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Essential Guidelines For Introverts Living In An Extrovert's World

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

As an introvert and recovering co-dependent with this underlying desire to "please" people, there were times where I really felt unsettled and out of control. Here are a few general guidelines that I've found work for me to help maintain a balance between social connection and alone time:

Surprise! You May Be An Ambivert

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a lot of information out there about introverts and extroverts. But if you don't identify strongly as either one, it's for a good reason: acc...

In a World Built for Extroverts, What's an Introvert to Do?

Marina Peña | Posted 07.20.2015 | College
Marina Peña

From Albert Einstein to Hollywood actress Emma Watson, introverts have influenced American society in a myriad of significant ways. But schools and work spaces across the United States continue to favor the needs of extroverts over those of introverts.

10 Things To Know About Loving An Extroverted Introvert

YourTango | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Here's the down and dirty of what it's really like to fall in love with the girl who's a social butterfly and secretly anti-social at the same time.

Love Avoidance: Dance Partner to Love Addiction

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

Where the sex addict seeks to medicate his or her pain with episodes of sexual gratification and acting out, including promiscuity, using porn, exhibitionism or voyeurism, the love addict is more concerned with emotional gratification.

WhyYour New Spa Product Will Probably Fail

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

My friend Cheryl (not her real name) developed a beautiful line of organic body products. She sent me samples and I was thrilled to discover that her creations where some of the best I'd ever used.

The Introvert Travel Guide

Melanie Biehle | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Melanie Biehle

There's been more talk about introversion in recent years. By now many people finally understand that being an introvert doesn't mean that I'm quiet or shy.

The Secret to Being More Outgoing and Living Fully

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.02.2015 | 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 05.25.2015 | 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 05.24.2015 | 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 05.16.2015 | 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 05.16.2015 | 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 05.13.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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.