All posts tagged: Personality

Being Alone Heals Me: An Introvert

  “I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.” -Audrey Hepburn Yesterday afternoon, I spent approximately three (3) hours barely saying a word to anyone. I clocked out from work, and made my way to Little Tokyo on the other side of downtown L.A. I was in desperate need of an afternoon absolutely alone. Lately, my weekends have been full. I would think that most people prefer busy, fun-filled weekends. Weekends brimming with events, gatherings, parties, dates, visits, so on and so forth… and it can be thrilling and some how fulfilling to know that people desire to spend time with you. I wrote a post once on the importance of using time in the way you see fit. Its a precious commodity, and I have always felt one should appreciate whenever someone takes time for you. But, you see, by nature I am an introvert. That is usually interpreted as someone who is antisocial, aloof, …

Fixed, Yet Ever-Changing: Discovering Your Personality Type

For me, one of the many purposes of this life is to learn as much we possibly can. I love to learn about an array of subjects. Yet, and I think we can all agree on this, we love to learn about ourselves most of all. Its part of the reason why we are fascinated by astrology and zodiac signs. Or we gobble up tests that tell us to pick a color and see what that color reveals about your personality… something I just read up on a few days ago. Moving on… While in college I learned about MBTI, also known as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Based on the work of Carl Jung and Isabel Briggs-Myers, this tests suggest 16 different personality type combinations that reflect 4 dimensions of the personality.