Personality Typing Isn’t Your Identity. It’s a Tool Part Two — Nina Zapala

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Your Personality Type is a tool, a set of indicators to help you function in the world. I don’t believe your personality type identifies you. Follow along in part two of this series as I continue to explore why personality typing isn’t your identity — read more on last’s week’s blog. You may want to start with the previous week’s blog and then come back and read this post. I wrote them to be successive.

Today I further explore why many of us use personality assessments to identify ourselves. As human beings, we are wired to seek answers to know ourselves and understand why we are here. We hunger for answers, making it a little easier to understand why we use personality type assessments to identify ourselves? Interestingly enough, we all appear to be hungry for the same things, looking for our “W’s”; why am I here… what’s my purpose… why me…what’s next…

I’m oh so familiar with these questions, as I asked every single one of these and more, going through my 7year life tsunami. I, too, was hungry for answers. Funny enough, I didn’t find one in the external world. I just got more confused.

Here’s Why.

Looking for answers in the outer world is accessing what you already know. It’s where confusion becomes a reality. Here’s why, if you seek answers from what you already know, you get the same answers. So you see, these answers don’t offer solutions because they are linear, unconscious, and unaware of unhealthy personality traits.

Want a different answer? Then use another way to ask.

Suppose you ask “W” questions in co-creation with the spark of Divine Intelligence within your unlimited potential. In this case, the answers come from a nonphysical place, waiting to be manifested in the here and now. These answers are born from a sacred place.

Don’t have time to read the blog? No worries, check out the cliff notes here, or pop on over to my YouTube channel for an unedited, 30-minute video on the topic, or enjoy a quick story on Pinterest or Instagram.

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A question: Do you want to make choices inspired by your Divinely inspired true SELF? Or will you continue to rely on the external world to sail through life? –Nina Zapala, founder of the Soul’s Role in Personality Typing©️

Personality Typing is an Incredible Tool Indicating Aspects of Yourself?

Personality typing is an incredible tool to help you unravel many exciting indicators of who you really are. So many of us overlook the foundational aspects of our personalities.

Do you realize your personality type reveals; your most compatible partner, friends, money, fashion, and interior decorating styles. Now let’s rethink all of it using the spark of Divine Intelligence within.

Yeah, get ready to create new worlds. If that doesn’t get you excited, here are few more “whys” you should care about your personality type. It’s how:

  • you make decisions,
  • it shapes your attitudes about life,
  • your personality type acts as a foundation; it never changes. It grounds you into a deep place of knowing, allowing you to weather the storms of life,
  • it gives you clues to behaviors and habits,
  • while revealing personality triggers to help you release hidden fears,
  • and receive and retrieve information,
  • you show up in the world; energized by it, or introspective and observing of it,
  • a personality paradigm wrapped in spirituality and lead by Divine Intelligence coming together to ignite your true SELF.

It all depends on how we look at things. –Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology, Carl Jung.

Personality Typing Isn’t Your Identity

Note: Remember these words given to me to help me teach you personality typing with a spiritual understanding. You may not resonate with this word. No worries. I don’t want to identify you or put you in a box. I am here as a guide only. If you’re ready and willing for a new thought theory on spiritual personality typing, then I am honored to be your guide.

As I explained in my previous blog, I’m an ENTP, and I’ve dubbed this trait the Curious one, here’s why. When ENTP’s recognize curiosity as an integral part of their true SELF, an acceptance of SELF occurs.

Curiosity is the driver of your truth and is critical to expanding your consciousness, developing healthy traits, and bringing about novel co-creations, all leading to a life of fulfillment.

Remember, Words are Manufactured Constructs

What I advise you to do, is feel how the word resonates with you? Look beyond the definition of the world. Instead, ask yourself how does the word makes you feel. Do you feel calm, peaceful, reflective, and grounded? These are questions introverts may respond to? Or, as an extrovert, do the words excite you, propel you to take action, or share with others?

I list each type below, along with one word I feel (a ten-year research project) best indicates your truth. Of course, I would be arrogant to believe the word I linked with your type is 1000% right on. It may be, or it may not. The idea here is to get you to start thinking differently about your personality.

Remember, Divine Intelligence, the source of the unlimited potential created you; therefore, you too, are unlimited potential.

Don’t let a personality type assessment identify you — put you in a box. Putting you in a box creates all kinds of problems; fear, being stuck, not enoughness…

Your unlimited potential can never be contained, neither can you. — Nina Zapala, founder of the Soul’s Role in Personality Typing©️

Thinking Differently About Your Personality

Are you confused, or does this make sense? If you are confused, let me explain further.

Personality typing is a theory created by human beings. Agree? Now, what I don’t know is how much of this theory was co-created with Divine Intelligence.

When the personality, aka mind, co-creates with the spark of Divine Intelligence within, the source of all their IS. This allows you to tap into unlimited potential, co-creating with the CREATOR who births galaxies, star systems, Gaia, and all the wonders of our world, including human beings.

