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7 Reasons Why Introverts Are Morally Superior

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.08.2014 | 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.