The Sanguine personality is affected by a chemical called dopamine, which makes these people intensely curious and creative.
Their curiosity can be expressed in their love for reading and different kinds of knowledge.
Sanguine people usually possess high amounts of energy, so they may seem restless and spontaneous.
The Luxurious Lifestyle
This type of personality loves the life of luxury; they like to impress others by their expensive clothes, designer accessories, and flashy cars.
If choleric people thrive on the money-making process itself, sanguine people know how to enjoy money, luxury, and comfort like nobody else.
They are big spenders. If they can afford it, they travel a lot. They are likely to stay in splendid hotels, enjoying exciting safaris and luxury cruises, deriving full happiness and pleasure from their wealth.
They will indulge in their rich, comfortable, and sumptuous living effectively ignoring the world’s problems and crises.
The Risk Takers
People with a sanguine personality are willing to take risks for the sake of pursuit of their diverse interests.
These people feel bored if they are not absorbed by something intriguing.
Their constant cravings for adventure and novelty are the primary motivating force behind their actions, decisions, and choices.
People with a sanguine personality adapt quickly and, generally, can play many roles.
Buoyant, lively and optimistic, they have the ability to absolutely charm the pants off anyone that seeks their attention.
Their need for variety and luxury explains why they prefer to live in big cities where they can satisfy their desires much easier.
The Boredom Busters!
Sanguine people are very poor at tolerating boredom.
Routine jobs, repetitive experiences, and dull companions annoy and irritate them.
For the most part, they will try to avoid routine and monotony at all costs.
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Even more so, they love and thrive on interruptions because they get energized during these small changes in course.
These people are impulsive, and they will often find it difficult to control their cravings and may struggle with weight.
More than any other types of personality, this temperament is more susceptible to smoking, alcohol, drugs, gambling, and risky behaviors.
Their spontaneity reflects in last-minute plans and moments of intellectual discovery.
Sanguine people are usually more creative than other types, be it poetry, music, theater, art, business, or cooking.
Sadly, they are also most susceptible to chemical imbalances, addictions, and mood disorders.
This personality type is characterized by curiosity and having a wide range of interests.
People of this type seem to be hungry for knowledge – some of them are walking encyclopedias, while some others visit almost every country in the world.
Many stay in school years and years after their peers have graduated.
They will do almost anything to satisfy their always present need to be absorbed by something meaningful and exciting.
As a result, they will often end up having several degrees.
The Dopamine Course!
Dopamine activity promotes motivation and goal-oriented behavior, as well as enthusiasm, focus, assertiveness, incentive, and drive to achieve.
However, sanguine people are so busy with their many interests that they will procrastinate completing their tasks.
They are just too busy to think about deadlines and actually finishing one task before going ahead to begin another.
These people are very autonomous and unconventional.
They trust their impulses and take risks.
Their motto is: “Nothing ventured, nothing gained”.
They launch into projects that seem sure to fail but somehow always manage to win big!
People with sanguine personality are extreme optimists who make it their job to seek joy and find a way to be happy.
These are sensation seekers that derive pleasure from highly arousing experiences; they “drink life” and enjoy it to the fullest.
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The Sanguine personality type is similar to the ESFP type.