The Five Temperament Types

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THE FIVE TYPES OF TEMPERAMENT

Introduction
Your temperament is important. It's the only one you will ever have, by respecting it and learning about it or understanding it, it will guide you to a life of fulfillment, peace, freedom, joy, and happiness. Never feel your life is already spent. It’s better late than never so today, you can begin to understand who you really are. You can learn, with a high degree of accuracy, who God designed you to be. This design is not random. Rather, it is further evidence that a Creator with a Plan is the source of life for you and for all mankind. If you didn’t make hay while the sun shone, you can at least pick up the pieces now and make the best of it. It is never too late. Brief description of Temperament

Temperament can be said to be the manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person. In knowing and understanding your inborn temperament as well as the inborn temperaments of your colleagues, you can improve your life by making the right career choices and/or maintaining a healthy inter-personal relationship at the work place. It also puts you in a better position to deal with them, enhancing good inter-personal relationship and ultimately leading to an increase in work output. This outline presentation will introduce you to the five inborn temperaments. One can have different temperaments in three different areas of life. You will also discover that you can succeed in your professional career, home life, love relationships, marriage and money making opportunities by operating within your temperament. Hitherto, the known temperament types were:

a) Melancholy
b) Choleric
c) Sanguine
d) Phlegmatic
Contemporary research has uncovered a fifth one - the SUPINE. It must be noted however, that everyone has a bit of at least one temperament type just that one particular one comes out strong and we are wont to adopt it as our temperament type.

As Tom Joseph (MA, L.C.P.C) reveals in...
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