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Why you act the way you do

Why you act the way you do

Soughts to explain the theory of Temperament and how you can improve yourself by identifying the weaknesses and strengths in your personality 

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Temperament

Temperament

Temperament is the combination of inborn traits that subconsciously affect man's behaviour. These traits are arranged genetically on the basis of nationally, race, sex and other hereditary factors. They sets broad guidelines on everyone's behaviour- patterns that will influence a person as long as he lives.

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The Four Basic Temperaments

The Four Basic Temperaments

Originally conceived by Hippocrates, the Temperament theory divides people into four basic categories. They are the sanguine, choleric, melancholy and phlegmatic.

Each type has it's characteristic strengths and weaknesses.

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Sanguine

Sanguine

People with this temperament type are superextrovert, lively, buoyant and receptive by nature. Feelings rather than reflective thoughts predominate to form his decisions.

They usually never lack friends and can genuinely feel the joys and sorrows of persons they meet.

Weakness: Weakness of will and lack of discipline make it easier for them to be deceitful, dishonest and undependable.

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Choleric

Choleric

A Choleric is active, quick, strong-willed and very independent. They tend to be decisive and opinionated. Theses people thrive on activity as they do not need to be stimulated by their environment, but rather stimulate their environment with endless ideas.

Weaknesses: On the bad side they are extremely hostile people. If their strong will is not brought into control by proper parental discipline as children, they develop angry and tumultuous habits.

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The richest of all the temperaments. They are very analytical, self-sacrificing and perfectionist type.

Prone to be introvert by nature. They are given to a variety of moods since their feelings predominate.

Weaknesses: The most damaging weaknesses are their negativism and pessimism.

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Phlegmatic

Phlegmatic

Calm, easygoing, never-get-upset individual with such a high boiling point that he almost never becomes angry. Very likeable by nature.

Weakness: The most obvious weakness they have is their apparent lack of drive and ambition. They are inclined to selfishness.

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