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Type a Personality

I'm Not a Chill Girl

Literally, Darling | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I'm shushed daily, probably hourly. I must be in a constant state of running because I'm always falling over my own two feet. I worry constantly about my career and trust me -- you will know how I feel about politics.

Facing Fierce Fears

Edie Weinstein | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

As a medical social worker, I have witnessed both in my patients and clients. I saw my parents take a downhill slide as they aged, even though they did so with grace. I have a difficult time allowing myself to be taken care of, since my role has long been that of caregiver. As I face my fears, they become less fierce.

10 Reasons You Should Be Glad You're Type B

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Type As get all the attention. Don't believe it? Answer the following questions: If you wanted to describe the opposite of Tracy Flick, what movie...

At Least I'm Still Responsible

Literally, Darling | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

If we don't take responsibility for ourselves and our actions, if when we give our word it is as fleeting as a tweet, and we give ourselves permission to be unreliable, irresponsible, and flaky, then we are exactly that which we have been accused -- lazy and entitled.

Matters of the Heart: Whither the Type A Personality?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

The relationship between psychology and heart disease is far more complex than Type A theory proposed. But in another sense, that short-fused workaholic guy was the originator of today's more sophisticated view.

Retirement Advice For Type A Boomers

Next Avenue | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg Retirement can be rough for hard chargers, but there are ways to make the transition smoother S...

Kick Your A!: A Primer

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

The following is an excerpt from Sarah O'Leary's book, "Kick A! How to Ditch Your Type A Personality and live a life you might actually ENJOY!" Stu...

Kick A! Ditch Your Type-A Personality for a Life You Might Actually Enjoy

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy
Sarah O'Leary

It's not always easy to turn a blind eye to others over achievements. Let's take, for example, the dreaded Christmas letter.

Nothing to Undo?

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lee Curtis

At random times, with no apparent reason, my iPhone keeps asking me or telling me, "NOTHING TO UNDO?" Is it a question or is it a directive, some tech nudge from the cyber-Gods?

Everyone Has a "Type." What's Yours?

YourTango | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What's your type? Talk, dark and handsome? Short, bald and chubby? Muscular, unavailable and angry? How about Explorer, Builder, Negotiator or Directo...