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INFP Cognitive Functions & Development video!

The INFP at their best are artists that can imagine the world in a new way. You see what things could become and enjoy the creative process of coming up with new ideas. At their worst though, they can struggle with speaking out for and expressing themselves. You can be a hermit that hides what makes you special from the world out of fear of being bullied or critiqued.

What does INFP Introverted Feeling look like?

When an INFP is strong in Introverted Feeling, you become more aware of your values. It is important to trust in yourself and to be able to speak your truth to the world. You should not feel that you have to cover yourself up in order to fit in or adjust to society. Introverted Feeling makes you aware of what is unique about you. INFP Introverted Feeling types have strong values and convictions that they can speak about and express with the world.

What does INFP Extroverted iNtuition look like?

INFP Extroverted iNtuition is a creative function. When you embody this function fully, you boldly take risks and try new things. You are not afraid to make changes in your life and to let go of a routine, even if it is comfortable. INFPs in Extroverted iNtuition become more playful and find more amusement in life.

What does INFP Introverted Sensing look like?

INFP Introverted Sensing can be a comfortable function to use. When strong in this function, you tend to have a harmonious balance and a comfortable lifestyle that you are unlikely to change. Being in the grip of this function, you can avoid starting up new relationships or projects, as you fear losing the stability that you have built up for yourself.

What does INFP Extroverted Thinking look like?

INFP Extroverted Thinking can make you more focused on protecting yourself. You can be concerned with not being misunderstood and being able to stand up for yourself. Under the grip of Extroverted Thinking, you might hide your true self from the world unless you feel safe to express yourself.

The INFP Cognitive Functions

INFP Introverted Feeling

The INFP Hero is focused on being their best version of themselves, seeking to live and be true to their ethics and their beliefs. You believe that you can set a good example for the world and that you can improve your situation through trusting your inner moral compass. You may feel stress over external obligations, but still choose to try to do your best with what you have. Introverted Feeling INFPs have hope and belief in yourself and that you are right.

INFP Introverted Feeling is developed by introspection and personal dialogue. To improve this function, practice:

  • Being honest with yourself and other people
  • Staying true to your values and beliefs
  • Speaking out for what you believe is right even when you have some doubt

It can be scary to be honest – but it is worth it.

Learn more about Introverted Feeling

INFP Extroverted iNtuition

When Extroverted iNtuition is strong, you put your faith in new ideas and new perspectives, hoping to learn something that will improve your situation or change your life. You are always reading or learning something new and exploring new ideas. You can get lost in the intuitive process. INFPs in Extroverted iNtuition are full of questions and so it is hard for you to set your mind to anything. INFP Saviors feel full of energy but slightly scattered and lost at the same time.

INFP Extroverted iNtuition is developed through change and opportunity.

  • Make changes in your life and try new things
  • Question norms and traditions
  • Start up new projects and seize new opportunities

Change can be scary and challenging – don’t get discouraged!

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INFP Introverted Sensing

You feel stuck in the same old routine. INFPs in Introverted Sensing can feel that they are not making any progress in their life and that it is always the same old, every day. You feel that you do lack the energy to start up new projects or try new things. INFPs can feel disillusioned or bitter, assuming that it will be pointless to try anything new. So you may go through a stage of purging or getting rid of things that you feel are hold you back.

INFP Introverted Sensing is developed by:

  • Working on maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • Maintain some consistency in your life
  • Use lists and tools to stay organised

Make. surethat you don’t use predictability to keep you from growth. Challenge yourself to seize new opportunities whenever possible.

Learn more about Introverted Sensing

INFP Extroverted Thinking

You feel overwhelmed by external demands and responsibilities. Perhaps there is a conflict that is causing you to want to withdraw or run away from a difficult situation. You feel that people expect too much from you or that people are pushing around or bullying you. This can cause you to blow up at other people as you seek to protect yourself.

INFP Extroverted Thinking can be developed through:

  • Setting goals and targets to reach
  • Holding yourself accountable on work and deadlines
  • Staying aware of your next steps

Dedicate half an hour a day to this cognitive function and let yourself do what you love best as much as possible. Don’t let this function control your life or drain you of energy.

Learn more about Extroverted Thinking


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