Q+A with Alyssa

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Q&A with Alyssa

Myers Briggs (MBTI) INFJ
Enneagram type 2
Zodiac sign Taurus
Hogwarts house Hufflepuff
Love language Words of affirmation

What’s your favorite season and why? Fall because I love halloween and seeing the leaves change colors and it feels like a warm hug
What’s your favorite color? Yellow
What’s your favorite thing to do with your friends? get coffee and go thrifting or antiquing
What’s your favorite time of day? Late afternoon before sunset
What is your favorite board game? I don’t have one!
What is your favorite city? Malibu
What is your favorite fairy tale? Honestly Shrek. it just never gets old and the soundtrack is *chef’s kiss*
What is your favorite fast food? How serious are you about this? McDonalds- super serious, bestie
What is your favorite junk food? Doritos
What is your favorite scent? Vanilla
What is your favorite type of music to listen to? folk/indie/classic rock. Think woodstock vibes meets Beatles but also Taylor Swift
Who is your favorite book character? Why? I’ll forever be a Bella Swan girly
What is your favorite thing about your career? My favorite thing about my career is being able to gently hold the most raw and vulnerable parts of a person. To act as a mirror for them to show them how capable and strong they already are.

Everyday life
What do you prefer to drink in the morning? Coffee coffee coffee, dunkin 4eva
How do you spend your time when you’re not working? hiking, watching true crime docs, scrapbooking
Are you an early bird or a night owl? Early bird
How do you prefer to start your day? Coffee and doggy snuggles
What’s your most hated household chore? ugh all of them. but emptying and filling the dishwasher most
Name something that made you smile today: getting a sweet text from an old friend
What’s the wallpaper on your cell phone? drawings of diff kind of mushrooms 🙂
Show us the last five emojis you’ve used. 🥹😭🫶🏻🪩🥺
How do you prefer to end your day? watching tv or reading

Preferences, Dislikes, and Likes
Do you prefer sunrises or sunsets? Sunrises
Would you rather have a pet dinosaur or dragon? Dinosaur
What TV show or movie to you quote the most? definitely arrested development and parks and rec. I drive everyone crazy
Do you collect anything? Crystals and plants
What color do you mostly see in your closet? Black
What’s one thing you’re learning right now and why is it important. Learning how to relax after being on the go and working 12 hour days the past 3 years
What movie never fails to make you laugh? 21 jump street and office christmas party

What was your first job? working as a office clerk at the local swim club
What’s the first concert you ever went to? Taylor Swift
What is the dumbest way you’ve been injured? I fell down the stairs and broke 2 fingers

Strengths and Talents
What sport are you terrible at? What sport are you good at? I was a great dancer and a terrible field hockey player
What are three words that best describes you? giggly, warm, caring

If you could have any pet you wanted, what would it be? My dog 🙂 or a giraffe
If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be? 70’s skirts bell bottoms fluffy blowouts and chunky platforms
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? Reading minds
If you could have one song play every time you entered a room, what would it be? Timber by Pitbull
If you were reincarnated as an animal, what would you be? Sloth or panda

Fun facts
I am an amazing plant mom.
I used to be a competitive dancer for most of my life and majored in dance.
My guilty pleasure is really poorly made lifetime mystery movies with terrible acting. It’s so bad it’s good.
Tsunamis are my biggest fear.

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