INFP or INFJ? 7 ways to tell them apart

Find my original article at Introvert, Dear.  On the surface, INFPs and INFJs are very similar. They’re both described as idealistic, moralistic, misunderstood, and empathic, among other things. Because of these shared descriptions, it’s not uncommon for people to mistype as one or the other. I, for one, thought I was an INFJ when I’m actually … More INFP or INFJ? 7 ways to tell them apart

8 everyday struggles only people who’ve been described as ‘empaths’ can relate to

Find the original article at Thought Catalog.  Empaths are highly sensitive individuals who have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive other people’s energies and emotions. They can peel away the public façade that people display and reveal their innermost feelings, which gives empaths a strong capacity to heal emotional wounds. However, often times, they … More 8 everyday struggles only people who’ve been described as ‘empaths’ can relate to

My INFP confession: I sold a part of my soul in order to be happy

As an INFP, my motto in life is “be yourself.” This, for me, means being authentic and living according to my values. Every decision that I make is a reflection of who I am and what I believe in. As well, I despise conformity: it entails giving up on my personhood—what makes me unique—in order … More My INFP confession: I sold a part of my soul in order to be happy

25 little Life Lessons Every 20-Something Needs To Remember

You can find the original Thought Catalog post here. I feel that with each passing year I grow wiser. Looking back at my life, I’ve come a long way. I use to struggle as a sensitive introvert; I carried a lot of emotional baggage and often felt out of place. Today, I’m much more comfortable … More 25 little Life Lessons Every 20-Something Needs To Remember

5 stereotypes About INFPs

Read the original Introvert, Dear article here.  There are a lot of misleading stereotypes about the INFP personality type on the Internet. They’re thought to be indecisive, emotionally vulnerable, and overly idealistic, among other things. I think that’s why it took me so long to identify as an INFP—not all those stereotypes resonate with me. Let’s shed some light … More 5 stereotypes About INFPs

4 ways INFPs can make the most of their cognitive functions

Read the original article on Introvert, Dear here.  INFPs can be an unstoppable force that can move mountains—in the real world and not just in their dreams. The secret to tapping into your potential as an INFP is to understand how to use your cognitive functions fully. If you identify as an INFP personality type, … More 4 ways INFPs can make the most of their cognitive functions