MBTI Basics

ISTJ or ISTP

Personality Mistypes - Are You an ISTJ or an ISTP?

One of the most common mistypes in the typology world is the ISTP or ISTJ mistype. My extremely ISTP husband consistently gets an ISTJ result on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator tests.  It took me a couple of years of research before he and I both realized this type didn't really match up, and that...


How Do YOU Use Extraverted Feeling?

Extraverted feeling is often called the "harmonizing" function. That's because it helps us to understand and empathize with the moods and emotions of others. People with strong extraverted feeling can often absorb others emotions and feel them as if they are their own. This makes strong Fe users...


Are You An INFP or an INFJ? Clarifying the Most Common Mistype!

There are probably over 30 free "MBTI" tests online. These knock-off personality quizzes claim to be as accurate as the official Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, but they are lacking the reliability and validity testing that went into the official MBTI®. As a result, numerous people are being...


The Childhood Struggles of Every Myers Briggs® Type

Did you ever feel misunderstood as a kid? Like once, or maybe constantly, people just didn't "get you"? Unless you're raised in a family of people who are very similar to you (and even that can create some issues) you're likely to be misunderstood at one point or another, or often. Everyone feels...


MBTI Intuition

What Type of Intuitor Are You? Understanding the Difference Between Extraverted and Introverted Intuition

Intuition is one of the hardest functions to explain in words; some people describe it as a "sixth sense". Unlike sensing, which is focused on the concrete and the practical,  the "sensory" world that we can see, hear, smell and taste; intuition is about unseen things; meanings, possibilities,...