Many articles critiquing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) insist that it was developed by “bored housewives,” but there’s more to the story than that.
3. This popular fiction book has become one of the leading books for introverts. It’s the story of Charlie, who struggles to put his thoughts into words.
Do you know someone who always begs off when it comes to social gatherings? Do they duck out early at a party? They might be an introvert.
The ISFJ is a dependable, caring, practical introvert. An ISFJ will want everyone to show up for the holidays fully prepared to carry out their roles.
As a INFJ, allowing others to be taken care of first and making sure they were happy was something that came naturally to me.
Let the blushing be. Chronic blushers do not need you to point out their visible insecurities; we usually know it is happening, and we can’t stop it.
Because introverts tend feel more comfortable listening than talking about ourselves, we’ll gladly concede the spotlight.
As an INFJ personality type, I replayed all the events in the hospital in my mind seemingly thousands of times a day. I couldn’t stop.
What’s better than watching a lecture wrapped in your favorite blanket, with your drink of choice in hand and music playing softly in the background?
So there I am, in the hell that too many introverts are familiar with. “Friendly” salespeople are demanding to pry me open with a jack-hammer.
If you’ve often found the world to be a looming and uncomfortable place to be, then you might be a highly sensitive person (HSP) like me.
Extroverts may compensate for having low income by spending more than introverts on luxury items that reflect higher status.
People always tell me it’s okay to be nervous for a job interview. I nod along because I don’t feel like explaining to them just how hard it is for me.
As an INFJ personality type, every relationship I welcome into my life becomes rich and meaningful to me, because I invest a lot of my time and energy.
“When you mobile order Starbucks from the parking lot, wait, walk in, grab it, and not have to talk to people.”
There’s nothing an introvert loves more than having their romantic relationship put on display for hundreds of people at a wedding, amirite?
Yaoyao Ma Van As lived alone for eight years before getting married. She created a gorgeous series of illustrations about the magic of being on her own.
I’m an introvert, I’ve been told that I change significantly from when someone first meets me to when they get to know me for who I am.
The truth is INFJs unconsciously set high expectations for almost everything. So it’s only natural that something will fall short of them at some point.
Because the introvert’s way is not everyone’s way, there are a lot of things that don’t make sense to us introverts.
In today’s busy world, we will inevitably be asked to place ourselves in environments that are challenging for us as highly sensitive people.
“That moment when you’re so tired you barely have energy to talk even to your family. That’s what being social does to me.”
Trauma-informed yoga bears in mind that a student may have experienced trauma. It’s low key and hands off, which is exactly what introverts and HSPs need.
Society has a cultural bias against introverts — and unfortunately, our schools are no exception. Arranging your classroom to suit introverts can be done.
As a highly sensitive person (HSP), I am very susceptible to the feelings of rejection. Even minor incidents have affected my self-confidence.
As my career progressed, each position stretched me in ways that allowed me to grow significantly, personally, and professionally.