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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?

For Spa Therapists the Struggle Is Real

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.27.2015 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Currently with the spa industry losing 5-30% of retail revenues from anemic sales it is clear that the time is perfect to try something new. But are the decision makers willing to embrace a brand new viewpoint that is the polar opposite from how they've been operating?

Advice for Introverted Brides

Claire Enston | Posted 03.24.2015 | Weddings
Claire Enston

How do you cope with planning an event that is going to make you the centre of attention when you are a self confessed introvert? When you would happily stay at home in your own little world rather than venture out.

I Am An Introvert, Leave Me Alone!

Olga Mecking | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Olga Mecking

Just because I don't smile doesn't mean that I am unhappy. It just means that I am thinking about something that I consider important. It means that I am trying to find some space for myself in a public place.

Let Your Children Speak

Kim Kalicky | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Kim Kalicky

In Patti Digh's book Creative is a Verb, she describes a time when her husband asked a doctor who had worked with children for 50 years what was his biggest lesson learned about kids. The doctor replied quickly: "Never, never interrupt a child when a child is speaking to you."

Spa Superstars: Hidden in Plain View

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

If the spa industry truly wants to recoup the revenue that keeps walking out of the door, then maybe it's time to try something new.

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.

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.

The Difference Between Being Alone and Being Lonely

Jay Lickus | Posted 01.10.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Do you feel that because of modern technology, your life is getting more crowded with relationships? Or, do you feel, because of technology, that your life is becoming more lonely because these relationships are less personal, fulfilling and more distant?

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 ...

Sinatra for Introverts: How to Channel Ol' Blue Eyes in Your Everyday Life

Sharon Glassman | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Frank Sinatra as a role model for modern introverts? The idea sounds nuts. But trust me, friends of innie-useful info. I've been reading and lis...

6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace

| Oscar Raymundo | Posted 10.31.2014 | Small Business

Do you have the extroverted personality of a natural-born leader? If not, you can still be a successful entrepreneur. In fact, introverts make better ...

Vive La Difference!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Coming as close as we did to losing our marriage, we learned to truly care for and appreciate each other to a degree that we may not have experienced otherwise.

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.

My Coworker Shamed Me (And I Let Him)

Literally, Darling | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I just don't care what people think. And usually I don't. But being repeatedly questioned, being made to feel like my life choices and my interests -- the ones that make me happy and content -- were wrong and somehow inadequate, was like a hard blow to the chest.

12 Books All Introverts (And Extroverts) Should Read

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.25.2014 | Books

For the solitary dreamers who tend to live inside their own heads, books have always been cherished companions. In reading, introverts can indulge the...

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.

An Ode to the Roommates I Don't Have

Julie Daniels | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
Julie Daniels

In the several months I've lived in New York, an important distinction has made itself known to me, and that is the difference between doing things alone and doing things on your own.

6 Things Introverted Women Do Right

Galit Breen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Galit Breen

Introverts listen more than they talk. So they know -- really know -- how their people are doing. They understand what makes people tick, they connect the dots between vignettes that people share and thread them to create a roadmap of the people they love.

You Don't Have to Live by Your Label

Shelby Doherty | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Shelby Doherty

Don't let what people label you, define you. Just because someone calls you a word doesn't mean that is what you are required to be. Instead, go out and define yourself. You'll find that you have so much more to offer than you ever imagined.

How Discovering I Was An Introvert Changed My Parenting

Terri Peters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Terri Peters

The discovery that there was a term to apply to my need for times of quiet was freeing. I realized that those choices that appeared selfish were actually vital to my performance as a mother, wife and friend.

10 Ways Your Personality Affects Your Weight

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Linda Melone Whether you're the life of the party, a bookworm or a night owl, your personality plays a surprisingly large role in your ability...