When gift shopping, it can be difficult to know what to buy someone with an INTJ personality type. However, here is a brief list to help spark some ideas for you if you have either an INTJ spouse, parent, or friend who you are trying to buy for:
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Hi, it's me again. I heard someone saying, "You can't move forward if you are stuck in the past." It's like traveling and seeing new things, places, and people, but with a huge heavy bag on your shoulders. It can be pretty abducting.
Here I am. A woman in my mid-40s, in a common-law relationship of seven years (married, basically), and a mother of two beautiful, amazing young daughters. I've had the same stable job for the last 10 years. On paper, everything looks good, right? Or does it?
I heard this phrase from a financial guru named Dan Lok. I thought it was preposterous at first but in the end it kind of made sense.
As a young child I never questioned my cultural background. Mom was from Trinidad and Dad was from Guyana. That made me half and half. I knew I was Caribbean; I liked soca and reggae, and roti and curry anything was my favourite food to eat. It was as simple as that. I never looked at myself as anything other than what I was.
We live in a very materialistic world. In many parts of North America, there is a heavy pressure for people to have stuff. Some people measure success by what possessions a person has and are able to get. Many assumptions and judgments are made about our relationships based on how successful the partner we’ve chosen is. There are also a lot of people who assume that some people pursue certain partners purely on materialistic considerations.
One revelation that I've recently come to, derived from a question I've pondered greatly—that had been asked of the legendary Joseph Campbell in an interview he'd done—revolved around if we are, in the present, creating myths. And the revelation I've come to is that we ourselves, right here and right now, are living a myth—we are the myth.
Once in your life to make you never want to get your hopes up again; I don't believe anyone is born a pessimist, I think it's how we're raised, and all those little disappointments that make us doubt everything in life. Someone who has had good come out of bad becomes an optimistic person because they've had their tragic moments turned into something great. But we're not all that lucky in life.
It was one of the worst periods of time in my life.