I am not sure how much my daughter truly understands about the meaning of being shy but she knows enough to know that she doesn't wish for people to call her that.
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Whenever I catch myself reverting to a place of doubt, I latch onto certain markers like my therapist's feedback as a reminder that my thoughts do indeed have their rightful place and that somebody somewhere is interested in what I have to say.
We live in an extroverted world, and it can be difficult to navigate if you have a quieter or more introverted personality. Not all of us need to be t...
It is our responsibility as parents, teachers, therapists and members of the community to teach others that beauty is not a vaccine against life's difficulties.
What seems like a minor slight to one friend can be blown out of proportion by another. It's always uncomfortable when there is a schism between two close friends, especially if they work together.
Losing friends can be particularly difficult for introverts because we don't surround ourselves with people. We prefer a few intimate friends to lots of less-intense friendships.
Can you remember the last time you stepped into a room full of strangers and felt that self-conscious and awkward feeling rush over you? Or wanting to...
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