Within our structured and fast-moving society, where organization and the ability to perform under pressure are prized, Thinker-Judgers excel. These are the quick-thinking, competitive, closure-seeking personalities of the 16-type system. They operate with the same efficiency as a Swiss watch.
The year 2020 is said to be the year of the zodiac, as renewed interest in zodiac signs continues to increase. Historically, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the difference between personality typing and zodiac signs, with strong opinions on both sides.
Personally, I think there’s an argument for using both systems in tandem to help us better understand what makes us tick. Both systems have the same goal, and that’s to help us interact better with the people around us.
Some of the best qualities of Feeler personalities -- the “Fs” of the Myers and Briggs personality system -- are their kindness, empathy, and their ability to think about others. Feeling personalities follow their instincts and trust their emotions to guide them in their professional and personal lives. That’s one of the reasons why they have such beautiful, lasting relationships.
My name is Jayne Thompson and I’m a procrastinator.
To the outside world, I am the model of efficiency. I have the discipline to perform tasks in a quick and organized manner. I do things systematically and I get projects done on time.
On the inside, it’s a different story. I habitually procrastinate. I dither and put things off for ages, often to the point where priorities have shifted and the job no longer needs to be done.
In 2011, a book called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing became an international bestseller.
If your head feels like it is spinning and you struggle to function when uncertain times hit, you are not alone. During uncertain times, it is normal and human to experience intense emotions, as we yearn to make sense of what is happening in and around us. With the right support and coping skills, our intense emotions can become gifts that help us process what is happening and move forward with strength.
ENFPs are idea factories. We are bold creators who are eager to take on challenges, launch projects, and generate new solutions. Our ENFP personality type is happiest when we’re creating; whether we’re starting up a side hustle, designing a website or building a new work system.
But each bright burst of creativity is followed by a “yikes” moment. That’s when we realize how much work we just heaped onto a to-do list that was already overflowing with tasks from the last ten schemes we launched!
So you've done a personality test and the results are in: you're a Judger. If you're not too familiar with Myers and Briggs' way of describing personality, being called a Judger may sound like cause for concern. But there's no need to feel defensive! Judging, in this context, has more to do with how you approach life—not how judgmental you are.
By now, you’ve certainly heard of the term “social distancing”. In case you’ve been living under a rock, it’s a bona fide strategy for minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Guidelines for social distancing may vary based on geography, time and the severity of the situation but, ultimately, the advice is to avoid (or at least limit) in-person contact with others. Basically, it means canceling events, avoiding crowds, limiting yourself to tiny social gatherings and staying 6 feet away from others. Yes, even in the grocery store.
I’ve always been a perfectionist. In fifth grade, when I knew nine out of 10 answers on a science test, I tried to look up the answer for the tenth question before the teacher noticed. I ended up in the principal’s office, all because I couldn’t deal with getting a 90 per cent instead of 100 per cent.
I’ve lost count of the number of times that people have told me not to be “such a perfectionist.” I never thought much about what the word meant, except to occasionally wonder why it was always used as an insult.
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