ISFJ Personality

The ISFJ Personality is all about dutifully helping others. The ISFJ is very skilled at knowing and anticipating the wants of others. They are very reliable and do their best to make others around them feel comfortable and supported. They are great at providing material needs and are great at preparing meals, holidays, and decorating for social events and special occasions. The ISFJ, while quiet, is usually social enough to know the world around them and the people that they see every day in their lives. They are strong on tradition and will work hard to preserve it. They are also very caring and have a great attention to detail. This type may surprise others with their analytical abilities. They are very loyal to friends, family, and their job. They may have a hard time dealing with change, but they eventually can come around and adapt. The ISFJ is very dutiful, but they can become resentful if they aren’t feeling appreciated. Sometimes they can take on too many projects without being asked, and expect to be recognized in return. This can be stressful because they are over extending themselves. The ISFJ makes a great and loyal friend. The ISFJ would be wise to figure out their true passions and enjoyment, and make more time to dedicate to their own hobbies. Doing so will allow the ISFJ to have a safe place to retreat when the world isn’t appreciating their many gifts and talents.

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.