with your success, day after day, can eat away at your partner's self-esteem.

Five Questions to Ask Yourself before a Mid-Life Career Change

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 14, 2016

Do you like your job? For many Americans, the answer to that question is a big "no." Around 70 percent of us hate work or are actively disengaged from our jobs. This figure doesn't get any better with tenure. Among the over 45 age group, 80% of workers have considered changing careers to eliminate the Monday morning blues. Disappointingly, only 6% actually do.

Top Ten Mistakes That Extraverts Unwittingly Make

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 29, 2016

Success in relationships, careers and family life isn't about having the "right" personality. It's about understanding your individual traits and how these support, or undermine, success. When it comes to extraverts, demonstrating that you're not a shallow, loud-mouthed party animal is essential to overcoming the blanket stereotypes that follow you around like a shadow.

10 Things an INTJ Could Learn About Romance

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 10, 2016

INTJs are not known for placing a lot of emphasis on romance. We embody the suppression of emotion, not the expression of it. We can be so matter-of-fact and hard-headed that it's difficult to imagine us doing something as frivolous as falling in love.

At the same time, we want a relationship. We know that we're pretty darned outstanding as relationship material, just too awkward to play the dating game.

The Female INTJ’s Guide to Finding Friends Who Get You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 11, 2016

It's no secret that INTJs have a hard time making friends. Solitary by nature, their interests tend to be deep, contemplative and out of reach of the "regular" folk. Most INTJs would rather spend their time acquiring knowledge than wasting time with irrational social rituals such as small talk, gift giving and reciprocity. This may cause other personality types to perceive them as cold, distant and standoffish.

Category: INTJ

The 5 Highest-Earning Careers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 23, 2015

Everyone knows that doctors, lawyers and accountants command huge pay packets. But what if you’re itching for a high-paying career that isn’t so run-of-the-mill?

Luckily, there are plenty of less conventional positions out there. We’ve rounded up five jobs that are pretty far off the beaten trail — all with great salaries.

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