You don’t have to go if you don’t want to. Introverts need alone time to recharge. For a long time, I would force myself to go to events even if I did not feel like it at all. I did it to be polite, or not to disappoint. Sometimes it’s a good thing to push yourself to go to social events. Maybe you will meet new people that you will really connect with. Maybe you will learn something while listening to someone’s story. Maybe you will stay just for 1 or 2 hours, have a nice chat with your closest … Continue reading INFP tip #62: Social gatherings
Let people adapt to you sometimes. INFPs will often adapt to other people and not the other way around. You have to keep in mind that you have the right to go your own way. For example today I was taking notes of a colleagues comments on a project. This colleague was speaking very fast. Instead of slowing him down, I was adapting and taking notes way too quickly, missing important information at the same time. What I should have done is asking him to adapt. Keep writing at my own pace and asking to slow down or wait a little bit when … Continue reading INFP tip #61
In past posts, I have covered the fact that INFPs are very open-minded people, and are open to different views on the world. This great personality trait ables us to see situations in many different perspectives. We tend to see … Continue reading INFP tip #56: The Compass
INFPs are very careful people. We don’t want to make mistakes, we don’t want to offend or disappoint. This mindset of always wanting to please can bring a lot of anxiety in our lives. I will elaborate more on anxiety … Continue reading INFP tip #55 : Testing the limits
This tip applies to everyone, no matter your personality type. We are, all of us, very influenced by society’s standards. As long as you stay a slave to society’s vision, your happiness will always be something temporary, very fragile. Ask … Continue reading Ask yourself.
Be careful of the over-dramatization. Small mistakes can take enormous proportions in the INFP’s eyes. Irrational pessimistic thoughts can be very damaging. — Here is an example: INFP starts a new job in a marketing business. His first project doesn’t … Continue reading INFP tip #47
You need to feel grateful. Every simple pleasure in life is a miracle. Life is imperfect. That is just how it is. You need to embrace that. You need to go with the flow and accept you cannot control it all. You need to acknowledge the difficulties, feel the hurts deeply and then move on to the next adventure. You need to keep hope alive, even when it keeps getting darker and darker. You need to keep it real, also, when everything is passion and light. You need to be ok with boring, too. And normal, and bland. It’s not … Continue reading Don’t forget