Don’t take it personally when we retreat to our bedroom for solitude. It’s in that space that we are brought back to life.
Large crowds, noisy environments, impromptu parties — situations like these can leave introverts and HSPs feeling overwhelmed.
While it’s true that you’re more likely to find your average introvert relaxing at home on a weekend, it doesn’t mean that’s all we do.
When we don’t talk about introverts and depression, it creates a heart-breaking situation: Introverts who are depressed don’t get the help they so desperately need.
When it comes to your physical health, it’s not the time to stay quiet.
I used to have a terrible time vocalizing my needs as an introvert. Saying I needed time alone, or that I couldn’t come to their party, felt insanely selfish.
There are times when being surrounded by people is inevitable — but it’s possible for introverts to manufacture alone time even when they’re fenced in.
Society has a cultural bias against introverts — and unfortunately, our schools are no exception. Arranging your classroom to suit introverts can be done.
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.
Even extroverted new moms can be put off by a house full of guests wanting to hold the baby, but to an introverted new mother, it’s practically torture.