Exploring the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality types.

Source: The Myers & Briggs Foundation website MBTI http://www.myersbriggs.org/my-mbti-personality-type/mbti-basics/ Excerpted from the MBTI® Manual: A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Favorite world: Do you prefer to focus on the outer world or on your own inner world? This is called Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I). Information: Do you prefer to focus on the basic information you take in or do you prefer to interpret and add meaning? This is called Sensing (S) or Intuition (N). Decisions: When making decisions, do you prefer to first look at logic and consistency or first look at the people (more…)

Gratitude Quote. 02July2015.

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Signs & Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders. – By U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  [ File # csp10663613, License # 1918991 ] Licensed through http://www.canstockphoto.com in accordance with the End User License Agreement (http://www.canstockphoto.com/legal.php) (c) Can Stock Photo Inc. / kbuntuSource: http://maketheconnection.net/conditions/anxiety-disorder?gclid=CIGv5_X3wsUCFQwIaQodilgAHQ#1 What are the signs of anxiety disorders? A wide variety of symptoms may be signs of an anxiety disorder, some of which may be physical symptoms: Trembling, twitching, or shaking Feeling a fullness in the throat or chest Having difficulty catching your breath Feeling like your heart is pounding Feeling dizzy or lightheaded Sweating or cold, clammy hands Feeling jumpy Having aches, tense muscles, or soreness Feeling extremely tired Having trouble falling (more…)

The Hot and Cold Coquette – by Robert Greene.

An excerpt from The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene. (A Joost Elffers Book.) Buy it on Amazon.com: The Art of Seduction Greene, R. (2003). The Coquette. In The art of seduction (pp. 68-78). New York, NY: Penguin Books. The Cold Coquette: The ability to delay satisfaction is the ultimate art of seduction – while waiting, the victim is held in thrall. Coquettes are the grand masters of this game, orchestrating a back-and-forth movement between hope and frustration. They bait with the promise of reward – the hope of physical pleasure, happiness, fame by association, power – all of which, however, (more…)

Reblog: What is a Mood Disorder? – by Danielle Broomfield.

Clever illustration of eight different types of mood disorders. Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... (more…)

Reblog: Do Anti-Anxiety Drugs Raise the Risk of Alzheimers Disease?

I’m reblogging this article because it describes withdrawal from anxiety meds like Xanax and Valium, a topic that is close to my heart. However, the article does NOT show a clear connection between dementia and anxiety meds. That’s just a scary headline. Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click (more…)

Empaths & Narcissists: Who Are They?

What is an Empath? One who is skilled in empathy. To define empathy, I went to the Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary. This is significant because it indicates an effort on the part of the scientific community (which deals with empirical data and verifiable phenomenon) to begin to label and to measure something that is essentially emotions (i.e. fluff, a thought or possibly a chemical hormone in the human brain). Empathy consists of bli-mah (there’s nothing there to see, to touch or to weigh). Empathy has no physicality or physical form. Medical Definition of EMPATHY 1: the imaginative projection of a subjective state (more…)