Without further ado, here is my “best of” list for anybody of the INFJ or INFP personality type whos looking for healing and/or imaginative assistance.
I get emails from INFJ authors and INFP authors all the time asking for suggestions for helpful books, helpful communities, and inspiring sources to assist them along on their creative journey. I thought it may be a great idea to put all of my recommendations in one place and in one easy-to-peruse list so all you INF creatives out there can bookmark it and return to it whenever you need it.
INF Club is a neighborhood for individuals of the INFP and INFJ character type who are trying to find inspiration, community, and verification that they are not alone on the planet. INF Club offers various opportunities to get involved with other INFJ and INFP people in real time, from the newsletter (always helpful) to the podcast, to different groups such as Masterminds and quiet writing sessions. INF Club constantly has something going on and its constantly great.
Renegade Creatives Support Group
The Renegade Creatives is a group “developing alchemy for empaths, intuitives, HSPs, INFJs and INFPs. Its readily available through Patreon and its super economical. In the words of the Renegade Creatives creator, “this is a place for the dreamers, poets, pirates, empaths, psychics, intuitives, healers, misfits, pioneers, mutineers, underdogs, hooligans, poets, authors, artists, heretics, heathens, troubadours, mystics, and painters to heal, grow and rekindle our own distinct magic.”
In the words of Jae Hermann, founder of Badassery Defined, this community “connects you with other badass gals to be empowered and get assistance along your storytelling journey. Together we dive into positive affirmations, composing triggers, webinars, virtual meetups, group coaching, composing, blogging, WordPress resources, and more– all to offer you the tools you require to share your stories with confidence … enjoy fellowship, ask questions, and share resources with other badass gals in the personal Badassery Defined group.”
The Neurodivergent Writers Book Club
The Neurodivergent Writers Book Club includes books by neurodivergent authors and stories with mental disorder. The intention is to raise awareness for authors who properly check out neurodivergence or mental disorder in their books. They especially like featuring independent and emerging authors and feature one book every quarter (January, April, August, December).
VIDEOS AND BLOGS
Lee Harris Energy
Lee takes the “energetic pulse” of the month coming up and its immensely important if you d like to get an instinctive feel for what to expect. He likewise uses courses and classes that are terrific for intuitive people, including his popular “Rebirth” occasion that takes place every year.
Its insane the number of INFJ and INFP people Ive dealt with who have actually past injury related to narcissists and/or codependency. I discovered Lisa A. Romans channel while researching both subjects and quickly recognized that her teachings are GOLD. I absolutely like her and I recommend any INFJ or INFP who has a narcissist in their present or past check out her videos.
Magical Bear is a blog site that describes itself as “an experiment to help overcome Depression, ptsd, and stress and anxiety … a method to discover the voice lost years ago … a motivational tool to help compose the novel thats haunted me for years. Magical Bear is all this and more. I invite you to join me on this journey. And Im not guaranteeing a simple go of it, but hopefully youll find it worthwhile. And just perhaps youll discover ways to deal with a few of your own darkness through the written word.”
I found Mystical Bear when the blog writer reached out to tell me he was doing my most current video course, YOU Are A Writer. I took a look at his experience here and when I saw the name “Mystical Bear,” I KNEW he had to be an infp or an infj and I was soooooo in. What a lovely title!
Lisa A. Romano
The Empaths Journey by Ritu Kaushal
This is one of my preferred books EVER for INFJs and INFPs. The author information her journey as a Highly Sensitive Person and empath as she moves from her house nation of India to the United States, and everything that comes along with that as a compassionate person.
The Creative Cure: How Finding and Freeing Your Inner Artist Can Heal Your Life by Jacob Nordby
I have actually loved Jacob Nordbys things because I read his awesome book, Blessed Are the Weird, so I was incredibly thrilled when he launched this new one simply a couple of weeks back. The Creative Cure is for people who are battling with their creativity and need an option that goes deeply into the mental roots of why they are so blocked therefore stuck, and why absolutely nothing has seemed to assist them up till now. Julia Cameron wrote the foreword for The Creative Cure as well, so you know its got to be great medicine for the authors soul.
The Creative Wound: Heal Your Broken Art by Mark Pierce
I advise getting this book hand-in-hand with The Creative Cure, discussed above, because the two books match each other really well and assist you to fit together all the missing pieces of why you put things off, fall victim to perfectionism, and have such a fear of putting your work out into the world. If youve ever felt like an alien in a world thats just not suggested to fit with you, I definitely prompt you to choose up The Creative Wound.
Free Mindfulness Quickstart Guide
The Free Mindfulness Quickstart Guide is from J.A. Plosker, coach, fitness instructor, speaker, author, entrepreneur, and teacher. Hes likewise an INFJ and an empath and concentrates on personal growth and self-discovery. Due to the fact that he actually understands what hes talking about, hes all-around remarkable and I do advise you to take a peek at his mindfulness tips.
The Skill of Self-Compassion
I hope any and/or all of these resources are valuable to all you INFJs and INFPs out there, and I challenge you to get on at least one of them today. Take a chance and join a group, order a brand-new book, or see and get a free present where it leads you.
The more INFPs and infjs you get in touch with in life, the happier you will be, I can assure you that.
This one is from Clare OSullivan, an INFJ and teacher who concentrates on teaching the art of self-compassion. Shes exceptional at coaxing out the little, shy kid within you who still requires to be heard and liked. I extremely advise her mentors for anybody who has actually experienced abuse at the hands of an egotistical or addicted parent.
The 3 Most Powerful Beliefs to Master (to Stop Being Socially Anxious and Start Being Socially Confident).
Lauren Sapala is the author of The INFJ Writer, The INFJ Revolution, and the creator of Intuitive Writing, a six-step online video course for INFJ and INFP authors who have problem with composing. She is also presently providing a free copy of her book on imaginative marketing for INFJ and INFP authors to anybody who registers for her newsletter. REGISTER HERE to get your free copy of Firefly Magic: Heart Powered Marketing for Highly Sensitive Writers.
INF Club is a community for people of the INFP and INFJ character type who are looking for inspiration, neighborhood, and confirmation that they are not alone in the world. INF Club provides lots of different opportunities to get involved with other INFJ and INFP people in genuine time, from the newsletter (always useful) to the podcast, to various groups such as Masterminds and silent composing sessions. The Renegade Creatives is a group “creating alchemy for empaths, intuitives, HSPs, INFJs and INFPs. Lauren Sapala is the author of The INFJ Writer, The INFJ Revolution, and the creator of Intuitive Writing, a six-step online video course for INFJ and INFP writers who have a hard time with writing. She is also currently providing a free copy of her book on creative marketing for INFJ and INFP authors to anybody who signs up for her newsletter.
This one is from Roxana over at Honestrox.com. Roxana is an INFJ and had problem with social anxiety for the majority of her life, a fight I understand well, as I likewise am an incredibly nervous individual and in some cases even just going to grocery shop or making a phone call to an unfamiliar person can be difficult for me. Roxana truly gets the struggle and her ideas are super useful on how to get past it.