Assay: Lately, I've been thinking a lot about how different people respond to rules-and I use "rules" broadly (see below for examples) to mean any kind of instruction to do or not do something.
To see if you spot yourself in these categories, ask yourself:
How do I respond to an outer rule? A law, a traffic sign, a "request" from a spouse; a work deadline, an admonition from your doctor, an appointment with a trainer, social protocol?
How do I respond to an inner rule? A New Year's resolution; a decision to exercise more; putting in work on a self-generated project (writing a novel, planting a garden).
With that in mind, consider whether any of these types rings a bell:
Upholder-accepts rules, whether from outside or inside. An upholder meets deadlines, follows doctor's order, keeps a NewRead More »from Four Personality Types: Which One Are You?