Safe Place for Mistakes

Fix This Major Relationship Mistake in Your Parenting

When it comes to parenting, are you relationship-building or mess-making? If you’re like most of us, the answer is “both,” depending on the time of day. But you and your child are writing a story together. It’s a story about your relationship, full of challenging circumstances, unlikely heroes and surprise endings. As

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Best express love

We Best Express Love Through Temperament and Type

Sometimes the differences in how we express love or wish to receive it are obvious.  Such obvious examples include the difference between the cool (some say “icy”), calm, collected NT and the warm, expressive, sometimes scattered NF.   The NFs usually welcome human touch and give it freely.  However, the NTs

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Emoji eggs - multiple emotions

How Can We Have Relationships Without Emotion?

Life has no meaning without emotion.  Consider what a wedding celebration would be like without emotion being involved.  Or what reason would there be to hold a funeral if there were no emotion to express about the deceased.  For that matter, if there were no emotions involved, brussels sprouts would taste

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Thinkers vs Feelers

The Emotions of the “T” and “F” Temperaments Can Conflict Seriously

Emotions conflict often, and emotions cause and escalate a conflict.  So where do we begin the process of sorting out this serious relationship factor?  Let’s begin with how emotions play a part in decision making. Emotions Conflict Between “Thinkers” and “Feelers” We use the terms “thinkers” and “feelers” (T or

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The Five Senses

Sensing or Intuiting – Which Energy Center Is Yours?

There are two different ways of gathering information from the world around us.  We gather information either by sensing or intuiting the world around us.  These two ways that we become informed about our world create the “great divide” in the four temperaments: two temperaments are Ss and two are Ns.

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