In this series I’m delving into how each of the 16 types approaches being thankful. If you want to read a little about your own preferences ahead of time, feel free to visit this link: cpp.com/share.
Today’s type: INFP. Helping and appreciating others with words and actions is likely natural for you. Interact with other people who use the same approach.
That description relates to the Introverted Feeling aspect of those who prefer INFP. These are my preferences, and I definitely relate to wanting to help and appreciate others. I have to remind myself to check whether I am doing this because I want to be appreciated back instead of being helpful just for the sake of being helpful. To keep things in perspective, it helps to remind myself that I don’t always need to get thanks for doing something important for another person. Just making a difference is very often more than enough.
Want to read more about the different approaches to being thankful? Check out my previous blogs in this series: