Angry, negative, and toxic people drain sensitive introverts, who need to feel emotionally safe in order to express their true thoughts and feelings.
In my fantasy world, at least a small sliver of TV provides a counter message.
Introverts get lonely, just like introverts eat three meals a day, ride bikes and brush their hair. My loneliness is a cry for connection and understanding.
Your dominant mindsets as an INFJ are Introverted Intuition and Extroverted Feeling. When you employ Feeling, you use it in an extroverted fashion.
Camp counselors. You know the type: loud, energetic, and overly friendly. Camp, as a workplace, is ideal for extroverts — and repellant to introverts.
For those with quiet exteriors and noisy interiors, we must clear the internal space and turn down the volume of our inner voices in order to truly listen.
There are times when being surrounded by people is inevitable — but it’s possible for introverts to manufacture alone time even when they’re fenced in.
An INFJ, I found myself holding back feelings, because, despite her best efforts, I simply could not believe that someone could be so accepting of me.
Introverts prefer to work independently, and planning a group vacation can be as much of a struggle as working on a project together.
Five minutes to decompress. Five minutes to collect myself. Five minutes to recharge. As an introvert, I desperately need those five minutes.
Inclusion doesn’t have to look like everyone is getting along in a group. Introverts tend to have small social circles — and they prefer it that way.
We damage introverts — especially young introverts — when we confuse introversion with depression.
I begin imagining every terrible detail of what transpired. My mind becomes a vortex of dark thoughts and fears.
19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins was found dead inside a hotel freezer. Did this introvert overdo it on alcohol to fit in at a party?
You might be an introvert if everything about being a parent absolutely wears you out. This is particularly true during the baby and toddler stages.
It’s not easy being an introvert, because our society seems made for extroverts. How can an introvert live a fulfilling life in an “extroverted” world?
Quietly taking a step back just to watch the gyrating masses didn’t mean I was uncomfortable. I was taking in the moment in my own introverted way.
It’s not that I don’t appreciate the people who shower us with love. I just found it uncomfortable having my health become such a hot topic of discussion.
After too much socializing, I became drowsy and irritable, to the point of snapping at people. My depression and anxiety were creeping back again.
An INFJ will do anything for those they love, sometimes ignoring their needs. When you move on from an unhealthy relationship, you respect your happiness.
For highly sensitive people, the danger occurs when we lose ourselves in our emotions and don’t actually solve the problem.
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.