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The Core Life Areas That Are Affected By Your Personality Type

So, you know your personality type, but what does it mean, and how can you improve areas of your life with what you know now?

If you don’t know your personality type, what you are about to read will be much better if you do. So, go ahead and take our free 16 personalities test.


Probably the most popular area of your life to analyze, relationships are a part of everyone’s life. Knowing how you compare with other types can help you have healthy and fulfilling relationships with all who enter your life.


Many companies use the 16 personality theory to ensure that the role they can offer you is one where you will excel and be happy. Of course, it’s not an exact science, so taking the time to analyze how your type would fare in various jobs can be helpful. You may even find joy in a career you have never thought about.

Personality Traits

Have you ever wondered why you seem to dream while others can focus on the details? Or why your friends don’t get the same thrills from parties that you do? Well, a lot of how you act and behave can be explained by your personality type.

How to spot a personality type

While building relationships is important, it can also be beneficial to understand what makes you different from other types and how to spot which type another person is.


If you’ve ever sat in a cinema where it seems everyone is laughing at things you simply don’t get, it’s because each type has their own sense of humor. Part of knowing more about the people around you is learning what tickles their funny bone.

Famous People and Fictional Characters

An excellent way to learn more about yourself is to find connections to famous figures and deep, well-written characters. You may see reflections of yourself and others in those you watch closely. While sharing the same type as Tony Stark doesn’t mean you should become Iron Man, there is still something to learn about yourself.

Cognitive Functions

The eight cognitive functions that we experience the world through can be either introverted or extroverted depending on which type you are. Take a look at our detailed guide to see how your functions stack.


Are you wondering what these letters mean? Well, they’re your preferences, you can find out all about them and what the opposite preference is compared to yours.

Four Temperaments

Dating all the way back to Hippocrates, the Four Temperaments is one of the earliest and deeply embedded personality tests ever. Find out more about how the 16 personalities test is influenced by the Grandparent of most modern personality tests


No doubt you’re wondering how your type compares to others’ in terms of numbers, or maybe you’d like to know if there are more males than females in your type. Take a look at our detailed 16 personalities stats page for that and more.