Making room for moments of silence is just one small change that will benefit your day-to-day life as an introvert.
Extroverts enjoy going along for the ride. I only have to mention wanting to visit a certain place, and my extroverted husband will make it happen.
Simply put, we introverts get to the point where our meter runs out — and there’s nothing left to give.
A panic attack may not always have a clear cause — but luckily there are many self-soothing tools you can use when they happen.
As an introvert, it’s helpful to keep in mind that nobody is expecting you to be the life of the party — all you have to do is show up.
Introverts are often expected to conform to the extrovert “norm,” like socializing, vs. attending to their own needs, like having alone time.
Boundary-setting is difficult — introverts don’t like to disappoint others — but it’s also a necessary form of self-care.
People say “opposites attract,” and this can be true for many relationships, especially when an introvert gets together with an extrovert.
Since introversion comes so naturally to you, it can be difficult to explain it to someone who’s your opposite — but communication is key.
If an introvert wants to eat lunch alone instead of with coworkers, they’re not being “rude” — they just need some alone time to recharge.