I believe the spark of Divine Intelligence within to be the essential aspect of who we are, while your personality type plays a supportive foundational role. Personalities are designed to help us communicate our Divine knowings through our persona into reality. Can you take a leap of faith, and realize expressing yourself at the highest level is speaking your truth, aka Divine, speaking through you.

Let’s look at each personality type and the word indicator I’ve chosen for each. I believe this word has a huge role to plays in your life. It presides over your persona, guiding you through trials, tribulations, and triumphs. Remember, the truth always rises to the top, even if it stays buried for decades, a lesson I learned going through my 7-year life tsunami.

Your Personality Type Tools: Tools Revealed for all 16 Spiritual Personalities

Be aware when you tap into your true SELF; these words can pale compared to what Divine Intelligence is dreaming up for your life journey, in co-creation with Divine Intelligence. It’s always my intention to get you thinking, not fixated on a theory, but help you create your world based on the ideas of the true SELF.

Again, don’t quickly judge the word from a place of what you know. Be open, feel into the word. Ask the spark within, ‘ what does this world reveal for me, show me?


ESTJ: Keepers

ISTJ: Grounded

ESFJ: Harmonious

ISFJ: Unassuming


ESTP: Affluential

ISTP: Active

ESFP: Playful

ISFP: Aesthetic


ENTP: Curious

INTP: Actualists

ENTJ: Overseer

INTJ: Singularists


ENFJ: Altruistic

INFJ: Insightful

ENFP: Enthusiastic

INFP: Seekers

The way of individuation; how a divided individual sorts through their deepest confinements in order to pursue a wholeness of being. — The Book of Awakening, author Mark Nepo

A Tool Prompt for the 16 Personality Types

Notice, I presented you with just one word. Using more words would become too confining and defining, putting you right back in the box. Living life in a box is impossible, but it’s not natural because you are a SOURCE of unlimited potential. You don’t fit into a box.

The lesson here is to use this word to start the co-creation process with the Divine spark that resides within. The co-creation process helps you realize, you’re an unlimited being, with many outcomes, new dreams, and infinite resources at hand to create whatever you desire.

Note: the Divine Spark within leads inspires the personality to take action. Most of us have this reversed. We believe the mind motivates actions. This is not the way to the true SELF.


  • Get yourself into a comfortable position,
  • Take three deep breathes and continue to breathe until your mind is relatively calm,
  • When you find a breathing rhythm repeat the word associated with your personality type three times,
  • Here again, don’t think or focus on the dictionary definition, and don’t analyze it either,
  • How does it make you feel?

Journal Prompt

  • As you slowly come out of your meditation, ask yourself, “how do I feel?”
  • Write down what you feel?
  • Calm? Peaceful? Excited?
  • Anxious to get started?
  • Are new thoughts and ideas arising?

Journal until the feeling fades. This means you are passing over into thinking, or rational mind, which goes back to what you know. The goal is to tap into the unknown to reveal something fresh, new, and it’s a reinvention of what was.

May we not look to the world for inspiration or validation. It didn’t give us our mission nor can it take it from us. It didn’t give our identity, so it can’t tell us who we are…or aren’t. — the story if WITH, author, Allen Arnold

More About the Soul’s Role in Personality Typing

I hope you found Personality Typing Isn’t Your Identity. It’s a Tool Part Two eye-opening. I’m passionate and intentional about introducing the idea of personality tying with a spiritual understanding to help you awaken to your true SELF.

The career personality typing model of the 1950s is fine. Yet, as we awaken to our spiritual needs, we must use the gifts of a childlike personality, a fearless, pure, and healthy personality, to support our spiritual selves.

When our childlike persona and spiritual selves are in a union, we express soul intentions, taking Divinely inspired action in all we do. Ahh, the true SELF in action; it’s with you always exuding joy, passion, and purpose.

You Are Not Alone in Life’s Transitions

Are you wondering, “Who Am I?” “How did I get here?” “Why Am I Here?” You are not alone in your quest for answers as 93%of people want to change something about themselves?

Why change what Divine Intelligence created you to be? The Soul’s Role in Personality Typing©️ answers life’s most challenging questions while also illuminating the gifts you are here to share with the world.

I say Don’t Change Yourself. Find Your True SELF.

In times of confusion and chaos are when critical decision-making skills are needed the most. The choices you make today can alter the course of your life.

I’m sharing the liberating lessons and soul wisdom I gained going through my transitional 7-year life tsunami to guide you through yours. The time is now. It’s never too late to begin again!

Join The Movement

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It’s Time to Discover; The Soul’s Role in Personality Typing ©️ Nina Zapala, a Curious Type, ENTP.

Note: I’m a certified Myers-Briggs® instructor with an intuitive side and ready to introduce you to a new paradigm in personality typing supported by a spiritual understanding.

Originally published at on September 24, 2021.



Spiritual Personality Typing. Liberate the Mind. Free the Soul. Change Your Life. I’m a Teacher. Writer. Dog + Planet lover.

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