It’s not easy being an introvert. Little things that don’t bother extroverts, like hanging out in groups, can chip away at your energy.
Though the challenges of being highly sensitive are still something I manage daily, I also feel lucky to be so finely attuned to the world around me.
I’m an introvert, and as of January 10, 2017 at 2:19 PM EST, I have 58 missed calls on my cell phone. That may make some of you cringe.
You know that introvert in class who only makes a comment every now and then, but when she speaks, the rest of the room falls into a thoughtful silence?
A lot of people have the wrong idea about introversion. They imagine all introverts to be shy recluses who hide away in dark bedrooms.
It’s not easy being a highly sensitive introvert, because little things that don’t bother other people can be too much for you.
Introverts endure a large amount of blanket labeling. I’d like to clear up three of the most common misconceptions I encounter.
World Introvert Day is a time to bring awareness to introversion and remember why being an introvert is something awesome, not shameful.
The dark side of Christmas is the day itself. The dreaded family lunch. People I have not seen in years all gathered around one table.
One of the most prominent ways that this misunderstanding of who I am is made known to me is through the process of giving and receiving gifts.