The Bear – ISFJ

On the outside, the quiet, shy Bears have a strong resemblance to the gentle Butterflies. However, whereas the Butterflies’ “never says no” mentality derives from their easygoing nature, the Bears’ tendency to go with the flow is driven by loyalty to their loved ones. Make no mistake, Bears have a strong backbone; one which they will readily display if they or their loved ones are in danger—in a Bear’s mind, the latter is more important—or if a value they hold dearly is being challenged.

The Bodyguard

George HW Bush

Whose life would be on my hands as the commander-in-chief because I, unilaterally, went beyond the international law, went beyond the stated mission, and said we’re going to show we’re macho? We’re going into Baghdad. We’re going to be an occupying power — America in an Arab land — with no allies at our side. It would have been disastrous. We don’t measure the size of our victory by how many innocent kids are running away…

– George H.W. Bush

Like their SJ siblings, the Elephants, Bears hold family and friends as their top priority. Unlike the Elephants, however, who focus on creating a pleasant space where all can live in comfort, Bears seek to ensure the protection and security of those fortunate people who have been allowed into their inner circle… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Humble Servant

** FILE ** Actor Christopher Reeve is shown in a scene from the film "Superman" in this 1978 handout photo.  Reeve, the star of the "Superman" movies whose near-fatal riding accident nine years ago turned him into a worldwide advocate for spinal cord research, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, of heart failure while at his New York home, his publicist said. He was 52. (AP Photo/TMS & C DC Comics Inc., File)

What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that’s how I approached the part.

– Christopher Reeve

In social situations, the humble Bears are always conscious about not throwing their weight around… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!



Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

– Ophelia, Hamlet

Bears can withstand a substantial amount of physical pain, and will voluntarily bear the burden of suffering for others if need be… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Caregiver

Mother Teresa

Don’t look for big things, just do small things with great love.

– Mother Teresa

Because of their need for comfort, Bears can be quite predictable, following set routines they know and trust. This is not to say they don’t like to experience new things… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!