What's YOUR Temperament?
The concept of TEMPERAMENT came from the ancient Greeks. They originated the Four Temperaments. Back then, they believed your temperament was an actual fluid in your body. Today, while we know it’s not a fluid, we still maintain that your temperament is indeed based on your biology. In other words, you are born with it, and it cannot be changed.
The Four Temperaments:
- Choleric: intense and action-oriented
- Melancholic: deep and idea-oriented
- Sanguine: spontaneous and people-oriented
- Phlegmatic: restrained and peace-oriented
Your temperament can also be described as your first reaction to external stimuli, environments and roles in life. You are typically a combination of two temperaments, with one being dominant over the other.