My job as a corporate trainer involves teaching a six-hour-long class to adults who really kinda don’t want to be there all that much.
ISTJ Sarah likes to stick to established rules or processes, whereas INTJ Nicole learns about established systems to work to improve them.
For this introvert, working in an open office is a waking nightmare. Productivity isn’t the only thing to suffer in a shared work space.
One professor understood, and the remarkable example she set showed me that there was no reason for introverts to struggle so much in the classroom.
Learning about personality types helped me understand that we don’t all process information the same way, and we are different in the ways we communicate.
What I want to focus on here is the feeling of emptiness, which had followed me throughout life. Most INFJs have this burning feeling of mission.
Because of reactions like the one from my extroverted friend, I often don’t let on just how much I’m overthinking things.
As an HSP, I’ve spent so much of my life wishing I was “normal.” Wishing I could handle what “everyone else” seems to be able to handle.
Wonder why so much of life is spent repeating simple actions. Try to figure out a way that you could brush your teeth once and be finished with it forever.
There are times I call Quiet Euphoria. In these moments, I’m blissful. Quiet Euphoria is when I find myself driving alone on a gorgeous June day.
For some people, the longer the vacation, the bigger the fun. But as an introvert, the idea of being with work friends for more than a week worried me.
As an INFJ myself, I can tell you that we are deeply complex and often confusing creatures. Your INFJ will take their time opening up to you.
At times, it can seem like a severe disadvantage to be an introvert. Despite this, there are many areas in which introverts have a leg up on extroverts.
Ginny Weasley is quiet and usually lets others be the center of attention. She is very shy and manages to say only a few words to Harry every now and then.
As an introvert, writing allows me to process emotions, reflect on experiences, and connect with others — all on my own terms.
Being a highly sensitive person (HSP) is like having your internal dial turned up just a little more than other people’s dials.
According to Jung, the definition of an introvert is one who is inclined to direct his or her attention inwardly. Extroverts are more outwardly oriented.
The first two cognitive functions of an INFJ are Introverted Intuition and Extroverted Feeling. They basically sum up why INFJs want to save the world.
If you see an introvert engaged in a quiet activity like reading, writing, or playing a video game, it’s good practice to ask if they’re willing to talk.
It’s not in an INFJ to be forceful in a group. Usually the only times we’re not soft-spoken are around people we know intimately.
This did not seem the time nor the place to explain the reasons behind my choice to be single, and it left me merely smiling and shaking my head.
Even extroverted new moms can be put off by a house full of guests wanting to hold the baby, but to an introverted new mother, it’s practically torture.
According to Jung, the definition of an introvert is one who is inclined to direct his or her attention inwardly. Extroverts, by contrast, are more outwardly oriented.
As Susan Cain points out, “Many successful ventures are the result of effective partnerships between introverts and extroverts.”
If you’re lucky enough to have an ISTJ as a friend, family member, or coworker, you know firsthand what makes these special individuals so likable.
In 13 Reasons Why, Hannah Baker commits suicide. The series got me wondering: Is there a link between introversion and suicide?