Harmony is a value that many people aspire to embody outside of the Personality Typology community. It is a nearly universal tenet of human society but in the form of Extraverted Feeling (Fe) it seems ironically to be a black sheep in the family of Jungian cognitive functions. I notice a lot of push-back from… Continue reading The Dissonance of Harmony
I’m visiting Tokyo this week with my partner and some interesting things have caught my attention about how we approach travel as individuals and together; things I’ve realized reflect our Enneagram instinctual variants, so I thought I’d share my reflections. For reference I’m Self Preservation (SP) first, and Sexual (Sx) second, Enneagram 5, INFJ. He… Continue reading Traveling Instincts
Finding both one’s Myers Briggs an Enneagram Types can be so bloody hard sometimes going by through the generic profiles and ambiguously worded online tests. My observation is that most of the descriptions of types are narratives of the behaviors (and sometimes thought patterns or values) that occur with the highest frequency in people of… Continue reading Finding Your Personality Type is Hard When Your Colors are Different
People who book consultations with me are usually complex, fascinating people who are very self-aware and curious at so many levels - it is hard not to run with these experiences and share what I discover about Types through these interactions! This is one reason I’ve been doing a lot of articles based on the… Continue reading Cognitive functions Part 2: Perceiving Functions
I’ve had the pleasure recently of typing a cluster of INFJ Creatives, and wow, can they be slippery! So, I thought I’d write about what characteristics show up differently in INFJ Creatives vs other INFJs, making them hard to pin down to their actual best fit type, and some pearls on seeing to the heart… Continue reading How Creatives Elude Type Determination
Today I’d like to examine misconceptions about some of the most misunderstood types in the Myers Briggs system - INFJs. There is a lot in here relating to mistyping patterns in general so don’t skip it if you aren’t considering INFJ as your type! It often comes up how “rare and wonderful” INFJs are... the… Continue reading Unicorns and other Mythical Creatures
Me: “So what types have you considered or narrowed down to?” Client: “Well, I test kind of all over the map. I’ve gotten INFP, INTP, Sometimes ISTP, once ISFP and a long time ago I got ENFP. I could be pretty much anything but a J type because I can’t get my sh*t together to… Continue reading How Can I be a J if my Car Looks Like This?!?!