7 perks of being an INFP that are worth celebrating

Read my original article on Introvert, Dear.  I’m not suggesting that the INFP personality type should be put on a pedestal. Like anyone, we’re far from perfect. In fact, many of us (if not all) struggle daily due to our high sensitivity, introversion, and detachment from reality. However, our unique personality also comes with some major perks … More 7 perks of being an INFP that are worth celebrating

10 experiences INFPs will instantly relate to

Find my original article on Introvert, Dear. If you identify with the INFP personality type, I’m sure you’re aware of just how strange we can be. We’re described as highly individualistic, idealistic, empathetic, and reserved. With these traits come some experiences that invariably makes us feel like we are a different species altogether. Here are … More 10 experiences INFPs will instantly relate to

5 things to know about being friends with INFPs

View my original Introvert, Dear article here. INFPs are quiet, imaginative idealists who want to make the world a better place. Although INFPs are interested in helping people, they are also extremely reserved and maintain a small circle of friends. Many of them live by Shakespeare’s quote, “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to … More 5 things to know about being friends with INFPs

10 contradicting things about INFPs

View my original article at Introvert, Dear.  The INFP personality type can feel like a walking paradox. Why is this? Well, it’s because the INFP’s cognitive functions often contradict each other. For instance, although INFPs are Perceivers (which means they prefer an adaptable lifestyle), they lead with a Judging function, Introverted Feeling (which is concerned with establishing … More 10 contradicting things about INFPs

A letter to any INFPs who have ever felt misunderstood

Find my original article at Introvert, Dear.  Dear fellow INFP, I’m writing this letter to remind you that your gifts and talents are valuable, even though at times you may feel like the world does not appreciate you. INFPs tend to be wallflowers: we possess a quiet, shy demeanor. However, that’s only how we appear … More A letter to any INFPs who have ever felt misunderstood

INFP or ISFP? 7 ways to tell them apart

Find my original article at Introvert, Dear. INFPs and ISFPs are both individualistic, sensitive, caring, and highly creative individuals. Although they are both Introverted Feelers (Fi), their main difference is their auxiliary function. INFPs use Extroverted Intuition (Ne) as their auxiliary, which enables them to pick up on and interpret possible meanings behind external data. ISFPs, on the other hand, use Extroverted … More INFP or ISFP? 7 ways to tell them apart

5 ways highly sensitive introverts can be more assertive

Find my original article at Introvert, Dear. It’s not uncommon for highly sensitive people (HSPs) to struggle with being assertive, as in, standing up for one’s rights and values in a constructive and calm way. Due to their quiet demeanor, people may talk over them and disregard their feelings and viewpoints. Because HSPs can be … More 5 ways highly sensitive introverts can be more assertive

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