Let the blushing be. Chronic blushers do not need you to point out their visible insecurities; we usually know it is happening, and we can’t stop it.
So there I am, in the hell that too many introverts are familiar with. “Friendly” salespeople are demanding to pry me open with a jack-hammer.
If you’ve often found the world to be a looming and uncomfortable place to be, then you might be a highly sensitive person (HSP) like me.
“When you mobile order Starbucks from the parking lot, wait, walk in, grab it, and not have to talk to people.”
Yaoyao Ma Van As lived alone for eight years before getting married. She created a gorgeous series of illustrations about the magic of being on her own.
I’m an introvert, I’ve been told that I change significantly from when someone first meets me to when they get to know me for who I am.
Because the introvert’s way is not everyone’s way, there are a lot of things that don’t make sense to us introverts.
“That moment when you’re so tired you barely have energy to talk even to your family. That’s what being social does to me.”
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.
I anticipated and relished those hours. For my extroverted colleagues, the grand silence was a vacation; for me, it was a homecoming.