January 2011 Theory

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January 2011 Newsletter


New Year's Resolutions and the 8 Functions  


What are your resolutions this year?  Do you know which mental function you're tackling with each resolution?  To discover which mental functions you've decided to work on developing, or for more resolution ideas, check out the list below.

Helpful link:  Find your 8 function pattern

Extraverted Sensing (Se)

  • Be more active
  • Experience life/make the most of each day

Introverted Sensing (Si)

  • Get organized
  • Save money

Extraverted Intuition (Ne)

  • Renovate/redecorate a room in my house
  • Do something different each day

Introverted Intuition (Ni)

  • Read more novels
  • Improve my spiritual life

Extraverted Thinking (Te)

  • Make a daily schedule and stick to it
  • Create and use a budget

Introverted Thinking (Ti)

  • Learn something new
  • Figure out how to fix things myself

Extraverted Feeling (Fe)

  • Spend more time with family and friends
  • Get involved in my community 

Introverted Feeling (Fi)

  • Focus on the important things in life each day
  • Pay attention to what my expectations are and spend time meeting them

For more on the 8 functions, check out Introduction to Type & the 8 Jungian Functions and the Decoder.

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Type Resources Amy Evers, Ph.D. (INFP) is the Vice President of Type Resources, the editor of Type Resources' monthly newsletter, and is one of the creators of the Function-Archetype Decoder.  To read her full bio, please visit the about us webpage.

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