An Introduction to the Shadow Functions
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An Introduction to the Shadow Functions

If you really want to dive deep into the more complex and rarely discussed aspects of personality type, then delving into the shadow functions can be a lot of great fun (and very helpful)! When you first took the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (or a similar online test) you were probably startled by how accurate your…

10 Books You Need if You Want to be a Myers-Briggs® Expert
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10 Books You Need if You Want to be a Myers-Briggs® Expert

Do you like typing people in your free time? Do you like learning more about how your mind works and where your strengths and weaknesses lie? Do you really care about accuracy in your assessments of people? If so, you definitely will want to check out this list of 10 essential books about personality type….

Are You An Introverted Feeler or an Extraverted Feeler? Comparing and Contrasting
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Are You An Introverted Feeler or an Extraverted Feeler? Comparing and Contrasting

When it comes to the feeling preference in Myers-Briggs theory, there tends to be a lot of confusion and “side-taking” in the community. I see Fi-users put down Fe-users as “fake” and I see Fe-users put down Fi-users as “selfish”. It all gets a little bit tiring, and frustrating for individuals who feel misunderstood in…

10 Signs That You Might Be an Introverted Sensor
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10 Signs That You Might Be an Introverted Sensor

Introverted sensing (or Si for short) is one of the most misunderstood cognitive functions in the personality community. Many people make assumptions about Si-users as being overly-traditional or rule-following to a fault. So today I want to talk about what it REALLY feels like to have introverted sensing in your function stack. Si is the…

10 Signs That You Might Be an Extraverted Feeler
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10 Signs That You Might Be an Extraverted Feeler

In the personality community there are a lot of misconceptions about the cognitive functions. Sometimes negative stereotypes work their way into mainstream type descriptions or exaggerated praise becomes the norm. Today I want to talk about Extraverted Feeling(Fe). This function often gets a bad rap for being “fake” or “people-pleasing”. Sometimes it’s overly praised and…