10 Obvious But Unexpected Signs You Are An INFJ “Mystic”

Knowing you are an INFJ is easier than you think. If you agree with seven or more of these, you are definitely a true INFJ Chosen One.

1. You have always felt different

Yes, that’s enough. If you feel even just slightly different from the norm, if you deviate in any way, that’s because you are an INFJ.

2. You saw the face of Jesus in your cornflakes bowl

It takes an INFJs eyes to be able to capture the divine in real life. And while your friends will insist that it looks more like Homer Simpson, you should trust your eyes for what they are. You simply have better eyes than most people.

3. If you’re out on a walk, and you end up seeing this guy, with this sign, that means you are an INFJ

Most people will never see this guy or this sign. This is because they are sheeple, and refuse to open their eyes.

4. You leave secret codes in your writing

If you write something
Now look back at it
Feel anything strange?
Jes, the first letter of every sentence adds up to INFJ.

5. You have visionary dreams

If you have prophetic dreams and visions you are definitely an INFJ

6. Check your birthdate

If your birthdate is december 25th, or any 25th, or if it’s the same date as Adolf Hitler’s birthday, you are definitely an INFJ.

7. Look at your belly button

Don’t have one? Definitely an INFJ.

8. How do you slice your pizza?

I’ve noticed that most REAL INFJs tend to slice out a circle in the middle of their pizza which they eat first. Then, afterwards, they cut out slices normally, and then they lift and eat the slices.

If you put pineapple on your pizza, you are definitely NOT an INFJ.

9. You have two strands of hair that strike out like antennas

Do NOT, absolutely DO NOT cut these two strands of hair off – these are how you can connect with the gods up above and how you are able to access divine wisdom.

10. Somebody on the internet told you you were NOT an INFJ

If somebody comments on one of your posts or videos saying you can’t be an INFJ, that is an obvious sign you are an INFJ, too.

How many of these did you get? The more of these that you got, the more INFJ you are. You have to get at least seven of these in order to be a true INFJ, but five is enough to get an INFP stamp.

Consider reading Psychology Junkies “24 Signs You Are An INFJ” for 24 ACTUAL signs that you are an INFJ.

INTP vs INTJ

INTJ or INTP? The two introverted NTs may share a similarly intellectual nature, but after that, the differences begin.

Flow TypeNiNeTiTe
INTJ70%47,5%65%55%
INTP60%60%70%45%
How INTJs and INTPs respond on my personality test

INTJ vs INTP Introversion

Internal decision makers vs internal perceivers

INTJs rely primarily on visualisation to develop and elaborate on a particular idea or concept. INTPs rely on a process of self-analysis and self-evaluation to determine pro’s and con’s. This creates two different styles of introversion.

The INTJs tend to be visionaries and hard-headed idealists. The INTPs tend to be data driven logicians. They need information and evidence to back up their assumptions.

INTJ vs INTP Extroversion

INTPs demonstrate an extroverted iNtuitive and curious “desire to learn” and “figure things out.”. This curiosity can draw them out into the world, as they can jump at opportunities in life if there is a chance to learn from it.

They also demonstrate extroversion in that they can be social when necessary. With age and maturity, they can develop a natural, faint charisma and humor to help them connect with the tribe. This is a charisma that is largely absent in the INTJ, who tends to use a more abrasive and direct style.

The INTJ is not afraid to make enemies and will push for a goal even if it will get them in trouble with other people. INTJs are also more comfortable standing on the stage or being out in the heat of battle.

They will draw more attention to themselves and their ideas and are better at getting attention from others. What you will see is they are naturally seeking attention – and tend to want to be the center of the group.

INTJ vs INTP Intuition

These two types are both iNtuitives and both share a hobby for understanding theories. They enjoy relying on abstract mental models to understand life. What you will find however is that the INTJs mind is a one-man-show, an elaborate landscape, a grand theory, a final perfect design or concept.

The INTJ is a one-size-fits all creative type that will specialise in one intellectual topic. The INTP is a jack-of-all-ideas, a smörgåsbord of various thoughts and creative whims. The INTP will readily switch between different perspectives, often changing their mind mid sentence.

