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Introverts

12 Things Every Introvert Wishes You Understood

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Sympathetic articles, books and lectures aside, introverts -- or those with the so-called "quiet" personality type -- may still feel misunderstood in ...

Millennials: It's Time to Start Talking to Strangers

Karen Frankola | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

I think a lot of young people just don't understand that good conversation requires reciprocation. Here are some tips for anyone who wants to improve their art of conversation. My advice focuses on business encounters, but could be helpful for nearly any situation.

Why Traveling Alone May Not Be For Everyone

Sonya Matejko | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Sonya Matejko

Recently I was ready to get out of my comfort zone and break out of my shell. Yet in the end, I found it rather lonely and paradoxically dependent on Wi-Fi.

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.

10 Ways to Connect With Potential Clients Without Leaving Your House

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Jordana Jaffe

For me, being an introvert means that I don't really love leaving my house (I'm a homebody too). So once I realized this, I began to think about all of the ways I could connect with my potential clients without leaving my house.

New 'Introvert Retreat' Offers Group Trip Without The Hustle

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel

Group tours, guided treks and big-name cruises sound like great vacation ideas at first, but then there are all. those. people. The point of travel is...

Finally, Emoji That Show What It Really Feels Like To Be An Introvert

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living

It can be tough being an introvert and explaining the need to be alone and recharge without seeming annoyed or angry. Harder still? Translating that k...

10 Foods Introverts Quietly Love Eating

Thrillist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

One thing we do know: somehow these walking and not-talking snowflakes stay satiated.

Who Are You, Really?

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

The solution is simple, but it's not easy. Get to know yourself.

5 Things Introverts Do Every Day

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 03.29.2015 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Introverts are often misunderstood. Are they shy or just require a little more 'me' time? To find out more about the introverted type, I recently spoke with a group of introverts and asked them to tell me the things they did every single day. Here are the five things that introverts do everyday...

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

When I travel alone, what I learn about is myself. I learn about my own strengths, and I learn about my own weaknesses and insecurities. I've never come home from a trip feeling anything less than a better, stronger person.

Why Self-Promotion Isn't a Dirty Word

Catriona Pollard | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Whether it's a fear of putting yourself forward or not wanting to be seen as bragging, the idea that promoting yourself is a bad thing is at odds with the reality that people are looking for thought leaders and role models.

Finally, Some Unflattering Research About Introverts

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.19.2014 | Science

Introverts have many wonderful qualities that help them shine in the workplace. They have a capacity for deep thought and meaningful (if fewer) relati...

How to Take Charge of Your Emotional Energy at Work

Jill Dahl | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Jill Dahl

Let's face it. Work takes up a lot of our emotional energy. Add in a difficult colleague, feeling disconnected from your job, or the frustration of being constantly overlooked, and I guarantee that this will carry over into your home life.

An Introvert's Survival Guide to Networking During the Holidays

Karen Frankola | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

It's estimated that 30 to 50 percent of us are introverted, and for me, walking into a noisy restaurant crowded with people I don't know is infinitely more terrifying than making a big presentation

Your Personality Says A Lot About Your Health

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science

Sure, you've probably heard that your personality is linked to many things -- from your sleep schedule even to your longevity. And now, researchers sa...

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.

Carolyn Gregoire

Yes, It's Possible To Be Both An Introvert And An Extravert

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

We love to proudly label ourselves as introverts or extraverts. If the Internet has anything to say about it, introverts particularly enjoy categorizi...

An Open Letter From Introverts To Everyone Else

Kali Rogers | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

If you are one of my dear friends, then one of two things happened: 1. You clawed your way in (bravo!) 2. We were confined together for a long period of time and forced to talk.

Why I Wear All Black, All the Time

Christina Grasso | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women
Christina Grasso

lack is a subconscious means for me to put people off, in a way, to stay somewhat hidden, to hold on to secrets, to preserve the unknown.

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.

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 ...

How To Make Your Business Team More Productive For Introverts

Marla Gottschalk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Marla Gottschalk, Ph.D.

If you encounter an individual who considers the prospect of working on a team to be a form of long-acting torture -- you just might find they would describe themselves as an "introvert."

YouTube Star Grace Helbig Explains Why Being An Introvert Isn't So Bad

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.22.2014 | Teen

Hilarious YouTube star Grace Helbig has a loyal fan base because of her fun personality and side-splitting hijinks. But behind the scenes, enjoying so...

How Not To Manage An Introvert

Marla Gottschalk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Marla Gottschalk, Ph.D.

Do you supervise individuals that would describe themselves as an introvert? In many cases, we hold misconceptions about introversion, which can lead to ill-fated supervisory decisions. I'd like to point you in the right direction.