The Childhood Struggles of Every Myers Briggs® Type
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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 misunderstood in…

Understanding What the J/P Preference REALLY Means
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Understanding What the J/P Preference REALLY Means

One of the most confusing things about the MBTI® is the Judging or Perceiving preference. Many people get these preferences confused, or feel unsure about which preference they use. I’m really hoping this article will make it a little easier for people to understand and figure out the whole J/P mystery. Not sure what your…

How Different Personality Types Use Intuition (Ne or Ni)
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How Different Personality Types Use Intuition (Ne or Ni)

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 physical world that we can see, hear, smell, and taste; intuition is focused on unseen things; meanings, possibilities, and concepts. It’s a way of being able to…

What Type of Thinker Are You? The Difference Between Extraverted and Introverted Thinking
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What Type of Thinker Are You? The Difference Between Extraverted and Introverted Thinking

Being able to use logic and reasoning is essential to living a fulfilled life as a person. Every single Myers-Briggs® type uses thinking, even if they got a feeling result on their indicator.  If we didn’t use thinking we wouldn’t be able to have any logical basis for our decisions, and we’d all be in…

The Magic and Mystery of Introverted Intuition
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The Magic and Mystery of Introverted Intuition

Have you ever wondered how Introverted Intuition works? I have to admit, as an INFJ I sometimes find myself at odds with this mysterious function. If you look online, you’ll describe it as so many things: Foresight Pattern-recognition “Psychic powers” Regardless of how it’s described, Introverted Intuition (or “Ni” as type geeks like me call…