MBTI Typology

Yes, a reblog! I was discussing these matters the other day at dinner, and it occurred to me that since I posted this way back in 2014(!), there are now lots of new faces hanging around here at Writings, Readings, and Coffee Addictions. Hard to believe that the blog is now on its fifth year running, since I first posted here in 2013, but that’s another subject altogether.

So let’s hear it, everyone! What type are you?

As stated in the original post, I’m an INFJ.

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Over the last few years, I’ve developed an enormous fascination with the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator, the personality assessment tool developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother Katharine Cook Briggs, inspired by the work of Carl Jung.  I’ve found that by learning more about type – especially when one really studies the test and learns the types of his/her friends, loved ones, coworkers, etc – it can have an amazing effect on one’s perception of his or herself, the world and the people around us.  Isabel Myers’ famous book on the subject, Gifts Differing, is a must read for anyone interested in subject; reading it for the first time made me realize how much the results of a simple personality test can really help people find find themselves, interact better with others and develop in a way that is natural for their needs, instead of struggling to become something…

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7 thoughts on “MBTI Typology

    • Haha, indeed! Most of the time a person’s actual type doesn’t change too much, since outside of traumatic or insane life-changing events, we all tend to do most things pretty similarly to how we’ve always done them (we’re all creatures of habit). However, the percentages do push the needle a little bit, since we’re also still always growing and changing!

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