Why are introverts the way we are? Are we broken extroverts? Nope. We are not. And, there are a crapton of us, so deal with it. So I picked up this book called Quiet by Susan Cain I found it absolutely fascinating. Some of the theories of why introverts and extroverts are the way they… Continue reading Book Review: Quiet
I am currently reading Quiet by Susan Cain which is a fascinating book I recommend to any introvert. I am on the chapter called 'When should you act more extroverted?' And well, not one says you Should. But some of us Do sometimes. Why is that? It turns out when we are really into something… Continue reading Pretend-extroversion: when introverts fake it
So a psychic told me I am an Empath. So A) it must be true and B) I have Officially manifested my mutant powers. Finally. It has taken so bloody long. Just a sucky one where I absorb all the sucky emotions everyone has and it makes me feel like crap. So great. Not an… Continue reading Empath: The worst mutant power ever
If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extrovert. You'll be happier.Medical press Well that statement just gets under my skin Okay let's see what they actually studied before we tell them to fuck off and explain why they should fuck off, shall we? the first-ever study asking people to act like extroverts… Continue reading Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?
I have always been absent-minded. Just a personality trait. I live more in my head than in the real world and so the real world can sort of suddenly surprise me. I never minded it much but in a sense I think it rather annoys Other people. So here are some of the ways I… Continue reading When you are absent-minded
I noticed something on The Twitter. A lot of writers are INFPs, I noticed. And I suspect the Feeling aspect helps a lot. In life and in writing. And I was all alone in my INTPness. But we are out there. Likely randomly thinking about obscure theories and being oblivious to our environments. Now I… Continue reading The INTP me
It is nearing Halloween and I have done a few good Halloween posts and now it is time for... Introvert Fears!!! Public speaking. I remember this from school. My hands would shake like crazy and I would speak really, really fast. Until I figured out a trick. I realized most people are not even listening.… Continue reading Blogtober: Introvert fears
I like being an introvert. I like being considerate of my words and being introspective. I love the introverted hobbies I have; writing, blogging, and reading. I can completely entertain myself for long periods of time. I can be alone but not lonely. I prefer small groups of people to hang with and that is… Continue reading Ways you know I’m an introvert
I have to say as an introvert I am not big on the talky talky unless I am nervous or you get me going on something that I really enjoy like philosophy (has the side effect of boring everyone else generally for some reason. Which is weird. Philosophy rocks!). Point being, not going to go… Continue reading True? Or extremely true?
It is the start of that time of year where there are a lot of social obligations. Not really the sort of time as an introvert that really excites me. I enjoy some gatherings, if small and of people I know well. Large ones, not so much. And they are draining unless you can get… Continue reading Remember to take your introvert out this holiday season
I doubt all writers are introverts but I bet many are. I think to myself that I could handle doing blog posts. Social media. Virtual chats. All that. That is about it. I am a hermit. My computer is my way of contacting people. I can do marketing online, but the in person thing? Not… Continue reading Introverted marketing
Here is a writing prompt exercise by Out of the Well "Write a list of ten words to describe yourself. Narrow the list down by underlining three words that define who you are. Circle or highlight one word that describes you best. Write about a situation or a series of situations that shows why you… Continue reading Personality Prompt