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  1. INFP Time Capsule.

    by , 05-20-2017 at 11:13 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by BranchMonkey View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Hombre View Post
    Imagine that we were making a time capsule specifically for INFPs. What would you put in it? What would you want INFPs 50-100+ years into the future to know about INFPs today? What would you want them to know about you specifically?
    I'd want them to know--so I would give examples, that INFPs are individuals not personality type bots.

    I'd want them to know--just in case some hadn't figured it out yet, that personality typing is outdated in many ways now, so if some

    Updated 05-20-2017 at 02:03 PM by BranchMonkey (double word; redundant: gone...)

    Compassionate Living , Meditation Practice
  2. Write what you are telling to yourself :D

    by , 05-20-2017 at 08:16 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by BranchMonkey View Post
    The mnemonic device:

    R - recognize it.
    A - accept it.
    I - investigate it.
    N - non-investment a.k.a. not me.

    I needed that earlier when my husband woke up at 5:00 a.m. with stomach flu... then I got up at 8:30 a.m. to clean bedding and try telling myself and him that we could go get Pieper if he took Imodium and brought clothing to change into, and drank water, didn't eat...

    I gave up that fantasy when he said--unusual to be so vulnerable,
  3. Feeling Down

    by , 05-19-2017 at 07:39 PM
    Do any other ENFJ's out there struggle with depression? It's so contradictory.

    I know I do. Sleep is hard. Socializing is hard. School is hard. And yet from the outside everyone says the same thing, "You appear so put together" "so mature for your age". And all I want to do is hold up some video evidence of me crying myself to sleep and shrieking, "This look put together to you?!"

    Idk. It's all exhausting. People expect this constant wit ...
    Tags: enfj
    General , Life
  4. What Drives You Most in Life?

    by , 05-19-2017 at 05:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by BranchMonkey View Post

    So you live for yourself, which would be "Myself. I live for me and enjoying all I can."
    I can see how you'd think that but no; I use Dharma Practice for the work I'm doing--and Metta Exercise?

    I wake up and recite it; when I roll over at night and am in pain, get up to use the bathroom, I recite it. I recite it when my husband leaves for work, later before sitting meditation. I recite it

    Updated 05-20-2017 at 02:07 PM by BranchMonkey (Typo correction for clarity. Desire exists; my "Self" does not.)

    Meditation Practice , Life
  5. Share your daily gratitude!

    by , 05-19-2017 at 05:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by BranchMonkey View Post
    1) Dharma: I couldn't cope with the physical pain, PTSD and the rest without it.

    2) My husband: Best friend and companion--the second person I've loved a particular way, and more; first was my mammaw.

    3) Pickles: She's funny girl; keeps me company, keeps me hopping, keeps me from wallowing in sorrow and pain.

    4) Tim: He's only missed one Thursday Movie Night with not good, but great cause; I value his friendship inc. his keen mind.

    5) Medication:
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