The MBTI test has been used for many years, in order to classify someone into one of sixteen personality groups. In each group, certain defining traits distinguish them, in order to place one person into one kind of group. Some groups are more rare than others, as some may only account for 2 or 3 percent of the global population, where other ones may be more common.
ISFP is one of the sixteen personality groups, a group that has been nicknamed “The Artist,” “The Composer,” and “The Adventurer,” as many interesting characteristics make the group stand out. A look into this personality type brings up some very intriguing information, as well as an understanding on why the type has gotten its share of nicknames.
What Is The ISFP Type?
ISFP stands for Introverted, Sensitive, Feeling, Perception. People who have a ISFP personality type are usually quiet and reserved, and rarely do their ideas and opinions go past their close friends. They tend to keep to themselves, and at first they may seem hard to get to know. Though they may keep to themselves, ISFP types are usually hard workers, usually driven to their goals in front of them.
They are often gentle and kind, as well as open to many new ideas and are often to lend an ear to those who need it. They are often perceptive and sympathetic. which means they are very emotional as a person. ISFP types usually favor working alone, and they would rather work at a neutral position. This is they do not favor leading work, but they also do not seek to be a follower either. It seems like they would much prefer to be able to work at their problems or goals alone, with little input from outside sources.
How Do They React To Stress?
In general, most ISFP types react the same to stressful encounters. When a stressful situation arises, most ISFP types will become depressed or cynical. These feelings can range in degree depending on the severity of the stress. Some may feel more aggressive to their goal, but most will have an increased feeling of self doubt and self defeat. While their may be a variety of sources for stress, the most prominent causes of stress for ISFP types usually deals with the interference of the current goal that they ISFP type has. This makes them slow their work down, and in some cases, this stress may make their progression impossible without delay.