Geniuses may have brains that are wired to be unable to deal with small details.
Writing gives me a voice without having to be in the spotlight.
The famous Spanish siesta, a custom not found in the U.S., has become an irreplaceable time of serenity for me as an introvert.
We need someone who can be okay with us not being okay.
I hate telephones and rarely answer when someone calls.
Subconsciously, I told myself that the problem was me. There was nothing I could do about my life. I was the one who had to adapt.
While attending a yoga and meditation retreat, I experienced silence in a whole new way.
An INFJ might start overdoing sensing activities, such as eating, drinking, or exercising too much, or become obsessed with details.
When I hear that introverts make good listeners, I can’t help but feel guilty. I’m not sure it’s true for me.
I’d often lose my train of thought and fumble through my words.
I am unable to think or speak clearly on the spot. Like many introverts, I need a little time to think things through before responding.
INFJs are drawn to selflessly helping others. But we are introverts who have limited energy to give. Eventually, the INFJ will burn out.
What if being an introvert isn’t actually a shameful part of ourselves that we have to cover up?
Suddenly, I’m pulled back to reality. A stranger is practically shouting at me. “Wow, you look so sad!” he says. “Smile! It’s a beautiful day.”
Large crowds, noisy environments, impromptu parties — situations like these can leave introverts and HSPs feeling overwhelmed.
The differences between the INFJ and INTJ personality types come down to their cognitive functions.
Despite my best efforts, I sometimes find myself at a thing wearing pants and, yes, talking to people.
There’s a link between introversion and our tendency to dwell in self-inflicted pain.
Chances are that if you ask me to hang out last minute, I’ll make up an excuse not to go, even if I have nothing else going on.
We’ve had to catapult ourselves, kicking and screaming, out of our comfort zones to be here.
INFJs are unusual. Not only are they the rarest MBTI type, but the elements of their personality often seem contradictory.
Dreaming, inventing, and creating are what intuitive introverts are born to do. Chores offer you plenty of uninterrupted time to think.
Methodical and detail-oriented, the introvert’s flair for critical thinking means going a mile deep instead of a mile wide.
My mind goes blank. Thoughts tumble around in my head but I don’t have the words to say them.
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