Introverts

Life as an Introvert told in 10 Drawings.

Socializing for an introvert can be a minefield. They can get so preoccupied with observing and analyzing what other people are thinking, feeling, …

Personality

Why Do Some People Prefer Online Interactions Over Real Life?

<i>Why do some people prefer online interactions, to real life interactions? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Deepak Mehta, on Quora:</b><p>There are a multitude of reasons why people prefer …

Personality

Why you don’t need peace and quiet to dream up great ideas

Working from the comfort of your local coffee shop could be more productive than your office.<p>The ideal work environment for creativity comes with a …

Harvard Business Review

Quiz: Find Out If You’re An Introvert, Extrovert, Or Ambivert Within One Minute

Raise your hand if you’re one of those who pretty much already know whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert, but still take personality …

Personality

An Introvert's Guide to Paris

For the bookworm<p>This incredible bookstore has been welcoming “tumbleweeds” (bohemian poets and writers) for decades, making it the perfect spot for …

Culture

The Power of Introverts: Author Susan Cain Explains Why We Need to Appreciate the Talents & Abilities of the Quiet Ones

Ours is a loud culture of nonstop personal sharing, endless chatter, and 24-hour news, opinion, and entertainment. Even those people who prefer …

Personality

The 4 Things That Make Your Life Meaningful | Heleo

Brought to you by American Express OPEN Forum<p><b>Susan Cain</b> is the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That</i> …

Happiness

Issues of Personality Traits and Love Relationships

Over the last two weeks, I have had the opportunity to spend time with a life coach. During our conversation we had the chance to discuss various …

Relationships

5 Survival Strategies for the Introvert in an Office of Extroverts

Work hard at giving yourself whatever you need because nobody else will.<p><i>How can an introvert get better at communicating/contributing in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Personality

3 Low-Tech Ways To Design A More Introvert-Friendly Work Culture

Since you can’t rip out all your office furniture and start fresh, here’s how to make things easier for introverts, extroverts, and everyone in between.<p>My mom, an only child who grew up feeling lonely, loved working in a hospital because, as she said, “It’s like working in a family.” She thrived in …

The Workplace

7 Things INFJ Personality Types Absolutely Hate

If I want you to know my business, I'll tell you — but don't hold your breath for that. If something isn't perfect, I'll work at it until it is. And …

Personality

How to Succeed as an Introvert Leader, According to Science: Just Believe in Yourself

A new study suggests misplaced fears hold too many introverts back from striving for the top.<p>From a wealth of real-world examples like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to a ton of science and expert opinion, there's no shortage of evidence that introverts can make great leaders.<p>But, of course, quieter …

Personality

Yes, I'm an Introvert. No, I'm Not Depressed.

Source: UnsplashWhen Amanda was in high school, she spent a lot of time alone in her bedroom. She read comics, played a lot of video games, and …

Personality

My Kids Are Extroverts, And I Am Exhausted

I only have three kids, but there are currently five children walking around my house right now eating all of the food I just bought. Taylor Swift is …

Parenting

The Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude and Silence | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

Personality

Why Shyness and Introversion Aren't the Same Thing

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out for dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Personality

For Introverts, Listening Is an Act of Inward Hospitality

For those with quiet exteriors and noisy interiors, we must clear the internal space and turn down the volume of our inner voices in order to truly …

Personality

Watch: 10 Things You Need To Know About Dating An Introvert

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background video screenshot via Psych2Go<br>It’s not easy to spot an …

Personality

Why do people make awkward small talk in elevators?

A Reddit thread asking why people insist on making awkward small talk in elevators has the TODAY anchors taking a field trip into an actual elevator. Al Roker jokes that he doesn’t like small talk because he wants to hear the elevator music!

Health

Starting a Photography Business as an Introvert

I didn’t realize I was an introvert until I was well into my 20s. I’m not shy, and I don’t mind speaking up in a crowd if I’m asked a question, so I …

Personality

Podcast #347: The Science of Social Awkwardness | The Art of Manliness

You’ve likely experienced an awkward moment or two in your life. You say or do something that’s out of social sync, leaving the person you’re …

Personality

Career success tips for introverts

Even though it appears that the world of extroverts is slowly shifting their actions toward giving introverts some credit, a lot of corporations are still far off from reaching an equality between the two types of people. Introverts may be respected for the work they are doing and they usually get …

Personality

Introvert Vs. Extrovert

Introversion can affect every bit of a person's life, from the way they dress to their grooming habits to the way they interact with other people, …

Personality

4 ways introverts can network successfully

Though developing solid business skills is a key component of growing your career, networking is equally important, if not more so.<p>When you connect with the right people, you open the door to new opportunities and get to learn from their experiences. The problem, however, is that some folks …

Networking

Parenting as an Introvert

Share99<p>WhatsApp<p>Email<p>Pin<p>Tweet<p>My husband and I have been in the room for less than a minute before Chad – a tan, amiable entertainment director – …

Personality

The Introvert’s Guide to Mastering Meetings | Heleo

Brought to you by American Express OPEN Forum<p><b>Susan Cain</b> is the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That</i> …

Personality

7 ways a shy person will use social media to tell you they’re into you

When most people have a crush, barring any major restrictions or potential complications, they’ll almost always make their feelings known to the …

Social Media

Introversion Is Not A Weakness, So Why Are You Treating It Like One?

Have you ever considered that seating arrangements are key to helping your introverted employees feel comfortable?<p>I'm an introvert. Despite being a results-oriented, diligent employee when I worked in the corporate world, my personality put me at a severe disadvantage alongside my extroverted …

Emotional Intelligence

Hate Schmoozing? A Former Googler Swears by These Tactics to Survive Networking Events

How introverts can make networking at large events and conference less anxiety-inducing.<p>Is walking into a sea of strangers and striking up a conversation your idea of a good time? For anyone who considers themselves an introvert, this scenario is downright anxiety-inducing.<p>Hunter Walk is one of …

Networking

That sweating, trembling feeling: 10 strategies to cope with your shyness

Social anxiety can manifest itself mentally and physically. Here are ways you can learn to manage it<p>According to British singer-songwriter Morrissey, “shyness is nice”. When it leaves you feeling breathless, voiceless and even friendless, though, it can be anything but nice.<p>Shyness often manifests …

Anxiety