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Category: Self-Care

Introverts-What they really think!

At my workshop on Saturday one of the exercises we did was break off into groups of Introverts and Extroverts and I asked them to brainstorm on two questions: What do you think of the other Type? What do you want the other Type to know about your Type? I have learned to give plenty […]

Back to school-How to greet your introverted or extroverted child after school.

  Now that it is back to school time it got me thinking about how different child with different Types have different needs.  I will focus this post on just Introversion and Extraversion. Understanding your child’s temperament can make a huge difference in your understanding of your childs needs. Extroverted and Introverted children need to […]

Are “Thinking” women really bitches, or are they just misunderstood?

This is one of the most controversial, fascinating and misunderstood aspects of Type and of course, I want to talk about it! In this Myers Briggs pairing we are discussing our personal preference for how we make decisions and come to conclusions, we each have a preference, either for Feeling or Thinking. In my workshops […]

Gottman’s “unresolvable perpetual problems” and Personality Type!

In Gottman’s new book The Science of Trust he discusses the one missing piece of his work for the past 30 years, TRUST. He also spend a great dseal of time discussing his concept of “Unresolvable Perpetual Problems” and how those UPP’s are related to personality type so of course I was intrigued and TOTALLY […]

Icebergs and Cruise Ships are like Personality Type

Introverts main part of their personality are like this iceberg, most of it is saved under the surface. Introverts save their best selves for themselves and they get to love, appreciate and nuture themselves out of the light of the rest of the world. Their true personality is really hidden from the world, just like this iceberg. […]

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson-Infidelity, can couples survive?

The recent news on the young Hollywood couple Kristin Stewart and Robert Pattinson’s infidelity scandal, along with so many others, got me thinking I might need to share some of my thoughts on” Surviving Infidelity”. As a psychotherapist that specializes in working with couples, and often times infidelity, I am a believer that not only […]

“Other people’s perceptions of me are none of my business”….or are they?

I attended the e-women (entrepreneurial women) national conference last week in Dallas and was inspired by so many great thought leaders. One speaker in particular, Lisa Nicols, said something that has stuck with me. I have been sitting with it a couple of days trying to figure out why it has landed so hard and […]