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In this episode, Joel and Antonia continue talking about the 3-Year-Old inferior cognitive function for each of the 16 personality types (part 2).
In this podcast you’ll find:
- Part 1 of this two part podcast series
- Aspiration – something that informs the bigger game plans you want to make in the world and requires you to make peace with it.
- Inferior cognitive function – 3 yr old
- Opposite our Driver
- This podcast we are talking about IJs and EPs – types that lead with a Perceiving process.
- Too much time with the inferior can cause depression, but 5-10% is ideal.
- ESTP – ESFP
- Drive with Extraverted Sensing
- Inferior function is Introverted Intuition – “Perspectives”
- As an aspiration, ESPs use this by looking to help people shift the way they see things.
- To see a more significant principal in life to improve quality of life.
- ESPs may tend to push this away because the future seems scary and unpredictable.
- When ESPs integrate this part it conquers their paranoia. They recognize what is possible.
- Instead of fearing what the future holds, harness action right here and now to project yourself into the future you want.
- ESPs are stereotyped as not very serious. Too playful. No introspection.
- 5-10% – spend a little bit of time every day meditating or journaling.
- Journal about where you are going in the future. What does the future hold?
- Bodybuilding – meditate on the muscle. Focus on it becoming stronger.
- Tiny meditations on the things you are already doing.
- ISTJ – ISFJ
- Drive with Introverted Sensing
- Inferior function is Extraverted Intuition
- This inferior function shows up as them avoiding anything that is new or out of their comfort zone.
- Locked down routine. Rut.
- There is a part of them that seeks adventure.
- Aspiration: Wanting a life that is not so mundane. Start a new business. Do something creative.
- ISJs like to travel.
- 5-10% doing something a little different a couple of times a week, like trying different types of food.
- Explore outside their comfort zone.
- ENFP – ENTP
- Drive with Extraverted Intuition
- Inferior function is Introverted Sensing
- Introverted Sensing causes ENPs to fear the mundane or routine and see it as limiting their freedom.
- Si is very in touch with protocols and standards.
- As an aspiration it helps the ENPs see the need to change the standard protocols and improve them.
- It’s good for ENPs to integrate the importance of the institutions.
- Lots of things are built upon these traditional structures, and they need to be honored.
- The question is, How do we make everything better?
- 5-10% Accept reality as it is. Be more patient. Things can’t change overnight.
- Journaling is very powerful for people who have an introverted inferior function.
- Accept certain situations in life for what they are. Just because they aren’t optimal for you doesn’t mean they are not optimal for someone else.
- Routinize basic things in life, like a 5 step morning routine.
- INTJ – INFJ
- The driver is Introverted Intuition
- The inferior process is Extraverted Sensation
- Aspiration is a tendency toward mind-body connection with an emphasis to body: massage, yoga, martial arts, training, etc.
- INJs may tend to neglect their bodies due to the Se blind spot.
- They may struggle with eating the right foods and getting the exercise they need.
- INJs sometimes struggle with reading body language because that is a strength for Extraverted Sensing.
- NLP – neuro linguistic programming – encourages reading body language.
- Understand the mind better by making the body a better instrument through exercise and nutrition.
- 5-10% would be getting a little bit of exercise every day.
- The inferior may feel scary or icky, but there is a lot of power in this part of you.
- Your aspiration lives in this part of you. It helps you answer what your purpose is.
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