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18 People Talk About What It Feels Like To Be An Introvert

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1g1q0RR<p>When you’re an introvert, small talk feels really cumbersome and being in a crowd — you feel …

The Surprising Benefits of Being an Introvert

Because introverts typically feel less comfortable speaking than they do listening, they choose their words wisely, according to Buelow. “We only …

Personality

Why Many Introverts Love Reading (and Shouldn’t Stop, According to Science)

Introverts: There’s no group more notorious for their love of books. And this is a good thing, because studies show that reading has many benfits.The …

Personality

17 Jokes You'll Only Get If You Like Being Alone

"Why would anyone go big when they could go home?"

10 Things Introverts Wish Their Extroverted Partners Understood

We have to mentally prepare for social situations. Try not to spring plans on us at the last minute. 😬🙏<p>Introverts and extroverts, different as they might be, often end up as romantic partners. Perhaps it’s a case of opposites attracting; the two personality types balance each other out.<p>The …

Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Personality

7 Reasons Introverts Make Exceptional Parents, According to Experts

Some might think of you as the quiet parent who keeps to themselves at the playground, but being an introverted parent has its perks. If you enjoy the calmer side of life — and revel in your alone time sans kids — then you're in luck because according to experts, being an introverted parent can …

Personality

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from you.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these …

I’m an Introvert, and This Is Just My Face

Suddenly, I’m pulled back to reality. A stranger is practically shouting at me. “Wow, you look so sad!” he says. “Smile! It’s a beautiful day.”The …

World Introvert Day: What introversion actually means!

If introverts got 10 bucks for every time someone asked them that, they would have enough to go on a world trip. Because that's how they are<p><b>Dr Sagar</b> …

More Talk About Talking Too Much

Is it cruel to call people out when they talk too much?<p>I’ve been scolded (to put it mildly) a few times over my post "An Open Letter to People Who …

Self-help

An Open Letter to People Who Talk Too Much

<i>Dear person who has been talking for six-and-a-half minutes without taking a breath,</i><p>I am writing on behalf of everyone who has ever sat across from …

Go or Don't Go: The Whys and Why Nots

You know we’re all about embracing your introversion here. I want you to respect your own need for solitude, to learn to protect your boundaries, to …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

Introverts think they won't like being leaders but they are capable

Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts …

16 Tweets That Will Speak To Your Soul If You're An Introvert

"Whenever I am given the option to go big or go home, I'd rather go home."<p>If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently …

Introverts

5 New Year's Resolutions for Introverts

Quiet? You'll be happier and more productive this year if you make these simple changes.<p>It's well known fact that something like 92 percent of New Year's Resolutions fail. Why such an incredibly low success rate? Perhaps because so many of us resolve to do things like eat more kale or start a …

Self-help

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Why I Worry About Being a Good Listener

Sometimes I worry that I'm boring.<p>I see people chattering on their telephones and wonder how they have so much to say.<p>I hang with friends and listen …

How to Date an Introvert

<i>Welcome to "I’ll Tell You What," in which I answer questions about life as an introvert. If you have a question, send it to me at</i> …

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Be Introverted, Not an Introvert

A lot of people object to the entire concept of labeling ourselves with personality traits such as introversion. They argue that labels are limiting, …

Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts

Best Six Dog Breeds for Introverts<p>Updated on January 9, 2018<p>Since Carl Jung published Psychological Types in 1921, introverts have been branded as …

10 sentences that introverts hope others will stop saying to them

If you’ve been an introvert all your life, or if your friend or family member is an introvert, you’ve got to read this.<p>Often referred to as a “shy” …

50 Business Ideas for Introverted Entrepreneurs - Small Business Trends

If you like working alone and can sometimes get overwhelmed being around crowds of people all the time, you’re probably an introvert. But there are …

How Introverts Can Meet People Without Bars or Booze

<b>“Be yourself, because an original is worth more than a copy.” ~Unknown</b><p>There was a moment during my twenties years when I realized I was an …

Is Your Child An Introvert? A Few Signs To Look Out For

It's no secret that different kids have different temperaments. But sometimes it can be difficult to decipher what your child's personality is while …

Are you an introvert? Work's going to get worse

Most companies worry about discriminating against their employees on the basis of race, gender or sexual preference.<p>But they give little thought to …