Introverts

How to Be Friendly: 5 Tips to Be More Likeable

Does it take longer for you to make friends?<p>Too long sometimes?<p>Like maybe in the past, when you’ve switched jobs or transferred colleges or cities, …

Personality

I Am Every Mom Too Shy To Say Hello

I'm the mom whose nose is stuck to her phone most of the time.I'm the mom who says hi but quickly walks away from you.I'm the mom who texts instead …

Parenting

Every woman has “quiet” power—here’s how to tap into yours

<i>What associations do you have with strength and power? Are they loud and aggressive? They can be, but not always, says Well+Good Council member and</i> …

Lifestyle

Why Silence Is Great For Your Relationship

For some people, silence hanging in the air is a nightmare. They’ll say anything to fill the quiet, to make things less awkward, or to cut the tension. But the truth is, silence isn’t always a problem. It gets a bad rap for being boring; in fact, in a relationship—especially a long-term …

Weddings

An introvert’s guide to house-sharing

Introverts <i>need</i> their alone time.<p>Personally, when I’ve been in social situation for too long, I feel absolutely drained.<p>It’s like the obligation of …

Personality

Knitted Camouflage: These Sweaters Blend People Into Their Environments

We‘re used to the popular opinion that clothes are often designed to make people stand out from the crowd. Not in this case though. English …

Personality

How to Improve Social Skills: 30+ Tips to Become Socially Successful

<b>Know that it is a gradual process.</b> The first step towards being more social is acknowledging that it is a gradual process. Do not expect things to …

Self-improvement

Incredible design ideas for self-confessed introverts

We see a lot of homes here at homify that are clearly the products of both inspired architects with vision, as well as bold and creative clients, but …

Enjoy

This is Why Loners Are The Most Honest And Smart People You Will Know in Your Life

While the rest of the world is striving to network, form new connections, and make new friends, there are those who just want to keep to …

Personality

The only way past is through it

In a recent interview with Gretchen Rubin of the Happiness Project, author Greer Hendricks hit the nail on the head when it comes to overcoming …

Personal Organizing

When We Land's new album explores the ‘Introvert’s Plight’

Idea after idea was proposed, then thrown out. The ones they agreed on were already taken. Exasperated, Meyers told a female friend that he couldn’t …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Carolyn Hax: Wallflower mom, social butterfly daughter

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: So I am an introvert, and it has taken me years to finally accept this and allow myself to be happy alone, rather than constantly trying to appease my extroverted family with attempts to socialize that ultimately just made me feel like a</i> …

Lifestyle

Top 3 Interview Tips for Introverts

Being introverted can make many situations more difficult, but one of the biggest is job interviews. It’s a high-pressure situation where you’re …

Employment

An Introvert's Guide to Succeeding in Job Interviews

I find a way to promote myself that doesn't involve (ugh) me telling you about my good work.<p><i>How can introverts perform better in interviews? 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 Dushka</b> …

Employment

12 Offensive Things You Should Never Ever Say To An Introvert

One thing that you should probably know about me is that I suck at <b>socializing</b> and <b>initiating conversations</b>. It’s been this way since I was little, and …

Personality

10 Dating Tips For Introverts That Will Change Everything

As an <b>introvert</b>, I know how hard dating can be. Talking to strangers is tough enough on its own – talking to a (sort of) stranger you really like, who …

Personality