Introverts

10 Cards That Will Make Your Introvert Crush Totally Swoon

"We should get together and cancel plans on other people."<p>You have to play your cards <i>just right</i> if you want an introvert to fall in love with you. Skip the fancy reservation at a new restaurant where people only want to be seen. Your introvert crush would probably much rather stay in with you, …

Personality

An Introvert's Guide to Highly Effective Networking

You can still get great results without draining your social batteries.<p><i>What are some effective networking tips for introverts? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Helen Min, Head of</b> …

Networking

Introverts, Here Are 20 Funny Memes That Will Make You Say, "Same."

Introverts are defined in two ways; "a shy, reticent person," or "a person who is predominantly concerned with their own thoughts and feelings rather …

Personality

How to Tactfully Talk About Money With Your Friends

Your besties are your besties for a reason. They’re the people you can talk to about anything. But despite that level of closeness, it can still be hard when the topic of money comes into the conversation. Since we’re all in different places when it comes to our finances — some of us may still be …

Brit + Co

How To Connect With Your Colleagues

Could the rise of remote working spell the end of creativity and collaboration?<p>Are you a collaborator or a lone wolf? Do you feed off the energy of …

The Workplace

7 struggles of making friends when you work all the time

A major challenge adulting presents is finding a way to make friends when our schedules get busy. The sad (but kinda badass, TBH) fact is that some …

Time Management

Science Says Introverts Lead the Best Companies

You know what it takes to succeed in business — you’ve got to command respect. Ooze leadership. Bleed charisma. Take control from the minute you walk …

Personality

11 Things I Wish I'd Known About Making Friends As An Adult

It can be a difficult process.<p>Posted on June 25, 2017, 20:04 GMT<p>1. It's completely normal to struggle at making friends, no matter how old you are.<p>2. It's important to learn to be comfortable by yourself.<p>Disney / Andrew Ward/BuzzFeed<p>This may seem counterintuitive, but it's true, because during the …

Personality

Seven Reasons to Be Proud to Be an Introvert

Source: Pixabay/AdinaVoicu<p>Introverts have gotten a bad rap over the years. Considering they make up one-third to one-half of the population—including …

Personality

Best 5 Tips for Introverted Entrepreneurs

The stereotypical entrepreneur thrives on personal interaction. They’re comfortable walking up to strangers and talking about their business, they …

Entrepreneurship

6 Reasons Introverts Are Better At Dating Than Extroverts

Introverts have some major advantages when it comes to dating.<p>It might seem like extroverts have a leg over introverts when it comes to dating, but introverts are the ones who actually bring more to the table. Sure, extroverts are naturally outgoing and talkative, but introverts lure dates in with …

Personality

6 Ways For Introverts to Love Themselves

Introverts are undeniably unique people — and they are also undeniably difficult to understand. Some introverts are prone to self-deprecation, and …

Happiness

How to Seem Witty Even if You're Not

Relax, introverts: Crafting a comeback shouldn't induce anxiety.<p>The French have an old expression, <i>l'esprit de l'escalier</i>, the spirit of the staircase. The Germans (who probably stole the expression from the French though they'd never admit it), call it <i>Stehr Witt</i>: "Stair Wit." It's the snappy answer …

Personality

13 Things Anyone Who Loves A Highly Sensitive Person Should Know

When I was in kindergarten, a boy in my class tossed my favorite book over our elementary school fence. I remember crying profusely, not because I …

Personality

Dealing with Loneliness & Shyness: Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward

Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness<p>Making Friends Even if You Feel Shy or Socially Awkward<p>Are you shy and self-conscious in social situations? Do you …

Personality

Nine Podcasts For Introverts And Highly Sensitive People

"<p>As an introvert and highly sensitive person, I think podcasts appeal so much because it's like a one-sided conversation. We can tune into the inner thoughts of someone from across the world, or eavesdrop on a chat between friends.<p>Of course, not all podcasts are like that - hence this list: 10 …

Personality

This Is The Key To Mastering Small Talk, According To Harvard Researchers

Social introverts, you need to read this.<p>Here’s a research-backed tip to get you through your next awkward dinner party conversation: Just ask the person you’re chatting with questions ― and a lot of follow-up questions.<p>In a series of studies on human interaction, Harvard Business School doctoral …

Personality

Why We Should Be Having More Meaningful Conversations

Source: Joshua Ness/UnsplashYou and a coworker step into an elevator. As you descend floors in the tiny metal box, the silence between you grows more …

Personality

Talking About My Feelings Helps Me

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a talker. It’s ironic, actually, because I consider myself to be an introvert. But I do talk a lot once I feel comfortable in a situation, I let it rip. I will talk your ear off if you let me. I love to talk about feelings, both yours and mine. Sometimes I …

Personality

Prevent Burnout At Work By Recognizing Your Personality Type

Is long-term burnout making you want to quit your job or change careers? If you’re finding it difficult to recharge your batteries even after a …

Personality

Why Introverts Might Be the Best Negotiators in the Room

You don't need to be confrontational and combative to be a good negotiator.<p><i>In negotiations, how do I deal with my inherent dislike of direct disagreement or conflict? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand</i> …

Self-improvement

7 ways people who don’t go out on weekends are living their best lives

There’s a certain energy in the air when Friday rolls around, no matter what the season. People start closing their laptops a little earlier than …

Five Ways Your Partner Can Help You Stay Cheerful

Source: Andrew Itaga/unsplashCount me among the mighty fortunate (or smart): I picked an excellent husband who understands and respects my …

Personality

How to dodge small talk during a shared ride

<b>Q: You're riding in an</b> <b>UberPool or Lyft Line and a fellow rider or driver is talking your ear off. How can you minimize the small talk?</b><p>Be upfront, and let the driver know by saying, "I'm not much of a talker, so don't feel you need to strike up conversation with me. I just love looking out the …

Personality

How Building an Online Community for Introverts Led to My First Book Deal

If you’re anything like me, you’ve dreamed of being an author since you were young. As a kid, I scribbled books on construction paper, and as an …

Personality

'Sit, Walk, Don't Talk': An Author Finds Comfort At A Silent Meditation Retreat

When we are facing a challenge in life, we're often encouraged to talk about it with a confidante, a family member or to seek professional counsel like a therapist. But some people find more comfort in silence.<p>In her new memoir, <i>Sit, Walk, Don't Talk,</i> Jennifer Howd takes readers into the world of …

Meditation

I Am an Introvert, but I Am Not Your Doormat

If you are an introvert and you don’t talk a lot, people will automatically assume that you are a very meek and mild-mannered person.The post I Am an …

Personality

Running Out Of Energy

Imagine you’re running on a warm day. You’re on a slight incline, nothing major but you know it’s there. You like running, it’s an enjoyable …

Personality

What You Need to Know If You've Fallen In Love With An Introvert

IMAGE Pexels<p>Congratulations--you've fallen in love with an introvert! Introverts are not as recluse as the world preceives them to be, and they are …

Personality

Introverts vs. Extroverts, According to the Internet

Introverts have found their home on the internet, there's no denying that. We all wonder, "What are those wild extroverts doing so differently than …

Humor