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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 ...

A month in an INFJ life of Google searches…

By Tuesday, April 25, 2017 No tags Permalink 0

After making a point of watching the movie Arrival last night, and in reference to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis that was mentioned in it, I found myself Googling the following phrases… Can human brains experience non-linear time? Can human brains rewire themselves to experience time non-linearly? (Note: I also Googled to double check if non-linearly is a word. ...

My night dreams, my day mares…

By Wednesday, March 8, 2017 No tags Permalink 0

You are... My endless enigma. My light, my dark My strength, my weakness My peace, my chaos My surety, my uncertainty. My beautiful paradox. My source, my mirror My outer world, my inner depths My wings, my roots My noise, my quiet. You are... My constant conflict. My mind, my heart My restless anxiety, my calming influence My instant, my eternal My potion, my poison. My exquisite contradiction. My black, my white My sanity, ...

#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 ...