The ENFPs Cognitive Functions
The flow functions and the stress functions represent our primary identity and how we see ourselves. An ENFP on a good day may describe themselves as initiative rich, creative, free-spirited and authentic. But on a bad day, when under stress, they may come off as cold, reserved and bossy.
ENFP Cognitive Functions
ENFP Extroverted iNtuition Flow Function
Extroverted iNtuition is a cognitive function in ENFPs that lends to an optimism and confidence in your own ability to realise your opportunities and possibilities. You are future oriented and curious about patterns and possibilities in front of you. You want to see where things are going and always tend to expect the best.
ENFP Introverted Feeling Inspirational Function
You are very passionate about being yourself and always try to be honest and real in who you are and what you feel. You take pride in being unashamedly yourself and being real in your feelings. You push yourself to be authentic but sometimes feel that you cannot be real in this world and that you have to compromise to get by. Other times, you feel misunderstood or disrespected for who you are.
ENFP Extroverted Thinking Control Function
ENFPs are people that will push forward and be confident about goals and to be successful at work. You are a person who tends to relax and clear your head by having work to do. You prefer to keep busy and to have something to do because it helps you relax. ENFPs can feel immense stress as they put themselves out there and speak out for their feelings, yet feel misunderstood by the people around them. Keeping things cool and staying objective can help mitigate that stress, but can also cause you to appear cold.
ENFP Introverted Sensing Stress Function
You are a person who can often find yourself stressed by the past. You can find yourself worrying that you are moving in circles or that you are stuck or not able to get anywhere. At the same time, you are a person that wants to have some healthy routine in life. You want to have a comfortable home and a place where you can feel safe. You are highly motivated to make this place happen. You try to build something for yourself, but you want to make sure that you get everything right.