What we're about

FREE!: IGNORE PAYPAL LINK THAT SHOWS UP HERE. We’re here to meet IN-PERSON: YOU MUST ATTEND HANDFUL OF EVENTS BEFORE WE ADD YOU TO SITE: Bookmark Event Section: https://www.meetup.com/Myers-Briggs-iNtuitive-Feelers-Meetup-Group/events/ or join our low volume email list here: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/whimsyum Thank you, We look forward to meeting you!***

***NOTE!: We're different than other Myers-Briggs focused groups: We focus on sharing *ACTIVITIES*, *ENVIRONMENTS*, & *COMMUNITIES* which support the iNtuitive-Feeler people; we *RARELY SPEND TIME TALKING/TEACHING ABOUT THE TYPES*. We are also not a general public group; -- though anyone who's interested is welcome to explore participating, --this group is for genuine friends (present or future) who totally honor & celebrate the vision, values, hosts, & the unusual way we do things. Thank you!

Do you relentlessly pursue personal growth? Do you feel compelled to help others? Are you compassionate and sensitive to other people's feelings? Are you a "big picture" person? Do you prefer meaningful/substantive conversation? Do you feel like you have a sense of mission? Do you have deep feelings that you fear no one else truly understands? Do you prize friendly cooperation? If you do, you may be an iNtuitive Feeler (NF).

--==PURPOSE OF GROUP==--

Our meetups offer something different than typical Myers Briggs groups: Except for specifically posted gatherings & instances where it spontaneously comes up, --our meetups are not usually focused around discussion or teaching about Myers-Briggs personality types: Instead, we introduce different kinds of NF-focused experiential activities, bring together all sorts of iNtuitive communities, meet in atmospheres & environments more appealing to NFs, --& in general widen NFs perspective to the NF community & experiences available to them: We're is an NF focused community, & host of the LA & surrounding areas of So Cal -- Heart-Centered, Intuitive Living, Community Network (a network of positive NF-focused communities). There are a a large % of rich opportunities regularly available, even if we're a smaller % of the world’s population.

We focus on activities w/new ways to explore & enjoy each others' personality – no matter how different we are; & feel enriched by each other’s unique gifts!

We also host NF Tribe groups; which are a deep empowered exploration of, & chance to *fully LIVE*, the intuitive feeling (NF) journey -- mind, body, & spirit: People end the series feeling totally supported in being NF no matter who they're with or what kind of situations they find themselves in in life.

Myers-Briggs (MBTI) iNtuitive Feelers (NF) / Keirsey (KTS) Idealists make up 12% or less of the U.S. population. The purpose of this group is to give iNtuitive Feelers a place to converse/interact/meetup with other iNtuitive Feelers. Since the other 3 core personality types account for 88% or more of the U.S. population, it is easy for iNtuitive Feelers to feel marginalized, suppressed, misunderstood, out of place, and alone (whether you are socially isolated or have lots of friends). You may find that when you are among other iNtuitive Feelers, you can be understood and appreciated for being your true self.

--==WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON==--

The center two letters of your MBTI personality type describe your core personality. So the ENFJ, ENFP, INFJ, and INFP personality types share a common core of iNtuitive Feeling (NF). iNtuitive Feelers are often also the kind of "highly sensitive" people Elaine Aron describes in The Highly Sensitive Person. According to Dr. David M. Keirsey, all Idealists share the following core characteristics:

Idealists are enthusiastic, they trust their intuition, yearn for romance, seek their true self, prize meaningful relationships, and dream of attaining wisdom.

Idealists pride themselves on being loving, kindhearted, and authentic.

Idealists tend to be giving, trusting, spiritual, and they are focused on personal journeys and human potentials.

Idealists make intense mates, nurturing parents, and inspirational leaders.

As a group, iNtuitive Feelers tend to be sensitive, expressive (using either the written or spoken word), ethical, and spiritual. iNtuitive Feelers tend to have extraordinary goals.

iNtuitive Feelers are often artists (writers, musicians, dancers, actors, painters, playwrights, poets, and so on), educators (teachers, professors, and so on), counselors (therapists, psychologists, coaches, and so on), photographers, journalists, and soft-skills trainers.