INTJ vs INTP Sensing

The INTP will want to prove every point or connection they make. They seek data and evidence for every idea, no matter how crazy. They will run tests on different possibilities and gather and organise the data to make sure it adds up.

The INTJ will have a grand vision they are seeking to implement in the real world. They will use any method possible to achieve their idea. They will think strategically about how to make the world abide by their theoretical framework. The INTJ is out to prove that they have figured something out. The INTP is out to test and figure out different potential models for how the world could work.

INTJ vs INTP Feeling

INTPs will often neglect their feeling side, as they tend to see it as an inconvenience. They use hard logic to try to resolve their emotional struggles and are always working on figuring themselves out, and improving themselves.

Their hope is that by bettering themselves, they will overcome any more irrational problems they are facing in life. Relationships tend to go on the back-burner for this type, as the feeling is there is no time to deal with these matters.

INTJs have a “my way or the highway” relationship to their feelings. They want to be true to themselves and their individuality and struggle to compromise with the tribe. They can be aggressive about what they want and struggle to consider other people in what they do.

Check out psychology junkie on INTJs vs INTPs

Which personality type are you?

Did this article help you figure out your personality type? Are you an INTJ or an INTP or perhaps a completely different type altogether? Let me know in the comments below!

What Personality Types Are The Most Lazy?

Why are we lazy? What can we do to be less lazy? How can we feel better about our own laziness?

In today’s article we talk about what personality types struggle the most with laziness.

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 or can manifest itself as non-responsiveness to your environment.

What personality types are the most lazy?

Flow Extroverted SensingESTPESFPESFJESTJ
Dominant Extroverted SensingESTPESFP
Stress Extroverted SensingINFJINTJINTPINFP
Inferior Extroverted SensingINFJINTJ

Those with flow Extroverted Sensing are some of the most active, busy of all personality types. Those with stress Extroverted Sensing tend to be some of thee most lethargic and lazy of all personality types.

When Extroverted Sensing is the dominant function, that means we assert it to the world, we talk about how active and busy we are and how much we are always getting done.

When Extroverted Sensing is the inferior function, we feel constantly annoyed by how lazy or low on energy we are. That means INFJs and INTJs are the personality types that feel the most guilty for putting in a lack of effort or attention to work and life.

The source of laziness

Introverted iNtuitives direct their energy and attention towards figuring out and speculating on theories and the future. That means their mind is rarely directed to the present. When forced to deal with present tasks, introverted intuitive types tend to lose energy and attention quickly.

INFJs and INTJs are the personality types that are the most characteristically described by their fight against their own laziness. They are constantly pushing themselves to be more active and to do something with their life and feel guilty for not being able to make their theories become a reality.

People around INFJs and INTJs may find these types lazy, slow-moving, or sluggish. Their tendency to delay action or to wait is a symptom of their laziness. If they are to do something, they need time to reframe and recharge before they can commit to a project. After a project is complete, they may become non-responsive or apathetic to their environment.

Flow TypeIntroverted iNtuition (Ni)Extroverted Sensing (Se)
ESFP32,5%67,5%
ESTP32,5%67,5%
INFJ65%35%
INTJ70%30%

INFPs and INTPs also share similar struggles as INFJs and INTJs, but as you can see, INTPs and INFPs have slightly less problems with these functions. It is not their worst cognitive function in the set, and so, they feel less insecure about it. They do however have similar issues with motivation and can benefit from developing this cognitive function.

Flow TypeIntroverted iNtuition (Ni)Extroverted Sensing (Se)
ESFJ42,5%57,5%
ESFP32,5%67,5%
ESTJ42,5%57,5%
ESTP32,5%67,5%
INFJ65%35%
INFP60%40%
INTJ70%30%
INTP60%40%

Tips for developing Extroverted Sensing

  • 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

I hope this advice was of help to you.

The 16 Personalities Love Languages

The INFJ Love Language

INFJs show love by stepping away from and allowing someone else to seize a new opportunity for themselves. They will then help you understand the opportunity and what it means for you. As an INFJ, you will try to find something that will have personal significance for another person. 

