7 Tips to Help You Manage Conflict as an INFJ

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 02, 2021

INFJs may be good at many things, but dealing with conflict is certainly not our forte. If there’s one thing this personality type dislikes, it's the idea of having to confront someone. In our peace-making and harmony-seeking minds, everything should be solved without the need to argue. So when conflict arises, an INFJ will probably sweep it under the carpet, ignore it and hope it never comes up again.

Judger? 12 Thoughts to Make Your Day More Relaxed

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 25, 2021

You’d think that the Marie Kondo-esque Judging personalities would thrive under pressure. After all, Judgers are known for being hardworking, focused, and organized to a T. The reality? Most Judgers only prosper in a structured environment. When there’s no structure, stress can take over, and turn our lives upside down.

INFJ? 12 Ideas to Help You Laugh More Today

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 19, 2021

Laughing is arguably one of the best strategies to cheer yourself up. In fact, research tells us that laughter can affect your wellbeing in a positive way. What’s the secret to laughing more, you ask? Simple: cultivate it as a habit by making time for the things that make your soul happy.

7 Small Ideas with Really Big Effects for INFJs

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 11, 2021

INFJs are full of determination, empathy, and big dreams, but their behaviors and attitudes sometimes prevent them from reaching their full potential. But, like the other personality types of the 16-type system, INFJs have room to grow. 

So why tackle the small stuff? 

Because often, the most impactful changes result from minor habit adjustments. Taking care of little practices is sometimes the easiest way to help you learn about yourself, expand your personal growth journey, and get the quickest results.  

What Is it Like to be an Intuitive-Feeling (NF) Man?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 28, 2021

Intuitive-feelers personality types — those with NF as their middle letters on the Myers and Briggs 16 type test — share many defining characteristics. But divergent life experiences create plenty of variety within the type.

The differences may be observed at the individual level. But they may also be seen through the lens of gender. Intuitive-Feeling men may think, act, and react differently than Intuitive-Feeling women. Not in every instance, but at least in some.

6 Things that Happen when the Judger Personality Doesn’t Have Structure

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 21, 2021

Judging personality types have so many strengths, but one of our greatest is the ability to thrive in a structured routine. Judgers are amazing helpers when you need someone to line up all of the details. We’re great at laying down a game plan for a vacation, organizing someone’s space, and serving as personal financial advisors. So what happens when a detail-oriented, structured being like yourself finds there is no structure?

How INFJs Can Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries at Work

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 02, 2021

The pathway to a fulfilling career is doing work that matters to us and using our strengths and natural talents. However, the workplace isn’t always fair, and without healthy boundaries, INFJ personality types may find themselves taking on work that isn’t theirs or becoming everyone’s counselors. As an INFJ, this drains your emotional energy tank — and burns you out in the process. 

INFJ? Here’s Why You Should Laugh at Yourself More Often

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 20, 2021

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with the ability to laugh at myself. While my brother is a master of self-deprecating humor, I’ve never been able to crack a joke at my past misfortunes. In fact, as an INFJ, I have this irritating tendency to fixate on my actions a lot, which often leads me to see nothing but my shortcomings. When that happens, I enter a spiral of overthinking, and lose trust in my own ability to deal with anything that’s remotely challenging.

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