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Author Archives: Dr.Sherry Buffington
How Did I Get From There to Here?
Q – I have seen myself as a Relater/Organizer for as long as I can remember. Yet through my CORE MAP facilitation, I discovered that I am actually a Commander/Entertainer. How could I have been so off the mark for … Continue reading
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Debunking Myths About Introverts
There is a persistent and seemingly perpetual notion that extroversion and sociability are one and the same. They aren’t. The true definition of sociability is “liking to be with and talk to other people; involving or allowing friendly and pleasant … Continue reading
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The Origin and “Cure” for Bi-polar Disorder
Q – I have a client who told me she has bi-polar and anxiety disorder. She is on trileptal, welbutrin, and Klonopin and says they aren’t really helping her. I have never worked with client with bi-polar disorder. Is there … Continue reading
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The White Male Advantage
I have been keenly aware of the subtle ways in which the masses are manipulated and stereotyped for years, yet until recently I completely missed how ingrained and pervasive the stereotypes are. It happened one crisp autumn day two years … Continue reading
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Personality and Gender Differences
Q – Almost all assessments such as Meyers-Briggs and DISC show a rather strong difference between the preferences and behaviors of males and females, yet that isn’t reflected in CORE MAP. Why is that? A – Assessments like Meyers-Briggs and … Continue reading
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How CORE Types Align with Eric Berne’s Inner States
Q – I studied Transactional Analysis in college and am struck by the fact that your descriptions of positive and negative types somehow fit Eric Berne’s model. I’m not quite sure how though. Is there a correlation there? A – … Continue reading
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Why the Meyer-Briggs Type Indicator Got It Wrong
Q – On my CORE MAP I show up as a Commander/Entertainer and the Commander influence is a very strong. My facilitator tells me I am a “double extrovert” since both Commander and Entertainer are extroverted styles. I feel fully … Continue reading
What’s at the Core of Yo-Yo Weight Loss and Gain?
Q – I have a question about dieting. I have lost and gained 1000 to 2000 pounds in my lifetime. I am either gaining weight or I am losing weight. It seems that a healthy mind and body should know … Continue reading
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Right-Brain Types in a Left-Brain World
Q – When I am feeling pressured my mind goes into mass confusion. This has caused me problems all my life, in school, in business, everywhere. This often happens when I feel like I am being judged. Also, I get … Continue reading
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