arena where your foresight is valued. Allow time to enjoy talking for fun
with people whose interests and visions lie in the future. Own your
ability to reframe a situation or interaction as one of your greatest
gifts. To live in the moment, remember to share what you and others are
hearing, seeing, and feeling right now. Have a safety net (time and space)
to retreat to when overwhelmed by stress and the physical world. Remember
that theories are nice tools to further exploration. If your understanding
of something doesn't suggest how change or growth is possible, then add more
depth and experience to that understanding. Balance what is supportive,
friendly, and safe with what challenges the thinking behind your opinions.
Have outlets to express life's many layers and levels. Try to imagine
sometimes that you are like everyone else. After a period of personal
growth, check for external evidence of change. Keep in mind that learning how
to think is more useful than what to think.
Guide to the 16 Personality Types in Organizations,
nudgings and urgings received from the unconscious; develop personal power; make
your inner vision real in the outer world; develop confidence; recognize your
body signals, which can provide important data; confront others when necessary;
relinquish your tendency to please others; modify perfectionistic tendencies
when they become personally harmful.
is about getting out of the shell.
"Doing is as valuable as pondering."
As with all
types, the INFJ can achieve personal growth by developing all functions that are
not fully developed, through actions such as:
prepared to declare the INFJ's own personal vision or goals
and recognising the facts before interpreting what they mean
his/her vision to fit more closely with what is possible
others to participate in the process of development of the INFJ's vision or
ideas, in order to gain their commitment or get a realistic, objective
to promote the INFJ's ideas to others, recognising that others may well find
options and undertaking a formal process of evaluation against criteria,
including a cost benefit analysis
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