A Very High Percentage of INFPs are Gifted « intuitive * introverted * creative I’m compelled to write – Many people are expressing an isolation that was explained to some degree by the MBTI. Please be aware that a very high percentage of gifted people are INFPs. Giftedness – a condition beyond simple intelligence – adds another layer of uniqueness that may be responsible for one’s feeling separate or disconnected. Gifted people view the world very differently. For example, they tend to have a finely tuned sense of right and wrong that results in a frequent state of moral indignation. Most often, this indignation is deemed by others to be an extreme response. A wonderful resource for gifted people – both children and adults – is www.sengifted.org Like this: Like Loading... An INTP Profile by Paul James Original version: April 5, 1999 revised and published on the web: March 12, 2000 INTP is one of the 16 personality types defined in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). I will assume that visitors to this page already have a basic knowledge of the MBTI system for I wish to concentrate on describing the INTP type as best I can. The descriptions below are based on personal experience combined with knowledge derived from other MBTI sources and I hope that other INTPs and non-INTPs alike may find some of this material illuminating. This page may be updated and expanded when appropriate. For a general introduction and overview of MBTI temperament analysis, visit Robert Winer's excellent resource at Gesher. INTPs are about 1% of the general population, making this one of the rarest of types. The consequences of the orientation and rank of each of the four functions for the INTP type is described in turn below. Primary Axis: Introverted Thinking - Extraverted Intuition
Shyness.com Common Careers for Personality Types Research has shown that many of the different Personality Types tend to have distinct preferences in their choice of careers. We have incorporated observations of each type's character traits which affect career choice along with some suggestions for possible directions. We have also included lists of actual careers which the various types have chosen in their lives. This material is provided for your reference, and is intended to be an informational guide. It does not comprise a complete analysis of ideal careers for individuals, and does not guarantee success or failure at any occupation. As we know, individuals vary greatly.
What It Means to be an INFP or Being an INFP Is... Mon, March 13, 2006 - 1:36 AM INFPs tend toward depression and it's not really a big mystery as to why. It's about making choices and decisions. I think that's why INFPs who are extreme Ps are more depressed more often than INFPs who border J. The first reason is that I don't think INFPs can define "happy" in measurable terms. That's the 2nd reason for depression: self-worth issues. Your worth is measured by how well and how often your actions match your values and your view of yourself. INFPs spend so much time analyzing themselves that for the most part they know who they are as a person. I think INFPs have more of a need to feel special than any other personality type. Even more insidious, is that we create these convoluted belief systems to explain to ourselves why our place in the world is the way it is. Life ends up being average in the long run because the big highs and the low lows take too much energy. I wholeheartly believe that life has meaning and LOTS of it. 1.
What is MBTI?: TheMindBehind.Net The Myers Briggs Type indicator (mbti) is a professional personality sorter which is used by many psychologists, companies and schools to better understand there clients or staff. When you master it you can spot personality types within minutes, so you know the best way to get along with the person you are dealing with. The sorter will show you how they see the world, what is important to them and it can really help you respect other people. And of course it will help you understand yourself better. I really think the purpose of mbti is to change your one perspective of the world into 16 different perspectives. The Myers Briggs Type indicator began with the theories of the famous psychologist Carl Jung, who identified different personality preferences in 1921. I believe the best way to find your type is by learning about the system. Another thing which the Myers Briggs Type Indicator will teach is to just pay more attention to people and their personality. What is the best type?
Psych Central - Personality Patterns Based upon the International Personality Item Pool (IPIP) Everybody is curious about their personality, so psychology to the rescue! Our personality test is similar to the Myers Briggs (MBTI) and the Jung personality tests, and is based upon an open-source set of personality testing items. This test consists of just 50 questions and takes about 7 minutes for most people to complete. First, let's get started with some basic demographic information about you... Reference: Goldberg, L. The Complete List of Examples of Personality Types This list includes both real and fictional people. Feel free to comment on any you disagree with, as I want to make this list as accurate as possible. ESTJ - The Rigid Enforcer - The Big Boss - The Strict RegulatorReal Oliver North Grover Cleveland John Rockefeller David Rockefeller Pontius Pilate Judge Judy Josef Stalin Queen Victoria Alois HitlerFictional Sergeant Hartman (Full Metal Jacket) Francis Griffin (Family Guy) Captain Barbosa Mr. Dursley Mr. Darling (Peter Pan) Dwight Schrute (The Office) Brian Stimpson (Clockwise) Ms. Minchin ISTJ - The Model Student - The Disciplined Soldier - The Rule FollowerReal James K. ESFJ - The Loving Parent - The Compassionate Friend - The Friendly NeighborReal Sarah Palin Gerald Ford Terry Bradshaw Eddy Murphy Sally Field Jack Benny Mary Moore Jennifer Anniston Clay Aiken Dixie CarterFictional Wendy (Peter Pan) Donald Duck Molly Weasley Rabbit (Winnie the Pooh) Forrest Gump Nermal (Garfield) Jar Jar Binks
infpverse.freeforums.org • View topic - The Four Noble Truths Of course this is only my opinion, but I would like to share it but also add, if I offend, please ignore. Unless you don't mind being offended, of course. I like some of these philosophies somewhat. But I think they are attitudes that bring results, but do not describe "reality".We are all going to be dead one day, and unless we are unhappy ghosts attached to the physical realm starring in some reality tv show, we are going to let all this physical stuff go eventually. So at that time we can give up all the attachments as necessary. 1. 2.The origin of suffering is attachment.Yeah, when you are attached to the idea that you are not going to get something 3. 4. The basis of the eightfold path is to build your internal and external structures from the ground up to support the end product, nirvana, or being satisfied, or being in the zone or whatever you want to call it. I have found that it is impossible to deny all desires and be happy and feel free and as if I am growing.