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In this episode, Joel and Antonia compare how feelers and thinkers experience feelings and talk about which type is more emotional.
In this podcast you’ll find:
- Are feelers more emotional than thinkers? The online buzz surrounding this question.
- What’s the difference between experiencing emotions and using a feeling function to make decisions?
- Carl Jung’s definitions around feeling emotions in the body
- The degree of separation between feeling the emotion and making the decision for feelers.
- Thinkers – what’s the difference between thought and a thinking function?
- Is there a greater gap between our thoughts and thinking function than there is between our emotions and our feeling function?
- Joel’s experience as a feeler – does he feel more emotional than thinkers?
- Antonia’s experience with thoughts and feelings as a Accuracy (Ti) user.
- The pendulum swing – how the world has shifted from over-valuing thinking to over-valuing feeling.
- The myth that all feelings should be acted upon – why it’s important to develop a mature relationship with your feelings.
- How feeling types can be cavalier with emotional data
- Some differences between Authenticy (Fi) and Harmony (Fe)
- How emotions motivate thinkers.
- How we’re wired to be intrinsically rewarded for using our preferred functions.
- What does it look like when a feeler has well-developed emotional intelligence?
- What are emotional “triggers”?
- Looking at SpongeBob SquarePants as an example of personal agency.
- Why feelers make their best decisions based on emotional criteria – and how, ironically, they can appear less emotional when they do this.
- Some thoughts on the intellectualization of emotions.
- Why we need to process feelings of guilt and shame.
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