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Personality Isn't Permanent

Benjamin Hardy

5 mins

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Personality Isn't Permanent will shatter any long-held beliefs that you're stuck as yourself, flaws and all, by identifying why the person you are is changeable, as well as offering specific and actionable steps to becoming the person you most want to be.


Personality Isn't Permanent

Personality Isn't Permanent

by Benjamin Hardy


Do you know what your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is? What about your Enneagram number? We all love to get results from personality tests. It's fun to compare, and see which celebrities and friends have the same as ours.

However, Dr. Benjamin Hardy is here to prove that personality tests are harmful as much as they're helpful, because they keep us from reaching your full potential. This idea can be a little unnerving to some. After all, we love clinging to our personality profiles. They describes us so well - how could they be holding us back?

The truth is, these tests prevent us from maintaining a growth mindset. They make us think that this is who we are, have always been, and always will be. But that's simply not true. We can change, improve, and have the life we've always dreamed of. In fact, all it takes is letting go of our beloved personality type results. In Personality Isn't Permanent, we'll learn how this is true, and how best ways to do it.

Favorite quote

The only thing 'special' about those who transform themselves and their lives is their view of their own future. They refuse to be defined by the past. They see something different and more meaningful, and they never stop fueling that vision.

- Benjamin Hardy

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