These “extroverted” behaviors are foreign, uncomfortable, and downright annoying to introverts.
Introverts often find it hard to quickly express their thoughts, but this isn’t a flaw. It’s their brains diving deep.
Small talk is neither emotionally nor intellectually stimulating, so it can feel like an inefficient use of an introvert’s limited social energy.
Sometimes it’s hard to see the good in being sensitive because people often think of it as a bad thing.
There’s a good reason we introverts enjoy alone time, and it has to do with how our brains are wired.
World Introvert Day is a time to bring awareness to introversion — and to show the world that being a “quiet one” is something awesome, not shameful.
If you’re friends with an introvert, know that we’d rather have one tiny moment of real connection over hours of polite chitchat.
Feeling the need to fill the silence with things that don’t matter while not caring to talk about the things that do matter
The introverts in your life need permission to remain quiet at times and to spend time alone — without a guilt trip.
For introverts and highly sensitive people, your best detector of toxic people is your own physical and emotional reactions to them.