I wasn’t exactly the model student. I was different, and therefore, I must be flawed. For INFPs, this very belief can be the birthplace of shame.
It’s quite common for INFPs to mistype themselves, especially when taking a personality assessment for the first time or reading basic type descriptions.
As a writing coach, I see the same challenges crop up for them again and again, and there are three big ones that it seems no INFP escapes.
I’m a huge fan of Myers-Briggs personality types, but I come in contact with a lot of MBTI fans, and sometimes, what I see worries me.
Ever since I was a child, I felt like a weirdo. In primary school, it was okay, though, because I was the weirdo that everyone knew and liked.
INFPs are described as being reserved, imaginative, passionate, creative, and quirky. These are some of the many qualities that make us unique.
INFPs often find themselves stuck in jobs that feel meaningless and don’t give them room to grow, and as a result, they feel drained.
I’m not suggesting that the INFP personality type should be put on a pedestal. Like anyone, we’re…
I’m an INFP, and I don’t consider myself to be an obsessive cleaner. Despite this, clutter is the one thing that can drive me out of my mind.
Intuitive introverts (i.e. INTJs, INTPs, INFJs, and INFPs) in the Myers-Briggs personality system are often depicted as intellectuals and deep thinkers.