Rachel Scott

30 Flips | 2 Magazines | 53 Likes | @Raychan1812 | A tea-loving, travel-obsessed reader who loves spending time with her hubby and three kitties

11 Tea Lattes for Fancy Brunches or Chilly Fall Mornings

Nothing hits the spot like a flavorful, creamy drink when you first wake up in the morning. But if you don’t drink coffee, hot, iced, or nitro, it can be a little harder trying to figure out what to pour into your mug. Enter the tea latte. Made with herbal or caffeinated leaves and topped with …

5 Struggles You’ll Relate to If You’re a Female INTP

Growing up as an INTP female, I always felt a little bit like, well, a freak. I never seemed to fit in with the other girls. In my adult years, I …

A Recovery Guide for the Overexerted

I know exactly what my breaking point feels like.<p>Probably because I get there more often than most people.<p>Over the years, I’ve noticed that I always …

The Freebie of Child-Free. The Inner Tales of an Unfruitful Womb!

Why You're Miserable and She's Not!<p>A simple truthful blog-post about the inner ramblings of a depressed women, who doesn't have children and really …

Perfect Travel Destinations for Introverts - Plan. Save. Travel.

<i>“If you would rather people-watch than chat with the locals, that is perfectly fine. Travel the way YOU like to travel.”</i> <i><br>-Susan Cain</i><p>Introverts have …

Personality

Understanding your HSP Partner (for non-HSPs)

the ancient secrets of HSPs lie inside<p>Are you are in a relationship with someone who has Highly Sensitive Person traits? Here are some commonly asked …

Psychology

5 Things I Was Ashamed of as a Highly Sensitive Person (and 3 That Still Embarrass Me)

At times, my sensitivity has been a source of shame and embarrassment, especially before I found out that being a highly sensitive person (HSP) was a</i> …

29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.

Books

How to Thrive, Not Hurt, as a Highly Sensitive Person (Part 1/3)

<i>A three-part series on how to thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person. This is Part 1.<br>—</i><p>At any given time, 1 in 5 people in the room is experiencing the …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Sweet Things INTPs Will Do for You When You’re Dating One

If you’re an INTP personality type, you’re probably reading this with a graciously raised eyebrow that signifies your skepticism.<p>What could possibly …

26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

10 Life-Changing Books for Introverts

If you are one of the 30-50% of introverts trying to thrive in an extroverted culture, here are ten books that will give you the tools you need to …

Self-improvement

9 Things Highly Sensitive People Do | Inc.com

Studies estimate that about 15 to 20 percent of the population is highly sensitive. Yet, many people don't know what it means to be a highly sensitive person.<p>Although related to introversion, being a highly sensitive person not the same thing. Highly sensitive people are hypersensitive to a variety …

Emotional Intelligence

How the Childfree Decide

242<p>SHARES<p><i>When researchers explore why people do not have children, they find that the reasons are strikingly similar to reasons why people do have</i> …

The joy and anxiety of being an introvert

A newly single friend just asked me to help her fill out her dating profiles despite the fact that I’ve never made one for myself. I happily live alone, an hour and a half away from my partner of seven years, and it suits me well. I am the last person anyone should ask about dating profiles. …

Empathy

Funny Introvert Comics

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Mexican Coffee

Spice up your daily cup.<p>A bit of cinnamon and nutmeg (and a pinch of cayenne) give your coffee some bite. Cocoa and sugar add a note of sultry …

An Open Letter to Everyone Who's Ever Called Me Too Sensitive

Dear Not-Too-Sensitive One,<p>You know who you are.<p>My whole life, you've told me <i>I'm too sensitive. I need to toughen up. I feel too much. I care too much. I love too much.</i><p>I know you tell me these things because you're trying to help me.<p>Or maybe it just annoys you.<p>When I tell you how I feel, sometimes …

10 Insightful Reads Every Highly Sensitive Person Will Understand

All of the feels, all the time.<p>Do you consider yourself to be highly sensitive? If so, you’re not alone. Below, we gathered 10 stories surrounding highly sensitive people, ranging from blog posts to expert advice.<p>1. 10 Reasons To Be Glad You’re A Highly Sensitive Person<p>From tears to cheers, if …

How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

A new way to judge a book at speed: read only page 112

Do you read for two hours to decide if you’ve found a good book? From now on, I’m just reading page 112<p>I try my hardest to keep up with literary prize-related reading but I’m hopelessly behind on the latest Booker, Costa and Samuel Johnson winners (although I thoroughly and wholeheartedly recommend …

Books

Dream Job Alert: Netflix Will Pay You $4,000 to Instagram and Travel

Forget your resume and throw out your LinkedIn profile; here’s a gig you can get with tilt-shift and filters.<b>If you’re addicted to Instagram, start</b> …

Frugal Living

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

Change Your Address Everywhere On This Printable Checklist When You Move

When you change your address, you can get your mail forwarded for a little while, but eventually you’ll need to let a lot of places know the …

The Biggest Wastes of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t …

Self-help

"Renting Is Throwing Money Away" Is Completely False

You might have heard the old adage “renting is throwing money away.” It seems like common sense. You don’t buy anything when you rent, but you keep …

Personal Finance

How to Create an Introvert Friendly Event: A Case Study of WDS

For five years, I've had the privilege to be behind, in front of, on top of, underneath and around the scene of The World Domination Summit. Our small team of founding members have watched the event blossom from just a seed of imagination to an event for over 3,000 people.<p>I'm constantly amazed by …

Personality

7 Steps To Feeling Great About Being An Introvert

Have you ever done a personality test? When I got the results of my Myers-Briggs last year I had an epiphany. INFJ all the way. Of course, I’m an …

Personality

5 Reasons Physical Books Might Be Better Than E-Books

Though e-book readers have become a more common sight around town, traditional books still have their evangelists. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, …

eBooks

23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History | Inc.com

There are a lot of misconceptions regarding introverts. Some look at those they consider to be introverted and toss out all kinds of hyperbole, such as, “they are so shy they would not being able to deliver a speech in a public,” or “she is so shy and introverted -- she does not like people all.” …

Behavioral Sciences