A common theme among INFJ women is the desire to connect with others but to also spend time alone. This theme is not surprising because it's a direct result of the way your brain is wired as an INFJ. It's also the source of a lot of conflict for INFJs. Want to take a look?Read More
I once posted a quote about helping from Mr. Rogers on Facebook and Instagram. The gist is that he says the capacity to accept help is connected to the capacity to give help. The posts generated some interesting conversations. There were also differing opinions about the statement. What I want to share today is something INFJs often struggle with when it comes to helping. That's…Read More
An INFJ's dominant cognitive function, Introverted Intuition, is a convergent process. This means your brain juggles the various patterns it observes until it fits them all together into a single insight. When INFJs have an insight about how something is to be done, it may be difficult to…Read More
The University of INFJ continues...
(Start with Part 1 of this series)
We're exploring each cognitive function in the INFJ’s function stack. Take a look at the previous article in this series to review what we mean by “cognitive functions.” You'll also see how to stay connected to your dominant function, Introverted Intuition (Ni). This week we'll explore your auxiliary function of Extraverted Feeling.
What is Extraverted Feeling (Fe)?
Extraverted Feeling provides the perfect balance to your Introverted Intuition. Your Ni takes in information and your Fe allows…Read More
What would your life be like if conflict didn’t exist? You wouldn’t feel that all-too-familiar tension due to misunderstandings. You’d probably feel like a huge weight was lifted off your shoulders. If you’re an INFJ like me, I know that even the word conflict evokes stress for you. You might be in the habit of regularly avoiding conflict to avoid that horrible feeling before, during, and after. In the idealistic world we dream about in our heads, conflict doesn’t exist. As much as we strive for the ideal, we must admit that conflict will always exist. So what does an INFJ who wants to be the best version of themselves, but avoids conflict at all costs, supposed to do? I’m going to lay out exactly how to deal with conflict…Read More