You could consider your MBTI type as an integral piece of a huge cosmic puzzle to find the programm code behind all human involved and motivated things on earth and through it to better yourself and the rest of humanity.
More likely is tho, you will talk about your type drunk in a bar to a middle-aged ex junkie, who totally sees your point
"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray
everyone uses every function about evenly. take NE for example. if there are those who don't use it much, then why are there such massive amounts of people constantly flowing through Wallmart with 20 items or less?
I use it as an excuse to be loud and obnoxious, fickle, stupid, self-centered slutty drug addict.
You mean you noticed that stereotype? :blushing: Guess we weren't subtle enough about propagating it.
The burden of being an ESFP.
Well, don't feel too bad. You may be all those things, but at least you have good intentions. You clearly want people to be happy and comfortable. You just try to accomplish that in a way that can be kind of self-destructive and shallow. There are worse people to be.
I think one of the most practical uses is the guidance with career choices...
and I mean that in general terms.
If a person knows they are an introvert, for example, they probably wouldn't want to choose a career direction that would force them to extravert constantly.
There are some books - like Do What You Are - that suggest career or job fields based on type, and usually they end up being a list of things that person really does find interesting.