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Putting the Brakes on Fast Thinking with the MBTI®

Putting the Brakes on Fast Thinking with the MBTI®
After reading Daniel Kahneman’s latest book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow”, I saw how clearly his work regarding fast thinking and slow thinking aligns with personality typing based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®).  As a dietitian and practitioner of the MBTI®, I’ve always wanted...

Personality Type and COVID

Personality Type and COVID
Those familiar with the MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) will recognize that, of the various preferences that make up personality typing, Sensing and iNtuiting are probably having the most influence on how people are dealing with the COVID virus. To quickly find out if you have Sensing or iNtuiting...

Intuitive versus Instinctive

Intuitive versus Instinctive
What do these words have in common?  The definition of “Intuitive” is what one feels to be true, without the need for conscious reasoning.  On the other hand, being “Instinctive” is doing something automatically. What these have in common is the concept that no thought is necessary....

Lessons Learned From a Mayonnaise Jar

Lessons Learned From a Mayonnaise Jar
You may have seen this story before, but I thought during these stressful times, it’s worth reading it again.  I’m sorry I can’t give attribution as it was sent to me by a friend. When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember...

Is Obesity Contagious?

Is Obesity Contagious?
I’ve been watching the television series, “Networld”, hosted by Niall Ferguson.  If you haven’t seen it, check out whether you can view it on-demand.  It was on PBS.  Ferguson points out that such companies as Facebook and Google have been so successful because of social networking.  For...