--==WHAT TO EXPECT==--

This is hosted by a core group of friends; however, there are always new people attending, and the group is unfailingly warm and welcoming.

I ask for tolerance of the differences of expression between and different perspectives of the NF types, and for tolerance in general. Meetups are designed to encourage friendly social interaction (making friends), but this is not a "dating" meetup (though if you happen to find love, that's great!).

All iNtuitive Feelers are equally welcome to join and participate in general events. Some events will be Tribe events, and in that case the event is open to only the specified personality type (for example, ENFP Tribe).

--==TRIBES==--

Tribe Meetups are Meetups limited to specific personality types. I envision that every type could potentially have a type-specific Meetup--in order to meet others of their type. I want to make sure people who are not moved to come to the larger general meetups have a chance to participate. Additionally, some members suffer from social anxiety, so the type-specific Meetups are meant partly as a starting point for people to wet their toes in and get comfortable before splashing into the general iNtuitive pool.

--==SISTER/BROTHER GROUPS==--

MBTI iNtuitives of Los Angeles: http://www.meetup.com/iNtuitives-of-Los-Angeles/

--==CROSS-POSTING==--
Some, but not all, events are cross-posted with our sister/brother groups.

--==IN WHAT CITIES ARE MEETUPS HELD?==----

==We occasionally host things in other areas, but are based in West LA:

Santa Monica, West LA, Los Angeles, San Bernadino, and Orange counties makes up the actively developing area of this Meetup group. People living outside of these counties are still more than welcome to attend: Los Angeles County, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Claremont, San Bernadino County, Fontana, Orange County, Long Beach, etc...

-------------====QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE/FAQ====-------------

Below, I have answered some questions you may have. We look forward to meeting you!

-CAN I ATTEND A MEETUP IF I DON'T KNOW MY MBTI TYPE?-

Yes, of course. Please feel free to attend, unless it states it's a meetup for a specific type.

If you are interested in learning about your personality type:

FREE QUESTIONNAIRE:

http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.as (http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp)

, remember that there are no wrong or right answers. There is no "wrong" or "right" personality type. The MBTI measures your cognitive process and not your actions. For instance an INFP can have an introverted cognitive process, but their actions can sometimes be quite extroverted (like forming a Meetup.com group). When you take the test, try to answer instinctively and try to think about how you generally approach interpersonal relationships in your personal (non-work) life. Try not to think about specific people (such as romantic partners, co-workers, and so on), since we often make adjustments to the expression of our personality for certain people (for instance, spouses) or in certain situations (for instance, work. I hope you enjoy learning a little something about yourself.

-HOW DO I CONTROL HOW MUCH E-MAIL I GET?-

You can control which e-mail notifications you wish to receive here: http://www.meetup.com/account/comm/

--=I hope you decide to join, and we look forward to meeting you!=--

Worldwide Personalities United; United iNtuitives; United Sensors; NF Nation; NT Nation; SJ Nation; SP Nation; ENFJ Tribe; ENFP Tribe; ENTJ Tribe; ENTP Tribe; ESFJ Tribe; ESFP Tribe; ESTJ Tribe; ESTP Tribe; INFJ Tribe; INFP Tribe; INTJ Tribe; INTP Tribe; ISFJ Tribe; ISFP Tribe; ISTJ Tribe; ISTP Tribe.

Upcoming events (5)

SUN: FUTURE WORLDS BRAINSTORM/MOVEMENT MIXER! ( UPBEAT SCI-FI/FANTASY TRIBE! )

