• What's your type? Judging or Perceiving?

    What’s your type? Judging or Perceiving?

    Of all the Myers-Briggs preference pairs, this one is the most challenging for many to wrap their minds around. Judging versus perceiving. Part of the initial confusion is caused by the terms themselves. Judging sounds like it means judgmental. Perceiving sounds like it’s about being perceptive. Neither is the case. So what are these two […]

  • Bend, Do Not Break

    Bend with life, but don’t break

      Bend, don’t break. So easy to say. So hard to do when all that feels possible is breaking. Breaking down, not through. Breaking up, not out. Breaking apart. Bend, don’t break. Even though bending, bending, bending seems to take so much energy. While breaking seems easier somehow. Break and you’re done. But the living […]

  • Are you paying the price of inauthenticity?

    Are you paying the price of inauthenticity?

    The other night Hans came across a great quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” He knew the quote would resonate because as an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs I place a premium on authenticity. The quote sparked thoughts […]