Am I an INFJ or an INFP?

My Journey to Discovering What May Be My True Type When I took my first Myers Briggs test my first year of college, I tested as an INFP (introvert, intuitive, feeler, perceiver). At first, I really resonated with the definition….until I started testing as an INFJ (introvert, intuitive, feeler, judger). Many aspects of the INFJ … Continue reading Am I an INFJ or an INFP?

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You Aren’t a Feminist Just Because Your Shirt Says You Are

Feminism requires dirty work. Don’t believe me? Check out the documentary She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (available on Netflix). Read Roxane Gay. Review all of this year’s presidential campaign, in which a woman (flawed albeit, but aren’t we all?) with years of experience in national office lost to a sexist, racist, narcissistic, egotistical sexual assaulter. … Continue reading You Aren’t a Feminist Just Because Your Shirt Says You Are

How does an introvert thrive as a journalist?

Journalists do interviews. Introverts don’t like to approach strangers, let alone ask questions that might make those strangers uncomfortable. But I’m an introverted journalism major. How’s that for irony? You might think introverts can't be journalists because for us, talking to new people is extremely difficult. But introverts have methods of surviving interviews. I once discussed … Continue reading How does an introvert thrive as a journalist?