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Introverts

5 Things Introverts Do Every Day

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 01.27.2015 | 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 01.16.2015 | 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 01.06.2015 | 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 12.16.2014 | 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 12.15.2014 | 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 12.12.2014 | 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.

Learning To Live Out Loud In The Second Half Of My Life

Linda Wolff | Posted 12.18.2014 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

Learning to live out loud in my second half wasn't originally my goal, but it happened anyway. I pretty much spent a lifetime fluffing the pillows in my cushy comfort zone. But all that changed four years ago when I took a chance as the empty nest began to creep up on me. Fueled by hysteria and impulse I decided to pursue my first love ... writing.

How To Understand An Introvert, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

What do you picture when you think of an introvert? Many people associate the personality type with being shy or aloof, when really they just tend ...

Why Ambiverts Are More Successful And Influential Than Extroverts

| Larry Kim | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? You probably already have some idea. Personality-type testing is common in school and the workplace. Understa...

A Complete Wedding Day Survival Guide For Introverts

BRIDES | Posted 12.02.2014 | Weddings
BRIDES

As excited as you are for your wedding, chances are, you're also dreading the whole all eyes on you all night, small talk, go-go-go aspect of it.

8 Tips for Helping Shy Kids Make Friends

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

My son is a very shy child. He had one friend at school who was his best buddy last year (in first grade), but that boy moved away. My little guy is t...

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.

7 Reasons Introverts Make Great Leaders

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Small Business

There's a paradox at the heart of how we think about leaders. Ask someone to picture a stereotypical leader and most people will think of someone conf...

WATCH: Calling All Introverts! It's Okay If You're Not A Social Butterfly. In Fact It Could Be A Good Thing

TEDTalks | Posted 11.19.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

Why does the world seem to celebrate schmoozers, and what might we be missing when we assume quieter people have nothing worth saying? This persuasive talk from author (and self-proclaimed introvert) Susan Cain will leave you questioning your assumptions about what makes a good leader, and you may see the people in your life a bit differently - yourself included.

This Is The Pageant You SHOULD Have Watched This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy

Everyone saw the Miss America pageant this weekend and watched a lot of confident, outgoing young women show off their many talents. But you probably ...