You will give people the opportunity of choice and give them options to pick between. The options will be carefully selected based on what you think the other person might like. As an INFJ, you will remove your own opinions from matters of love, and in love, you will be selfless. Your focus is completely on the needs of the other person. In this, it is important for you to know that your partner will appreciate you, and you will feel hurt if the other person does not see or like the things you do for them. 

As an INFJ, you will do your best to be the person that the other person wants you to be. You will try to adjust your lifestyle and values to those that you love. You will try to align your visions to connect better with your partner. It is important then to you that your partner is open minded to your way of seeing things. 

The INTJ Love Language

As an INTJ, your love language is primarily oriented towards empowerment. You seek to empower and give your partner strength to be successful and powerful in life. You want your partner to feel boosted by your presence, and you want to help push and give them direction. As an INTJ, you need your partner to be open minded and able to have an open discussion with you. You will feel hurt if your partner will not be able to have a logical conversation with you about what is smart. 

You try to use your intellect to solve problems that your partner is facing and seeing where they fail. You help them analyse decisions to make sure they come to the right one. Typically, you will give your partner the choice of many options, and you will let them count out the pro’s and con’s of each decision. You withhold your own arguments and opinions and you then try to make decisions that follow on your significant other’s opinions. 

The INTP Love Language

As an INTP, you show love by giving other people power and control. You let other people make decisions for you and you are okay letting go of power to the person you love and admire. You trust in the power of the other person and empower them to be strong and decisive for the both of you. 

You instead focus on taking the role of the advisor, helping your partner understand the decisions you are facing, and showing them the arguments in both directions. Your goal here is to be as neutral as possible, and to simply share the arguments for or against something. 

INFP Love Language

The INFP personality type shares love by letting another person in to care for you, something you normally find very difficult. You may struggle to let other people in and matter, but if you like someone, you trust them to handle you with the care you deserve, and you trust them not to have ulterior motives. You will feel hurt if your partner is selfish or does not consider you in their actions. 

As an INFP In love, it is important for you to give your partner honesty. You know the importance of sharing your feelings with the other person and letting them know how you feel – and you even see it as a reflection of love, even if it’s tough for the other person to hear it. 

While INFPs normally like to march to the beat of their own drum, in love, they are more open to follow another person in their footsteps. In love, you trust your partner to give spiritual guidance and to take the both of you into account. You try your best in this, to keep them open minded, and to show them different ways you could take. 

ENFP Love Language

As an ENFP, you try your best to trust in the integrity and ethical compass of the person you love. When you are in love, you consider the person you are with to be a confidant, someone that will keep your feelings safe. You expect your partner to understand you and to listen to you. You trust your partner to take you seriously and to care about what you say. You will feel hurt if you are misunderstood by your partner. 

ENFPs will show love by sharing and expressing themselves. They will also trust their partner to provide them with guidance and a shared vision. You want your partner to think of both of you and to take both people into account. You will try to keep your partner open minded and let your partner know at all times that life is full of possibilities. 

You will also remind your partner to not be too sure and to not see things set in stone. Anything, to you, is possible. And you will show your partner the many possibilities open to you both.

ENTP Love Language 

ENTPs show love by showing strength for their partner. They want their partner to know they can handle anything you throw at them. As an ENTP, you want your partner to know you can solve any problem faced, and that nothing is beyond your abilities. 

You can find yourself trying hard to impress your loved ones by all the things you can do. You will also want to impress them intellectually, showing them how creative you can be, and how many options you can think of. You can find an opportunity in anything, and you’re happy to share this with your partner.

As an ENTP, you will find yourself letting your partner analyse your decisions, and you will trust in your partner to be logical and sharp. You trust in their intellect and that they can keep up with your mind. You trust them to get you and to keep up with you and how you think. You will beyond that, let them make decisions for the both of you. You will trust them to be responsible and to make a logical decisions for the both of you based on what is realistic and will be rewarding for the future. 

ENFJ Love Languages

If you are an ENFJ, you will find yourself being a person that will want to show love and affection towards your partner. You will trust in your partner to be honest and sincere with you at all times, and feel hurt if your partner won’t open up or confide to you. You want your partner to be open-minded and to not judge your ideas or opinions to be crazy. 

