I spent the weekend at Cedar Key, Florida, a village on the Gulf of Mexico. The business district, such as it is, faces the Gulf. The back side of Cedar Key overlooks numerous bayous. That’s where I was—high up on a house of stilts, enjoying the tides going in an out, watching gulls swoop down […]
I am in an Alice-in-Wonderland B&B at Cedar Key, Florida, in a private guest room —an aerie, really. The home is built on stilts at the water’s edge overlooking a bayou. I’m getting hungry but don’t want to move from my chair on the porch. Why is it hard to sit here and do nothing? […]
Who was Carl Jung, and what does he have to do with Alcoholics Anonymous? Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist who originated the idea of psychoanalysis and, quite accidentally, contributed to development of Alcoholics Anonymous. It began in 1931 when he accepted a young American in his Zurich clinic for treatment of alcoholism. The man, Rowland Hazard, […]
I am Ixodes, the Mighty Tick. My full name is Ixodes Scapularis. I’m more commonly known as the deer tick. You may have met me during your outdoor adventures.
According to Myers-Briggs personality testing, people are born with certain traits or tendencies. They may be modified by the environment over time, but they don’t disappear entirely. The child who likes to play catch and climb trees will probably be an athletic grown-up. The one who reads books in her room for hours is more likely to be a scholar.
Many experts believe that Myers-Briggs personality tests are unreliable in children. Others claim that infants have their basic personalities in place from the time they take their first breath. Personality scores may shift over the years, but they rarely make an about face. This articles describes the eight introverted personality types in kids.
Eight of the most popular entertainers in the world, now deceased, paid the price of life in the spotlight with their lives—Richard Burton, Billie Holiday, Hank Williams, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, and Marilyn Monroe.
The Myers-Briggs personality test has been used to analyze many famous people. Part 2 of this two-part series is about famous introverts, such as Princess Diana and Marie Curie.
Myers-Briggs experts have analyzed many famous people to make educated guesses of their personality types. Most politicians, entertainers and corporate leaders are extraverts. Read about some of them.
This article is about the introverted (I) members of the animal kingdom: the owl, sloth, deer, octopus, wolf, beaver, meerkat, and house cat. Unlike extraverted (E) animals, the introverts are generally quiet and shy.
This article describes the more sociable animal species according to their extraverted (E) Myers-Briggs personality types: the fox, lion, otter, dolphin, honeybee, parrot, elephant, and dog.
Disney’s world of animated characters contains all the Myers-Briggs personality types. This article describes the extraverts: Buzz Lightyear, Snow White, and others…with images.