The Four Temperaments: A Fun and Practical Guide to Understanding Yourself and the People in Your Life

The Four Temperaments: A Fun and Practical Guide to Understanding Yourself and the People in Your Life

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Overview

Unlock the Secrets of Your Temperament Type

Do you love surprises and the unexpected?

Are you a stickler for accuracy and details?

Are you curious and innovative with a rich imagination?

Do you like relating through mental challenges, or games of chess and bridge?

Are you good at conflict resolution?

Top-selling author and educator Renee Baron asks you these questions and many more, while presenting a fun and accessible explanation of the oldest theory of personality types.

Are you:

*A Security Seeker, valuing traditions and customs, and marked by the need to be responsible and dependable?

*An Experience Seeker, valuing freedom, action, and excitement, and known for spontaneity and trusting impulses?

*A Knowledge Seeker, valuing the power of the mind, and striving to understand the world?

*An Ideal Seeker, valuing authenticity, using insight and emotional sensitivity to help others and find true intimacy?

With quizzes and colorful examples, this book will give you insights into the special talents and challenges of each type. Whether you're just discovering this system, as well as those who use the Enneagram and Myers-Briggs, this fun and practical book will entertain, instruct, and inspire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312315788
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/17/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Renee Baron has taught thousands of people about the Four Temperaments through seminars and workshops. A therapist and counselor with 25 years of experience, she is the author of three successful books on personality, The Enneagram Made Easy, Are You My Type, Am I Yours? (both with Elizabeth Wagele), and What Type Am I?. She lives in Berkeley, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1.What Are Temperaments?1
2.Personality Inventory9
3.Security Seekers17
4.Experience Seekers39
5.Knowledge Seekers61
6.Ideal Seekers85
Final Thoughts109
AppendixCorrelating the Temperaments with the Enneagram111
Resources125

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