Beyond the Personality Test #3 (Home and Calling)

home-footprintsI love the idea of parties . . . for me, an idealistic picture of inhibitions and daily stresses purged as a mass of beautiful humanity writhes together in collective bliss.

But I don’t do too well at actual parties, at least not indefinitely.

Years back, headed to a particular holiday function at work, I’m sure my demeanor could only have been described as giddy (if not outright chirpy), even droll.

I just remember so looking forward to amazing food and a few hours free from the usual fix of files, phones, and screens. Continue reading

Beyond the Personality Test #2 (Focus)

focus - bridgeLast time we looked at the “awareness” part of what you are.

Since awareness is unconscious, it can be subtle and easy to muddle until you understand how different aspects function and flow together.

It’s now time to smile and take an easy breather, for we’ve reached the part of personality that’s recognizable right away, both in yourself and others. Continue reading

Beyond the Personality Test #1 (Awareness)

personality and awarenessTo recap: If identity is who you think you are, then personality is what you actually are.

Can identity and personality be tested?

Well, there are countless qualities you could identify with; so the idea of an identity test seems nonsensical.

I’d be willing to bet you’ve taken a few personality tests in your time. Continue reading