As a highly sensitive person (HSP), I am very susceptible to the feelings of rejection. Even minor incidents have affected my self-confidence.
As my career progressed, each position stretched me in ways that allowed me to grow significantly, personally, and professionally.
Introverted men show maturity and wisdom beyond their years. It’s not unusual for a young introverted man to be more sensible about important life lessons.
This feeling of being drained is a mental and emotional fatigue that won’t go away until I’ve had a day to be alone with my thoughts.
INFJoe’s new book, “Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life,” will encourage and validate introverts, as well as make them laugh.
HSPs doubt their right to ask for what they need in the workplace, home, and relationships because they worry they’re “too needy” or “too emotional.”
I anticipated and relished those hours. For my extroverted colleagues, the grand silence was a vacation; for me, it was a homecoming.
All the time, people misinterpret what it means to be introverted. I love being around people, having fun, and joking around as much as the next person.
These songs perfectly suit me as an introvert and a highly sensitive person, and I think every introvert should add them to their playlist.
One of the greatest strengths of the ISTP is her knowledge of a system, all its parts, and how they work together. They’re born troubleshooters.
With the heat draining what little social energy we have, introverts are faced with few choices of activities that don’t involve human interaction.
Introverts love discussing ideas, and one of my favorite things to do is come up with a few lighthearted debate questions to ask my date.
A huge group full of unknowns is about as bad as it gets — and for some anxious introverts, it may even induce a full-on panic attack.
There are some very real differences between introverts and extroverts, and these differences come down to how they respond differently to rewards.
There was a word for what I was: introvert. It was a magic word, because it explained many of the things I had struggled with my entire life.
INTJs: the robot. The mastermind. Always in control of ourselves and, supposedly, our world — which should include our desks, right?
Through writing, we INFJs and INFPs are able to be honest and open in a way that just can’t happen when there is another pair of eyes staring back at us.
It annoys the crap out of highly sensitive introverts when too many people want too many things — all at once. Our brains literally cannot compute.
Many introverts find themselves battling some level of social anxiety. It can strike at any social gathering, big or small.
My job as a corporate trainer involves teaching a six-hour-long class to adults who really kinda don’t want to be there all that much.
ISTJ Sarah likes to stick to established rules or processes, whereas INTJ Nicole learns about established systems to work to improve them.
For this introvert, working in an open office is a waking nightmare. Productivity isn’t the only thing to suffer in a shared work space.
One professor understood, and the remarkable example she set showed me that there was no reason for introverts to struggle so much in the classroom.
Learning about personality types helped me understand that we don’t all process information the same way, and we are different in the ways we communicate.
What I want to focus on here is the feeling of emptiness, which had followed me throughout life. Most INFJs have this burning feeling of mission.
Because of reactions like the one from my extroverted friend, I often don’t let on just how much I’m overthinking things.