Introverts

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The Daily Struggles of an Outgoing Introverted Girl

It's not easy being the girl who loves to talk but also loves her alone time.<p>You feel at times you give people mixed signals because you are always …

How to Make Yourself Write an Entire Blog Article Every Single Day

Blogging is an essential part of my business, and I can tell you firsthand how difficult it can be.Believe me. I’ve been doing it for more than 10 …

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Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

How to Be More Creative: Introverts vs. Extroverts

Everyone is desperate to be more creative these days. Between downloading the latest Tim Ferriss podcast or brushing off an old copy of <i>The Artists’</i> …

Introverts Are Born To Connect More Deeply With Others, Here's Why

Learn more about introverts and why they are wonderful partners, and have a profound ability to connect deeply with others.

How being an introvert affects my mom personality

A few months ago, a friend of mine was sharing her introvert guilt, explaining that she hates events at her daughter’s school where she has to make small talk. I told her I sympathize because I am an introvert, too. She responded with, “I figured you were. You spend every day with imaginary worlds …

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Funny Introvert Comics

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The 4 Differences Between Introversion and Social Anxiety

Two introverts walk into a bar.<p>No, really.<p>Liam and Alex are at the local wood-paneled pub having lunch—an incongruous combination of veggie burgers …

The Evolutionary Power of Loneliness

The pain of isolation may be what motivates people to make friends.<p>As social animals, we depend on others for survival. Our communities provide mutual aid and protection, helping humanity to endure and thrive. “We have survived as a species not because we’re fast or strong or have natural weapons …

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The curse of being quiet

I get it all the time: "You're kind of quiet, aren't you?"<p>The question comes in different forms, just swap quiet for reserved. Introverted. Independent. Calm. Withdrawn. Cold. But it all boils down to one thing: I'm a little too distant for some people's taste.<p>Which, to be honest, is a fair …

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What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

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The Reluctant Reader

Memory is an imprecise thing. So many important milestones are lost to me. I recall years of Saturday morning swimming lessons, but I can’t pinpoint …

Never Make Small Talk Again

Small talk is not exactly an introvert’s favorite pastime. In fact, the simple phrase <i>small talk</i> can be code for <i>torture.</i><p>Let’s ditch that whole frame, …

Books for Little Introverts

One of the wonderful things about raising introverts is that there are lots of books for every age range that totally <i>get it</i>. Herman Melville’s 1853</i> …

How Growing My People Skills Nurtured My Introvert Skills

“Being introverted doesn’t mean you’re shy.” That’s what I always tell people because when I start talking no one believes I’m an introvert. But it’s …

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6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like in an Introvert’s Head

According to studies by psychologist Hans Eysenck, introverts require less stimulation from the world in order to be awake and alert than extroverts …

Strategies to Ensure Introverted Students Feel Valued at School

When Susan Cain wrote <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</i> in 2012, it was a big success. The book made the cover of <i>Time</i> …

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Temperament and the Need for Meaningful Work

Work that is purposeful and mission-based fits naturally within an introvert’s professional toolkit. Introverts are intrinsically aware of the impact …

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This Tumblr Artist Just Nailed What It's Like To Be An Introvert

"Can I leave yet?"<p>Enjoy alone time? Dread small talk? Artist Grant Snider of Incidental Comics feels you, introverts.<p>Snider -- a self-proclaimed introvert -- says he has to be outgoing in his day job as an orthodontist. That's why he chooses to balance out his day with quieter pursuits like writing …

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Here's Why You Don't Always Need to "Be Yourself"

"Be yourself." You hear it all the time. But are we really meant to be ourselves, all of the time? What about on a first date? A job interview? When you have a meeting with an intimidating manager or client, or lunch with your in-laws?<p>Being yourself can get confusing—and it's not always possible. …

Introverts on Campus Stepping Out of Their Comfort Zone

Alexandra Grese really wanted to get the party started.<p>This party would would be a quiet, contemplative scene, where like-minded students from The Ohio State University could get together — while being alone.<p>Grese was targeting introverts — you know, those quiet types who don’t find small talk all …

Visits in long-distance marriage hard for introvert

Dear Carolyn<p>Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> I have an amazing husband with whom I am very much in love. The problem is that we …

16 books that every introvert should read

If you're an introvert, one of the best ways to recharge is with a good book.<p>There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

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Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his voicemail, he was crying. How had I not known something was wrong? When I called back, he …

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10 Things Not To Say To An Extroverted Introvert

Know your audience, people.<p><b>1. "I'll let you know what my plans are in a few hours!"</b> Oh, you mean at 10 p.m. when it is currently 2 p.m., and by 10 p.m., god knows where my head will be at, but it's likely it will be on a pillow on the couch while <i>Bridesmaids</i> plays in the background? Yeah, good luck …

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The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me.<p>The pictures you see of the composed and artful human specimens in surfing photography: I could carry off the "look" a little bit while on the beach:<p>holding the surfboard, admiring the view, and …

Love Stories

24 Tweets About Being Introverted That'll Make You Laugh Out Loud

"I'm so glad it's Friday tomorrow and I can finally cancel all my weekend plans at the last minute."

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