You want your partner to be willing to try things with you. You also need your partner to understand you and what you say. You expect those that you love to really see and hear what you say and to never misconstruct your feelings or opinions. 

ENTJ Love Language

As an ENTJ, you are a person that wants to show will power and strength to those that you love. You count on them to be able to handle you. You trust them to be able to deal with whatever you throw at them. 

The person you love, you love for their intelligence and open-mind. You want a partner that can help you troubleshoot decisions and someone to keep you on your toes. Someone that will stay rational and detached and will think with you about what will be smart or effective. 

ESTJ Love Language

As an ESTJ, you want a partner that is solid and secure in themselves and who they are. It is important for you to have a partner that is clever and ready to work on and improve on themselves. 

You need a partner that will hold you accountable to your decisions and will set boundaries for you on what you can and cannot do. You want to show how capable you are to your loved ones. You want to prove your abilities and demonstrate resourcefulness and dedication. You want to work hard for your partner – and you see hard work as a representation of love. You count on your partner to see and remember what you do for them and you will feel hurt if they won’t. 

ISTJ Love Language

The ISTJ personality type is one that wants to show responsibility and care for security and stability. You want your partner to know they can always count on you and that you are prepared for everything. You fall in love with people that are strong minded and capable. People that can improvise and think quick on their feet. 

When you are in love, you trust in the strength and problem-solving of other people and you feel impressed by what they do and how they do things. You are hurt if your partner won’t stick to the plan you made for the two of you or if they won’t enjoy or show enthusiasm for what you have to say. 

ISTP Love Language

ISTPs show love by working on and improving themselves frequently. Genuinely trying to learn and become the best partner possible, you are trying to know and understand everything about your partner and how they work. 

You count on your partner to make the moves in the relationship and to plan for the both of you and try to be a person that your partner will respect and admire. If your partner cannot plan or make good decisions and take responsibility for their actions, you will lose trust quickly. 

ISFP Love Language

As an ISFP, you are looking for a partner that will be warm and friendly, but at the same time open for honest conversation. It is important for you that your partner considers you and your feelings and needs and you trust them to care for you when things are tough. You want someone who accepts you at both your best and your worst and someone that can handle all parts of who you are. 

ISFJ Love Language

The ISFJ personality type is caring and considerate towards those they love. You like to put people at ease and to let people know they can relax and be themselves around you. You appreciate a partner who can be passionate and authentic and real. Expressive individuals who like to dance and perform or entertain themselves and others spark your interest. 

ESFJ Love Language

You like a person that is honest and simple and someone that will be laid back and open to anything. You appreciate caring for and doing things for your partner. You find yourself trying your best to charm the ones you love through kind words and nice acts of service. You like a person that will see and remember the things you do for them and someone that will understand you and what is behind your pretty personality. 

ESFP Love Language

As an ESFP, you are drawn to a simple, and easygoing personality. You like people that enjoy the good, smaller things in life, and people that can find the positive in any situation. You can be drawn to the sensitive types who can communicate with tact and care and respect and understanding. You can feel hurt by people who will be brash or abrasive or harsh in their words or actions. 

ESTP Love Language 

As an ESTP, you are someone that tends to fall in love with strong, responsible people who are secure in themselves and who they are. You like people who won’t change with the wind but who can set their foot down and stick to a decision when they make it. 

You want a partner who is consistent in their words and actions. You trust the person you love to be able to pick you up if you get into a bad situation or end up making a mistake. If you love someone, you’ll expect them to have your back and stand up for you.

Ideal Partner Personality Test

What personality type is your ideal match? 

My ideal partner test can help you reflect on and put into paper what you want or like about your partner or what you would like in a future relationship. It can also help awaken you to things you might struggle with in a relationship or what you may be lacking in current relationships.

The test takes about 5 minutes and by taking the test you can help me research into what people love and are attracted to in a potential partner, based on their own personality type. By taking the test, you will also receive the seven days to flow package with personal growth advice to kickstart your journey to flow and personal well-being.

Best of luck!

