What does it really mean to be an INTP Personality Type?
These four letters say a lot but can get reduced to so little. Sure, there's the whole robot stereotype and challenges with expressing emotions or having to deal with "idiots" all the time but what IS the INTP Personality Type? What does it really mean from personal experience? Not just the textbook definition but what is going on within you? How can you start to translate this knowledge into your personal experience?
In this program called The INTP Personality Type Advice Guide, we decode those four letters. And as we decode, we can start to answer some important questions:
- How can I become a better version of myself?
- Am I doing okay in comparison to other INTPs?
- Why can't I connect with others well?
- Why am I having difficulty getting things done?
- Why is life so difficult as an INTP Personality Type?
I'm glad you're asking these questions because it shows that you want to improve your life, you want to connect, you want to make life simpler, you want to bring your talents to the table, and you want actual advice to get you there.
Well, welcome to The INTP Personality Type Advice Guide. This is not just an introduction but it is your on-ramp to the world of personal growth, and what we're calling Dynamic Personality, which factors in levels of health and wellbeing.
The cognitive functions of an INTP are:
Introverted Thinking (Ti) - The main function of an INTP that cares about logic and language. This drives the thirst for knowledge and brings with it the ability to hold a lot of information. And we hold a lot of information because we are looking for logical disparities in ours and others' personal logic. And I stress a personal sense of logic...once you listen you'll know what I mean.
Extroverted Intuition (Ne) - This secondary function is about making connections between experiences related to the outside world. Intuition is about advanced pattern recognition, which means valuing the highlights of our real-world experiences. In order to gain new insight, Extroverted Intuition creates a sense of wonder and desire for novelty infused with optimism and excitement as a mechanism to explore and expand on our understanding of reality.
Introverted Sensing (Si) - This is the side of an INTP that enjoys a sense of comfort and ritual as well as a personal sense of nostalgia, safety, and security. This is the desire to stay steady and enjoy the familiar. In a sense, it's a desire to do the same thing every time. We cover the ways in which this is helpful and which ways it isn't. This tertiary function tends to be a center of insecurity, play, connection, and admiration.
Extroverted Feeling (Fe) - This inferior function is a desire to connect with others and meet the needs of those they care most about. For INTPs, this is about very close personal relationships and some of the challenges INTPs face with their more "friendly" and emotional side. This inferior function is also responsible for a big picture ambition of making an emotional impact on the world, typically in the form of teaching and logical expression.
Dive deeper into understanding yourself and regaining your sense of normal and find your empowering path forward.
We emphasize advice-drive content, which means that by the end of this experience you'll feel like you've finally found your footing with a foundational understanding of what it means to be an INTP and launch into a new era of your life.
If you're ready for more advanced learning, consider our INTP Empowerment Guide (which includes The Launch Kit for FREE)
Christian Rivera is a Digital Producer and has been for 20 years creating photography, video, graphic design, and audio assets for clients such as Disney, Hulu, Lionsgate, Focus Features, Paramount, and more. In 2018, Christian developed Dopamine and Other Happy Chemicals as a platform dedicated to his own personal empowerment by sharing growth lessons and experiences on his podcast. This included a focus on INTP growth development and becoming a mirror for INTPs to reflect on their own experience to grow from.
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