Tom had bombed out in his mock. His teacher Sarah was perplexed. He was an enthusiastic member of the class, and she had expected at least a B. But he had missed the right answers sometimes by a wide margin, and often he had not got the ‘easy’ marks. “Tom, I’d really like to go … More Stressed out over Exams
Mark’s behaviour was typical of the Type 7 personality, sometimes known as the Adventurer or Epicure. The driver of this personality is Fear, and the coping strategy is to avoid it by focusing on happiness, fun and nice things. For most Sevens ‘work’ is not fun – certainly if it is dictated by someone else. … More Understanding the Reluctant Perfectionist
It was incredibly difficult to pin Mark down to doing any written work. He was a nice lad but was very chatty and amazingly effective at wasting time. It was particularly frustrating because there were times he showed great insight in class discussion. His teacher Sarah thought he was probably in a lower set than … More The Reluctant Perfectionist
It had been a rough week … More Unspoken Words
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