For introverts, micro-recharging is made up of small things that add little refills to their energy cup, like snacking on an energy bar.
For introverts, having pre-rehearsed lines ready to say to customers makes for fewer forced and awkward conversations.
“A cup of tea” – or the American equivalent, a “cup of coffee” – is never just that for introverts. It’s more like anxiety, small talk, and awkward silences.
A month — or longer — of holiday events can leave introverts wanting to crawl under a blanket and never come out.
By living alone as an introvert, I have found ways to fill the silence without feeling the pressure to socialize.