INTJ vs ISTJ: How to Tell Them Apart

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 20, 2022

The ISTJ and INTJ are similar in so many ways. These personalities appreciate introverted periods of alone time, use their heads instead of their hearts to make Thinking decisions, and like planning and structure to stabilize their daily Judging lifestyle.

The difference between them lies in the way they handle incoming information.

Categories: INTJ, ISTJ

What are the Most Common Enneagram Types for INTJs?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 24, 2022

Most know INTJs as efficient, hardworking, and excellent problem-solvers. As Extraverted Thinking Te-users, these personalities rely on facts and logic to make decisions, and usually prioritize reasoning over feeling. Still, though INTJ types share common characteristics among themselves, no two INTJs look exactly the same.

12 Things Introverts Say During the Holidays (Out-loud or to Themselves)

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone but especially so for Introverts. From the pressure to buy presents, to the small talk you’ll have to endure, these quieter types can find the festive season exhausting. As Introverts, we may not always express this discomfort out-loud, but it still affects us. Sound familiar? 

5 Fictional Characters You'll Relate to if You're an INTJ

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

When it comes to INTJ characters, there are a lot to choose from. Authors and screenwriters love the figure of the gifted hero who’s single-minded, intelligent and sometimes ruthless. 

The core traits of the INTJ personality type make for engaging and likeable characters. INTJs in TV shows, books and movies usually take the form of a lone wolf who always has a brilliant master plan and more than a few tricks up their sleeve.

If you’re looking for INTJ characters to relate to, here are 5 of the best.

Best Introvert Quotes that are Really Relatable

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 31, 2021

If you prefer listening to talking, avoid large crowds, and refuel in solitude, you might be an Introvert. As an Introvert myself, I know it can be hard to stay true to your quieter nature when surrounded by Extraverts. Sound familiar? If you need a few words of Introvert wisdom to remind you how great you are, this article is for you. Here are the best Introvert quotes that’ll make you feel seen and appreciated.

Best Jobs for Introverts to Recharge Their Batteries

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

Introverts unite beneath a common banner: we need our alone time on the regular. Especially when it comes to our jobs, the way we approach and process our day can quickly affect every other aspect of our lives if it leaves us repeatedly stressed and drained.

5 Famous Entrepreneurs and Their Personality Types

What makes famous entrepreneurs successful in terms of personality type? Are Introverts or Extraverts more likely to be famous entrepreneurs? Is innovation or tradition more of an asset? Is creativity or leadership more essential? As you’ll see from this small selection, it can be all or any of these traits.

Any personality type could be included in a list of famous entrepreneurs. While Extaverts may be more charismatic, or more visible in the public eye, they don’t necessarily have the advantage over Introverts. 

Judger? 12 Thoughts to Make Your Day More Relaxed

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.

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