There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for a bad day. Everyone needs something a little different to pick themselves back up when their mood drops, but luckily, there’s often a one-size-fits-most solution when it comes to the sixteen Myers-Briggs personality types. If you’re lost on how to help out a loved one with a cloud hanging over their head, here’s exactly what they may need, based on their Myers-Briggs personality type:
ENFP: To brainstorm fun possibilities and/or plan an adventure.
ENTJ: To form a concrete, detailed plan for improving the situation that has gotten them down.
ESFP: Lots of human interaction and praise.READ How To Tell If An ISFJ Likes You (As Told By 15 ISFJs)
ISTP: To be presented with a few fun options to take if he/she wants them, then to be left alone.
ISTJ: Alternate solutions to the problem they’re facing and the knowledge that they can rely on you if they need help.
ESFJ: To be told they’re appreciated by the people they’re closest to. And/or to be pampered a little!
INTP: A new project to distract them from self-destructive thoughts.
ESTJ: For someone to ask them what they can do to help. They probably know the answer.
ENFJ: A huge hug and a sincere reminder of why you love them and all that you’ve learned from them.READ 4 Curious Traits of the Enigmatic INFJ Personality
ISFJ: To have little favours done for them, as a reminder that they are allowed to relax.
ENTP: A stimulating conversation that helps them generate new theories or ideas.
ISFP: Patience with their mood (they need to work themselves through it) and perhaps a fun physical distraction.
ESTP: To do something rambunctious and physical with friends that will re-energize them to power through whatever situation is troubling them.
INTJ: A good book and the day to themselves to re-charge.
INFJ: A good long laugh with a friend they can be silly with and possibly some time outdoors/in nature.
INFP: To be listened to with patience and to have their feelings validated.