I always like to start off with the standard 'Myers-Briggs Personality' is not exactly perfect for a personality typing system. I don't think any of them are. And as long as I am aware of that and that nothing is set in stone- I'm good with that. INFJs and Boundaries But if you know a… Continue reading Boundaries? What are those? INFJ problems
In Facebook group I am in a fellow INFJ posted an article about INFJ sub-types. Depending on how a person develops, focuses and leans on their cognitive stack. I know some people are deeply into Myers-Briggs but I see it as an interesting theory among other interesting personality theories, all of which succeed and fail… Continue reading INFJ sub-types
Internal self- Are we good narrators of our own story?
I know personality tests are inherently flawed. They all are. Even if you are the most introspective person in the entire universe I don't think they capture who you truly are personality wise. For many reasons. One is that they are limited to broad strokes rather than nuances. But mostly because who you perceive yourself… Continue reading Internal self- Are we good narrators of our own story?
Book Review: Quiet
Why are introverts the way we are? Are we broken extroverts? Nope. We are not. And, there are a crapton of us, so deal with it. So I picked up this book called Quiet by Susan Cain I found it absolutely fascinating. Some of the theories of why introverts and extroverts are the way they… Continue reading Book Review: Quiet
Pretend-extroversion: when introverts fake it
I am currently reading Quiet by Susan Cain which is a fascinating book I recommend to any introvert. I am on the chapter called 'When should you act more extroverted?' And well, not one says you Should. But some of us Do sometimes. Why is that? It turns out when we are really into something… Continue reading Pretend-extroversion: when introverts fake it
My user manual
Warning labels and instructions: Fragile- handle with care. Internally and externally fragile. Just overall very fragile in nature. Look but don't hug. Person does not like hugging. Keep Upright! Falls over with ease. Also randomly tips over. Has no internal balance system included.Keep Quiet as possible. Person enjoys silence.Keep primarily in the dark. May scream… Continue reading My user manual
Empath: The worst mutant power ever
So a psychic told me I am an Empath. So A) it must be true and B) I have Officially manifested my mutant powers. Finally. It has taken so bloody long. Just a sucky one where I absorb all the sucky emotions everyone has and it makes me feel like crap. So great. Not an… Continue reading Empath: The worst mutant power ever
Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?
If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extrovert. You'll be happier.Medical press Well that statement just gets under my skin Okay let's see what they actually studied before we tell them to fuck off and explain why they should fuck off, shall we? the first-ever study asking people to act like extroverts… Continue reading Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?
When you are absent-minded
I have always been absent-minded. Just a personality trait. I live more in my head than in the real world and so the real world can sort of suddenly surprise me. I never minded it much but in a sense I think it rather annoys Other people. So here are some of the ways I… Continue reading When you are absent-minded
Intelligence and self-worth
There is this thing where you are not supposed to say you are intelligent when you are. Or tell people your IQ when it is high. Shhhh it is a secret. And don't be too smart people do not like that at all. So keep it on the inside. But here is the thing about… Continue reading Intelligence and self-worth
Rock your introverted self
If you are an extrovert, you are lucky, in the sense that the world thinks extroverts are where it is at. You can socialize well, do business well, work well in public environments, have fewer issues with public speaking and so many other traits. And introverts are not extroverts. "If extroverts are assertive and enthusiastic… Continue reading Rock your introverted self