West la location to be posted soon

Today includes invite to join us in latter part of evening for Fieldtrip to $10 event that ends 5:00pm (see below); 3). BRING bottled water for yourself, + happy hands to shower host w/love in 15min ThankyouMassage you give together as a group as you arrive: ~*Informal gathering of close friends --if description below inspires your friendship, you’re welcome to join us!❤️ For people looking for a group of best friends to share the journey of life with; regularly gathering & actively doing things to make each other’s dreams happen.*~ <<< * >>> <<< * >>> <<< * >>> Explore our fantasized future societies, life on other planets, etc … each month in a different inspiring, imaginative group experience: Wild & wacky social, connective brainstorming combined w/the kind of heart-boosting expressive gestures, eye-gazing, physical contact & movement found in social dance (but we’re walking, not dancing). No partner/skill/experience necessary: Tired of cynical, dystopian fiction -- wars, apocalypses & bad attitudes? Many of us read/watch Sci-Fi/Fantasy regularly like a meditation; filling our lives w/positive perception-expanding ideas of community & the future found there: Take it 1 step farther & have that kind of community regularly!: Meet peers in this awesome community who celebrate/share your values/interests: Who love stories w/a positive tone, that challenge our perceptions, w/imaginative inspiring sustainable ideas of future worlds/cities/human-lifestyles, & resourceful characters who think outside-the-box, work together in unexpected/interesting ways, have successful relationships, delightful journeys & happy endings! <<< * >>> MENU <<< * >>> TO JOIN US YOU NEED TO ARRIVE BY at least 5:30pm, plus PARTICIPATE IN therapeutic MASSAGE activities, + HAPPY TO SHARE w/ANYONE no matter their style, shape, background, age, gender, etc). IF LATER THAN 5:00 pm you’ll only be able to give, not receive): 5:00pm: ThankyouMassage for host, + Therapeutic MASSAGE EXCHANGES (give & receive 15min, today we’ll do this seated in comfy chairs). Come w/freshly bathed body/clothes/teeth/hair, thank you!; 5:30pm: DOORS CLOSE: NO ONE ADMITTED AFTER 5:30: a). Finish Massage; b). FUTURE WORLDS BRAINSTORM, & MOVEMENT MIXER; c). Then walk to ANOTHER LOCATION for FIELDTRIP TO one of three nearby $10 mixers that end at 5pm (described in separate post!) <<< * >>> Be embraced in an Infinite Possibilities gathering outside mainstream thinking/living! Warm wonderful people, deep imaginative connecting, bursts of glee & laughter, nurturing physical movement! Cocreate in extraordinary ways which inspire each other to truly LIVE, & cause positive revolutions in each other, & our culture, *right now;* not some time in the future*~ ~*For people devoted to positive constructive actions, & being *genuinely* kind to every human being in all interactions, everywhere* <<< * >>> WE DON'T COMMUNICATE VIA EMAIL/TEXT/Social-Networks; ONLY live-PHONE/voicemail GIVEN OUT IN PERSON 1ST TIME YOU ATTEND: So if you're new & have questions, simply join us if you’re inspired, & ask at your 1st gather, Thank you! ~Diana: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/The-WHIMSYUM/info © 1994 – 2019 WRP Diana & The WHIMSYUM. All rights reserved

