I've been so enthusiastic about typology in the past few months that it has managed to creep into most of my daily life activities, thought process, and other such things. Well, I have managed to regulate it compared to what it was a month ago.) I was talking about it with a friend last night and she told me that I should stop. Stop visiting this forum, even. She thinks I tend to look at things from perspectives I shouldn't.
She thinks I play the English teacher:
I don't really think I do because I have always looked at things from different view-points but even more so after reading much on PerC and Typology/Psychology in general.
I don't know what percentage of the total population in the world (total population = those who have the luxury to access the internet, have access to books, etc.) have taken an interest or use typology but it seems like a lot of them have gotten along just fine.
Even though MBTI and Enneagram have helped me understand myself and be a little more relaxed and understand my motives, and justify/reason my actions, anxiety, fears it has probably opened up too many doors for my own good. It has definitely made life more 'interesting' but is that always the best thing? My friend told me I should discover myself naturally and by myself and not by such theories, etc.
So, is this sort of a short-cut to understanding yourself? Is that short-cut always good?