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An Open Letter To The Loudest Person In The Room

Laura Tong | Posted 09.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Yes. Thank you, I'm fine. No really, nothing's wrong. I'm not unhappy. Not upset. Not in a mood.

How Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain

Science of Us | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: May Xiong/Getty Images) By Melissa Dahl I write this to the soundtrack of a literal chainsaw; there are men at work outside my window attemp...

The Benefit Of Shutting Up: A Letter To The Social Media Generation

Hannah Rosenboom | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Hannah Rosenboom

I truly believe we could go places together -- we could change things -- if we'd only recover the lost art of listening.

Schools Can Be Rough Places For Introverts, But This Book Could Help

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents

In a school with noisy cafeterias, crowded hallways and complicated social hierarchies, life isn't always easy for the introverted student. While ext...

Q U I E T

SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
SOE MOE LWIN

Q ... It has a quality difficult to explain and that which must be personally felt for one to genuinely appreciate it's true nature ... It has a q...

How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students

Science of Us | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

As Cain explained to Science of Us, "The big insight, really, is all human beings have nervous systems that respond differently to stimulation, so we all have different needs to be at our sweet spot and be at our best and most ready to learn."

Quiet in the the City

Dean Soukeras | Posted 03.09.2016 | New York
Dean Soukeras

Regardless of how much we love the hustle and bustle of the city, there is always a craving for a break, a time-out. For my sanity and your convenience, I created a list of 9 rather unknown spots where you can find peace and quiet in Manhattan:

5 Historic Retreats To Truly Decompress

Meggen and Peter Taylor | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Meggen and Peter Taylor

If you are pining for one hundred hours of solitude like us, we rounded up five historic destinations where you can relax in absolute peace, luxury and privacy where no one can find you and you don't have to lift a finger.

When Doing Nothing Is Doing Everything

Cassidy Hall | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Cassidy Hall

Perhaps there's something different this time and I'm more open to listening to the solitude; allowing it to speak silence, truth, and rest into my life.

The Reason Introverts Make Better Leaders

Bryan Elliott | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Author Susan Cain is probably best known for her breakout TED talk based on her bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Cain is helping people on both sides of the fence, introverts and extroverts, understand each other better in personal and professional situations.

What Most People Will Never Understand About Quiet People

Hope Kumor | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Hope Kumor

Ever since I was young, I've always been quiet and shy. I think I was born shy. Sure, I had plenty of friends when I was a kid, but I was always kno...

Confession: I'm Not Good In A Group Setting

Hope Kumor | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Hope Kumor

As a kid, I was never good in a group setting. Whenever there was more than one person, I'd always clam up and wouldn't talk much. It seems there wa...

The Surprising Benefits Of Having A Quiet Ego

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com If you stroll down the self-help aisle of most bookstores in America, you’ll notice that book after book...

What Extroverts Need To Know About Parenting Introverted Kids

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living

You’re confused by your kid. She doesn’t act the way you did when you were growing up. She’s hesitant and reserved. Instead of diving in to play...

8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Sutkowski

We're not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we're not careful. But the first step to having enough energy to spend on the projects (and people) we want starts with taking personal responsibility.

Should We Pay Kids for Grades? Yes or No?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parents who reward effort, not grades, in my experience, seem to trust their kids more and treat them with more respect. This, in turn, leads to parents and kids enjoying learning as part of their family's values.

Speak Up: Why I Refuse to Be Labeled as 'The Quiet Girl'

Adina Evans | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I no longer think that what I have to say is unimportant and I no longer care if I think no one wants to hear it because frankly, I'm tired of being polite. So yes, I do have something to say so sit down and I refuse to wait any longer for someone to ask what I think.

Tips for Introverted Parents on Sensory Overload: The Quiet Revolution

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | 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 08.18.2016 | 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 Mayan ruins,...

Aspects of Daily Life That Introverts Feel Guilty About

Christina Berchini | Posted 06.16.2016 | 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 05.17.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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

Amy Morin | Posted 05.15.2016 | 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 stillne...

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...