I stared at the dance floor. Clearly, there was no place for me here. Just coming to this conference was outside my comfort zone.
I had no idea how to do this thing we humans call “conversation.” But if I ever wanted to go on second dates or make friends, I had to figure it out.
You feel like you don’t fit in. So you keep wearing the mask and pretending it’s not so bad.
When INFJs are hurt badly, they may slam the door on that toxic relationship. But sometimes the door doesn’t shut completely. That’s when the haunting starts.
Your introversion is the key to leveraging your gifts, boosting your energy, and honoring your natural thought processes.
Accepting myself as an introvert was the first step in correcting my imbalance.
If you’re a highly sensitive person in a caring profession, like teaching, counseling, or health care, you know just how heavy the day can be.
Your introversion is not keeping you from being a successful entrepreneur, dating, or attending the social events you’d actually like to attend.
Yikes. I’m so awkward. Where’d my words go? Me, small talk, not good. Is it time to go home yet?
When we don’t talk about introverts and depression, it creates a heart-breaking situation: Introverts who are depressed don’t get the help they so desperately need.
In the new year, free yourself from other people’s expectations, but also from your own.
Slip on your comfiest slippers. It’s World Introvert Day, and that means there’s no reason to leave the house tonight.
INFPs are often good at starting something, but we are rarely able to finish as we expected — or worse, never at all.
Exercising your “aspirational function” brings great satisfaction and even breakthroughs. For INTJs and INFJs, that function is Extroverted Sensing.
There’s only one rule when it comes to celebrating World Introvert Day — do something that gives you energy and life.
The new year is a new beginning. There’s no better time for personal-growth loving INFJs to start a self-development project.
Introverts need solitude like we need air to breathe. Here’s why you should spend more time alone in the new year.
I used to push my way into a circle of talkers and try to fake like I was actually participating, all the while wishing I could disappear.
Scrooge might seem familiar to the practical, fact-minded, and reliable ISTJ who can understand (at least on some level) many of his sentiments.
“Okay, I get it — you are an introvert,” she said with an emphatic eye roll. “But can you at least talk to your family?”
If the holidays are sucking you dry of energy and leaving you a shell of your former self, take heart: Relief has a name, and it is “World Introvert Day.”
Therapy can be a great resource for any personality type, but it can be especially helpful for INFJs.
All the gift cards and candles in the world are not as good as alone time.
For introverts, solitude is sanity. Here’s how to banish guilt and start taking more time for yourself.
We live in a noisy, crowded, overstimulating world that works against any attempt at silence.
Even an extrovert couldn’t possibly find fault with going straight home after work when it’s too cold to feel your face.
Being an HSP can be a hindrance or an asset in your relationships, depending on how well you understand and work with this trait.
What you’ll notice first about an INTJ is his or her data-driven mind.
Introverts excel at cultivating intimacy, because we tend to have small social circles and a propensity for meaningful conversation.