Dear Introvert: No, You're Not The Only One

You may have heard about the new Louder Minds Facebook Group, where introverts have literally united, separately, in their own...


Feeling Overwhelmed: How To Find Balance If You're An Introvert

I Was A Faux Extrovert Like many readers of this blog, I spent much of my adult life as a faux extrovert. What do I mean by...


The Pleasure Of Doing Things Alone

Craig and I recently took my mum out for dinner. At the table beside us was a woman dining by herself. I noticed her, partly...


Paper Or Screen: What's Better For Reading Comprehension?

Many introverts are voracious readers. But tablet or book – what’s your preference? Psyblog reports a new study that...


All Peopled Out: How To Recharge If You're An Introvert

If you’re an introvert, then you’re probably familiar with something I call introvert overload. It’s the...


Introvert, Extrovert, Ambivert, Introverty - Which One Are You?

Some people just know they’re introverts. If, like me, you’re at the extreme end of introversion, then you know it....


Socialize Less, Be Happier - But ONLY If You're Smart

Socialize More, Live In The Country, Be Happier A recently published study has found that life satisfaction is associated with...


No, You DON'T Need To Come Out Of Your Shell, Put Yourself Out There, Or Do What Others Say

If you’re an introvert then there’s a good chance you’ve had at least one of these phrases said to you....


Is Your Introvert Soul Getting Crushed In An Extrovert World? Here's What You Need To Know...

If you’re an introvert, or have a close relationship with one, you may be wondering what exactly being an introvert means. And...


Introverted or shy

Introversion Versus Shyness Explained In A Venn Diagram

There are many misconceptions about introverts. A common one is that introversion and shyness are essentially the same thing. In...