You are imaginative idealists, guided by your own core values and beliefs. To a Healer, possibilities are paramount; the realism of the moment is only of passing concern. You see potential for a better future, and pursue truth and meaning with your own individual flair.
You are sensitive, caring, and compassionate, and are deeply concerned with the personal growth of yourself and others. Individualistic and nonjudgmental, you believe that each person must find your own path. You enjoy spending time exploring your own ideas and values, and are gently encouraging to others to do the same. You are creative and often artistic; you enjoy finding new outlets for self-expression.
You value authenticity and want to be original and individual in what you do. You are often concerned with a search for meaning and truth within yourself. Following tradition holds little appeal for the you; you prefer to do your own exploration of values and ideas, and decide for yourself what seems right. You are often offbeat and unconventional, but you feel no desire to conform. You would rather be true to yourself than try to fit in with the crowd.
You are accepting and nonjudgmental in your treatment of others, believing that each person must follow their own path. You are flexible and accommodating, and can often see many points of view. It is important to you to support other people; however, you may react strongly if you feel your own values are being violated. You especially hate being steamrolled by people who insist there is one right way to do things. You want an open, supportive exchange of ideas.
Your personality type has the following traits
Strong value systems
Warmly interested in people
Service-oriented, usually putting the needs of others above your own
Loyal and devoted to people and causes
Growth-oriented; always want to be growing in a positive direction
Creative and inspirational
Flexible and laid-back, unless a ruling principle is violated
Sensitive and complex
Dislike dealing with details and routine work
Original and individualistic – “out of the mainstream”
Excellent written communication skills
Prefer to work alone, and may have problems working on teams
Value deep and authentic relationships
Want to be seen and appreciated for who they are
You tend to be introverted, quiet and reserved. Being in social situations tends to drain your energy and you prefer interacting with a select group of close friends. While you like to be alone, this should not necessarily be confused with shyness. Instead, it simply means that you gain energy from spending time alone. On the other hand, you have to expend energy in social situations.
You typically rely on intuition and are more focused on the big picture rather than the nitty-gritty details. You can be quite meticulous about things you really care about or projects you are working on but tend to ignore mundane or boring details.
3. Influenced by Emotions
You place an emphasis on personal feelings and your decisions are more influenced by these concerns rather than by objective information.
You also dislike conflict and try to avoid it. When conflicts or arguments do arise, you usually focus more on how the conflict makes you feel rather than the actual details of the argument. During arguments, you might seem overly emotional or even irrational. However, you can also be good mediators by helping the people involved in a conflict identify and express their feelings.
When it comes to making decisions, you like to keep your options open. You often delay making important decisions just in case something about the situation changes. When decisions are made, you are usually based on personal values rather than logic.
4. Have a Close Circle of Friends
Because you are so reserved and private, it can be difficult for other people to get to know. You tend to be quite devoted to your circle of close friends and family and place a high importance on the feelings and emotions of your loved ones. Much of your energy is focused inward and characterized by intense feelings and strong values. You tend to be very loyal to the people you love and to beliefs and causes that are important to them.
5. Have Strong Interests and Values
You tend to be very creative, artistic and spiritual. You are often skilled with language but may prefer to express your thoughts and feelings through writing. Because you have strong ethics and values, you also become passionate about advocating or defending your beliefs. While you feel strongly about your own values, You are also interested in learning more about others and are willing to listen and consider many sides of an issue.
You also have strong interests in making the world a better place. In addition to wanting to gain a greater understanding of yourself and how you fit into the world, you are also interested in how you can best help others. You spend a lot of time exploring your own purpose in life and thinking about how you can use your skills and talents to best serve humanity.
Famous people with your personality
A number of famous individuals have been described as having your personality based on analysis of their lives, works, and behaviors. Some of the possible famous people include:
Aldous Huxley, author
Audrey Hepburn, actress
Helen Keller, activist, and author
Isabel Myers Briggs, creator of the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory
R. R. Tolkien, author
Laura Ingalls Wilder, author
Princess Diana, Princess of Wales
Peter Jackson, filmmaker
William Shakespeare, playwright
What do you like to do?
Popular hobbies for you include poetry, creative writing, music, photography, theater, and visual art.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait measures, score as Artistic, Reflective, Careless, Sensitive, Flexible, and Appreciative
Among least likely of all types to suffer heart disease
In men, among least likely to report chronic pain
Second highest of all types to report marital dissatisfaction
Among most likely to have suicidal thoughts in college
Tend to be more successful than the average in learning a foreign language
Among types most likely to be dissatisfied with their work
Personal values include Autonomy and Creativity
Overrepresented in occupations in counselling, writing, and the arts
How does you communicate
You are gentle, encouraging communicator who enjoy exploring options and ideas. You envision possibilities for people and are often good at coming up with creative, flexible solutions to problems. You are typically attentive listeners who try to adapt your communication style to the people you are dealing with. Compassionate and cooperative, you tend to be appreciative of other people and their ideas, although you may be reserved about sharing your own closely held values and ideas with people you do not know well.
Best career choices for you
At work, you are not particularly driven by money or status, preferring work that aligns with your personal values and allows them to help others. You are typically motivated by vision and inspiration, and want to engage with projects and causes that feel important to you.
You enjoy the process of creative problem-solving, and want to understand complex issues. You appreciate innovation, and want to come up with original ideas to improve circumstances for people. An ideal job for a Healer allows you to express your individuality in the way you work, and takes advantage of you ability to see unique solutions.
You enjoy working autonomously and having control over how and when to complete a project. You often enjoy participating in teams, although you want to be free to put your own personal stamp on your work. When you do work with other people, it’s important to you that you be cooperative, supportive, and flexible, and that you have similar passion for their ideals.
By understanding your underlying personality, you’ll be better able to select a career path that appeals to your strengths. Some ideal career choices for you include:
Arts and Design
Multimedia Artist or Animator
Community and Social Service
Mental Health Counselor
School or Career Counselor
Community Service Manager
Education and Library
Archivist or Curator
Elementary School Teacher
Professor or College Instructor
Special Education Teacher
Business and Management
Human Resources Specialist
Training or Development Manager
Anthropologist or Archaeologist
Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist
Public Relations Specialist
What career should you avoid?
It is important to note that any personality type can be successful in any occupation. However, some occupations are well suited to the natural talents and preferred work style of your personality type, while other occupations demand modes of thinking and behavior that do not come as naturally to you. Occupations that require you to operate outside your natural preferences may prove stressful or draining, and often sound unappealing to you
The following occupations have been found to be unpopular among your personality type, based on data gathered from surveys of the general population.