Cognitive Functions: Night Owl

NOTE: I’ve got a few of the cognitive function posts written, so keep your eyes out for them in the near future. =D I’m just a little nervous because I’m not positive I’m describing them all completely accurately . . . but hopefully they can help explain functions at least a little bit. Until then, enjoy this:

INFP is working on things and looks at the clock to see, much to her surprise, that it’s already 11:45.

Fi: Oh no. It’s late. Our parents don’t like us being up this late, and it’s important that we respect their wishes.

Ne: But look at all the stuff we’re getting done! After we finish this collage we could jot down a poem and still be in bed before midnight.

Si: I don’t know, guys. Last time we stayed up this late we were really tired in the morning. We should go to sleep.

Ne: Aw Si you’re no fun. If we don’t write the poem now, we never will.

Si: That’s true. Based on past experiences, we have a hard time picking up ideas again if we don’t address them immediately.

Ne: See? Let’s write this!

Fi: And I do want to express my emotions on its topic…

Ne: You know you want to, Fi.

Fi: But still, we shouldn’t be up.

Te: You’re wasting time arguing. You could have finished the poem by now.

Ne: Te’s right. Or we could make another collage. Or write a story. Or––

Fi: Poem. That’s all. Then we’re going to bed.

Ne: *grouches*

INFP finishes the poem and is now lying in bed.

Fi: We’re still in bed before midnight, and before our brother. We’re fine.

Si: Unless we wake up tomorrow and are exhausted.

Ne: Guys I have another story idea.

Si: We stayed up too late three nights ago and regretted it. It’s going to happen again.

Ne: Guys we need to write it.

Si: And then we’re going to feel bad because we knew we should have gone to bed anyway.

Ne: Guysguysguys it’s a really cool story idea.

Fi: But at least we wrote the poem. We didn’t squander the time we were up.

Ne: GUYS––


MBTI and Love Languages

I’ve been wondering for awhile if people’s love languages have anything to do with their personality types. Comment with your personality type and your love language, and maybe it’ll help us find out. If you have more than one love language, put your second/third ones in parenthesis after your first. I’m not going to do my exact one for an example, since I don’t really know what my love languages are, but:

INFP, quality time (touch, acts of service)

If you don’t know your love language, there’s a quiz here, though I can’t say how completely accurate it is.

Shopping With The Cognitive Functions

{Life Experiences of an INFP}

INFP walks into a craft store.

Fi: Oooh which supplies are my favorite?


Si: What colors have we used frequently before? We should get the most of those types since we’ll probably use them the most.

Te: Just choose something already.

ESTJ Facts

Slowly getting through these fact sets. We hath reached the extroverts! On another note, I feel rather bad saying this, but I don’t think I’ll be doing a post on each letter (E/I, S/N, F/T, P/J). I think it would be more helpful to instead take a look at each cognitive function, since those are really what make the types what they are, not the letters. *nods*