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9/09/2013

Blogtember 2013: What's Your Type

"Take this short personality test and respond to your results. (at the end, find the detailed profile of your personality account - click "click to view" under "You" and "self awareness and personal growth." You can even google your type and find more info on it!)"

ENJF 

Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging

It is actually quite scary how accurate I'm finding parts of the results of this test to be. I'm normally quite dubious about online "tests." I take the questions and their conclusions with a pinch of salt (how much can answering a few questions really get to the core of your make up?) But because this test puts my personality into a "type," I really quite like the outcomes. It's pretty much describing exactly who I am, and picking up on things I do actually find myself doing/being. 

Parts that are particularly true (all quotes from http://typelogic.com/enfj.html) : 

"ENFJs generally believe in their dreams, and see themselves as helpers and enablers, which they usually are."

I definitely always try to help people as much as I can. Not because I'm looking for anything in return, but if there's a way I can help somebody out - no matter how great or small - I want to help. It's the same with helping make things happen for people. If there is a boundary or obstacle that is standing in the way of somebody wanting to achieve something, then I want to help knock it down. "No" isn't really an answer I like to accept. 

If there's a will there's a way.

I also am completely driven by my dreams. I know exactly where I want to be and what I want to do with my life and this is something that is a constant driving force and motivation for me. My dreams may have to divert on to a different course at some points,but I never give up on them and strive every day to help fulfil them. 

"Face-to-face relationships are intense, personable and warm, though they may be so infrequently achieved that intimate friendships are rare." 

I don't have a large circle of friends, but those in my circle are incredibly important to me and I like to take as much time as possible to work on my friendships and relationships with people. My friends mean the world to me; living as far away from my family as I do my friends are like my second family, so I hold them close and cherish every one of them. I'm incredibly passionate as well, and when I love somebody, I feel it in every fibre of my being. It takes a while for me to open up to my feelings, but when I do, I don't hold back. 

But on the other side of the coin, if somebody hurts me, or somebody I love, I usually can forgive them, but I do not forget easily. My protectiveness comes in to play and I want to safeguard the feelings of others. 

"ENFJs are continually looking for newer and better solutions to benefit their extensive family, staff, or organization."

I wouldn't really class myself as a "peace keeper" or a "problem solver," but just as I like to try and help people as much as I can, I also take this and use it to try and help people solve problems or make things better for them (or me.) Because my dreams are a big part of who I am, and a lot of that has to do with my realm of work, I push myself to develop my own skills so that I can be a of greater benefit at work, and constantly learn new things and help make my work setting even better. 

When it comes to friends and family, I always try to help out where I can, and do things that aren't necessarily asked of me but that I know will make things easier for them. I always want to put myself forward and offer support to those who need it, and hopefully make that moment/day/week/month/year better for the people I love....even if that just means making somebody a cup of tea, or being a shoulder to cry on.

Any body else an ENJF like me? Here are some more good links I found:







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