EVERYONE! Icebreaker GAMES + Yoga (Regular Class)+ ACUPRESSURE POINT EXCHANGE

West la location to be posted soon

**BRING blanket or mat, snack, beverage for yourself; + happy hands to shower host w/love in 15min ThankyouMassage you give together as a group as you arrive. Informal gathering of present/future friends, everyone makes the day happen❤️ MENU: ***Need to participate in all activities to join us: We share each activity w/everyone no matter their shape/background/age/gender/etc)** 1). ThankyouMassage for host; 2). Therapeutic MASSAGE EXCHANGE (give & receive 15 min each); Come w/freshly bathed body/clothes/teeth/hair, thank you! 3). REGULAR YOGA CLASS (styles/teachers vary); 4). WALK TO LOCATION for rest of gather (we EITHER walk to outdoor community center, scenic city park or sometimes carpool to state park or outdoor/indoor community center); 5). GAMES! Join us for the kind of humorous, imaginative, seated & movement ice-breaker games you’d share w/friends at a summer party. A different, informal context to get to know other iNtuitives. A variety of terrific games planned + anyone welcome to share favorites. Looking forward to hilarity!; 6). Practice ACUPRESSURE MASSAGE Points IN PAIRS; for health, well-being, & Longevity. <<< * >>> <<< * >>> <<< * >>> ***I can't guarantee this will be a small group (as it's drop-in, RSVPs don't reflect who's coming, & this is posted on many lists!): But I'm hosting a lot more gatherings to keep group size small; so plz only attend if you enjoy the extra attention & chance to connect w/others, & more informal chill space, that happens in a small group! <<< * >>> <<< * >>> <<< * >>> We'd love you to join us for our 'active-member-only' gatherings; --If you'd like to, you must 1st attend a few 'DROP-IN' gatherings like this one: We don't post all ACTIVITIES on meetup --join our main, low-volume, email list to get updates & invites!: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/the-whimsyum/info <<< * >>> Join us for blissful, openhearted, Infinite Possibilities afternoons w/peers outside mainstream thinking/living. Warm wonderful people, nurturing/releasing physical exercise, deep imaginative connecting, bursts of glee & laughter! MBTI is not a box to contain/categorize each other, but a tool to explore & understand deeper levels of human experiences & personality. ~ Cocreate in extraordinary new ways which Inspire each other to truly LIVE, & cause positive evolutions in each other & our culture *right now,* not some time in the future 😊 ❤️ ~ Hugs! ~Diana © 1994 – 2019 The WHIMSYUM & WRP Diana. All rights reserved

SUN: FUTURE WORLDS BRAINSTORM/MOVEMENT MIXER! ( UPBEAT SCI-FI/FANTASY TRIBE! )

West la location to be posted soon

Today includes invite to join us in latter part of evening for Fieldtrip to $10 event that ends 5:00pm (see below); 3). BRING bottled water for yourself, + happy hands to shower host w/love in 15min ThankyouMassage you give together as a group as you arrive: ~*Informal gathering of close friends --if description below inspires your friendship, you’re welcome to join us!❤️ For people looking for a group of best friends to share the journey of life with; regularly gathering & actively doing things to make each other’s dreams happen.*~ <<< * >>> <<< * >>> <<< * >>> Explore our fantasized future societies, life on other planets, etc … each month in a different inspiring, imaginative group experience: Wild & wacky social, connective brainstorming combined w/the kind of heart-boosting expressive gestures, eye-gazing, physical contact & movement found in social dance (but we’re walking, not dancing). No partner/skill/experience necessary: Tired of cynical, dystopian fiction -- wars, apocalypses & bad attitudes? Many of us read/watch Sci-Fi/Fantasy regularly like a meditation; filling our lives w/positive perception-expanding ideas of community & the future found there: Take it 1 step farther & have that kind of community regularly!: Meet peers in this awesome community who celebrate/share your values/interests: Who love stories w/a positive tone, that challenge our perceptions, w/imaginative inspiring sustainable ideas of future worlds/cities/human-lifestyles, & resourceful characters who think outside-the-box, work together in unexpected/interesting ways, have successful relationships, delightful journeys & happy endings! <<< * >>> MENU <<< * >>> TO JOIN US YOU NEED TO ARRIVE BY at least 5:30pm, plus PARTICIPATE IN therapeutic MASSAGE activities, + HAPPY TO SHARE w/ANYONE no matter their style, shape, background, age, gender, etc). IF LATER THAN 5:00 pm you’ll only be able to give, not receive): 5:00pm: ThankyouMassage for host, + Therapeutic MASSAGE EXCHANGES (give & receive 15min, today we’ll do this seated in comfy chairs). Come w/freshly bathed body/clothes/teeth/hair, thank you!; 5:30pm: DOORS CLOSE: NO ONE ADMITTED AFTER 5:30: a). Finish Massage; b). FUTURE WORLDS BRAINSTORM, & MOVEMENT MIXER; c). Then walk to ANOTHER LOCATION for FIELDTRIP TO one of three nearby $10 mixers that end at 5pm (described in separate post!) <<< * >>> Be embraced in an Infinite Possibilities gathering outside mainstream thinking/living! Warm wonderful people, deep imaginative connecting, bursts of glee & laughter, nurturing physical movement! Cocreate in extraordinary ways which inspire each other to truly LIVE, & cause positive revolutions in each other, & our culture, *right now;* not some time in the future*~ ~*For people devoted to positive constructive actions, & being *genuinely* kind to every human being in all interactions, everywhere* <<< * >>> WE DON'T COMMUNICATE VIA EMAIL/TEXT/Social-Networks; ONLY live-PHONE/voicemail GIVEN OUT IN PERSON 1ST TIME YOU ATTEND: So if you're new & have questions, simply join us if you’re inspired, & ask at your 1st gather, Thank you! ~Diana: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/The-WHIMSYUM/info © 1994 – 2019 WRP Diana & The WHIMSYUM. All rights reserved

