The Common INFJ

– Excerpt from the book INFJ Friendships: Making Real Connections – The INFJ personality type is known for being the rarest type.  The statistics may be difficult to pinpoint, but the general consensus places INFJs as making up only one to three percent of...

Perfect Gifts for the INFJ in Your Life

The holiday season is upon us and so is the stress of finding the perfect gift for those in our lives.  INFJs enjoy receiving gifts just like everyone else, but snatching some superficial trinket may feel a little materialistic or empty.  Instead, if you are looking...

The INFJ Shadows

Understanding the INFJ Shadow Functions   Each Myers-Briggs personality type has eight cognitive functions.  These functions make up the way in which we receive, process, interpret, and transmit information.  They are essentially the blue print for how the brain...

INFJs: Letting People In

As an INFJ, I crave deep connections with people. Yet at the same time, I fear opening up. We’re rare – only about 1% of the population – and our minds work differently than most people we meet. Intuitive types are more likely to understand us, but they’re...

When Others Don’t Understand

3 Steps to Unconditionally Accepting Your Inner Being   Everyone at one point or another has felt judged or alone because of some aspect of their personality.  The feeling is, quite simply, a miserable one.  We all want to be accepted and fit in, loved...

Chameleon Guilt

An INFJ’s Social After Effect   Have you ever gone out with friends or met someone new, felt like you had a great conversation and then afterwards, when you were alone and reflecting on the encounter experienced an unexplainable wave of guilt? You are not...