Journal Entries, Stream of Conscious (SOC)

When You’re An Introvert

You grow accustomed to solitude because it feels like home.  It has nothing to do with shyness. A moment of seclusion is like a down pillow upon which you rest, the place you retreat to to learn about and hide from yourself and the rest of the world. When you want to let someone in,… Continue reading When You’re An Introvert

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INFJ vs INFP

Psyphics

Some people cannot decide if they are INFP or INFJ. Both types are idealists and seem similar on a superficial level, so it is common for INFPs to mistype as INFJs and vice versa.

Reasons for Indecision

Low J or P Scores

The official MBTI score report presents a continuum between the four dichotomies.

I/E – Introversion – Extraversion

N/S – Intuition – Sensing

F/T – Feeling – Thinking

P/T – Perceiving – Judging

In addition to showing your preferences (INFP or INFJ), it displays a numeric value that indicates the strength of the preference. 100% showing definite preference, 0% showing no clear preference. This leads to the common misconception that the dichotomies are traits, meaning a person with a high F has a low T or a person with a high J has a low P. The numbers do not measure how much of a judger or a perceiver…

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