Four Signs You’re a Highly Rational Feeler

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 13, 2017

So you're a Feeler (F) type according to your personality test result. You’ve just joined a unique group of enthusiasts, optimists, nurturers and artists. Word on the street is that William Shakespeare was an INFP and Oscar Wilde an ENFP, so you’re in the company of giants.

Are all INFJs Highly Sensitive People?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 02, 2017

Quiet but passionate, wise but childlike, creative but caring, these gentle, intuitive people are highly complex and often misunderstood individuals. But are we describing INFJs or HSPs? Or are they the same thing? Many of the characteristics of Myers and Briggs' INFJ personality type can also describe a highly sensitive person (HSP). Whether you are an INFJ, an HSP or both, it’s important to understand who you are and what you need to be happy.

Are You an INFP or an INFJ?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 26, 2016

Years ago, there was a PBS series hosted by Steve Allen called Meeting of Minds. In this show, actors portrayed a variety of important characters from history. These characters met situated around a table and discussed topics ranging from religion and philosophy to the arts and sciences. Steven Allen got to ask the important questions that he’d always wanted to ask the people who played such significant roles in shaping our world.

6 Things NF Types Must Do to Take Control of Their Finances

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 24, 2016

When you think about the qualities needed for successful money management, you probably associate those traits with the Sensing-Thinking personalities. It’s easy to see how those personalities—i.e., ISTJ, ISTP, ESTJ, and ESTP, with their facility for facts, data, and logic—can easily master finances.

Categories: INFJ, INFP, ENFP, ENFJ

5 Tips for Intuitive Types Who Can’t Explain Their Vision

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 04, 2016

Intuitives don't have trouble formulating thoughts and ideas, but often struggle to articulate the concepts that are so clearly defined in their mind. It's to do with the fact that you think in an abstract, seemingly random way. Intuition trains you to make sense of these thoughts without examining every detail. But details matter when you are trying to explain your ideas. Overlooking a word or feature can cause complete misunderstanding - as if you are speaking a different language.

Categories: INFJ, INFP, ENFP, ENFJ, INTJ, INTP, ENTP, ENTJ

4 Causes of INFJ Stress (And How To Beat Them)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 29, 2016

INFJs are highly perceptive of their environment and other people. As the "Counselor" archetype of Myers Briggs personality theory, they are deeply empathetic and often understand others better than they understand themselves. They work hard for the common good, commit, and follow through. And they are perhaps more likely than any other personality type to experience anxiety.

Judging, But Not Judgmental: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of the J Personality

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 22, 2016

In theory, the Judging (J) personality dimension in Myers-Briggs typology has nothing to do with being judgmental.

It’s true, those who carry the (J) banner are firm in their opinions and have clear ideas about how things should be done. And they normally pay more attention to details than their Perceiving (P) counterparts, noticing things that companions routinely overlook.

Categories: INFJ, ENFJ, INTJ, ENTJ, ISTJ, ESTJ, ISFJ, ESFJ

How INFJs Can Get Over Those Pesky Trust Issues

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 10, 2016

Most Introverts, and especially Intuitive Introverts, find it really hard to trust people. The main reason is that we have a finite energy for people and need those exhausting interactions to be worth it. We are looking for soulmates, not tourists in our lives. This makes us very selective when it comes to our friendships and who we let into our rich inner world.

Category: INFJ

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