Five Things ISTJs Need to be Happy in Life

Anyone else: “Are you okay?”

ISTJ: “I’m fine. Why?”

Anyone else: “You look down.”

ISTJ: “Best day ever.”

Anyone else: “Are you mad about something?” (ie: at me?)

ISTJ: Thin smile. Change subject. Move faster.

Anyone else: “You’re up to something, then. C’mon, you can tell me!”

ISTJ: Eye roll.

The 6 Types of People Who Stress Introverts Out

Introverts, like Extraverts, may struggle with their stress levels, but not always for the same reasons. Since the introverted types of the 16-type system are more prone to overstimulation than their extraverted counterparts, certain types of people can unwittingly put you into a stressful response. 

Introvert? 12 Activities to Boost Your Self-Love This Valentine’s Day

“I love me, I love me not. I love me, I love me not.”  Introverts, does this sound like the voice in your head as it nears Valentine’s Day—or maybe every day?

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate the people you love or appreciate in your life. But how much do you appreciate your own talents, strengths and unique experiences that make up who you are?

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Introvert? Here's Why Opening Up Can Feel Like Oversharing

It’s no secret that Introverts like their privacy but, for many introverted folks, opening up doesn’t come naturally – not even to those we trust and love. As a chatty INFJ who’s often mistaken for an Extravert, I, too, have wondered why it is so hard for me to share how I feel with those closest to me.

How to Let Go of Grudges, Advice from a Judger

Do you find yourself holding a grudge for months or maybe even years? Well you’re not alone. Many of us hold grudges as a way of dealing with disappointment. This is a common trait for a whole range of personality types but especially for those with a Judging preference on the Myers and Briggs personality system.

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

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

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

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.  

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