Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., spoke with Elite Daily about how stress affects your personality.
And although these sorts of scenarios probably aren’t bringing your true self to the surface every single day, according to doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., LCC, they are indicators of your personality, and she explains that stress does affect your personality in the long run. Whether those effects are positive or negative? That’s ultimately going to depend on you. “As humans, we are fallible, imperfect, and we are who we are, and it’s important to accept that we all have certain personality characteristics that aren’t desirable and, at the same time, we have other personality characteristics that are,” Forshee tells Elite Daily. “Our personality is engrained in us,” she adds, and, regardless of whether or not it comes out in times in stress, “it is, inherently, who we are.” So, for better or for worse, at the end of the day, do you, boo.
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