How to Develop Your Cognitive Functions: Level Up and Master Your Meyers Briggs Personality Type

Intuition (Future-oriented)

  • Make a bucket list of things that you can do in life that excite you
  • Think about how you can make positive changes in your life
  • Go on adventures with your friends
  • Do activities that encourage creative thinking that encourages multiple possibilities
  • Imagine all the great/exciting things that could happen in the future
  • Surround yourself with people and pieces of art that is creative and exciting
  • Analyze human behavior and try to formulate conclusions about them
  • Reflect on underlying themes and symbolism in art/movies
  • Try to understand why people feel the way they feel
  • Take individual pieces of information and bring them all together to formulate one general idea
  • Project yourself into the future and try to understand what will most likely come out of it
  • Reflect on why things are the way they are
  • Practice following your gut feeling in a situation

Thinking (Process)

  • Develop your ability to be assertive (ask questions in a direct manner)
  • Formulate ideas into a concrete plan and execute on them
  • Use data and facts to back up assertions
  • Plan an event or project and carry through with it
  • Develop your confidence and consider how others view you
  • Take charge of a project and lead with self-assurance
  • Solve a puzzle, crossword, puzzle, anything that makes you think
  • Play chess
  • Find something of interest and research it until you fully understand its details
  • Have an intellectual discussion
  • Apply yourself and focus on an area of study with discipline
  • Look at a project and analyze the pros, cons, and how to improve it
  • Develop a sense of independence in projects that allow you to use personal skills

Feeling (Values-driven)

  • Share your feelings with a close friend
  • Journal or document your feelings and read them over to yourself.
  • Seek out a therapist
  • Reach out and lend a hand to others through volunteering, giving advice, listening to others problems
  • Develop your empathy by putting yourself in others shoes
  • Find situations where you care about others
  • Take time to consider how your actions affect others
  • Ask others about their opinions on decisions that have social impact
  • Ask for affirmation from those closest to you
  • Understand facial expressions and human behaviors of those around you
  • Assess social norms when interacting with others in new social situations
  • Study morality and ethics in areas of interest
  • Consider what your own values and beliefs are
  • Think about social impact movements and which ones you are in support of
  • Figure out your opinions on social issues
  • Take time to take a step back to consider your own feelings and values about certain situations
  • Examine your own morality and how it is independent and unique
  • Journal and document your feelings
  • Think about what is important to you and what motivates you personally

Sensing (Experiential)

  • Find a hobby that is physically stimulating (sports, art, craft)
  • Learn by doing
  • Work with your hands
  • Focus on specific details and beauty of a piece of art
  • Listen to music and pay attention to the auditory sensations
  • Live in the moment and experience life as it is happening
  • Do something spontaneous and exciting with your friends
  • Take a step back and realize how things are in the present
  • Think about what needs to be done now and take it step by step
  • Take a walk in nature
  • Do something that is engaging to you 5 senses (touch, taste, hear, sight, smell)
  • Examine old photos and try to remember what you were experiencing in that moment
  • Visit a place of old memories
  • Uphold old family traditions
  • Create a routine in life that gives you reassurance and organization
  • Enjoy the simple things in life
  • Reflect on the memories and experiences you have had
  • Realize the importance of what’s tried and true

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