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5 Types of Toxic Coworkers – From Bullies to Narcissists

5 Types of Toxic Coworkers – From Bullies to Narcissists

Written by on February 27, 2013 in Personality Traits & Types, Workplace Tips with 2 Comments

Toxic coworkers come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. If you know the type of toxicity you’re dealing with, you’ll be better able to cope with difficult people at work. Spending time with toxic people, such as bullies or narcissists, can lead to emotional numbness, low energy levels, feelings of low self-worth, and even physical […]

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Most Popular Personality Articles, Tips, and Tests

My most popular personality articles revolve around introverts. I love hearing from readers who thought they were weird but learned they just have introverted personality traits! These articles are popular because they reveal how personality traits affect our lives, careers, relationships, and even how we handle money. Check ‘em out – and tell me if […]

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When You Can’t Think of Anything to Say – Connecting With People

When You Can’t Think of Anything to Say – Connecting With People

Written by on October 28, 2011 in Personality Traits & Types, Self-Improvement Tips with 2 Comments

Connecting with people – especially when you can’t think of anything to say – is essential at work, school, and everywhere! These tips will help you be more outgoing, friendly, and “connectable” with everyone you meet. These tips aren’t about changing your personality traits – even though they’re inspired by a reader who asked me […]

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Exercise Tips for Extroverts, Introverts, and Neurotics

Exercise Tips for Extroverts, Introverts, and Neurotics

You probably already know that your personality traits directly affect your health and happiness levels! These exercise tips for extroverts, introverts, and neurotics will help you achieve your fitness goals – whether you want to lose that last 20 pounds or run a marathon… The key to losing weight and getting fit is to find […]

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Best Jobs and Careers for Introverts – From Online to On Air

Best Jobs and Careers for Introverts – From Online to On Air

If you like to work alone – like most introverts – then you need to find a job that suits your personality. Below is a list of the best careers for introverts. But first, here’s a confession and question from a reader: “I am an introvert, and I feel tense if I am suddenly asked […]

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Tips for Shy College Students With Introverted Personality Traits

Tips for Shy College Students With Introverted Personality Traits

To succeed, shy college students need to see their introverted personality traits as a strength! These tips are for students who are introverts. It’s important to remember that shyness, social awkwardness, and introversion are often confused — but they are related. That is, some college students think they’re shy or socially inept when they’re really just introverted! […]

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The Extrovert at Work – 5 Personality Traits of Extroverted People

The Extrovert at Work – 5 Personality Traits of Extroverted People

These personality traits of extroverted people are geared towards extroverts at work, and will bring insight and understanding to employees and bosses. Here’s what a personality expert says about introverts and extroverts: “We all use both our introverted and extroverted skills, but we are hard wired to be more one than the other,” says psychotherapist […]

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Best Jobs for Quiet People or Introverts

Best Jobs for Quiet People or Introverts

Written by on April 9, 2010 in Career, Personality Traits & Types, Workplace Tips with 42 Comments

These tips on finding the best job for quiet people – introverted personality types – include a personality test to help you figure out if you’re introverted. Here you’ll find a link to a personality test for introversion, a brief description of introverted personality traits, and four ways to find a career that matches your low-key […]

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How to Make Conversation for Introverts – Tips for Small Talk

How to Make Conversation for Introverts – Tips for Small Talk

The art of making small talk can be baffling and even frightening for people with introverted personality traits! Here are six tips for making conversation for introverts plus a bonus tip for being more likeable. Before the tips, a quip: “In conversation avoid the extremes of forwardness and reserve.” ~ Marcus Porcius Cato “The Elder.” When […]

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Tips for Introverts – 6 Ways to Reduce Christmas Stress and Anxiety

Tips for Introverts – 6 Ways to Reduce Christmas Stress and Anxiety

Holiday stress affects everyone differently – in fact, some people don’t find Christmas stressful or anxiety-provoking at all! Others, such as introverts who aren’t used to the socializing and hubbub the holidays bring, may find Christmas challenging. These tips for people with introverted personality traits will help reduce Christmas stress and anxiety, and make the […]

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