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Introverts

Fit Links: The Dos And Don'ts Of A 20-Minute Workout And More

Posted 01.31.2014 | 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 ...

Fit Links: New Ways To Use Brown Rice And More

Posted 01.24.2014 | 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 ...

For Some of Us, WWW = IRL

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Paul Fidalgo

It's not so much that I use the Web as some kind of giant confessional with "like" buttons, but that I can just relax a bit more and talk about even boring and trivial things about myself. I even find it easier to be curious about others and their own trivialities, which I rarely am in physical space. I can breathe.

Fit Links: Find Your New Favorite Workout And More

Posted 01.25.2014 | 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 ...

10 Ways Your Personality Affects Your Weight

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Linda Melone Whether you're the life of the party, a bookworm or a night owl, your personality plays a surprisingly large role in your ability...

How Introverts Can Use Body Language to Feel Confident

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Many people worry that they have to be extroverted to use body language. But this is far from the truth! Introverts can master body language and nonverbal behavior to strengthen their interactions and gain confidence.

Fit Links: The Introvert's Guide To Exercise And More

Posted 01.25.2014 | 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 ...

Giving Voice to the Introverted Student: Online vs. Traditional School

Mark W. Guay | Posted 03.05.2014 | Education
Mark W. Guay

Online schools may be a far more accessible environment for the introvert, allowing introverted students to share without screaming, shouting or swimming with sharks. Just take a look where digital media has led us.

The One Thing All Introverts Need To Do At Work

Quartz | Eric Barker | Posted 12.02.2013 | Business

Quartz: One of the best networking tips for shy people might be simply, “Move your desk at work.” From the book Achieving Success Through Socia...

The Grieving Introvert and the Holidays: A Different Kind of Survival Guide

Megan Devine | Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Companion yourself. Care for yourself. Listen. Reach out where it feels good to reach, curl in when that is what you need. Make this season as much of a comfort to you as you can. And when it is not a comfort, know we're here. All these other grieving introverts: We get you. We understand.

Just A Reminder: It's NORMAL To Be An Introvert

Katy Ma | Posted 01.30.2014 | Teen
Katy Ma

I'm still figuring it out (ain't that the anthem to teenage-hood?), but I know that being an introvert is a key component of my personality and that by embracing it I have been able to fully accept myself.

Chasing After Batman: An Introverted Parent Raising an Extroverted Child

Brent Almond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Brent Almond

As far as I can tell, JJ's the most gregarious and extroverted child there. And by "there" I mean anywhere. He's on this adventure and I'm along for the ride, making sure he doesn't run too far ahead, knock anyone over, or cross the street without holding my hand.

8 TV Characters That Explain What It Means To Be An Introvert

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.28.2013 | TV

Being an introvert doesn't simply mean being shy, rather it refers to those who are energized by alone time. While most TV characters seem to exist fo...

What Is It Really Like To Be An Introvert?

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Being introverted has nothing to do with lack of confidence. In some ways, I believe that the ability to enjoy being by yourself says a great deal about your confidence.

The Power of Restraint: Always Leave Them Wanting More

Anthony Tjan | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Anthony Tjan

It is not that extroverted behavior is bad, but rather that when it's not leavened with restraint and listening, it can be limiting. Most extroverts would love exciting an audience -- and likely would have had trouble ending the meeting well, instead over-selling to the point of diminishing returns.

Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: What Does Your Personality Say About You?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.21.2013 | Science

Personality contributes to how we relate to each other, develop relationships, and make meaning of our own identities. But at the very root, what exac...

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.

The Kind of Mother I Wish I Was

Lindsey Mead | Posted 12.10.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

What do they lose without the extended net of people coming and going, without the example of constantly welcoming friends new and old? Will they grow up to be exclusive, or clannish, or closed-minded?

The Red Pen in Your Head: Why You Should Start Speaking Up in Class

Rachel Simmons | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Rachel Simmons

You're probably going to have a lot of different jobs, and you'll get the best work by being able to show employers that you're not just someone who turns in work on time, but who contributes good ideas to discussions and is brave enough to disagree.

When Did Introverts Become So Cool?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

Do you only arise from the depths of your private room like a mystical unicorn once in a blue moon? Do you prefer Netflix to the company of other peop...

How to Manage Introverts

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 12.02.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Here are some tips to demystify how Introverts function at work. It can be a tutorial for extroverts whose personalities are on the other end of the spectrum.

The Perks Of Being A Loner

Morgan Hegarty | Posted 11.30.2013 | Teen
Morgan Hegarty

wanted to calm myself after the stress of making new friends. I wasn't being a weirdo who spent all her time holed up in her room -- I was taking care of my mental health.

Should You Hide Your Personality At Work?

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Robin Madell For U.S. News Office life doesn't always encourage authenticity. Some studies suggest this may be a good thing -- or at least not a...

5 Things About Being Creative That Just Aren't True

Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

We tend to think that creativity is innate -- you've either got it or you don't. Our "creative type" friends are artsy, full of wonder and always want...

Not Quite Quiet: An Interview With Introverted Gay Porn Star Colby Keller

Mark Adnum | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Adnum

Colby Keller is one of gay porn's most prolific and exuberant performers, so while it may seem contradictory that he identifies as a natural introvert, his marvelously introverted reflections on introversion demonstrate that introverts aren't necessarily shy: We just aren't interested in small talk.