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Susan Cain the Power of Introverts

Why Introverts Would Rather Avoid Church

John Weirick | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion
John Weirick

You are different than the person next to you. That's a good thing. In a community, others won't believe, look, or act like you. When it comes to personality types and temperaments, the differences get even more distinct -- especially between introverts and extroverts.

The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

Candace Loy | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me. The pictures you see of the composed and artful hu...

The Space Between the Noise

Sara Lindberg | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents
Sara Lindberg

2 girls ~ 1 car ~ 3 hour road trip The road trip part of that scenario usually bothers me. I spent the first four years of my daughter's life trying...

I'm Introverted and Proud

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

We all derive energy from different sources, whether that entails having activities lined up every night of the week or recognizing when you need to just curl up with a book on a Friday night. Find what it is that makes you tick and do you.

An Unusual Gift for a Creative Introvert

Naomi Liddell | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Naomi Liddell

I'm an introvert, often mistaken for an extrovert. I can talk a lot, I'm not afraid of large parties, I have zero problems being the centre of attention and new places or experiences make me really happy.

Actually, Introverts Are Pretty Social

Toby Nwazor | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Toby Nwazor

Being an introvert is a beautiful experience. But best of all, I appreciate the fact that I have been able to develop certain qualities over the years which enable me to have the taste of both worlds.

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 ...

Portrait Of A Quiet Conference Leader

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eight years ago, I unexpectedly received an email from a total stranger. Sort of. Her name was Laura Mayes, and while she and I were familiar with eac...

Why Introverts Need To Stop Dreading The 'G' Word

Quiet Revolution | Emily White | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Like many introverts, I am drawn to one-on-one conversations and wary of group activities. I’ve been known to hide during office birthday parties. A...

Portrait of a Quiet Musician

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Back when I was single and child-free, I was passionate about live music. Rarely a weekend passed without my visiting a smoky bar, listening to great ...

4 Lessons I've Learned As An Introverted Black Girl

Quiet Revolution | Nichole Nichols | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

The thought of an after-five networking mixer exhausts me. It’s not that I don’t like meeting new people. It’s not that I’m an anti-social her...

Dear Val: How Do I Cope With Conflict At Work?

Quiet Revolution | Val Nelson | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Dear Val, I sat through a meeting this week during which a client and my boss had a very strongly worded, aggressive disagreement. The client wasn...

How Introverted Students Can Excel In Extrovert-Dominated Classrooms

Quiet Revolution | Rebecca Woolf | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Michael Norr is the kind of teacher who gets to know his kids as individuals and communicates with them differently based on their social and academic...

5 Ways to Love Your Open-Plan Office

Quiet Revolution | Elan Morgan | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Many introverts wonder what kind of sadist concocted the open-plan office layout. I used to imagine a middle manager with control issues who gleefully...

7 Tips To Help You Practice Small, Daily Acts Of Courage

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

When Yves Biggoer-Burger was in the second grade, he witnessed a group of peers teasing an overweight girl. Drawing himself up to his full 8-year-old ...

Eleanor Roosevelt: The Introvert Who Wouldn't Keep Quiet

Quiet Revolution | Andy Hinds | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eleanor Roosevelt is commonly held as an example of a highly successful person you would never guess to be an introvert. Many biographers (including h...

The Key To Success When You Hate The Spotlight

David Zweig | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Pop quiz: does this sound like someone at the top of her field? Doesn’t seek attention Prefers collaboration to competition Is quick to give cr...

3 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Ability To Meditate

Quiet Revolution | Arnie Kozak | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Thirty years ago, you had to be a serious student of Buddhism to be familiar with mindfulness meditation. Today, it’s everywhere: in medical, milita...

How Introverts Can Make Friends In College

Quiet Revolution | Sophia Dembling | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Welcome to The Social Introvert, where we’ll talk about relationships of all kinds—love, friendship, family, and professional. Some of you migh...

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...

How Being Labeled "Gifted and Talented" Hurt Me

Quiet Revolution | Kelly Quirino | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living

When I was four, I wanted to be a garbage man. Maybe it was the jumpsuits. Maybe it was the image of those big rusty trucks rolling down the streets o...

The Big Problem With Grading Students On Class Participation

Quiet Revolution | Emily J. Klein and Meg Riordan | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation. For other perspectives, see “Class Participation: Let’s ...

What To Do When You Feel Like A Fraud

Quiet Revolution | Meagan Francis | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

“What if everyone figures out that I don’t really know what I’m doing?” In my decade-plus career as a freelance writer and blogger, I’ve ...