How INTJs Solve Problems with Their Heads

INTJ PROBLEMS: they can’t all be solved by using your head. Sometimes analysing and finding the reason for ‘why’ something is happening takes you around in circles and keeps you stuck.

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As an INTJ the way I solve problems is to deeply analyse the situation. Even when I have an emotional or health problem the way […]

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Draw my Life (OLD VIDEO)

I made this Draw My Life video three years ago. My Jade Joddle YouTube channel is now 4 years old.

What do you think of the old Jade Joddle video style? Let me know in a comment…

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Jade, The Alien

Every once in a while, I like to write or make a video about something a bit different; today is one of those days…


For those who don’t already know, I have traits of Asperger’s Syndrome according to this test. I also know this without needing a test on the internet to diagnose me: I can read through a list of the signs and see myself in them. When I […]

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Suppressed Anger and Muteness

This post is from personal experience and observations. I hope it is useful for you if the following points describe you:

  1. You had/have experienced muteness as a child or teenager. This includes not speaking to certain people and behaving as if they don’t exist.
  2. When someone hurts you it is a lifetime habit of yours to shut them out completely as if they don’t exist. You do not relent.
  3. You are not in touch with your anger […]
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When your friend treats you like a baby

I recently mentioned in a post two people in my life I am not speaking to and have cut out of my life. One of these people is a cousin of mine. We were extremely close until about 4 years ago when the rift between us occurred. I told my cousin I needed space from her so that I could move forward in my life making my own decisions for myself. Without going […]

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From Fun to Freakout – NYE Aftermath Meltdown

Here’s a description of a meltdown I had following a NYE party. A meltdown is a kind of angry panic attack that can happen as a result of over-stimulation and/or a stressful situation in a person who has Asperger’s Syndrome or Asperger’s traits.  Although in some circumstances I am able to stop the meltdown as it develops, on this occurrence I was not able […]

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Tour of my house

Curious to know what my house is like? All is revealed in today’s video:

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Big Five Personality Test – My Score

In this post I will provide a commentary for my score in the Big Five Personality Test. If you would like to do the test you can do so HERE. You can also take the test in German, Dutch or Spanish (see the top-right of the page in small font). I recommend you take the test first before reading my commentary. 


The Big Five […]

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Jade Joddle’s Christmas Message

Dear All,

Thanks for watching my videos and leaving your comments in the year 2015. I am grateful for every second of your life you have spent learning with me on my Introverts by Jade channel and also my English by Jade EngVid channel. In the coming year I wish to keep expanding my comfort zone: I plan to film more videos outside once I have upgraded my camera.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a […]

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Sick of all the Lies and Bullshit

A video about the lies that pass for normal in our times…

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Christmas Card From Andrew

Andrew is one of my long-term fans who comments on all my videos. Here’s the Christmas card he sent me this year – cheers Andrew and thanks for watching me for so long!

Hand Made Christmas eCard to Jade Joddle 2015

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Confusing Rejections By People

Yesterday I went to the forest with my boyfriend and a friend. It was still quite early when we arrived which meant was nobody really there, expect for the three of us walking around and exploring the trails. After we had hiked around for a while and had started back in the direction of the car, somebody in the distance started shouting over at us. I didn’t understand what he was shouting in Turkish as […]

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Renting in London: What to Expect

What’s it like to live in London? Here’s what you can expect renting from a private landlord on a low salary…

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Why I am not a socialist (anymore)

Today’s video is a comfort zone video in which I talk about a subject related to the usual topics of discussion on my channel / blog. This is to exercise my speaking skills and to challenge my perfectionism.

In this video I challenge the idea that socialism is a kind ideology that supposedly helps people.


 

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Can Asperger’s Syndrome Be Healed?

If you regularly follow this blog, you may have noticed that I have posted a lot on Asperger’s Syndrome lately. Asperger’s Syndrome interests me because it is a ‘communication disorder’ for which I personally score highly in many traits according to the self-assessment test. Additionally upon self-reflection, I can see myself clearly in many of the traits of Asperger’s, in particular when I was younger.

When I was growing up, Asperger’s Syndrome wasn’t something many people […]

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