What Does an INFP Need to be Happy at Work?

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INFPs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Feeling and Perceiving – seek work that aligns to their personal values and allows them to help others. 

When your career choices are driven by your values, without actually trying them out, it can be hard to know which jobs or careers might actually suit you. Let’s explore what INFPs need in a job and some of the careers that meet those requirements. 

What is the Most Introverted Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

There are eight Myers and Briggs personality types who classify as Introverts and all share certain essential characteristics.

For example, all can become stressed and de-energized by excessive socializing (as they define it). If they are surrounded by people for too long, and especially if they’ve been active participants in the conversation, they will need to escape eventually to relax and renew their depleted emotional and psychological reserves.

Categories: Myers Briggs, INFP, INTP, ISTP

How to Become an INFP Whisperer

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 31, 2022

If you have an INFP in your life, you might sometimes view them as an exotic, high-strung horse that you don’t quite understand or know how to deal with.

First, remember that we’re not animals, or children, so please don’t try to manage us, humor us, or endeavor to bend us to your will.

What you can do is learn about what makes us tick and become a partner who helps us manage our weaknesses and utilize our strengths. We have a great deal to offer, if you give us the chance to do it in our way.

5 INFP Traits That Are Both Good and Bad at the Same Time

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

As an INFP, I know that the good and the bad things about our personalities are often just different sides of the same coin. Even the good traits we have can be hard to live with at times, and the parts that may seem negative can be turned into positives when we put our ability to see things differently to good use.

What is it Like to Be an INFP Male?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 10, 2022

For the INFP male, life is a fascinating and challenging journey, filled with learning experiences that promote greater self-understanding and enhance their process of personal development. The INFP male takes life seriously and strives to keep looking below the surface, seeking meaning and purpose in the world and in everything they do.

If you’ve been curious about what it's like to be an INFP male, here are a few things you should know about this rare personality type:

Category: INFP

INFP vs. ISFP: How to Tell Them Apart

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 22, 2022

INFP and ISFP personality types have a lot of traits in common – so much so that they could be confused for each other at times. But they have some distinctively different traits as well.

So, how do you figure out the INFP vs. ISFP distinction?

Let’s look at some basic similarities they share, a key difference or two, and some things you can look for to help you figure out whether you, or someone you are close to, is likely to be a ‘Healer’ or a ‘Composer’.

Categories: Myers Briggs, INFP, ISFP

ENFP vs. INFP: How to Tell Them Apart

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 15, 2022

As an ENFP personality, I have questioned whether or not I’m actually an Extravert multiple times. It was incredibly helpful to read the ENFP Survival Guide by Heidi Priebe (she also has one for INFPs!) and discover some key differences between the two. For example, the ENFP is the most introverted of the extraverted personality types. Pretty cool, huh? 

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