The personality types in numbers

My personality test not only demonstrates astoundingly strong statistics and proof of 16 different personality types but also reveals a connection between personality type and cognitive function use. In today’s article, we are looking at some of the 16 personality types in statistics and seeing what the average version of each personality type looks like. We are also going to discuss just why my personality test is so effective in predicting your flow type.

My personality test is a cognitive function test that gives a dichotomy result. Every single question measures for one cognitive function. You will get a score on the dichotomies based on a unique weighing algorithm that I invented. This means anyone who has a high score on Introverted iNtuition will get a higher result on Introversion and iNtuition.

The Average INFJ

If you got the INFJ personality type you will show a result on average like this:

The Average ESTP

To no surprise, the average ESTP is on average one of the more assertive personality types, and INFJs are among the top 5 least assertive personality types.

The Average INFJ in Cognitive Functions

The Average ESTP Cognitive Functions

Looking at these numbers, we can learn a lot of interesting things. First, there is a demonstrable relationship between your personality type dichotomies, and which cognitive functions you use. This means, for example, that an INFJ has a comparatively high Introverted iNtuition (Ni), and a reasonably strong Extroverted Feeling (Fe). Similarly, an ESTP has a strong Extroverted Sensing and a relatively strong Introverted Thinking. The statistics to support this are extremely strong and to me proof that there is something to the idea of Carl Jung’s eight cognitive functions.

How did I make such a strong personality test?

My personality test is data-driven which means I test every single question based on how well it performs on each personality type. If I can see that an ESTP answers a high number on a question meant to measure Introverted iNtuition, that is proof that the question is not working. If they answer low on question number two, which is meant for Introverted iNtuition, that’s a good sign. 2 is a strong result, 2,5 is acceptable, 3 could be better. I use trial and error to find the best questions to ask and to make sure the questions are working as intended.

Flow Type 2 Ni9 Ne10 Ne17 Si18 Si1 Ni25 Se26 Se
ENFP3554254,53
ENTP3553254,54
ESFP245523,555
ESTP2,54442356
INFJ55443542
INTJ55353642
ISFJ43254443
ISTJ33254443
Totalsumma45442543

Here you see the results for Feeling and Thinking functions.

Flow Type5 Fi6 Fi13 Ti14 Ti21 Fe22 Fe29 Te
ENFJ5442554
ENTJ5253435
ESFJ5442544
ESTJ4252435
INFP6554443
INTP5455234
ISFP6443444
ISTP5365325
Totalsumma5453444

What Personality Type is X?

I developed this test to help people learn how to type and profile friend’s and family members. Use this test to figure out the type of your friends or family members, or test your friends and family members and see how they would describe you!

I developed this test to help you get on paper an objective method to type other people. Personality profiling would be a lot more accurate if we not just tried to guess the type of another person but instead went through, step by step, what we see in the other person and learned to balance out and note down everything we saw about a person.

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Why ENFPs Aren’t Naive

One of my readers came to me yesterday with a few fascinating questions about the ENFP Personality Type. I am going to answer them briefly, and then I am going to explain them more in depth for you.

Are ENFPs Naive?

No.

Are ENFPs People-Pleasers?

It’s complicated.

Are ENFPs Melodramatic?

Only if you are melodramatic towards them, first.

These are all very good questions and they make sense when you read articles about the ENFP personality type online.

Recommended reads: Why I love ENFPs

Why ENFPs Aren’t Naive

ENFPs dream both high and low. This means ENFPs are star-seekers. They aim high and set their aims to the sky when happy and cheerful. They become critical and pessimistic under stress. This means you will see two sides to the ENFP. The normal part of them wants and thrives on the unrealistic ideal. They want the best things possible in the world for themselves and for other people.

The darker part of them knows they are being unrealistic – and is constantly picking apart everything they do. So how are you going to do that? I can’t see how you would fare any better this time than usual. Once again, you’re setting yourself up to fail. ENFPs past their teenage years have developed a relationship to this voice and so they are able to think highly critically about their own ideals. They know, after some point of growth and maturity, that their dreams can only happen if they work hard for it and set some rules for themselves.

The paradox of the ENFP is that they wear rose coloured glasses during the day and black tinted glasses at night. They are both the rainbow and the sunshine and the moon and the darkness, it depends on if you catch them at their best, or at their worst.

