INTPs are known for their inventiveness and brilliant intellect.
Here are seven quirks of my INFP personality that often leave me shaking my head and grinning through it.
Just because someone is introverted does not automatically mean they have an anxiety disorder.
It is often tough being an INFJ. As the rarest personality type, it can be easy for INFJs to feel misunderstood.
Introversion is not something that will “go away.” Research shows that introverts are born that way and will stay introverts for life.
And more often than not, I don’t feel a connection with him and have a really hard time faking it for the rest of the date.
Here’s how spending time alone can make you a better mom — and how to stop the guilt over taking time for yourself.
As an introvert, I still feel like the odd one out in a world designed for extroverts. Here are four things I wish they understood about me.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, and your “introvert battery” is at an ultimate low, it’s time to take a minimalist approach.
Don’t take it personally when we retreat to our bedroom for solitude. It’s in that space that we are brought back to life.
Does your child have a meltdown after a busy day? Do they easily become absorbed playing alone? If so, they might be an introvert.
As I read the INFP description, it blew me away. It was like I was reading the diary of someone who had been stalking me the past 10 years.
Running gives me an excuse to be alone without having to explain that need to others.
I didn’t tell myself that I had to take part in every activity, or do something “fun” every day, or spend every waking moment with my family.
You’re an extrovert dating an introvert. Everything was going great, then they said, “I need space.”
The introvert’s struggle with loneliness is real. But it’s a problem we rarely talk about.
You don’t feel the same affection for your baby that others do. You feel a deep longing for things to go back to the way they were.
So there I was, at work trying to concentrate, with a gaggle of coworkers nearby cackling so loud I couldn’t hear myself think.
Because we are dreamers, we are motivated by the future and all the romanticized potential it could hold.
Highly sensitive children have special gifts. Unfortunately, many people still see high sensitivity as weakness.
I occasionally get strong, unexplainable feelings that some future event is going to happen.
I struggle to express myself, but he communicates effortlessly.
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.