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 8 (8w7 8w9)
The Enneagram Type 8 is all about being assertive. The Enneagram Type Eight wants to enjoy the world and understand how to become the best they can be in order to provide for themselves and others. They could come across as a bit too domineering to some, but they will likely learn how to balance this trait. They prefer to be in control of their environment, and will work hard to make that a reality. Some people may be resistant to their ways, but the 8 usually has a way to manage themselves and get results. The 8 is driven to make an impact and be important in their world. If they Enneagram 8 does not feel in control, it is a very unpleasant experience for them. They can become a bit fearful and afraid of what happens to them when they aren’t the ones steering the ship, so to speak. When they develop their strengths and trust the world more, they can see themselves becoming much more caring and share their resources with others around them. They are driven to be independent and want to make their own way in the world. However, they need to be able to manage when this is not possible. They are sometimes scared of vulnerability, but over time, they will understand that being open and expressive of their emotions leads to a much more rich and fulfilling life.