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The INFJ Label

By Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Permalink 4

During a quiet moment at work today I thought back to a conversation I had with a friend with regards to labelling oneself, and in particular, how she tries to avoid the process. Primarily because the subsequent over-analysing can create confusion and restriction… and as such takes away the freedom to be your own person. ...

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INFJ: Our Inner Turmoil…

By Saturday, May 7, 2016 No tags Permalink 1

"Conscience causes our contradictions" Ni (we see all the problems) + Fe (we relate to all the people) + conscience (we want to do right by ourselves AND everyone else) = root cause of our constant internal conflict and contradictory nature? I had that random thought pop into my head a week or so ago and got ...

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8 Internal Conflicts of an INFJ…

By Friday, March 18, 2016 No tags Permalink 0

In this day and (information) age we are continually being bombarded by feedback and updates from friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances from every angle. In addition to our ‘real life’ updates and conversations, we are subject to the onslaught of Facebook statuses, Instagram selfies, Tweets and Pinterest posts (just the tip of the ever-growing iceberg). ...

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The Darker Side of INFJ. What Lies Beneath

By Friday, March 18, 2016 No tags Permalink 1

One of the more unusual (and oftentimes controversial) sides to the INFJ personality type is that, as well as including the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Mother Theresa and Nelson Mandela*, INFJ also plays host to the darker figures of Adolf Hitler, Osama Bin Laden and Robert Mugabe (among others). This seems to ...

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10 contradictory traits of the elusive INFJ male…

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term INFJ it is one of the sixteen MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Index) personality categories as defined by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers and it has been derived from the typological theories proposed by Carl Jung. For a brief overview of the ...

#WeAreDisturbed ‘Do Not Disturb’ Hanging Door Signs for INFJs and Introverts

By Friday, January 13, 2017 No tags Permalink 1

I can't quite recall how the idea came about, but a couple of weeks ago I decided to have a play about with some INFJ themed 'Do Not Disturb' signs. As an Introvert/INFJ personality type in the graphic design field it seemed a good opportunity to amalgamate the two into a single project that would be of interest to ...

8 Reasons why Mistakes are Momentous

By Sunday, January 1, 2017 No tags Permalink 0

I came across this post this morning which has been lying dormant in my drafts folder since April last year and thought with the New Year upon us, it would be a good time to post. The idea of mistakes being 'momentous' came to me as I was putting together the Creative Process Infographic early last year and discovering (by mistake no less), that a key ...

By Tuesday, July 19, 2016 No tags Permalink 0

“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving – we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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North East Creative Network (NECN)

As a designer who has worked on a freelance basis frequently over the last few years I understand all too well the frustrations of securing regular work. This is exacerbated personally due to my hearing disability - I can't use the phone (I wear hearing aids and lip-read) and have difficulty communicating in loud/busy environments (so networking events ...