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Tips for Introverted Parents on Sensory Overload: The Quiet Revolution

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Is there a way to feel as if the day had a beautiful rainbow overhead? As if alongside the busyness was an undercurrent of a lovely day? How can you reduce the pressure and find the rainbow deep inside keeping you company?

I've Finally Accepted That I'll Always Be On The Quiet Side

Hope Kumor | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Hope Kumor

I was always a quiet and shy child. It would be like pulling teeth to get me to talk. Despite being quiet, I had a decent amount of friends in elementary school. But, as I grew up, I learned that I couldn't be non-talkative forever. It would get old.

Why You Sleep Better On Vacation, According To Science

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 08.11.2015 | OWN

When a friend recently told me about her upcoming trip to Mexico, I couldn't help feeling jealous. Not just because she'd be staying near M...

Aspects of Daily Life That Introverts Feel Guilty About

Christina Berchini | Posted 08.19.2015 | Women
Christina Berchini

I perform extroversion, but am naturally introverted. And I would love to hear from other introverts who constantly balance who they are with the extroverted expectations that consume their daily lives.

Shhh...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Watch Out Extroverts: Your Introverted Co-Workers Are Judging You

Amy Morin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

It really is the quiet ones you have to watch out for. At least, that's true for extroverts looking for positive peer recommendations from their quieter colleagues.

In the Stillness

Tiffany Griffin | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Griffin

My vision, my desires, my future starts today. I am longing for the silent spaces. Not physical solitude per se, but for the silence. For the still...

Anhui Diaries

Mimo Khair | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Mimo Khair

From a recent journey to the old villages around Huangshan (yellow mountains) of China's Anhui province, I was utterly inspired with the landscape, th...

Quiet Thing

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.21.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Space for Change

Rachel Verlik | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

If your gut tells you that you will be disappointed or let down by going in a certain direction, honor that and move forward on a different path. Your best and future self will appreciate it.

The World Is Noisy. Here Are 7 Ways To Quiet It Down Inside Your Home.

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 12.06.2014 | HuffPost Home

The early evening darkness combined with the impending winter's cold weather means more time spent in our homes. It's during this time when we tend to...

The Quest For Quiet

Betsie Gambel | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Betsie Gambel

As small business owners, do we really have the discipline to disconnect?

The Brilliant Thing That Happened When I Lost My Phone

Heather Kasdan | Posted 12.08.2014 | Parents
Heather Kasdan

had no idea if my Facebook friend Andy from high school had eaten soup for lunch and slept well last night and I couldn't find out what my inner potato was through Buzzfeed, which was disappointing

How I Jumpstarted My Post-Grad Life in Three Simple Steps

Maxwell Pichan | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maxwell Pichan

My hope is that by forming good habits early on and sharing them with others, I can do my part in establishing a new baseline for a generation as it begins to tackle the "real world." We have it in us to be successful and to help others, but we must first do all we can to help ourselves.

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.

I'll Take What I Can Get -- Me Time

Lori Ferraro | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

It's a sad fact that I now consider a trip to the dentist as "me" time. I pray I don't get the chatty hygienist and that I can just close my eyes and have 30 minutes of quiet.

Who Says Quiet Kids Can't be Leaders?

Marsha Pinto | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Marsha Pinto

Society is obsessed with leadership. Leadership skills are highly emphasized as a requirement on almost every posting -- be it for college admission or a job position. Students are taught about leaders, how to be a leader and what makes a good leader.

The Noise Can Be Too Much

Lindsey Mead | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Lindsey Mead

"For the most sensitive among us the noise can be too much." I have not been able to get Jim Carrey's tweet on the occasion of Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death out of my head. That line has been running through my thoughts pretty much constantly since Hoffman's death.

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 3

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Snow: Silence No matter where you live, winter is generally epitomized by snow. For those of us lucky enough to experience snow, we know that it br...

Creating Space for 'Non-Doing'

Kripalu | Posted 12.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

In a culture moving faster and faster, it seems contagious and desirable to be in a constant mode of comparison, self-improvement and achievement. Yet the ability to relax is essential for the overall health of the body and mind.

What Is It Really Like To Be An Introvert?

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Being introverted has nothing to do with lack of confidence. In some ways, I believe that the ability to enjoy being by yourself says a great deal about your confidence.

Welcome to Today's Totally Modern Library: No 'Shushing' Allowed!

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Peter Mandel

Call me a Luddite if you like, but I keep wondering if it might not make some sense to have at least one outpost left in our over-wired world that just says no to glittering disks and glowing screens.

Let's Turn Down the Noise and Turn Up Peace and Quiet

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

The lack of peace and quiet affects all that we do, our relationships, and most important our ability to listen and know our own heart and soul. It is our potential for introspection that makes us unique as a species.

On Choosing To Be Alone

Kripalu | Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

It's easy to believe that our lives are too full for solitude. But the rewards of carving out time for yourself are great (just be careful that it doesn't feel like an obligation). Befriend yourself, and prioritize one-on-one time with that friend.

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Will Completely Boost Your Focus

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

For many of us, true silence only comes when we close our eyes and turn in for the night. Even when we're "listening," our minds churn an inner di...