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Susan Cain Quiet

The Camera: An Introvert's BFF

Quiet Revolution | Jennifer Mattern | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Birthday parties. Bar mitzvahs. Graduations. Reunions. Weddings. The blank squares of my calendar disappear beneath scribbles of purple Sharpie ink. L...

How The Quiet Revolution Got Started

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

I didn’t set out to start a revolution. I’m a writer at heart. When my book Quiet came out in 2012, I went on a global book tour and gave over ...

Life As An Introverted Former Child Star

Quiet Revolution | Quinn Cummings | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Standing in line at the local Farmer’s Market holding my fistful of kale, I stared into space, wondering whether planning to have a kale salad for d...

3 Ways Introverts Can Communicate Better With Extroverts

Quiet Revolution | Elan Morgan | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

I spent the first 15 years of my life wondering why everyone was always in my space. I tried my best to be quiet and stay out of people’s way, but t...

Susan Cain's Quiet Revolution: Helping Introverts Survive and Thrive

Angela Tung | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Angela Tung

As Susan Cain says, introversion is distinct from shyness, which is about "fear of social judgment." In other words, someone who's introverted isn't necessarily shy while some extroverts may get shy and insecure in certain situations.

7 Reasons Why Introverts Are Morally Superior

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.01.2015 | Fifty

Everybody thinks those boisterous types are the life of the party, right? Sure they command center stage with their booming voices and back-slapping w...

How Discovering I Was An Introvert Changed My Parenting

Terri Peters | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Terri Peters

The discovery that there was a term to apply to my need for times of quiet was freeing. I realized that those choices that appeared selfish were actually vital to my performance as a mother, wife and friend.

Study Indicates That Sad Songs Say So Much (Even More Than You Think)

Susan Cain | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Cain

As a minor key kind of gal, I often wonder: Why does sad music make me feel so happy? Why do I feel so thrilled when Jacques Brel sings of abandonment? Why do I prefer my Chopin in C sharp minor? Why do I love Leonard Cohen so much?

The Hardest Part Of Parenting As An Introvert

Kristen Levithan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

I've done my best to plan at least a few minutes alone in every day -- even if they don't come until the kids are asleep and the dishes are done. And it helps. Knowing what you need and asking for it often does.

How to Parent an Introverted Child: An Interview With Susan Cain

Omega Institute | Posted 09.08.2013 | Parents
Omega Institute

It's important for a parent to learn to take delight in a child whose behavior might seem mystifying. In the case of an extroverted parent with an introverted child, it can be learning to see the inner riches of your child that may not always be expressed on the surface.

Susan Cain: 7 Ways to Use the Power of Powerless Communication

Susan Cain | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Susan Cain

When people think you're trying to influence them, they put their guard up. But when they feel you're trying to help them, or to muse your way to the right answer, or to be honest about your own imperfections, they open up to you. They hear what you have to say.