I was tagged in this fun blog tag post by the wonderful Lois @ Lois Reads Books. Everyone go check out her blog, she shares it with her boyfriend David and they post some really great blogs and reviews!
What is your MBTI personality type?
Adventurer personalities are true artists, but not necessarily in the typical sense where they’re out painting happy little trees. Often enough though, they are perfectly capable of this. Rather, it’s that they use aesthetics, design and even their choices and actions to push the limits of social convention. Adventurers enjoy upsetting traditional expectations with experiments in beauty and behavior – chances are, they’ve expressed more than once the phrase “Don’t box me in!”
Happy to Be Who They Are
Adventurers live in a colorful, sensual world, inspired by connections with people and ideas. These personalities take joy in reinterpreting these connections, reinventing and experimenting with both themselves and new perspectives. No other type explores and experiments in this way more. This creates a sense of spontaneity, making Adventurers seem unpredictable, even to their close friends and loved ones.
Despite all this, Adventurers are definitely Introverts, surprising their friends further when they step out of the spotlight to be by themselves to recharge. Just because they are alone though, doesn’t mean people with the Adventurer personality type sit idle – they take this time for introspection, assessing their principles. Rather than dwelling on the past or the future, Adventurers think about who they are. They return from their cloister, transformed.
Adventurers live to find ways to push their passions. Riskier behaviors like gambling and extreme sports are more common with this personality type than with others. Fortunately their attunement to the moment and their environment allows them to do better than most. Adventurers also enjoy connecting with others, and have a certain irresistible charm.
However, if a criticism does get through, it can end poorly. Some Adventurers can handle kindly phrased commentary, valuing it as another perspective to help push their passions in new directions. But if the comments are more biting and less mature, Adventurer personalities can lose their tempers in spectacular fashion.
Adventurers are sensitive to others’ feelings and value harmony. When faced with criticism, it can be a challenge for people with this type to step away from the moment long enough to not get caught up in the heat of the moment. But living in the moment goes both ways, and once the heightened emotions of an argument cool, Adventurers can usually call the past the past and move on as though it never occurred.
1) What is your personality like?
I agree with most of what the personality test came up with for me. I am very introverted when it comes to social situations. It’s only once I’ve known you for a decently long amount of time, or I have clicked with you on some level, that I will become louder and friendly. I’d say I’m probably more observant than they have put me at, I’m a watcher and listener, not a doer and sayer. I’m definitely very “feeling”. I care about other people’s emotions a lot, sometimes above my own, and I’m very emotional. I guess I agree with the prospecting, I am always searching and seeking for meaning to things. Lastly, yes, I’m very turbulent! Completely all over the place, me.
2) If you were a character in a book, what would be some of you character strengths and flaws?
I’m guessing I’m supposed to use the strengths and weaknesses page for this? So here’s what it thinks about me (I’ve put in my two cents too!):
- Charming (if you say so!) – People with the Adventurer personality type are relaxed and warm, and their “live and let live” attitude naturally makes them likable and popular.
- Sensitive to Others (yes, very!)– Adventurers easily relate to others’ emotions, helping them to establish harmony and good will, and minimize conflict.
- Imaginative (I don’t think so…) – Being so aware of others’ emotions, Adventurer personalities use creativity and insight to craft bold ideas that speak to people’s hearts. While it’s hard to explain this quality on a resume, this vivid imagination and exploratory spirit help Adventurers in unexpected ways.
- Passionate (sometimes) – Beneath Adventurers’ quiet shyness beats an intensely feeling heart. When people with this personality type are caught up in something exciting and interesting, they can leave everything else in the dust.
- Curious (meh, not really) – Ideas are well and good, but Adventurers need to see and explore for themselves whether their ideas ring true. Work revolving around the sciences may seem a poor match for their traits, but a boldly artistic and humanistic vision is often exactly what research needs to move forward – if Adventurers are given the freedom they need to do so.
- Artistic (bleh, no way!)– Adventurers are able to show their creativity in tangible ways and with stunning beauty. Whether writing a song, painting an emotion, or presenting a statistic in a graph, Adventurers have a way of visualizing things that resonates with their audience.
- Fiercely Independent (half and half on this) – Freedom of expression is often Adventurers’ top priority. Anything that interferes with that, like traditions and hard rules, creates a sense of oppression for Adventurer personalities. This can make more rigidly structured academics and work a challenge.
- Unpredictable (yes, I’ll give them this one) – Adventurers’ dislike long-term commitments and plans. The tendency to actively avoid planning for the future can cause strain in Adventurers’ romantic relationships and financial hardship later in life.
- Easily Stressed (YES!!!) – Adventurers live in the present, full of emotion. When situations get out of control, people with this personality type (especially Turbulent ones) can shut down, losing their characteristic charm and creativity in favor of gnashing teeth.
- Overly Competitive (I’m ashamed to agree with this) – Adventurers can escalate small things into intense competitions, turning down long-term success in their search for glory in the moment, and are unhappy when they lose.
- Fluctuating Self-Esteem (Lol, hell yeah!) – It’s demanded that skills be quantified, but that’s hard to do with Adventurers’ strengths of sensitivity and artistry. Adventurers’ efforts are often dismissed, a hurtful and damaging blow, especially early in life. Adventurers can start to believe the naysayers without strong support.
3) Do any authors share your personality type?
No! I have a few singers though:
3) What fictional characters share your personality type?
I only know a few of the ones given to me. Here are those specific ones:
Getting Beatrix Kiddo is so cool! I can only wish I’ll ever be half as cool and badass as her!
4) If you were a character in a book, what job would you have?
The 16Personalities site says I would do something that doesn’t require long-term planning (e.g. a degree) and that I would be more inclined to do something freelance or consulting based.
“Whether organizing charity events, working with hospitals to make patients’ stays more pleasant, or laying stone to help make a house a home, Adventurers always seem to find a way to make the world a little more beautiful and exciting, and to make a living in the process.”
5) What personality type would complete your OTP?
Any people who get higher Observant, Judging and Extraverted traits are my good matches, apparently.
6) Who are some fictional characters that would complete your OTP?
Oh god, I don’t know! Extraverted, observant and judging sound like evil characters like Patrick Bateman! I don’t want that!
That was a lot of fun! Here are the people I tag…
No pressure to do this, but have fun if you do. I wonder if we get the same things!
Here’s the test link! https://www.16personalities.com/