I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the 16 by Roger R. Pearman, Sarah C. Albritton

By Roger R. Pearman, Sarah C. Albritton

Using Jung's version of character variety and down to earth in sixty years of character experiences, I'm now not loopy, I'm simply now not You illustrates easy variations within the methods humans learn and reply to a similar occasions. Authors Roger Pearman and Sarah Albritton observe the thoughts of character variety to daily events - operating, loving, parenting, and speaking with neighbors and associates. They convey how our character personal tastes produce interpersonal blind spots that bring about misunderstandings, they usually supply functional counsel for speaking extra successfully with others. even more than a easy creation to the basics of character, this quantity examines the strong impression of character style on grownup improvement, discusses the results of character type in our verbal exchange pathways, and explains how differing types tend to event and cost changes. This re-creation additionally comprises new chapters on cross-cultural and cross-generational makes use of, emotional intelligence enrichment and private effectiveness with dealing with swap, pressure, clash, healthiness, and careers.

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Sorting Among Thinking and Feeling: The Judgment Function Taking in information, as we all do through our Sensing and Intuitive functions, is but one part of the natural processing of information. indb 14 7/10/10 9:09:50 AM Habits of Mind als are also driven to decide on the merit or worth of information after it has been taken in. A plenitude of studies has shown the human tendency toward judgment. 12 Jung suggested that we are pulled toward either an analytical, cause-and-effect type of Judgment (Thinking) or a value-oriented, idealistic, and accommodating type of Judgment (Feeling).

We suspect that Luke gets his information from external or Extraverted Perceiving, while Wells seems to be more tuned to Intuitive messages. One beautiful day when they were around four years old, they were outside swinging together, side by side. Luke was joyously exclaiming and reporting about all his sensory experiences: “The breeze is in my hair and feels cool! The sky is blue and so is that toy train and so are my pants! The grass is green and tickles my feet! ” Luke’s rejoinder, which reflected his Introverted Thinking desire for precision, was the sort many people preferring Intuition feel they get from pragmatists.

6 This is why the dimensions of this model are not set on a continuum of low to high. A continuum implies a simultaneous, measurable utilization of the opposites; Jung’s model is based on the reality that one cannot focus perfectly on details and on generalities at the same instant. indb 6 7/10/10 9:09:49 AM Habits of Mind Individuals can, and most do, have access to and exhibit skills associated with each of the poles, depending on the situation. But we cannot access them concurrently. ” It is extremely important to realize that the presence of polarities and the reality of an individual’s pull toward a pole does not imply an either/or situation.

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