Conscious living / Health and Wellness / Personality / Psychology / Relationships

A Difficult Week in Review

Last week was typical week for me.  I was busy and productive and though I had to deal with several difficult people I was happy. I have resolved not to shun the so-called difficult people in my life for two self serving reasons. They teach me important lessons about myself, and learning from them provides  … Continue reading

Seeking Happiness: Focus on Relationships
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Seeking Happiness: Focus on Relationships

The Oxford Happiness Inventory and a battery of personality measures were completed by 171 subjects. The results showed predicted positive correlations for happiness with satisfaction with life, self-esteem, and sociability and negative correlations of happiness with embarrass-ability, loneliness, shyness, and social anxiety.  Continue reading

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INFJ: the most rare of all the types Part 2

The Myers-Briggs personality typology system was developed in the 1930s by Katharine Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, as a way to place people in work environments naturally suited to their talents and aptitudes during World War II. It is based on the theory of temperaments by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. Jung believed differences … Continue reading

Internet Relationships / Personality / Psychology / Relationships / Social networking

INFJ: The most rare of all the types

A fellow Blog Catalog member came up with an idea on the Discussion forum that culminated in many members taking the test and sharing their test results. This is a list that I have compiled of various blogs that are categorized by the personality of the blogger using the Myers-Briggs typology test. Imagine, finding the … Continue reading

Personality / Psychology

Self-acceptance

Claudette Rowley: So many of us use common beliefs and actions to cover up accurate, positive views of ourselves. Consider the following behaviors. Do you: Let other people assign value to you? Don’t. You’re the only person who can decide what you’re worth. Try to control others’ perceptions of you, even though you know this … Continue reading

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Who owns blog comments?

Don’t fence me in When I was young I was a competitive, rugged individualist. I rejected the ‘parallel thinking’ and ‘lateral thinking’ approaches that I was naturally inclined towards using. My family members, school teachers and employers placed a strong reliance on competition, within a structured environment replete with rules and regulations. I struggled to … Continue reading

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What kind of a first impression do you make?

You Make a Great First Impression You can handle almost any social situation with grace, even the tricky ones. Strangers often find you charming and interesting. You are often remembered fondly. Even if you’re not naturally outgoing, you can make conversation with anyone if you need to.Whether you were born this way or had to … Continue reading

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Relationships and Messages

By Andrew Schneider There are basically four levels of soul contact that we experience in our relationships – within ourselves, with each other, with the world, and with the Universe/God. These levels are psychologically all expressions of love. Whenever there is lack of unity or disconnection it is because one of the following soul invitations … Continue reading

Personality / Psychology / Relationships

Do You Know Your Mind?

This in-depth personality questionnaire will help you know yourself better. Covering the areas of Introversion-Extraversion, Emotional Stability, Determinism, Sexuality and Social & Political Attitudes, it will help you to see yourself – your mental, emotional and behavioral strengths and weaknesses – more objectively. Peter Shepherd The basis of the questionnaire is the long-established Eysenck Personality … Continue reading