The Tribulations of Being INTJ Siblings

In last week's INTJ-Focus, I shared some of the joys of being the older INTJ sister to an INTJ brother. There are some amazing things about having someone with the same cognition style for a sibling. However, having two INTJs in the same household isn’t always easy. In fact, sometimes having an INTJ sibling can be [...]

INTJ Wedding Guest Bliss

Now that summer is coming to an end, the wedding season is also winding down.  However, love was in the air this past summer as two of my friends got engaged, and I attended the wedding of a family friend. I've been to a couple of weddings, but I still wanted to refresh my memory as to proper wedding [...]

The Twin Cities Guide to Ice Cream

Sometimes, for an introvert, it’s hard to get out of the house. Although I'm pretty introverted, I can be enticed out by good food. Because of that, I’ve explored lots of restaurants in the Twin Cities, but I hadn't explored what the cities have to offer in terms of my greatest food love—ice cream. That's why I [...]

Modern Art: An INTJ Actually Bought This

I have a confession. I don’t actually buy most of my clothes. If you’ve read the Elusive Fashion Habits series, then you’ll know that shopping can be hard for an INTJ. Truthfully, if it were left up to me, I probably wouldn’t have many clothes at all (unless I could still wear clothes from elementary school). [...]

Why Shopping at Sephora Makes Me Want to Cry

Last week, we discussed using cognition awareness as an aspect of brand development. It's one thing to theorize that cognition awareness can be an effective strategy in branding and retailing, but if we really examine why an awareness of cognition style matters, I think the ideas first presented in “Why Isn’t Cognitive Branding a Thing?” [...]

The Joys of Being INTJ Siblings

Siblings can be a real pain sometimes, but, if you're lucky, they can also be one of the best gifts in life. They've seen you at your best . . . and worst. They stand up for you when things get tough. They challenge you to be the best you that you can be. I’ve [...]