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Openness: The Full Guide to Become More Creative

Openness is one of the five personalities listed in the ‘Big Five’ personality traits. It sits alongside conscientiousness, agreeableness, extraversion, and neuroticism and is thought to be directly linked to an individual’s creative potential. As with the other personality traits listed above, openness is a spectrum trait. That means that we are all to some degree open-minded and that we can shift up and down the openness scale. Where you are on this scale determines how creative, adventurous, and open-minded you are. In this guide,

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Conscientiousness: The Full Guide to a ‘Big Five’ Personality Trait

Conscientiousness is one of the five personalities listed in the ‘Big Five’ personality traits. It sits alongside openness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism and is thought to be an important aspect of one’s success potential in life. As with all of the other personality traits listed above, it is a spectrum trait. That means that we are all to some degree conscientious and that we can shift up and down the conscientiousness scale.  Understanding where we are on this scale will indicate what our future potential is, and

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Perfectionism: The Ultimate Guide

If you are going to do something, do it right. This is a quote we have all heard before. It hints at the fact that when you pursue a goal, it is the end result that matters. Hence perfectionism is often seen a positive personality trait, as it helps us stive for that perfect results. Despite its focus on perfecting your results, perfectionism actually decreases your chances of success. It leads to greater chances of burning out due to stress, you lose self-esteem due to

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Insecurity: Everything You Need To Know

Insecurities is something that we all face in life, and with the rise of social media, we find ourselves in an ever increasing insecure world. it is no secret that the youth have an unhealthy image of what life is about thanks to social media. Comparisons between yourself and top influencers always result in dissapointment and dispair. This leads to a build up of insecurities that might damage people and negatively affect them for the rest of their lives. Insecurity Definition Types of Insecurity Insecurity

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Dark Triad: Everything You Need To Know

There are a plethora of personality traits that any one of us can exhibit. In order to keep track of all of them, psychologists have found clever ways to group similar character traits. One of such group is known as the Dark Triad. The Dark Triad, as the name implies, is a subset of three personality traits. They are narcissism, machiavellianism and psychopathy. They are referred to as dark because they all exhibit, to some degree, malevolance and ability to harm others. Individuals who exhibit

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Machiavellianism: Everything You Need To Know

All of us have experienced people that seem to lack any sense of empathy and morals. We often have negative experiences associated with them, since we often get hurt in the process. Well there is a clear way to describe how those individuals function. Furthermore, we can also explore how best to deal with them, and ensure that we are safe when around them. There are many personality traits that center around malevolance, manipulation and deceit. They are all part of the “Dark Triad”. Machiavellianism

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