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 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.