When INFJs Join the Team, Everybody Wins!

Like many Introverts, INFJs often miss opportunities to accomplish more by participating in teams. They will gladly offer their assistance to others if asked, but otherwise may choose a more independent path.

INFJs are capable of some impressive achievements on their own, in both their personal and professional lives.  But like anyone else, they can become far more proficient, productive, and effective if they seek out opportunities to work in groups or teams.

What are Brené Brown’s Enneagram and Myers-Briggs Personality Types?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 15, 2021

Brené Brown is a researcher known for her work studying and teaching courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She’s the author of several bestselling books including The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Braving the Wilderness. 

Based on an analysis of her observed behavior and motivations, Brown is likely an INFJ personality type and Enneagram One. 

Why You Need To Get Out Of Your Head and Into Your Body to Get The Most Out Of Your Personality System

The Big Five, DISC, Myers and Briggs, the Enneagram — all these personality systems help you understand yourself and other people better. By learning your own personality traits and those of others, you can begin to understand the inherent strengths and potential pitfalls we all possess.

Holiday Tips for Introverts: When You Want to be Alone But Hate to be Forgotten

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 23, 2020

The holiday season is a time to connect with loved ones, but it can be a stressful time for Introverts who are trying to keep up. Getting enough alone time is important to introverted types, but if they’re skipping events to be alone, they often feel a major case of FOMO. So how do you balance the much-needed time to recharge with the demanding social calendar of the holidays? 

A Very Truity Christmas! The Personality Types of Our Favorite Holiday Characters

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 22, 2020

As we gather together, decking our halls and sipping hot cocoa, we thought we’d take a look at the personality profiles of our favorite holiday characters—the heroes and the villains! It’s up for interpretation, of course, but here’s our highly scientific view of where certain characters might fall. 

Ebenezer Scrooge: ISTJ

Have you muttered a grumpy ‘Bah Humbug!’ yet? Crotchety and miserly, this two-word catchphrase marks Ebenezer Scrooge as the ultimate holiday grouch, and one we can all identify with when things get stressful! 

This Is You At Your Best and Your Worst In Relationships, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 25, 2020

No one enjoys feeling vulnerable, and romantic relationships tend to be where we are exposed the most. That’s the place with the highest stakes; where even a small shift in dynamics can leave you feeling insecure and off balance. While we’re all different, how we navigate our relationships is closely intertwined with our Myers and Briggs personality preferences. Check out your personality type below to see what you look like in a relationship—at your very best and your absolute worst.  

INFJ? These 6 Mistakes are Making You Come Across As Awkward

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 18, 2020

INFJs are empathetic listeners, with a quiet, mysterious air about them. Sometimes they even appear graceful. But if you’re an INFJ personality type, you’ve probably lost count of the times you've felt like the odd duck out. As an INFJ, I’ve had my share of "out of place" moments, although I don't always recognize them until after they happen. 

8 Things INFJs Say, And What They Really Mean

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 27, 2020

When it comes to the INFJ’s use of language, others may look on in confusion. While the INFJ personality herself might know exactly what she means and why she says things, it’s not usually clear outside of her head. To add to the confusion, there are some common phrases that virtually all INFJs say at some point, which really should not be taken at face value. That’s because an INFJ is always trying to avoid hurting someone’s feelings or burdening them with their problems.

Here’s What Sensitivity Really Looks Like for an INFJ

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2020

INFJ personalities are often seen as those quiet, sensitive types who are easily upset and seem to take everything personally. Why is that? Are they really so fragile, or has society misunderstood them? Perhaps the real question is what we mean by ‘sensitive.’ For many, that word pulls up negative images of weak, shy, cry babies who just need to toughen up. And that is not the INFJ at all. 

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