Why ENFPs Aren’t People Pleasers

While Feeling types are generally more likely to be people pleasers than Thinking types, ENFPs are also Perceiving types. ENFPs that are stronger in Perceiving than they are in Feeling will show less of an inclination to “people please”. Perceiving is correlated with Individualism and Enneagram Type Four. ENFPs who are strong in Perceiving tend to be more guarded about their identity and needs. They are more likely to look out for themselves and their own beliefs.

In balanced ENFPs, I see the following trend. ENFPs are incredibly compassionate yet also extremely individualistic. They avoid nonprofit work and helping and supporting other people because they want to protect their own freedom and individuality. But they instead rely on more “free” and “open ended” ways to help and support the community. They may enjoy gift-giving and cheering up and spontaneously caring for another person. They may dislike doing chores for their loved ones and hate feeling tied down or expected to care for or have to support another person.

They are very protective of their rights and do not want to be taken advantage of or manipulated into anything. If you do not expect it, they will be highly caring to you. But if you demand it from them, they will be incredibly cold towards you.

Are ENFPs Melodramatic?

What I see with the ENFP stereotype is a picture of the ENFP as high strung, enthusiastic, crazy, free-spirited, wild, and theatrical. Many picture the ENFP as melodramatic. I think this is an Extroverted stereotype of the ENFP and less Extroverted ENFPs will disagree with this picture.

The stronger the presence of Extroverted Thinking and Extroverted iNtuition in this type, the more “reckless” this type may appear. The more Perceiving, and the more Introverted the subtype of this ENFP, the more relaxed the personality type will appear. ENFPs that are high on Perceiving tend to be more observant. That means they study and react of the room.

That is why I say, ENFPs will only be melodramatic if you are. I say it tongue in cheek, I just mean that ENFPs are not going to be aggressively melodramatic, and that they will not be theatrical unless provoked. If you do not respond to their enthusiasm or cheer, they will quickly tone it down and match your calm. If you provoke or get a rise out of them, or join them in their cheer, they will cheer more loudly too.

Read more about the ENFP Personality Type:

Are you an ENFP or an ENFP and do you identify as naive, people-pleasing, or melodramatic? Let me know in the comments below what you think about the ENFP stereotypes.

The Stress Code: What Personality Type Are You Under Stress?

MBTI Personality Survey, Corona Survey, MBTI Survey, Personality Survey

The situation since the past weeks has hit me really hard. I have felt so anxious lately. My thoughts are everywhere and I find it hard to focus on anything. I am constantly overwhelmed. As I collected those thoughts in myself I thought I wanted to check in with all of you. How are you doing? That’s why I’m doing a survey on the impact of stress on your personality.

While everyone has a flow type, reflecting who they are in a positive state of flow and well-being, the Corona crisis has had a major impact on our personality and behaviour. Today, help me research and understand better how the Corona crisis has impacted you personally. Are you feeling like a different person than usual?

How have you been changed or impacted by everything that is happening around you? Take my survey and help me find out how different types respond to the situation. Has your personality or behaviour changed since these events in any specific way and has this had an impact on your health or well-being? Are you in touch with yourself and how are you managing?

I designed this test to help people find their way back to being themselves even though they feel stress or anxiety about a situation. I think while it is important we make many changes in our lifestyle during these times, it is also important that you can find joy and well-being during even the most difficult situations. I hope this personality survey can be a step in the right direction. I will be looking through the results later and I hope to get a better understanding of how different types are impacted by stress and I hope to share the results with all of you soon. Thank you for the help!

Ways Sensing Types Are Better Than You

While it’s easy to develop a bias and to get caught in us vs them thinking, there are many reasons not to underestimate Sensory types. First, let’s talk about the upper edge. The reason why Sensory types tend to be more successful than iNtuitives. Then, let’s talk about how Sensory types use iNtuition differently and ways Sensory types out-intuit iNtuitives. This article can help you as an iNtuitive connect better with sensory types and it can help Sensory types better recognise their own strengths and abilities.

