Who is the ISFJ?
ISFJ is an abbreviation used to refer to one of 16 personality types. It belongs to The Protectors group, which shares the traits SJ. The letters refer to four basic preferences that belong to this profile: Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judging. The personality types theory was conceived by the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung at the beginning of the 20th century. From his work, Katharine Cook Briggs and his daughter Isabel Briggs Myers developed the personality types indicators which have inspired our work.
Keep reading to find out if ISFJ is your profile.
The first preference is Introversion (I)
The ISFJ, as an Introvert, is reserved and reflective. He loves taking some time for himself and being alone. Indeed, he prefers to recharge by quiet time alone or with people close to him. This is not to say he doesn’t enjoy the company of others, although he may find it psychologically draining at times.
The second preference is Sensing (S)
The ISFJ, as a Sensing type, is focused on what is happening in the present and he is not interested in thinking about the future. The sensor is a very down-to-earth person and gets his information through his five senses. Therefore, he relies upon facts and data that can be verified or actions that worked well in the past. Thanks to his good memory, he remembers all the facts and details.
The third preference is Feeling (F)
The ISFJ, as a Feeling type, seeks harmony and avoids conflict at all costs. His heart rules everything he does. He makes decisions based on his personal principles and values and then starts analysing the objective facts. When making choices, the feeler thinks about the welfare of people involved. Moreover, he has an high emotional intelligence and he’s very tactful towards others. Indeed, he emphasizes with the other people’s reality to understand their perspectives and points of view.
The fourth preference is Judging (J)
The ISFJ, as a Judger, wants to be in full control of his life. He seeks structure and a set schedule. Indeed, the judging type likes to be organized and follow rules and expectations. He also likes to have one task at a time with a deadline to meet. Indeed, he focuses on his goal until he reaches it.
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