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Extrovert

The Secret to Being More Outgoing and Living Fully

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

How can we practice being brave without simply resting on the cliches of 'doing something that scares you'? After all, that phrase in itself is a bit scary. How can break down the bravery-muscle-building process into measurable steps?

The Secret To Successful Marriages Between Introverts And Extroverts

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.09.2015 | Weddings

Opposites attract, as the saying goes, but how do real couples make their marriages work when their significant other has a completely different perso...

Not All Extroverts Are The Same

Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jesse Singal Researchers still have a lot to learn about the roots of introversion and extroversion, and not all of what they’ve uncovered s...

An Open Letter To Introverts

Melissa Deuter, MD | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Deuter, MD

I think it's wonderful that the growing discussion about introversion and extroversion helps expand our understanding of one another. And I will try to do better. We all will.

Ambivert: The New Introvert

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

There is no right or wrong personality type. The only right thing to do is to live, act and address who you really are. Act on your strengths, purge toxicity and get to know your true self.

An Introvert's Open Letter to Extroverts: 5 Things You Should Know About Me

Tree Franklyn | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

The world told me that those who raise their hands often, speak up and engage in the class or in the meeting are the ones who are going somewhere, who have initiative and are team players. Those who go to parties every weekend and have 500 "closest friends" are the ones who matter.

I'm An Introvert Who Married An Extrovert. Here's How We Make It Work

YourTango | Posted 01.12.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Although I don't think we'll ever fully understand each other, over the course of 13 years of marriage, we've learned that fixing each other doesn't work as well as trying to meet in the middle.

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin ...

How To Tell If You're Really An Introvert Or An Extrovert

Todd Kashdan | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

It is easy to talk about introverts and extroverts as if there is a clear divide between two groups of people. It is easy to take a test and pigeonhole ourselves as one or the other. In reality, we ignore the power of the situation.

The One Misconception Everyone Has About Extroverts

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

The concepts of extroversion and introversion are oftentimes misunderstood. It's possible that extroverts and introverts take risks equally -- it's just a different kind of risk.

5 Myths About Introverts and Extraverts at Work

Adam Grant | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

I've noticed that despite growing social and professional acceptance, introverts are still wildly misunderstood. People may be more open about being introverts, but they cling to assumptions that don't stand up to the test of rigorous evidence. It's time to debunk five myths.

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

Be Influential, Holding Diverse Teams Together

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

The most powerful leaders in a connected, complex world may well be the ones who can recruit the right team fastest to solve a problem or capture an opportunity. Why not be one of those sought-after leaders?

The Introvert Strikes Back? The Newfound Cool of Being Introverted

Sandip Roy | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Sandip Roy

It's almost as if after years of being in the closet, the introvert is coming out with a vengeance. And it's almost cool to be a little bit of an introvert.

Susan Cain: 7 Ways to Use the Power of Powerless Communication

Susan Cain | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Susan Cain

When people think you're trying to influence them, they put their guard up. But when they feel you're trying to help them, or to muse your way to the right answer, or to be honest about your own imperfections, they open up to you. They hear what you have to say.

Navigating the World as an Introvert

Christine Eilvig | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Even though our culture still favors the extroverts, I find it to be easier navigating in the world as an introvert. And it makes my heart sing that my introverted son gets to grow up without having to adjust as much as I had to. He gets to focus on his desires and strengths.

Calling All Introverts!

Mary Pritchard | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

The great benefits of being an introvert don't come from faking extroversion. They come from honoring yourself, knowing what's best for you, and living that as much as possible. Be true to yourself and you'll find being an introvert is not nearly as bad as it's made out to be.