The Upper Edge – Why Sensory Types Outcompete Intuitives

While iNtuitives learn faster, Sensory types have more grit. That means they will sit down longer with and study harder than the average iNtuitive. They are more resilient and dwell less long on mistakes and failures. They are good at keeping a steady course in life. Sensory types will put in more effort into what they do.

They do not get distracted as easily and can maintain attention and focus on a task longer. They get tired less quickly and show more strength in everyday situations. Sensory types think more practically and socially about life and work harder to stay useful and relevant to society. They will pursue more relevant education and more direct strategies to succeed. They ask their community what is requested and then they present this to their community.

Being a Sensory type is not without its share of struggles and problems. Your type can get stuck easily and you can sometimes be too afraid of change. You may ignore ideas that you consider unfeasible, only to later see them grow to become highly profitable. As a Sensory type, you may miss out on chances and new opportunities. As an Intuitive type, you can learn a lot from the Sensing type. Think: How could I become more successful by developing more grit? You might wonder “How can I learn to work harder?” How can I procrastinate less on my ideas? Those are great questions.

How Sensory Types Use iNtuition

First, we have two groups of Sensory types. iNtuitive Third and iNtuitive Last types.

iNtuitive Third types are people that rely on iNtuition everyday as a tool or means to an end. They see iNtuition and brainstorming, and creativity, as ways to solve practical problems that they encounter in life. If there is an issue in the world or in their community, they will use creativity to come up with ideas.

iNtuitive Last types are people that use iNtuition with extreme or unusual conscientiousness. They work harder to fact-check their iNtuition and want to back up assumptions or theories with real data. If there is a new idea or a change in the world, they want to manage this change using Sensing. You run experiments and you think of processes and methods to manage change correctly. You are afraid of getting intuition wrong. And you may worry of acting on false beliefs.

iNtuitive Third Types

ISTPs, ISFPs, ESFJs and ESTJs are iNtuitive Third types. They have Control iNtuition. That means they use iNtuition as a method to get control their situation. You will dismiss unfeasible or extreme or weird ideas while actively pursuing ideas that have immediate practical value or potential.

They will hone their iNtuition in a specific area and can even appear as iNtuitives because they can dream big or have high visions or goals in certain fields. You can be very creative when it serves a concrete value. What you have to recognise is that they will not use iNtuition for fun. They experience no joy in this and will not do it recreatively.

What can be said about this type is that they can be a lot more liberal and flexible in their iNtuition than other types. They can say any crazy idea and care little about having the facts to back it up. They don’t need it to be correct, they just need it to have the right effect in the specific situation.

Intuitive Last Types

ISTJs, ISFJs, ESFPs, and ESTPs are people that use iNtuition with high conscientiousness. While ENFPs and INFJs may go about and chase their dreams without a thought about the possibility of failure or fear, ISTJs and ESFPs are all going to look around before they cross the road at least twice.

These types want ideas to follow a straight process. They want to read the instructions before they try something new. They want to cross-reference their ideas and discuss their theories with other people in the community to make sure it’s not too far out there. As an ESTP, you want to make sure you know what you talk about. Sensory dominant types want to know what they are talking about.

They research extensively and practice often to make sure they are good at what they do. They build a reputation on knowing what they talk about and don’t say something just because it sounds nice.

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Let me know if you want to read this article but from an iNtuitive perspective. Don’t worry, iNtuitives, you are also awesome. But don’t forget, Sensory types are cool too.

Erik Thor’s Flow Code Enneagram Test

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Erik Thor's Enneagram Test

This is a unique and experimental flow code Enneagram Test. What is so special about a Flow Code Enneagram Test? I study your Enneagram Type based on your thinking patterns when you are in a positive state of flow. I have studied the connections between all the Nine Enneagram Types and the Three Instincts and have learnt the difference between a Social one and a Sexual One.

This is a smart test that helps you pinpoint your true Enneagram type no matter what instinct or behavioural subtype of this type that you are. Recognising that every individual is unique and that there are many different ways to manifest the One’s sense of principles or the Two’s desire to be good, every question you answer is going to reveal multiple things about your personality. This test is made out of 32 questions and will show you which of the Enneagram types you test the most strongly for in about five minutes.

 

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