Doing Nothing

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.

Carl Jung and Alcoholics Anonymous

Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist who originated the idea of psychoanalysis and, quite accidentally, contributed to development of Alcoholics Anonymous.

I, Ixodes, the Mighty Tick

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.

Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Children—Extraverted Kids

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.

Myers-Briggs Personality Types of Children—Part 1: Introverted Kids

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.

Famous Entertainers Who Were Alcoholics or Addicts

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.

Famous People and Their Myers-Briggs Personality Types: Part 2, the Introverts

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.

Famous People and Their Myers-Briggs Personality Types—Part 1: The Extraverts

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.

Introverted Animals and Their Myers-Briggs Personality Types

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.

Extraverted Animals and Their Myers-Briggs Personality Types

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.

Extraverted Disney Characters and Their Personality Types: Part 2 of a Two-Part Series

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.

Introverted Disney Characters and Their Personality Types: Part 1 of a Two-Part Series

Disney animated film characters have personality types, just like people. Alice in Wonderland is an INTP and Jiminy Cricket is an INFJ. All the introverted personality types in Disney’s world are described in this article, with images.