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The Laziest MBTI I How To Be Less Lazy Using The MBTI

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Today, we are ranking the 16 MBTI personality types. Which is the laziest MBTI? And how to be less lazy using the MBTI?

First, let's define laziness as lacking in energy or motivation towards an activity. Laziness can be manifested as postponing or delaying action or doing an action more slowly or without conscious energy or interest. Laziness can fuel an autopilot like state. You might feel bored or lethargic. Nothing motivates you and you find yourself procrastinating on activities all the time.

Secondly, I have found that INFPs are the laziest personality type, and I will explain why and rank all the 16 personalities in this article.

How to be less lazy?

Firstly, you don't have a laziness problem. You have a motivation problem. There is no inherently "laziest MBTI". Any type can be lazy if they are not properly motivated. Secondly, today's society focuses on motivating people using money and success, and not everyone finds that interesting.

You might be differently motivated and that's okay. Discover your own motivation and take my MBTI Personality Test.

How to be less lazy?

As you can see in the above infographic, everyone is motivated differently. If you're told to do things for reasons that you don't find to be motivating or stimulating enough, you're going to lack the energy to get the task done properly. As an iNtuitive, use creativity and originality to keep your life fun and interesting. It will give you energy to make more progress in your work.

Another reason for being lazy is that your approach to work is not the right one for you. As an introvert, it's nice to take your time to reflect on a situation and to wait for as long as possible, but you do need time constraints to push and challenge yourself to improve at a task. Similarly, an extrovert needs to be aware of boundaries and restraints to make sure it gets done properly.

Finally, if you use the above infographic as a guide, you can learn how to motivate yourself and other personality types so that you can get more things done.

What personality types are the most lazy?

The personality types ranked by the most and least lazy

  1. INFP

    Today's society is always about work, money and those things just don't motivate an INFP. You're not inherently lazy, you just care about other things. Tune into your passion to get more energy and motivation.
    INFP

  2. ISFP

    When we're not obsessing about work and money, we're talking about investing, business, and projects. ISFPs are just not into that stuff.

  3. INTP

    You care more about efficiency than hard-work. You're always looking for a better way to do things.

  4. ISTP

    You only want to put in the necessary amount of effort into a task, no more, no less.

  5. ENFP

    The more people tell you to do something the less you want to do it.

  6. ESFP

    You'll do it, but you just wanna have fun first.

  7. ENTP

    You may spend more time arguing about a task than actually doing it.

  8. ESTP

    You'd rather get someone else to do your home work for you.

  9. INFJ

    You'd rather think about doing it than actually do it.

  10. ISFJ

    Sure, if it needs to be done. But first, let's take a break and eat some cookies.

  11. INTJ

    You're hardly lazy, you just take a long time to get things done.

  12. ISTJ

    If it's on your list, you'll do it. You just don't add it to the list unless it absolutely has to be done.

  13. ENFJ

    Okay, fine, you'll do it, but first you have 1000 other interesting projects that are really cool.

  14. ESFJ

    You'll do it, and you'll come up with a nice song and dance while you are doing it.

  15. ENTJ

    You have a thousand minions that will get it done for you. B

  16. ESTJ

    You already did it.

Learn more about my rankings in this YouTube video. The 16 personalities ranked by laziness.

INFP: The laziest MBTI

Firstly, INFPs are the laziest MBTI. It's not that they can't put a lot of energy and hard work into something. There are INFPs that are amazingly talented, passionate people. They can put anything into their craft or their purpose. It's just that INFPs are not motivated by money or success in the traditional sense.

Other lazy personality types

Secondly, other close contenders are the ISFP and INTP personality types. ISFPs are easygoing types that like to take every day as it comes. You dislike pressure or the thought of doing something just because of doing it. You can be active, sportsy, and alert, but you just don't respond well to obligation.

Thirdly, INTPs are often cited as the laziest MBTI. That said, you can put a lot of work and effort into being smart. Coming up with ideas and finding ways to be more efficient is a calling for you. You can spend ten hours coming up with a method to solve a problem in ten minutes. People may call you lazy because, for the first ten hours, nothing is happening. At least not on the outside.

How to be less lazy

  • Be realistic about how much energy you can put into a project
  • Focus your attention and energy into projects that matter to you
  • Don't feel too guilty about not being able to do everything or not being able to be everywhere at once
  • Give yourself time to recharge in between activities
  • Make the time you spend recharging "self-care" time and try to enjoy it
  • Find healthy ways to recharge by doing things that fuel your Introverted iNtuition
  • Give yourself mini-breaks or timeouts during activities
  • Don't spread yourself too thin
  • Let go of things that you don't have the energy or attention for
  • Push yourself to give your all into activities if they matter to you

Do you agree with the list? Are you the laziest MBTI? Share your feedback and thoughts in the comment's below!

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5 comments on “The Laziest MBTI I How To Be Less Lazy Using The MBTI”

  1. I think this is bunk, INFPs aren't inheritantly lazy, they just march to their own drum and the reason some people assume they are lazy is because they aren't as easily controlled to the purposes of others!

  2. INFP-T here.....
    I am very lazy when it comes to doing something I "don't want to do". I don't want to....and you can't make me....and you can't even make me want to.....that's it in a nutshell.
    But, if is something I want to do & enjoy doing & would do even if i wasn't paid to do it.....full speed ahead.....clocks & time don't matter. Just the way I feel when doing it is the motivator.

  3. @Hello
    Why are you being so mean? He’s only trying to help. Instead of getting offended, why don’t you use a practical approach to learning this information by applying it in your daily life to get better at certain areas in your life that you could improve in? That is why he wrote it after all. And if you’re so angry about it, which is in my opinion, a waste of your emotions, there is something called “constructive criticism” if you have a problem with it, state the issue while excluding the insults. No one will want to listen to an insulting person.

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