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Type a Personality

13 Things That Don't Make Sense To 'Type A' People

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

It’s not easy being “Type A.” The personality trait comes with a lot of quirks. While Type A eccentricities might come off as high strung, Type ...

9 Stories That Perfectly Capture What It's Like To Be 'Type A'

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

It can be difficult to explain what life is like on the 'A' side to someone who just doesn’t understand what the personality type is about. From per...

These Photos Will Tell You If You're Type A Or Type B

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style

We all know the stereotypes about Type A personalities and Type B personalities. Type As tend to be more organized, while type Bs are often more relax...

A 'Type A' Guide For Perfectly Wrapping Presents

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

If nothing would thrill you more than using the precise amount of paper required to wrap each of your Christmas presents, you're going to need to use ...

These 16 Christmas Photos Are The Difference Between Caring And Not Giving A S**t

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but what that means for you probably depends on your personality type. Type A folks, who tend to be more ...

What You Need To Know If You Love Someone Who's 'Type A'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Love can be complicated no matter who you are. But for those individuals who have a more emotional nature, navigating relationships can be its own spe...

10 Reasons To Be Glad You're 'Type A'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Believe it or not, life can be pretty good on the A side. Type A individuals have a notorious reputation for being uptight -- an adjective that highli...

Watch A 'Type A' Person Get Annoyed In Under 2 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

"Type A" individuals are known for being a little particular about, well, everything. They get stressed when their desk is a mess. They cringe when ...

12 Ways 'Type A' People Love Differently

YourTango | Posted 08.17.2016 | Weddings
YourTango

Type As are over-achievers and that translates into love -- and if you're lucky, even in the bedroom.

Perfectionists Are On Fast Track To Burnout At Work And In School

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.04.2015 | Science

Perfectionism, as many of us know all too well, can be a double-edged sword. While perfectionists are often highly motivated and intelligent achiever...

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...

Are You 'Type A' Or 'Type B'? This Video Breaks It Down

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Are you competitive or laid back? Hyper-organized or a little messy? Type A or Type B? For those who were wondering which side of the spectrum they fa...

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...

Carly Ledbetter

This Tumblr Will Nail Your Personality In A Second

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living

The world is full of many different kinds of people. But in some ways, it's easiest to divide us into two specific groups: those who have 26,482 email...

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...

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...

5 Confessions of a 'Type A' Working Mom, Wife and Day Dreamer

Traci Bild | Posted 04.04.2015 | Parents
Traci Bild

As a society, we are quick to judge -- not just others, but ourselves. While we teach our kids about bullying, we fail to admit we live with one in our head.

Have You Become a Type A Personality?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

The concept of a Type A personality has not been around for long. It was actually identified in the 1950s by two cardiologists, Drs. Meyer Friedman and Ray Rosenman, who were studying coronary heart disease. They found a link between personality types and heart disease.

Why Are You Reluctant to Stop Doing It All?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

The pride we have in all we accomplish, and all of which we are capable, is the usual reason we give for wanting to remain a Type A. The deeper truth is removing our Type A badge of honor is terrifying. Being Type A gives us purpose, gives our life meaning, keeps us, and those we love safe, and keeps the world spinning on its axis.

What I Learned by Winning my Fantasy Football League

Trish Kinney | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Trish Kinney

In my second season of fielding a Fantasy Football (FF) team, I won the first place prize. And I won the high point total also. It was impossible to predict when the season began how much a person could learn about himself by truly committing to the process. Here is my list.

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.