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15 Things You Should Never Do To An Introverted Child

If you are an extrovert – your introverted child might completely baffle you? I have worked with parents who have said things like, “We are so outgoing. How did we have such an introverted child?” and “What should we do to help her?” For starters – she doesn’t need help. At least – not for [...]

By |2017-06-26T16:08:12+10:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Introvert or extrovert, normal or abnormal: the problem with personality types

The idea that people can be classified into types has a long history. Writing 23 centuries ago, the Greek philosopher Theophrastus sketched 30 characters that are instantly recognisable to this day. They include the chatterbox, the back-biter, the ungrateful grumbler, the penny-pincher and the patron of rascals. This ancient attempt to sort people into types [...]