HUGGING WORKOUT Outdoor MIXER(Aerobic/Strength/Stretch/Move) ACTIVE MEMBERS ONLY

JUST FOR MEMBERS WHO'VE BEEN TO AT LEAST 3 Gathers Hosted By Diana in last 6 months

(JUST FOR MEMBERS WHO'VE ATTENDED AT LEAST 3 Gathers hosted by Diana in last 6 months!): BRING: Dish to share, water, yoga mat or blanket, & happy hands to shower today’s host(s) w/love in 15min ThankyouMassage we give them as a group, as we arrive: Informal gathering of present/future friends, everyone contributes equally to make the day happen ❤️ Westside iNtuitives! Be embraced in an blissful, openhearted, Infinite Possibilities afternoon w/peers outside mainstream thinking/living! Warm wonderful people, nurturing/releasing physical exercise, deep imaginative connecting, bursts of glee & laughter, & *breath.* ***RAIN DOESN’T CANCEL: Alternate Indoor location if rain!!*** MENU: *** need to participate in Massage Mixer & HuggingWorkout to join us:*** NF-focused, but if you know you'd love to participate in the activities below, --you're welcome to join us!: 11:30am: ThankYouMassage for host; 11:45am: Therapeutic Massage Exchange Mixer: Give & receive 15min; 12:15pm: GroupHugOhmHarmonize & exhilarating Whimsyum HUGGING WORKOUT Mixer: Strength/Stretch, Stand/Sit, Movement/Breathwork: Revitalizing Exercise; 1:15pm: POTLUCK (Ask me about this at gatherings if you're interested: 1:30pm Deep Circle for regularly active members who volunteer 1-on -1 w/Diana periodically for this community: ~ Cocreate in extraordinary new ways which Inspire each other to truly LIVE & cause positive evolutions in our culture *right now,* not some time in the future 😊 ❤️ ~ ) ~*~*~*~ WHIMSYUM HUGGING Yoga/ Breathwork Revitalizing *WORKOUT* Description: In wordless space we truly feel each other’s amazing energy! Mirror poses of person who guides everyone --no questions/discussion(questions welcome during potluck): ****Not a class, just an informal gathering to practice together: Move from 1 person to next *wordlessly* sharing each exhilarating w/everyone, no matter their shape, gender, style, age, background, etc: Clothed, G-rated, nonsexual: Focus is on wellness, releasing & connecting w/the universe together, & experiencing the magic in everything. Includes chant. Embrace w/eyes closed, or gaze in each other’s soul. Come w/an open spirit --some exercises can look/sound silly! Come w/body/clothes/teeth/hair freshly bathed, thank you! *~*~*~* Free: If you love these gatherings, want them to continue & aren't financially challenged -- contributions always welcome here: http://www.whimsyum.net Several aspects of the gatherings rely on community support❤️ We don't always post all ACTIVITIES on meetup --join our main, low-volume, email list to get updates & invites!: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/whimsyum We don’t answer questions via email/text/social networks; --only by voicemail/live-phone, which we give out in person 1st time you attend 1 of the drop-in meetups Diana hosts: So if you’re new & have questions, simply go to 1 of them if you’re inspired, & ask questions at your 1st gathering, thank you! *~*~*~* Looking forward to another magical, blissful afternoon w/peers! ~Diana ©[masked] WRP Diana. All rights reserved

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