INFP Personality

The INFP Personality is all about understanding themselves and their emotions. The INFP moves through the world gaining understanding of their morals and values. They constantly are paying attention to their emotional state and figuring out what feels right to them, and also learning what feels wrong to them. They tend to make decisions based on how they feel about a certain situation. This guides them in many of their life choices. They also are a bit experimental and open to new experiences. Sometimes these new experiences can lead them down a wrong path, but it is necessary for them to get a better understanding of themselves. They can prefer to have a friend that gets them out of their shell and lets them be their more quirky and extroverted self. They also can become a bit nostalgic and stay in their routines. Because they value the past, they may stick with what they know and have a hard time stepping into the unknown. However, the INFP is at their best when they are free to interact with the world around them in unpredictable ways. They can be an artist or an inspiring person. When they are coming from a place of authenticity, they can be a very charismatic and magnetic person.

Enneagram Type 5 (5w4 5w6)

The Enneagram Type 5 is all about being curious. The Enneagram Type Five is always researching and trying to find out more about their topic of interest. They believe in being competent and it is one way to insulate themselves from a chaotic and sometimes frightening world. They believe that if they are always prepared, they will be ready for whatever comes. The enjoy being knowledgable and will delve deeper into topics than most. However, they need to be skilled at communicating their expertise if they want to effectively apply it to the real world. In fact, accumulating knowledge is in some ways a defense mechanism for the 5. They may delve deep into a topic and ignore more pressing issues in their life. Things like eating healthy, nurturing relationships, and confronting conflicts may take the back burner despite being things they need to face. The strong Enneagram 5 will behave in a way where they are able to delve into the unknown and confront their pressing life struggles head on, while also being able to apply themselves and their expertise to make a dent in the world. The can be seen as quite eccentric and tend to be ahead of their time. Sometimes, they will have to have the courage and boldness to step forward and trust themselves, despite others around them doubting them.