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  1. Rephrasing Stress Arrow Theory: "Patching Up" vs "Abandoning"

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Hi everyone, first time posting on this forum after a lot of lurking on the Chestnut subtype threads, my roommates pushed me to join after they got sick of me going on and on about my stress arrow theory. I've never seen anybody put it this way before so I'm doing it now. Apologies if it...
  2. A fresh start. Type me.

    What's my Enneagram type?
    What is your main, general goal in life? I like to be successful and competent so I don't need to suffer. When I'm not suffering, my imaginations make me satisfied and I become more confident. I also like to influence people that way. But I may like some short-term pleasures to get satisfied...
  3. [INTP] I'm never stressed when it feels like I should be?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I'm going to start this by saying that I do feel anxious sometimes Mostly with people but i'm never stressed about school or about money or anything of the sort, anyone want to weigh in or has a similar experience?
  4. [INFP] Best Way To Discuss Stressful Issues With an INFP?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I'm an ENFP but I'm also a strong ENFP-A and two INFP-Ts have been my girlfriends. During our relationships I really had trouble discussing tense issues with them. What I would do is be very clear and direct with my feelings, but my girlfriends almost went into a weird mode where it was very...
  5. Stress-relief methods

    Advice Center
    These methods are really useful and pretty handy when it comes to relieving stress or anger. If you have any methods feel free to post some. Here are some that I would recommend: -Plate smashing -Punching sand bags -Slime therapy (I highly recommend this as it is really soothing and calming...
  6. How to "recharge" the ability to use a function?

    Cognitive Functions
    Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask for help, I simply couldn't think of a better place. My issue is... I'm usually a pretty balanced person (I guess) with pretty good use of my Ne. A few months ago I went through a "Se-phase" where I actually enjoyed living outside of my mind and actively...
  7. Type due to stress

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Hi! I have a question. During my last two years I was under the influence of constant stress. My personality type at that time was ENFP but I didn't feel comfortable with myself. Now, when the stress is gone, my result is INTP. Is it possible? Can stress interfere the results?
  8. ENFP getting into a PhD program in Microbiology

    Education & Career Talk
    Hello, I am a 20 year old ENFP in my last year of undergraduate school and have begun the process of applying to graduate programs in microbiology. I am terrified by what others tell me about what I will experience in grad school. I think I will enjoy it more than undergrad (if I get in)...
  9. [INFJ] Always restless, rushed and stressed!

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hello everyone. I almost cannot believe that this forum exists and can't wait to get involved with you all. I was just wondering if you guys can relate to a constant feeling of internal stress, imposed deadlines and not being able to relax until everything is done - chores, appointments...
  10. [Enneagram Type 3] Are 3's always passive under stress?

    Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    My godfather introduced me to the Enneagram, he says 3's can never be aggressive or be fighters because of their 9 stress movement. I can't help but notice that some of the 3's in my life aren't always like this. I'm not saying violence is in their nature unlike 8's, 3's have always seemed like...
  11. Introvert Survival Guide

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Hey guys, I've just wrote a kindle book that I think can help all of you. It is called "Introvert: How Introverts Can Improve Social Skills, Communicate Effectively, Make Friends, Enhance Relationships & Conquer Stress And Anxiety In Any Social Situation". If you're interested in the book...
  12. Help, Advice, Suggestions: How do I manage, or balance out my lifestyle?

    Advice Center
    Hi, and thanks for taking the time to read this. So I was wondering, what do you guys do to manage your time wisely, or balance out your time? If anyone could help me out here, *School everyday - mon to fri from 7am-3:30pm *Sports everyday at 6-8pm * I HAVE HOMEWORK LIKE PRETTY MUCH EVERY...
  13. [ENTP] Under Stress: How Are You Different From Normal?

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    Just wondering when you guys are under situations of pressure or stress, what are the behavioral cues that others notice or that you may only notice?
  14. The Dreaded Essays...

    Education & Career Talk
    Anyone else not enjoy essays ? :ball: University is mostly comprised of essays I've found, it's very sapping work writing something that it almost entirely comprised of other people's ideas and research I also find it insanely boring. Anyone have tips for getting through or psyching yourself...
  15. [INFP] Combating Stressful Habits

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I'm 100% positive I'm not alone in this, so I was wondering what stress-induced habits each of you guys have and what ways y'all combat them (if you do at all). For me, I'm really trying to stop picking at my skin, especially my back, because it's leaving scars and looks terrible :/. I could...
  16. [ENFJ] Higher Education and Ambition in ENFJ

    ENFJ Forum - The Givers
    I'm just wondering what everyone's experience has been with higher education (or high school) and if there's a light at the end of the tunnel. I'm in college now and I'm pretty stressed from heavy usage of Ti (Computer Science major). I feel like my soul has been sucked out even though at the...
  17. [ENFJ] Action steps for ENFJ personal growth

    ENFJ Forum - The Givers
    Hey, all! I'm new to this forum, and I've enjoyed reading everyone's insightful posts and comments so far. Nice to meet you! I have been (for lack of a better term) "obsessed" with the MBTI framework for a few years but was stuck overanalyzing the four-letter combinations and dichotomies. I...
  18. Which MBTI type questions identity when under stress?

    Myers Briggs Forum
    All in the title my friend.
  19. [INFP] Wrong Occupation and Severe Regrets

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I don't even know where to start. I went to school for nursing not because I am a people person, but because the job security appealed to my inner need for stability. The years of schooling were hard, and there was nothing I like the more in depth I got to all my classes. I feel like I should've...
  20. [ENFP] Helping and ENFP without being involved...

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    My husband is an ENFP and I'm an INTP. For a few weeks, he experiences severe stress. Since three days, he barely speeks to me. This morning, he accused me of being the root of all his problems :rolleyes:. He's very sad and of course, he begins to be nasty, to say horrible things, to think...