Self Care Ideas for the INFJ

#INFJ #SelfCare list.

Self-care is not unique to INFJs, but many introverts require a little extra self-care due to our natural tendencies towards anxiety, depression, and stress. These emotional or psychological issues tend to develop into physical ones, especially for the INFJ, so it’s important to be self-aware and preventative. Realizing that we deserve to take time for ourselves is sometimes the first step. I know that as an INFJ, I still struggle with putting myself first. Honestly, I sometimes even feel guilty for taking time out for myself, and it shouldn’t feel that way. I am worthy of self-care and self-love. And so are […]

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150 Happy Things to be Grateful for

150 #happy things to be #grateful for today and every day.

There are always happy things to be grateful for in your life, but I managed to think up 150, so I wrote them all down. Big things and small things. Mostly, simple things that you may take for granted on a daily basis because some are easy to overlook. Let’s not overlook the happy things today. Seeing Happy Things Sometimes it’s just a matter of your state of mind. You can’t always see the happy things through the tears. Everyone has doubts, makes mistakes, and feels sadness. Those dark moments are, thankfully, temporary, but so are some of the happy […]

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Insomnia: The Ultimate Checklist for Sleep

What's causing your insomnia?

Insomnia can be a side effect, symptom, or a by-product of so many different things, it sometimes feels impossible to get to the root of the problem. As such, many of us don’t know what’s causing our insomnia, or how to prevent it from occurring night after night. Although insomnia is not unique to INFJs, the traits associated with this personality type can definitely play into the problem. We are naturally inclined to overthink, worry, and stress, which are some of the leading causes of insomnia. Our minds never stop, so if you’re an INFJ, you may want to skip […]

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The Healing Power of Deep Breathing

How to destress and start proper breathing exercises.

In yoga and Eastern practices, they refer to breathing as “prana”. It means universal energy, or life force, the bridge between mind and body. Pranayama is the practice of controlled, regulated breaths, inhalation, and exhalation. You may think you’re breathing properly because you’ve been breathing that way your entire life, but there’s a high probability that you’ve been doing it wrong. How is this possible? The Breath of Life Your body seems to already know what to do the second your body hits the air when you’re born. It comes in the most natural way, usually in a cry, then you […]

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Avoiding INFJ Overwhelm and Stress

INFJ Overwhelm

INFJ overwhelm is a real thing. It affects similar personality types as well, and may also include highly sensitive individuals. I understand that most people experience overwhelm at one time or another in their lives, but some of us experience it so often, that it feels like a part of daily life. Chronic stress and worry can also come into play for us. We like to have things done a certain way and we like to know what to expect. Planning is a natural tool we use to make sure we’re not blindsided. It’s how we try to control our […]

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