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Introverts

The Simple Phrase I'm Very Glad I Overheard

Mike Reynolds | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

There's something about hearing other kids talking to your child and using her name.

12 Books All Introverts (And Extroverts) Should Read

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.25.2014 | Books

For the solitary dreamers who tend to live inside their own heads, books have always been cherished companions. In reading, introverts can indulge the...

Celebrating The Creator Of Calvin And Hobbes -- And A World-Class Introvert -- On His Birthday

Roz Warren | Posted 07.04.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Bill Watterson isn't just the creator of the world's best comic strip. According to the book "Looking for Calvin and Hobbes," a biography of the elusive and reclusive cartoonist, Watterson is also a world-class introvert.

How I've Learned To Survive High School As An Introvert

Anna Jane Bishop | Posted 07.04.2014 | Teen
Anna Jane Bishop

Through elementary school, I wasn't interested in reaching out to new people, and new "cliques." I figured that my social awkwardness was something that I would just have to deal with, but I was wrong.

Why Parenting Is So Hard for Us Introverts

Holly Klaassen | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

If you're an introvert and the parent of a small human, it can be very freeing to realize that maybe it's not just that you "don't like the baby stage." Maybe it's just that being with people 24 hours a day -- even the wonderful little beings you created -- is difficult and draining.

5 Tips to Reduce Stress for Introvert and Highly-Sensitive Authors

Sharon Glassman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Books
Sharon Glassman

How can introverts and HSP authors publish our books successfully - and wholeheartedly - while honoring our need to recharge? How can we defuse our natural tendency to absorb a room's energy during on an event-packed book launch or tour?

Will Extroverts Be Excluded From Mars Missions?

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science

As NASA focuses considerable effort on a mission to send humans to Mars in the coming decades, psychology researchers are looking at what types of p...

Think You're An Introvert? You're Probably Wrong

Scientific American | Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

Quick Quiz: Which of the following are signs of introversion? Highly sensitive Deep Thinker Reflective Introspective Intelligent Negative emot...

6 Things Introverted Women Do Right

Galit Breen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Galit Breen

Introverts listen more than they talk. So they know -- really know -- how their people are doing. They understand what makes people tick, they connect the dots between vignettes that people share and thread them to create a roadmap of the people they love.

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.

Here Is How I Get in Trouble

Fred Waitzkin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Fred Waitzkin

When I'm deep into a writing project, sweating and excited by the flow of sentences and images, I may slip in a quick peek at my iPhone. Then I turn...

The Power of Solitude

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Matousek

My lonely cabin was like my mind, a prison cell full of screeching monkeys. No equilibrium anywhere. Although I was alone, there was no solitude.

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...

5 Networking Tips for Introverts

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Suzanne Grossman

Given networking is such an important part of a job search process and career growth in general, it's helpful to figure out strategies that will work best for you. As a no-longer-ashamed introvert, I offer the following tips.

Networking as an Introvert in the Startup World

Brian Kil | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Brian Kil

The most common piece of advice someone will give you when asking how to break into any industry is to network. But just the idea of networking makes an introvert's palms cold and sweaty, erupting images of funny looks from strangers.

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.

Are You Secretly An Introvert?

Posted 04.17.2014 | OWN

By Laurie Helgoe, PhD 1. You're an idea machine. Despite the passive stereotype so many have of introverts, introverts have a lot go...

Five Ironies in Workplace Design

Amanda Schneider | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Multitasking actually costs time.

Networking Tips for Introverts

Diane Gottsman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

The basic definition of networking is expanding your circle of contacts and nurturing mutually beneficial relationships. Start with these five tips:

The Secret Life of an Introverted Kid

Marsha Pinto | Posted 05.05.2014 | Teen
Marsha Pinto

While most articles and news stories have focused on introversion in adults, not enough awareness is brought to young people who deal with introversion every day.

Introvert or Extrovert: What Style Is More Likely to Help You Get a Big Promotion at Work?

Jeffrey M Cohn | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Jeffrey M Cohn

There is a good word to describe the "and" versus "either/or" phenomenon being described -- ambiversion.

Speaking Up For Introverts

Kara Sherrer | Posted 05.03.2014 | College
Kara Sherrer

Collegiate situations like the dining hall tables can make it seem like introversion is abnormal or even wrong. Introversion may not be the social norm quite yet, but that doesn't mean it's strange.

Chocolate For Dinner?!

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Complex Times Call for Connective Leaders

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

The higher the technology in our world, the higher the human touch needed. The most sought-after leaders today are, by nature, connective. They become...

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.