This is an interactive version of the Open Four Temperaments Scales. They get so involved in conversations that they easily forget about time, and are often late arriving at their destination. They are both slow and indirect when responding to others. They are very much into charity and helping others. The sanguine personality type is one of the 4 classic temperaments from history. They are quickly aroused, but quickly calmed.
Sometimes referred to as the watcher, a phlegmatic person is not aggressive. Their drive for dominance and pride, in addition to their overt expression of emotion inevitably leads to sheer aggression when challenged. When alone they will likely review the day and plan for tomorrow. They are usually very well organized, and they tend to operate from a list—it may be written down or they just remember what needs to be done. Melancholies probe for the hidden meaning behind your words.
They are determined to make the right and best decision so they will collect lots of information, and ask very specific questions, and sometimes they will ask the same question several times. Forgiveness People with this personality type are very quick to forgive. Their constant cravings may lead to overeating and weight problems. They want to be in charge because of confidence in their ability to make decisions. A melancholic person is perfectly at ease with routines.
The Idealist is unique because the Choleric temperament has strong influence on their behavior. They sometimes have difficulty controlling their thoughts and emotions. They have boundless energy so they need lots of activity. Such a person will find comfort in the fact that there is social order, everyone has a role and he or she has a set of certain rights and duties. They are animated, excitable, approachable, accepting, and trusting of others. The mood is unstable but people with this temperament try to hide it, not showing their feelings and emotions. The Sanguine-Phlegmatic works very well with others because they are optimistic, accepting, and accommodating.
However, they do have a penchant for commitments which makes them very efficient. Phlegmatic individuals tend to be relaxed, peaceful, quiet, and easy-going. They like to participate in, or change, their environment. They influence their environment by overcoming opposition to get results. Working with other people, a choleric person distributes duties but no one in a team has any chance to be at the top since he performs the most crucial part of work.
They love a steady, calm life, without surprises. Based on the humorist theory, the four temperaments are sanguine, choleric melancholic and phlegmatic. They are accommodating, industrious, and independent loners. As soon as a conflict arises, their instinct is to defuse it. They seek out rooms where there are plenty of people, engage with as many of them as possible, and then make connections based on shared stories and emotions. Melancholies need reassurance, feedback, and reasons why they should do something. They can be a perfectionist about some things.
They become sleepy when sitting still after only a few minutes, and will go to sleep very quickly. They allow guilt and worry to rob them of enjoying the present. The secondary need is to do things right. They may lack the energy required to make the most of their talents. The Melancholy-Sanguine struggles with having guilt feelings, even about something that is not their fault.
Social Sanguines find social interactions with faces both familiar and unfamiliar invigorating. They are hardly attracted to lofty goals and ideals. They are impatient and will push others to obtain results and be productive. They follow self-imposed, strict procedures in both their business and personal lives. This personality type is associated with air. They are introverted and try to avoid being singled out in a crowd. They're prone to bragging, in a 'look how amazing I am!! Routine jobs, repetitive experiences and boring companions annoy and irritate them.