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Personality Traits

How a Waitress Taught Me the Best Lessons About Being Likable

Quora | Posted 01.05.2017 | GPS for the Soul

What are the secrets of being likable? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people ...

Unconventional Personality Test -- When Your Greatest Strength Becomes Your Greatest Weakness

Kent Julian | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Kent Julian

Have you ever allowed a personality strength to become a weakness? What did you learn? Are their any insights you want to add to our unconventional personality test?

The President's Personality

Paul Ekman | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics
Paul Ekman

Does either presidential candidate have the traits most desirable in a president? To help make that judgment here is my list of the most desirable personality traits in a President of the United States.

Everyone Should Hear My Innermost Thoughts

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.17.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I pulled open the desk drawers in my office one by one. "Where are they?" I asked. My wife, hearing my distressed cries from the hallway, entered. "W...

Is Your Personality Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals?

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

So having an awareness of where we are on the continuum is critical to finding what works for us and what doesn't. And for my purposes here, in order to achieve my fitness goals.

What Your Movements May Reveal About How You'll Get Along With Another Person

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.24.2016 | Science

The way we move can offer a surprising level of insight into our personalities, according to new research. A team of European researchers recently fou...

Millennials See Themselves As Narcissistic, Too (And It Bothers Them)

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Millennials, roughly defined as the generation born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, often hear that they're the most narcissistic, entitl...

15 Home Products Every Type B Person Shouldn't Live Without

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 11.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've got an easygoing "Type B" personality, you can probably relate to having a slightly disorganized living space. After all, who really wants t...

The Science Of Shyness

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living

When Marla Genova's preschool peer accidentally stepped on her hand, Genova couldn't stand the attention and "quit." "My mom couldn't get me to come b...

11 Things Creative People Have In Common

YourTango | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living

As a creative person, I've had a slightly different life than my other friends, who have walked a more traditional path. I can't tell you how many times people have stared at my resume thinking, "That's interesting," or called me into a job interview just to see who I was.

The Crucial Factor in Making Real Change in Your Life

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

In addition to creating an agreement with our partner, collaboration with others can give us new ideas of regarding specific practices that may support the changes we wish to bring about. This kind of support can help us to trust that real change is an actual possibility.

The Surprising Science of Praise

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.19.2016 | Education
Joel Peterson

Reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, maybe. But, it may depend on the praise that's given, and certain kinds of praise can actually do harm.

5 Really Good Reasons To Take A Personality Test

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Type A. Highly sensitive. Extrovert. Dog person. There are many personality measures, and each one offers its own unique insight into what makes you t...

11 Signs You're Actually 'Type A-Minus'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living

While many people identify as Type A personalities, there are still plenty of others who fall in the middle. That's where "Type A-minus" folks come in...

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

LittleThings | Posted 07.30.2016 | Weird News

What happens when you throw different sleeping styles -- and personalities -- into one bed? Or really, any two individual personalities into one of the most intimate and venerable situations we humans experience? It's actually quite fascinating.

9 Things To Know About People Who 'Think' With Their Heart

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Do you think with your head or your heart? It may sound like an obtuse question -- after all, thinking implies that you're using your brain -- but som...

This Could Explain Why Some People See Faces In Random Objects

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.21.2015 | Science

Some people just can't stare at the sky without imagining a fluffy bunny floating by or look at a piece of wood without thinking they see a face grinn...

11 Gifts Every 'Type A' Person In Your Life Will Totally Love

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Type A individuals are known for being particular -- for lack of a better word -- when it comes to how they live their lives and the items that they k...

9 Images That Perfectly Sum Up What It Means To Be 'Type B'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Some may see them as too laissez-faire or relaxed, but Type B individuals know that their laid back attitude is more of a strength than a weakness. ...

Searching For The Secrets To Your Soul? Look No Further Than Your Feet!

LittleThings | Posted 06.12.2016 | Weird News

Personality quizzes are my favorite. I've taken all kinds of personality tests to try to learn more about myself. Being afraid to enter an ice cave in one quiz told me a lot about my love life.

Scientists Say Your Eye Color Reveals Information About Your Personality. Mine Was So True!

LittleThings | Posted 06.04.2016 | Science

By Todd Briscoe, editor at We have all heard the clichéd expression that "eyes are the window to the soul," but now it appears that...

10 Images That Perfectly Sum Up What It Means To Be 'Type A'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living

This one goes out to anyone who has ever been called "high strung." It can be hard to explain the reality of being Type A to someone who just doesn...

12 Things Every 'Type B' Person Wishes You Understood

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Type A personalities may grab a lot of the spotlight, but there's definitely something to be said about having a Type B person in your corner. Type...

11 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Ambitious. High strung. Perfectionist. Type A individuals are known for rather uptight behavior, but just like any other personality trait, there's...

How to Optimize Your Personality

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Fondly known as the Big 5 or OCEAN, these are incredibly helpful for understanding yourself. When you understand your own personality, you are able to ask for your needs, connect more easily and optimize your behavior.