The ISFP Personality is all about self expression. The ISFP wants to explore the world around them and take in everything through their 5 senses. They have a keen eye for the arts and they are deeply in tuned to their emotions. The ISFP is a gentle soul which can allow them to be very creative and expressive. They work best when they have some sort of creative outlet which could be singing, dancing, painting, or writing. The ISFP may have a hard time adapting to a world around them that can be very harsh, but they know how to put on a happy face and make it through the day. The ISFP can be very go with the flow and may have a hard time staying on a strict schedule. However, they are very open minded and enjoy being around all types of people. Their openness allows them to experience the vast intricacies of life and learn how the world moves. The ISFP might benefit from learning to have a bit more order and structure in their lives which will allow them to have more time set away for exploring and being adventurous. The ISFP also needs to make sure they have time alone to recharge and reconnect with their inner world, which allows them to express themselves more fully.
Enneagram Type 2 (2w1 2w3)
The Enneagram Type 2 is all about being a helper. The Enneagram Type Two wants to be needed and is great at fulfilling a role that makes them of service to the people around them. They can be driven to help others in order to be close to people. They may struggle a bit with possessiveness, but ideally they are seen as having unconditional love for others. The 2 is good at being an ideal parent. They are able to understand, listen, and encourage others to reach their full potential. They are compassionate and look for ways to help others grow. They do need to watch out for becoming too prideful and too involved in the lives of others. Autonomy is key. They need to learn how to give without expectations, and have healthy boundaries with the ones they are trying to help. The 2 has a drive where they feel they need to put others first and ahead of themselves. However, this can cause resentment and bitterness. When they are at their best, they are supportive and emotionally understanding of others, and can be just the nurturing voice that someone may need in their life. Being fully present during their acts of service can be highly rewarding for the Enneagram 2.