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.
I’m sitting at work bent over papers. As an introvert, when I focus on something, it’s like my entire brain dives deep into whatever ocean I am exploring.
When family members get together, they bring all-around discord with them. Am I the only person who thinks this might be a ticking time bomb?
The holidays can be a tough time for introverts. Suddenly there are tons of social events to attend. Can we just get a little alone time, please?