Covid & the Introvert

An Introvert in Covid 19!

As an ISFJ, I could say that the Covid isolation has not affected me that much, but that is not entirely true. My Myers-Briggs® type and how I react is dependent on the many influences of everyday life as well and the other dichotomies (Sensing, Feeling, and Judging).

Yes, I am comfortable on my own but that does not mean I don’t like face-to-face interaction, it just means that I need alone time for reflection. I do miss the volunteer activities, the theatre and symphony. ‘Zoom’ and ‘Streaming’ do not replace being there, even for me, but I know the difficulties facing my friends who are extraverts. I can see and hear the stress they are facing as they need the interaction in their daily lives.

As an introvert I am not entirely at ease with where I am in the pandemic, but I think I have less challenges than the extraverts.

Everyone stay safe, stay well, be kind!  We are all in different boats in the same storm.

About laurencerumming

Background in business management, in particular human resources. Business Management Certificate, Certified in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, and Strong Interest Inventory®. "Our passion is to raise the potential of organizations and individuals through the understanding of human interaction in the workplace and in life."
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